DEED Roundup -- March 10, 2014


          DEED Roundup - March 10, 2014 

DEED in the News

Report: 34 Biz Expansions Create 1,100 MN Jobs  
Twin Cities Business-03/03/14
Thirty-four business expansions during the fourth quarter are expected to add about 1,100 new jobs in Minnesota. The fourth-quarter expansions brought the annual total to 146, which are expected to create nearly 8,000 jobs here.

NORTHFORCE: Talent Community Launches in the Northland
NORTHFORCE is the new innovative, intentional talent community strategy to invigorate the NE Minnesota and NW Wisconsin workforce by attracting, managing, placing, enriching and retaining talent. Connect with opportunities at

Minnesota Water Technology Business Summit

The state's first water tech business summit will be Tues., March 25 in Eagan. One full day will feature high-level speakers from private industry, ecodev and government organizations as well as breakout sessions. Early registration ends Fri., March 21. The Minnesota Trade Office, Ecolab and Greater MSP are summit hosts.

Did You Know?

Living the American Dream in Minnesota: Minnesota earns an A in 2013. Trust in people and safety in travel are two important dimensions.

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Recent Press Releases

Companies Announce 34 Expansion Projects in 4th Quarter
'Companies are choosing Minnesota for their expansion projects because of the state’s outstanding workforce and healthy business climate,' said Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben. The full fourth quarter business expansion report and a map showing where the expansions will occur can be found here. 

Recent Blog Posts

Count on It: You Need to Know Beans About Accounting

Head for Numbers

Accounting is your most important managerial tool. It’s the compass that points out the right course, the scorecard that tells whether you’re ahead or behind. Here's the simple truth: You can’t afford to be bored by accounting. Not if you hope to stay in business.   

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Dannielle received on-the-job training as a certified nursing assistant at the Thief River Falls Care Center -- and residents honored her as employee of the month. Workforce Investment Act youth programs provided her with tools and services she needed to become a youth success story.