$11M In Grants Awarded To 15 MN Broadband ProjectsBroadband providers serving 15 rural areas of Minnesota unlocked $11 million of state grants Friday to expand the availability of high-speed Internet. The Department of Employment and Economic Development announced the recipients in a competitive grant program that has struggled to keep pace with demand.
Officials: Unemployment Is The Lowest It's Been Since May 2001State officials say Minnesota employers added more than 6,000 jobs last month and that the state's unemployment rate is now the lowest it's been in more than a decade.
Minn. Added 6,100 Jobs In August, Shrinking Unemployment State officials say Minnesota added more than 6,000 jobs last month and unemployment fell to 4.3 percent, the lowest it’s been in nearly 8 years.
Teen Unemployment Down, Summer Job Outlook PositiveMinnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development officials say the summer job outlook for teens is looking pretty good this year. DEED Jobs Analyst Oriane Casale says the unemployment rate for teens in Minnesota is down substantially from the last two years.
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Minn. Businesses To See Drop In Unemployment TaxMinnesota businesses will see lower unemployment insurance taxes starting next year. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says Tuesday that the unemployment insurance trust fund's $1.2 billion reserve at the end of September was enough to trigger a tax cut.
Minn. Unemployment Rate Holds Steady In MayMinnesota's unemployment rate is unchanged in May compared to the previous month, as employers added 8,400 jobs. That's according to the state Department of Employment and Economic Development.
Minnesota Adds 14,500 Jobs In FebruaryMinnesota is reporting another month of increased job postings, saying that February saw 14,500 total jobs added to the numbers.
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Minnesota Jobless Rate Drops To Pre-Meltdown LevelMinnesota added 9,100 jobs in December, bringing unemployment rates in the state down to levels not seen since before the financial crisis of 2008.
Minn. Adds 6,200 Jobs In Feb., But Unemployment Rises Minnesota gained 6,200 jobs in February, but the unemployment rate popped up 0.1 percent, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
Minnesota Posts Robust Job Gains In JanuaryNew figures show Minnesota gained 15,500 jobs in January, nudging the state's unemployment rate down a tenth of a point to a seasonally adjusted 5.6 percent.