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January 4, 2016
The good and bad of Minnesota’s economy
January 4, 2016 - 12:36am
December 5, 2015
Katherine Manz, left, a Ridgewater College student from Buffalo, talks with Kelsey Sellner from Christensen Farms during an ag career fair and technology showcase Friday at Ridgewater College in Willmar. (Carolyn Lange | Tribune)play button
Students interested in ag careers connect with businesses at Ridgewater College event
December 5, 2015 - 12:05am
November 27, 2015
MnSCU chancellor: We need to plan for jobs of the future
November 27, 2015 - 10:33pm
September 16, 2015
Joe Barbknecht, left, a Ridgewater College Farm Operations Management student from Waseca, and Joe Rigotti, a welding student from Rochester, check out literature at the Centra Sota table at the West Central Minnesota Job Fair Wednesday at Willmar Conference Center. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
58 firms look for workers
September 16, 2015 - 11:30pm
September 15, 2015
A help-wanted sign is posted on a Willmar lawn Monday. Willmar has open positions for welders and industrial painters, says Mary Warszynski, of Employment Plus in Willmar. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Willmar-area labor shortage means jobs are plentiful
September 15, 2015 - 12:00am
June 3, 2015
Consultant: Good jobs await in manufacturing
June 3, 2015 - 11:40pm
June 2, 2015
Minnesota is continuing to add jobs as it puts the recession behind, and Southwest Minnesota is no different. Graduates can pursue a wide range of career opportunities in the region they call home. Transportation and agriculture are important parts of the region’s economy, but some of the highest job demand comes from the health care and manufacturing sectors.   (FILE | TRIBUNE)
Area job opportunities increase
June 2, 2015 - 12:02am
April 17, 2015
Minnesota adds 7,800 jobs in March
April 17, 2015 - 8:00am
April 16, 2015
Bobbi Jo Funke, a licensed practical nurse, takes Grace Bartz’s blood pressure April 9 at St. Isidore Health Center of Greenwood Prairie in Plainview. (MPR NEWS/Alex Kolyer)
Mayo Clinic hiring means nursing shortage for other facilities
April 16, 2015 - 6:00am
April 9, 2015
Minnesota Opinion: Hard not to be cynical over Minn. ‘jobs bill’
April 9, 2015 - 6:00am
April 3, 2015
U.S. job growth brakes sharply, clouds timing of Fed rate increase
April 3, 2015 - 11:02pm
March 31, 2015
State job vacancies soar to highest level since 2001
March 31, 2015 - 11:35pm
March 24, 2015
Stacey Arneson, left, and Becky Graf of Miller Manufacturing in Glencoe set up the company table Tuesday at the West Central Minnesota Area Business Expo Job Fair at the Willmar Conference Center. Miller Manufacturing produces farm, ranch and pet products. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Job fair
March 24, 2015 - 10:47pm
September 5, 2014
U.S. employment growth smallest in eight months, labor force shrinks
September 5, 2014 - 7:58am
August 18, 2014
Letter: More Minnesota jobs are lost
August 18, 2014 - 1:00am