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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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Downhill skiing-related employment is on uphill trend

1/30/2020 1:00:00 PM

Cameron Macht

Northeast Minnesota is known for being a haven for people who love outdoor activities – and winter activities take center stage this time of year. The many ways to enjoy the snow in Northeast Minnesota include snowmobiling, dogsledding, cross country skiing and downhill skiing, among many others. Of the 18 downhill ski areas in Minnesota, five are located in the Arrowhead. And these five feature some of the biggest vertical drops, longest runs and most beautiful vistas in the state.

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