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DL cop, ex-convict facing off in court: Both allege years of harassment, both seek restraining orders
Four charged in White Earth heroin investigation
WATCH: Flames engulf Perrywinkle Marketplace in Otter Tail County
Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Laker gymnasts four-peat at state
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Francis R. "Butch" Bellanger
Merlin V. Thompson
Sheena Marie Butcher
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
January 18, 2018
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's job market has improved to record levels for black residents although their jobless rate remains more than double the state average. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, or DEED, released a jobs report Thursday, Jan., 18, that...
January 18, 2018 - 7:41pm
January 11, 2018
Unemployment reaches historic low; business survival rate tops in nation
In November, the Minnesota unemployment rate fell to 3.1 percent. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.1 percent. The state lost 4,000 jobs in November. Over the past year, Minnesota gained 34,566 jobs, an increase of 1.2 percent, while U.S. jobs grew 1.4 percent.
January 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
April 8, 2017
Help wanted: WorkForce Center connects employers and job seekers
All three floors of the Minnesota WorkForce Center in Detroit Lakes were abuzz with activity on April 6, as employers and job seekers flooded...
April 8, 2017 - 11:04am
October 1, 2016
'Ban the Box' helps ex-offenders succeed
More than 700,000 Americans are released from prison each year. We expect them to re-enter society and be law-abiding, but we make it extremely difficult for anyone who has served time to ever become gainfully employed, even though they have paid their debt to society. A barrier that...
October 1, 2016 - 10:17am
August 24, 2016
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Minnesota employers added 11,300 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Those figures, combined with revised data that showed the state gained 2,400 more jobs than originally...
August 24, 2016 - 10:00am
March 20, 2016
More jobs than people: Park Rapids’ problem needs a solution
An estimated 80 people arrived for the Northwoods Community Conversations, participants delving into the question of why jobs go unfilled in...
March 20, 2016 - 5:05am
March 17, 2016
5,000 jobs cut in Jan. Jobless rate at 3.7%
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Minnesota held steady at 3.7 percent in January, according to figures released recently by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in January. State employers eliminated...
March 17, 2016 - 5:20am
April 23, 2015
Minnesota gains 7,800 jobs in March
Minnesota employers add 7,800 jobs in March, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The agency said the state has added 50,829 jobs over the past year, a growth rate of 1.9 percent. The U.S....
April 23, 2015 - 5:30am
February 6, 2015
Millennial generation brings changes to workplace
It appears to be a generational thing among millenials in the workplace. When Jill Wilkey goes to national conferences about college graduates...
February 6, 2015 - 8:00am
July 2, 2013
ND border counties beating Minnesota in job growth
MOORHEAD — The bright yellow billboard ad outside Moorhead claiming North Dakota’s superiority in the business realm is gone. But while the advertisement has skedaddled, the fact remains that on the overall, North Dakota border counties crushed their counterparts in Minnesota...
July 2, 2013 - 8:39am
March 6, 2013
MN gains 12,100 jobs, but unemployment up
Minnesota employers added 12,100 jobs in January, according to figures released recently by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The department also released revised figures from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics showing the state gained 16,700 more...
March 6, 2013 - 1:24pm
October 18, 2012
Minnesota gains 5,900 jobs in September
Minnesota employers added 5,900 jobs in September, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The agency said the unemployment rate dropped 0.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted 5.8 percent, well below the U.S. rate...
October 18, 2012 - 11:02am
June 30, 2009
Up to 4,700 job losses expected in unallotment
Gov. Tim Pawlenty's decision to make unilateral budget cuts could cost up to 4,700 jobs across Minnesota, the state economist told legislative...
June 30, 2009 - 2:51pm
June 26, 2009
Minnesota jobless rate up slightly
Minnesota employers cut 1,600 jobs in May, the smallest monthly loss since Aug. 2008, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Over the past year, the state has lost 3.4 percent of its jobs, compared with job cuts nationwide...
June 26, 2009 - 3:15pm
May 5, 2009
M State holding info sessions for dislocated workers
Minnesota State Community and Technical College has teamed with Rural Minnesota CEP to provide financial and job training informational sessions to help dislocated workers "Change Their Lives." "Change Your Life" sessions outlining the educational options for dislocated workers...
May 5, 2009 - 9:00am