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  • Daikin Applied Americas Adding 40 Jobs in Owatonna
    June 18, 2014 - Plymouth-based Daikin Applied Americas Inc. announced plans today for a $9 million expansion project that will create 40 jobs at its manufacturing facility in Owatonna.
  • New Career Pathways Grants Expand Opportunities for Hundreds of Minnesotans
    June 17, 2014 - DEED has awarded $1,450,000 to 18 adult career pathways projects in the state under the Minnesota FastTRAC initiative to help train and place 707 workers statewide.
  • Cardiovascular Systems Planning $30 Million Expansion
    June 16, 2014 - Medical device manufacturer Cardiovascular Systems Inc. announced plans today to build a $30 million headquarters in New Brighton and to expand its workforce with 205 new, high-paying jobs within two years.
  • First Quarter Exports Climb 2 Percent
    June 11, 2014 - Minnesota exports of manufactured, agricultural and mining products reached $5 billion in the first quarter, a 2 percent increase from the same quarter a year ago, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • DEED Awards Cleanup Funding for 15 Redevelopment Projects
    June 11, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded grants totaling $3.7 million to clean up or investigate contamination on 15 sites slated for redevelopment. The projects are expected to create or retain more than 1,400 jobs.
  • DEED Awards Training Grant to Alexandria Technical and Community College
    June 03, 2014 - DEED has awarded a $228,760 MJSP grant to Alexandria Technical and Community College to train 300 employees of Central Minnesota Credit Union.
  • DEED Introduces Employment Outcomes Tool
    May 29, 2014 - A new data tool that students can use to determine employment and wage outcomes from various programs of study was unveiled today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • DEED Names New Leadership
    May 29, 2014 - Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben announced the appointment of Jeremy Hanson Willis and Blake Chaffee as Deputy Commissioners at the agency. Hanson Willis will be the department’s Deputy Commissioner of Workforce Development and Chaffee will serve as Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer.
  • DEED Partners with MnSCU and TRW to Train 400 Workers
    May 28, 2014 - DEED has awarded a $300,000 Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Program grant to Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical to train 410 employees of TRW Automotive in Winona.
  • DEED Awards 35 Small Cities Development Grants
    May 27, 2014 - Grants totaling $17.25 million were awarded to 35 communities in Greater Minnesota to help pay for rehabilitating housing and commercial structures and improving infrastructure. DEED awarded the funding under its Small Cities Development Program.
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