Experts say Minnesota’s $11 billion travel and leisure industry continues to creep out of the recession, but there could be obstacles ahead, including a government shutdown.
The latest report on job growth in the state of Minnesota shows lack thereof.
The nation’s unemployment rate climbed to 9.8 percent in November, a seven-month high. A local expert was surprised.
Time is running out for thousands of Minnesotans who are collecting federal emergency unemployment benefits.
Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s jobs commissioner will move into a government relations role next year as head of a trade group for restaurants, hotels and resorts.