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  • DEED Awards 12 Job Skills Partnership Grants to Train Minnesota Workers
    November 14, 2014 - DEED has awarded grants totaling $1,496,784 under the MJSP to train 2,225 current workers and new hires. With support from Governor Mark Dayton and the Minnesota legislature, the MJSP has awarded $27.6M to train 32,269 workers and has leveraged $57M in private funding.
  • Export Assistance Grants Available from Minnesota Trade Office
    November 14, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has been awarded more than $470,000 by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for its State Trade and Export Promotion Program (STEP).
  • TEAM Industries Plans Detroit Lakes Expansion
    November 12, 2014 - TEAM Industries, a Bagley company that specializes in manufacturing drivetrains and other components for vehicles, is planning a $7.8 million expansion at its production facility in Detroit Lakes.
  • DEED Awards Three Workforce Development Grants to Minnesota State University Mankato
    November 05, 2014 - DEED has awarded three grants totaling $506,688 under the MJSP to Minnesota State University Mankato to train hundreds of Firmenich, Michael Foods, Inc., and Truck Bodies & Equipment International, Inc. employees in Mankato.
  • Code42 Announces Planned Expansion Project
    November 03, 2014 - The State of Minnesota today announced its support of a $70 million two-phase expansion project under consideration by Minneapolis-based software developer Code42, contingent upon Minneapolis City Council approval on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 and other deal terms currently under negotiation.
  • West Broadway Education and Career Center Moves Forward
    October 31, 2014 - State and local officials have completed final details for the $6.4 million West Broadway Education and Career Center in North Minneapolis.
  • Ikonics Plans $4.3 Million Duluth Expansion
    October 30, 2014 - Duluth-based imaging technology company Ikonics Corp. announced plans today to invest $4.3 million in an expansion that will include hiring 20 new workers.
  • Halcon Expanding in Stewartville
    October 29, 2014 - Office furniture manufacturer Halcon Corp. is adding 12 jobs and will invest $2.9 million to expand its facilities in Stewartville.
  • Rambow Inc. Announces New London Expansion
    October 27, 2014 - Rambow Inc., a New London company that specializes in custom embroidery and screen-printed apparel and promotional items, announced plans today to expand its operations and create 15 full-time jobs as it increases its sales outside of Minnesota.
  • DEED Awards Grant to Train Metro Mold & Design Workforce
    October 23, 2014 - DEED has awarded Anoka-Ramsey Community College a $375,311 MJSP grant to train more than 400 Metro Mold & Design (MMD) employees.
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