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Northeast Region

northwest-minnesota-mapHome to the state's second-largest metro, the Northeast Region has a strong industrial sector, tied largely to the area's abundant natural resources.

Most of the manufacturing base centers on mining and forest products industries. More than half of the sector's employment is in paper and machinery manufacturing.

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A Major Milestone

July 2016 - Employment finally bests pre-recession peak.

Employment Recovery, Business Loss

June 2016 - Small businesses see biggest drop.

Graduate Employment Outcomes

May 2016 - LSC grads stay in region.

New Job Vacancy Survey Results

April 2016 - Look to health care in tight labor market.

Northeast's Cost of Living

Feb. 26, 2016 - Third lowest cost of living among region.

Preparing for the Silver Tsunami

Jan. 29, 2016 - Sappi prepares for workforce turnover.

Sometimes it's Hard to Let Go

Jan. 15, 2016 - We're older, but there are ways to make the landing softer.

The Job Market is A-Changing

Dec. 15, 2015 - How to keep employees coming in the door.

Racial Disparities in the NE and Minnesota

Nov. 30, 2015 - Reducing racial disparities takes all hands.

Making Machines that Make Things

Oct. 15, 2015 - Paper is king -- no surprise there.

New Job Vacancy Numbers

Sep. 22, 2015 - Regional increase matches statewide.

Older Employees in the Workforce

Aug. 17, 2015 - The times they have a-changed.

A Raise at the Top

Jul.15, 2015 - Analyzing wage growth.

Silver Lining to the Iron Ore Downturn

Jun. 10, 2015 - Overall economy is improving.

Employment Opportunities for Teens

May 13, 2015 - It's a great time to look for work.

A Closer Look at Area's Wage Growth

Apr. 16, 2015 - Wage growth up-close.

Show Me the Wage Growth!

Mar. 10, 2015 - Is wage growth keeping pace with job growth?

Community Colleges in the Region

Feb. 09, 2015 - The impact of community colleges in the region.

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