DEED Roundup -- Jul 29


          DEED Roundup - July 29, 2013

'We Have a Very Positive Economic Story to Tell'

Minnesota's economic future is set to make a rebound, Kevin McKinnon, Business and Community Development  director, told Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities conference attendees. Read more from the Bemidji Pioneer


DEED in the News

Secrecy is Job 1 on This Jobs Trip by Gov, Mark Dayton
Star Tribune-07/25/13
Former DEED Commissioner said that confidentiality is standard practice for many development deals.

120 Jobs Coming to Fergus
Fergus Falls Daily Journal-07/23/13
More than 120 at-home phone representative jobs will come to the area this fall.

TSI Expands HQ, Plans to Add 200 Jobs
Twin Cities Business--07/23/13
TSI, designer and producer of precision measurement instruments, plans to add jobs in Shoreview over four to five years to occupy its two-story addition.

$1.3M Available to Renovate Lake County Homes and Businesses
Lake County News-Chronicle-07/26/13
Two Harbors and Silver Bay residents can expect to see a lot of construction this year and next.

First Big Tent Career Fair
One of the summer's biggest, most diverse jobs fairs in the Twin Cities is coming to Bloomington Aug. 8.

Did You Know?

Plowed in Winter, Lit at Night: Midtown Greenway Among Top Urban Bike Paths in the Country

Bike riders

New Labor Market Information

The Mayo Clinic and Jobs

The Mayo Clinic has a major effect on the economy of southeastern Minnesota. The future expansion of the world-renowned medical center is likely to stimulate further growth. Trends compares DEED's and Mayo's growth projections.

Manufacturing's Resurgence
The manufacturing sector in northwestern Minnesota has made impressive gains since the end of the Great Recession. Between the third quarters of 2009 and 2012, the northwest saw a state-leading increase of 8.5 percent.

Recent Blog Posts

Saluting servicemember

Online Tools Help Vets Find Jobs
MyMilitary Life Plan helps veterans, service members and families set career, education, finance and personal goals and design plans leading to success. is the state’s no-fee job bank. Post your resume and identify yourself as a veteran.  

Forming a Corporation
How to organize your business is one of the first and most fundamental decisions you'll make. Forming a corporation is dictated by state law -- and the process is pretty straightforward. Learn the advantages and disadvantages from the Small Business Assistance Office.