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House fails to vote on bill extending unemployment benefits to mine workers

Hopes that lawmakers in the Minnesota House would vote on a bill extending unemployment benefits to laid off Iron Range workers were dashed on Tuesday, the first day of the 2016 legislature session...

March 08, 2016


Polaris Acquires Industrial Vehicle Manufacturer Taylor-Dunn

The purchase fit into the company's strategic goal of expanding beyond powersports.

March 08, 2016


Cirrus Promises 150 New Jobs With $16M Facility Expansion

Increased customer demand fueled the company’s need to open a new facility in Duluth.

March 07, 2016

DNR OKs PolyMet Project To Move Forward

The long-studied proposal would be the state's first copper-nickel mine.

March 03, 2016

US will impose high tariffs on countries for illegal steel dumping

The United States is taking action against steel dumping, a practice that many say has hurt the global steel industry – and caused thousands of layoffs in Minnesota. The Department of Commerce...

March 03, 2016

The maker of Red Hots is closing its MN plant, and 100-plus workers could lose jobs

Ferrara Candy Company – known for producing Lemonheads, Red Hots, Atomic Fireballs, Boston Baked Beans, Brach’s, Jawbusters and Now and Laters – will be closing its Winona plant next month. The...

March 02, 2016

IRRRB Invests $4.3M To Bring Jobs, Upgrades To Northeastern MN

The funds will be divided across 19 different projects in the region.

February 24, 2016


Ecolab Profit Sinks 38 Percent In Q4

The company was hit by currency fluctuations and costs involved with moving its Venezuelan operations.

February 23, 2016

Obama tells Dayton 'aggressive actions' on foreign steel dumping are coming

President Barack Obama told Gov. Mark Dayton he’s working to “level the playing field” and that countries are “operating fairly” in an effort to help Minnesota’s...

February 22, 2016


150 Years Of General Mills: A Look Back

From a deep-sea submarine to the ever-popular Nerf ball, General Mills’ innovations have gone far beyond flour and Cheerios.

February 10, 2016

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