DEED Roundup - Sept. 9


          DEED Roundup - Sept. 9, 2013

Commissioner Sieben talks 
MN business expansions on KSTP-TV

DEED in the News

Commissioner Sieben with Toro CEO Mike Hoffman

Toro Breaks Ground on Expansion Project
Minneapolis Star Tribune-09/6/13
Commissioner Sieben joined Toro CEO Mike Hoffman, above, at a groundbreaking at the company's headquarters in Bloomington last week. The $25 million expansion project is expected to create at least 50 jobs.

Why We'll Still Be No. 1
Minneapolis Star Tribune-09/3/13
If you think it’s great to live in Minnesota now, just wait a couple of decades. The West North Central region (Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas) are projected to be the No. 1 place to live in 2032, according to a recent Gallup analysis.

Duluth WorkForce Center Open House
Duluth News Tribune-08/31/13
The recent opening and ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Duluth WorkForce Center included remarks by Deputy Commissioner Cynthia Bauerly.

Recent Press Releases

Job Vacancies Hit 12-Year High
Job vacancies in Minnesota climbed to their highest level in 12 years in the second quarter, with employers reporting 72,570 openings, according to figures released last week by DEED.

Three More Cities are Shovel Ready
Becker, Pine City and Stewartville are the latest Minnesota cities to receive Shovel Ready designation from DEED.

Recent Blog Posts

Why Minnesota: Twin Cities
The Twin Cities is an economic powerhouse, generating 64,400 new jobs in the past year and boasting the second-lowest unemployment rate among major U.S. metropolitan areas at 4.9 percent.

Did You Know?

The Twin Cities is both happy and healthy. Prevention magazine says we ranked third among 100 U.S. cities that were evaluated on 48 measures of health, happiness and well-being.

View of downtown Minneapolis from the river