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Minnesota United stadium construction on track for spring 2019 opening
Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier making a run for freedom
Man injured in shooting at Fergus Falls apartment
Sen. Dan Schoen, Rep. Tony Cornish to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
Light rail stop in downtown Minneapolis to stop two days before Super Bowl
Michael Jordan turning into Vikings fan
Two Gopher offensive linemen questionable for Saturday
Local Roundup: Garberding hat trick helps Willmar win season-opener
Wild send rookies Joel Eriksson Ek, Luke Kunin to minors
Injuries force Gophers to shuffle receivers for Wisconsin game
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Shelby T. Kingman Jr.
Roland H. Severson
Helen D. Johnson
Harvey B. Beavers
Verna C. B. Gomer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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Emma Anne Williams
November 6, 2017
Analysis: There's no reason unemployment can't go under 4 percent
The Federal Reserve has ones of the best problems it could right now: Inflation isn't supposed to be this low when unemployment is this low as well. It's pretty simple. When almost everyone who wants a job has one, companies have to compete over workers by offering them higher pay....
November 6, 2017 - 11:59am
October 19, 2017
State adds 6K jobs in Sept.; unemployment rate down
ST. PAUL — Minnesota employers added 6,400 jobs in September, lowering the state's unemployment rate to 3.7 percent. The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage points from the month before. Minnesota's rate remains well below the national 4.2 percent unemployment...
October 19, 2017 - 7:35pm
February 23, 2017
U.S. labor, housing markets data underscore economy's stamina
WASHINGTON—The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but the four-week average of such claims, considered...
February 23, 2017 - 10:54am
February 16, 2017
US housing starts drop; permits rise to one-year high
WASHINGTON—U.S. homebuilding fell in January as the construction of multi-family housing projects dropped, but upward revisions to the...
February 16, 2017 - 10:19am
January 6, 2017
U.S. job growth slows in Dec., but wages rebound strongly
WASHINGTON - U.S. employment increased less than expected in December but a rebound in wages pointed to sustained labor market momentum that...
January 6, 2017 - 10:28pm
December 9, 2016
U.S. jobless claims decline from five-month high
WASHINGTON—The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell from a five-month high last week, pointing to labor strength that...
December 9, 2016 - 10:37pm
October 27, 2016
Once jobless and uncounted, eager workers could slow Fed rate hike
WELLSTON, Missouri — The crammed-to-capacity parking lot at a job training center in this St. Louis suburb is exhibit A for why the U.S....
October 27, 2016 - 2:45pm
August 18, 2016
US jobless claims fall more than expected
WASHINGTON—The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, reinforcing views of labor market...
August 18, 2016 - 4:06pm
June 16, 2016
Unemployment steady as 1,900 jobs eliminated
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s unemployment rate remained at 3.8 percent in May, for the second straight months, but employers reported they eliminated 1,900 during the month. The state Department of Employment and Economic Development issued the report Thursday. Losing 1,900 jobs last...
June 16, 2016 - 11:41pm
March 24, 2016
Dayton delays trip in hopes of getting unemployment bill
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton delayed an out-of-state visit Thursday in hopes that he will receive a bill extending unemployment benefits to more than 2,700 laid-off Iron Range workers.
March 24, 2016 - 11:37am
March 11, 2016
Minnesota's jobless rate hold steady
Minnesota’s jobless rate held steady at 3.7 percent in January, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment...
March 11, 2016 - 11:58am
March 10, 2016
Senators pass Iron Range unemployment extension
ST. PAUL — Two Iron Range senators made emotional pleas Thursday to extend unemployment benefits for thousands of men and women who have lost...
March 10, 2016 - 10:42pm
January 5, 2016
Minnesota would not have to pay for miner unemployment benefits extension
ST. PAUL — Minnesota taxpayers would not pay if the state Legislature approves extending unemployment benefits for laid-off miners. Hundreds of miners will run out of unemployment benefits before the Legislature convenes in regular session March 8. Gov. Mark Dayton and Iron Range...
January 5, 2016 - 11:17pm
March 31, 2015
State job vacancies soar to highest level since 2001
ST. PAUL — Job vacancies in Minnesota soared to the highest level since 2001 as they hit 88,900 in the last quarter of 2014, a 47 percent increase from the same period a year earlier, according to figures released Tuesday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development It’s...
March 31, 2015 - 11:35pm