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  1. Beyond the metro area, job openings skew sharply to low end of skill, pay levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business North

    Less than a third of job openings in outstate Minnesota require post- secondary education, the lowest level since 2007, according to the state's latest survey of job vacancies. Of the roughly 43,595 available jobs in Minnesota outside the seven-county Twin Cities area, only 12,642 require any training or education past high school, and 5,667 of the jobs require a four-year degree.


  2. Minneapolis fast food workers arrested at wage rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Business North

    About two dozen fast food workers and supporters sit in middle of Nicollet Ave and 24th in south Minneapolis as part of a rally for $15 an hour minimum wage Tuesday. The supporters say they are willing to risk arrest.


  3. St. Paul Park refinery part of $4.1B sale to TesoroRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | Business North

    The oil refinery in St. Paul Park will have its fourth owner in six years after Tesoro Corp. completes its $4.1 billion purchase of Western Refining. El Paso-based Western had taken ownership of the St. Paul Park refinery just last June with its buyout of Northern Tier Energy.


  4. Lt. Governor Tina Smith Announces Six Weeks of Paid Parental Leave for State EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Business North

    Minnesota's new paid parental leave policy provides employees same benefit available to local governments, Mayo Clinic, U.S. Bank, and General Mills employees Paid parental leave will save new parents an average of nearly $6,200 in wages at a time when they need it most ST. PAUL, MN - Lt.


  5. How the Minnesota GOP surprised everyone by flipping the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | Business North

    When the Star Tribune asked a group of political insiders to make election predictions, they disagreed on some things, but there was near unanimous consensus on the outcome of the state Senate - it was safely in DFL hands. But Senate Republicans, led by Sen. David Hann and staff, believed all along.


  6. Labor force trends suggest Minnesota will need more immigrants, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 7 | Business North

    Minnesota's labor force is growing more slowly this decade than it did in the past three, a trend that will continue into the 2020s and likely lead to a push for more immigration, a group of business leaders and economists said Friday. In the nearly finished presidential campaign, much of the immigration debate has centered on how accommodating the United States should be on immigration.


  7. Drs. Witt, Stevermer join St. Luke'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Business North

    She received her medical degree from the University of Colorado in Denver and completed her residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and served as chief administrative resident in her final year. Dr. Witt received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Resident Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award and, as a result, is a part of the Gold Foundation.


  8. Xcel wants to build three more wind farms in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Business North

    Xcel Energy said Tuesday it plans to build three new wind farms in Minnesota and one in North Dakota, part of a larger program to increase its wind generation capacity by 60 percent in the Upper Midwest. Together, the four projects total 750 megawatts, providing enough energy to power nearly 400,000 homes.


  9. Minnesota Chamber challenges Minneapolis paid sick time ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Business North

    The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and five co-plaintiffs filed a lawsuit Friday against the city of Minneapolis. The action, filed in Hennepin County District Court, challenges the Minneapolis paid sick time ordinance as unlawful on the grounds that it conflicts with existing state law.


  10. Kashkari: Fed could address economic disparitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Business North

    Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank president Neel Kashkari said he sees the bank's economists offering possible responses to some of Minnesota's and the nation's biggest economic challenges. Kashkari made the comments to a gathering of St. Paul business leaders Monday.


  11. UMD continuing education expands development teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Business North

    Michelle Purvis, MA, CPLP, has joined UMD Continuing Education at the University of Minnesota Duluth as an instructional designer. As part of CE's Program Development Team, she will be creating and designing online and in-person workshops for CE's professional development portfolio, as well as for CE's contract and customized training clients.


  12. LHB Recognized by the American Society of Landscape Architects - "...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Business North

    Duluth, Cambridge, and Minneapolis, MN - LHB was awarded the 2016 ASLA-MN Merit Award in Analysis and Planning for the Visual Quality Manual for Trunk Highway 100. LHB collaborated with the Minnesota Department of Transportation - the project owner, the City of St. Louis Park, and Craig Churchward.


  13. UMD report highlights tight economic connection between the Arrowhead region, CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Business North

    The Bureau of Business and Economic Research, an entity of the University of Minnesota Duluth's Labovitz School of Business and Economics, has completed a detailed economic analysis of the relationship between Canada and the Arrowhead Region of Minnesota. Commissioned by the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis, it highlights several significant ways that the Arrowhead Region relies on the Canadian relationship.


  14. Four join Essentia systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Business North

    Dr. Jose Gomez, a critical care medicine physician, has joined Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth.


  15. Barrel making booms in northern MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Business North

    Mike Bellkey fits the heads into a barrel and pounds on steel rings to keep them in place Black Swan Barrels in Park Rapids on July 28. Mike Bellkey fits the heads into a barrel and pounds on steel rings to keep them in place Black Swan Barrels in Park Rapids on July 28. Industrial wood planers shape white oak into staves. Workers bind them with steel rings, submerge them in hot water, then sear the inside with fire.


  16. Duluth developer J.R. "Rob" Link passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Business North

    J.R. "Rob" Link, whose name is synonymous with real estate development and redevelopment projects across the Twin Ports, died Aug. 13. With partner Lee Anderson at A&L Properties, his company constructed 35 buildings in Duluth-Superior including the Technology Village, Lakewalk Center, numerous commercial, retail and hospital structures, and refurbished notable landmarks including the Duluth Athletic Club, the Wieland-Hayes Block, Superior's old city hall and the Bridgeman Russell Building. "A few years go a guy told me a story.


  17. Minnesota businesses uneasy with campaign's anti-trade rhetoricRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Business North

    As Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump makes sacking two of the country's biggest free-trade agreements a part of his economic plan, Minnesota's business community finds itself at odds with the top candidate of a political party that once was a reliable supporter of open markets. The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce has encouraged its members to make their feelings about free trade clear to candidates in a political season where international trade has taken a higher campaign profile than usual.


  18. Large newspaper publishers to combine in regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Business North

    Based in St. Louis Park, Adams Publishing Group was founded by Minneapolis native Stephen Adams, the youngest son of former Minneapolis Star Tribune columnist Cedric Adams. In a story published by the Grand Rapids Herald-Review, Stephen Adams said "We are excited to welcome the ECM associates to our APG team in Minnesota.


  19. Minnesota minority firms call program meant to help them maddening, brokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | Business North

    Philip Denny once hoped getting his company certified as a minority contractor with the state of Minnesota would open doors to state business. That was 16 years ago.


  20. Plea for access to Dayton among leaked DNC emailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Business North

    Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, and Gov. Mark Dayton talked with the media after taking a tour of tornado damage in Minneapolis in 2011. Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, and Gov. Mark Dayton talked with the media after taking a tour of tornado damage in Minneapolis in 2011.


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