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Finance and Commerce
Right Skills Now program's hiring rate is hard to beat
A program developed in Minnesota to provide fast-track training for skilled manufacturing jobs is getting a national roll-out.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Postwar home, no phone: Can you imagine? Walk to town -- and let everyone overhear you?
Writes Coleikama of Roseville: "When my husband grew up on a farm in western Wisconsin, during the early '50s, his family had no telephone.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Temsa stretches out in North America
CH Bus Sales Inc., Faribault, MN, introduced the anxiously awaited 45-foot Temsa TS 45 in January during ABA Marketplace in Nashville, TN.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Carleton Students present Eve Ensler's "Vagina Monologues,"...
Carleton College will host a student produced and performed production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" on Saturday, March 1 at 8 p.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Team USA: 10 All-American Textile Manufacturers
I recently read an article in USA Today about the resurgence of the US textile industry, which is encouraging news in a culture of seemingly outsourced everything .
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra Winter Concert March 1-2
The Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra plays Beethoven's "Coriolan Overture" and "Choral Fantasy" along with the "Violin Concerto" of Samuel Barber on Saturday, March 1, 7:00 p.
The Des Moines Register
Hy-Vee plans expansion into Twin Cities
West Des Moines-based Hy-Vee Inc. said it plans to move into the Minneapolis area, adding several stores over the next few years.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Smart glass adds up to energy savings
RiverCentre aims to get better control of its boardroom environment - and its energy costs - with variable-tinted windows from Sage Electrochromics of Faribault.
Faribault Co. issues warning
Most people don't think much about the ditches along roads, and even less about the right of way included in those ditches.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Snowstorm forces school closings in Minnesota
In Mankato, 5 inches of snow had fallen before 6 p.m. A trained spotter measured 5.5 inches of snow in Waconia, and more than 4 inches of snow had fallen in Monticello.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The Food-Lover's Guide to the Twin Cities
It's a fabulous time to be a local-food geek. Here in the agricultural heartland, we have backyard access to some of the country's best grass-fed beef, organic milk, and high-lysine corn tortilla chips, along with chocolate bars that my friends in San Francisco beg me to bring every time I visit.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
More snow in works for Twin Cities morning commute
Drivers deal with blowing snow Jan. 26 in Mendota Heights. A difficult commute is in store for Twin Cities drivers again Monday.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
David Leroy Thayer
After a lifetime of urging his athletes to push hard through the finish, former coach, teacher, guidance counselor and Faribault Junior High School Dean arrived at the finish line of his life on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Evansville Courier & Press
Aimee Blume: Cheese Amablu St. Pete's select
Aimee Blume / Special to the Courier Press St. Pete's Select Blue Cheese is aged in caves in south-central Minnesota.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
The Lebanon Daily News
Ex-Republic Airlines pilot pleads guilty to threat
A former Republic Airlines pilot has pleaded guilty to threatening to torture and kill the company's CEO and his family.
Former pilot pleads guilty to threatening company CEO's life, family
A former Republic Airlines Inc. pilot pleaded guilty in federal court Monday after admitting to writing letters that threatened to torture and kill the company's CEO.