After decades of working with backyard growers and amassing a collection of plant material, the University of Minnesota is investigating the possibility of producing kiwi berries at a commercial level in Minnesota.
Audits and criminal referrals are down sharply since Congress cut the tax agency’s budget and management changed priorities.
Companies are going above and beyond to attract and retain talent.
As the opioid epidemic continues to rage across the country, with a record 72,000 drug overdose deaths estimated in 2017, the fallout is increasingly manifesting itself at construction sites, factories, warehouses, offices and other workplaces.
Efforts on the international stage by Minnesota food and agriculture companies play an integral role in addressing food insecurity, said David Beasley, executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme.
With help from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the state’s garlic growers have embarked on an effort to see if Minnesota garlic can become a full-fledged industry.
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The state’s oldest winery fights its upstart competitors over what constitutes a Minnesota wine.
The Alatus project calls for 40 stories and 214 units at 200 Central Ave. SE.
University of St. Thomas business school graduate students examined barriers that people with disabilities face in gaining employment.
Rural distilleries provide a case study in the latest thinking about econmic development in small towns, one that uses a multi-faceted approach to build economies on local strengths.
The center is the first-of-its-kind effort, tailored to the plight of East African workers, many of whom don’t understand their workplace rights.
Over the last 20 years, American Sign Language interpreters have seen their pay rise by $31 an hour. Over that same period, spoken language interpreters’ wages have gone up $2 per hour.
As the rural economy has evolved, so too has the University of Minnesota Extension, the public agency charged with “extending” the university’s expertise and knowledge into every corner of the state.
Klingensmith joined the Star Tribune in 2010 after a long career with Time, Inc.
In creative and humorous ways that went beyond traditional advertising, Hormel appealed to consumers by positioning the brand as a patriotic food that reflected American ingenuity – with a streak of eccentricity.
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Recently, service providers have noticed a drastic change in their interaction with business leaders. Instead of asking employers for job openings, they’re begging for employees.