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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The countertop maker Cambria commissioned a film-length mythical origin story. Why?
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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.
Has Rochester’s Dick Radatz, Jr. built a better business model?
Starting around 2008, the fair media team realized that they were sitting on some valuable information. Hence the birth of the annual new food rollout.
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Racism, Rent and Real Estate: Fair Housing Reframed will also look at how housing barriers continue to affect people of color in Minnesota.
The presence of a new business along the main drag of this Sibley County town – and a high-tech one, at that – has generated some buzz in the community.
Trying to divine the meaning of a job that didn’t exist before the Obama presidency.
Ghana-born Eunice Adjei-Bosompem wants to ease the transition for other immigrants in St. Cloud, to help them make a home — and an impact — in their city.
Just eight years ago, the share of male registered nurses in Minnesota was 8 percent; today, it’s 10 percent. The jobs are in-demand, pay well and provide varied experiences.
The climate presents challenges, of course, but farmers and ag researchers also see opportunities: Breeding cold-hardy fruit varieties has made the University of Minnesota a lot of money over the years, after all.
Up until a couple of years ago, if you wanted sambusa in the Twin Cities, you had to either make them yourself or go to a Somali restaurant.