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November 20, 2018

Is there really a stigma against blue collar jobs in Minnesota? It’s complicated.

If one thing united Democrat Tim Walz and Republican Jeff Johnson in their campaigns for Minnesota governor, it was a belief in the value of jobs in skilled trades — plumbing, electrical work, carpentry and the like — and that those careers currently get a bad rap...

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Fairmont Foods ready to grow

Last year, food manufacturing was nearly four times more concentrated in southwest Minnesota than the state as a whole, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)...

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2018 manufacturing highlights - Northeast Region

With 8,500 employees at 344 establishments, manufacturing is the sixth largest employing industry in the seven-county Northeast Minnesota planning region...

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How to Develop Your Future Leaders

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