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Further fallout: 8 Minnesota Orchestra board members resign

Eight members of the Minnesota Orchestral Association Board resigned in the wake of President and CEO Michael Henson‘s announcement that he would step down on Aug. 31, according to media...

March 29, 2014


MN Loses 100 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Inches Up

When accounting for February’s job losses, Minnesota has added a net 700 jobs in the past two months; that’s compared to 27,700 added during the last three months of 2013.

March 27, 2014

New Census data show shift to urban core

New Census data say that the Twin Cities metro ballooned by more than 100,000 people between 2010 and 2013, mirroring a trend of growth in a majority of urban cores nationwide. Growth in the metro...

March 27, 2014

Osmo Vänskä in talks to return to Minnesota Orchestra

Former Minnesota Orchestra Music Director Osmo Vänskä says he’s negotiating with orchestra management about a possible return to his old job. In separate interviews with MPR News and the Star...

March 26, 2014

Cargill offices

900 Jobs Reportedly Affected By Cargill Outsourcing

About 300 local jobs will reportedly be affected by Cargill's outsourcing of certain IT functions, although it's unclear how many reductions will come through layoffs.

March 26, 2014

Auto Supplier Adding Up To 150 Jobs In Winona

TRW Automotive said that a contract it recently landed is driving its expansion in Minnesota.

March 18, 2014

Anoka-Hennepin teachers set April strike vote

Teachers in Minnesota’s biggest school district have scheduled a strike vote for April 17. KSTP reports 2,800 teachers in the Anoka-Hennepin School District will gather at the National Sports...

March 17, 2014

Chuck & Don's

Another Twin Cities Co. Raises Its Own Minimum Wage

Chuck & Don’s pet supply chain raised its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour and added more health care options for full- and part-time employees.

March 13, 2014


MN Employers Add Jobs, But Growth Rate Slows

Minnesota added a net 600 jobs in January, although retail employment, which fared well in December, represented a major weak spot.

March 13, 2014

More optimistic news about jobs prospects in Minnesota

A new survey released Tuesday morning suggests that Minnesota’s unemployment rate will continue to fall. KSTP had a story about research included in the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey...

March 11, 2014

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