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Southwest Region

southwest minnesota mapSouthwest Minnesota is a national leader in agricultural production, and renewable energy.

The region's thriving manufacturing sector includes food processing, machinery, printing, metal products, and computers and electronic products.

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On the Road to Recovery

July 2016 - Southwest unleashed: 1,200 new jobs.

Teen Hires

June 2016 - Teens rule in these four industries.

We Have Craft Beers, Too

May 2016 - Brewery employment bubbles up.

Growing Diversity

April 2016 - Manufacturing attracts Hispanic and Latino workers.

Help Wanted

Mar. 21, 2016 - Tight labor market.

Weird Science

Feb. 29, 2016 - There's no guessing -- chemical technicians wanted.

Action Manufacturing on the Move

Jan. 29, 2016 - Necessity led father to invention.

It's the Holiday Shopping Season

Dec. 23, 2015 - It was a very good year for retail.

Vets and Priority of Service

Nov. 30, 2015 - Vets go front of the line.

Food Mfg. Brings a Lot to the Table

Oct. 22, 2015 - Chew on this economic staple.

Building Up the Construction Industry

Sep. 25, 2015 - Construction rising.

Long-Term Growth in Long-Term Care: Part 2

Sep. 22, 2015 - Examining jobs in long-term care.

Long-Term Growth in Long-Term Care: Part 1

Aug. 17, 2015 - Health care and social assistance grow.

Birds of a Feather Flock Together

Jul. 1, 2015 - Avian flu affects area poultry industry.

One-to-One

Jun. 18, 2015 - A very competitive labor market.

Chugging Along

May 22, 2015 - Powering agricultural machinery manufacturing.

Summertime Employment for Teens

Apr. 27, 2015 - Potential for teens is warming up with the weather.

Southwest Region has the Power

Mar. 12, 2015 - A closer look at the region's power industries.

Occupations in Demand

Feb. 10, 2015 - See what jobs are hot in the region.

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