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Workforce Wonders

4th Quarter 2017

With more job openings than workers to fill them, creativity and collaboration can keep Central Minnesota’s labor force strong.


Workforce Wonders

Creativity and collaboration keep Central Minnesota’s job market strong.

Youth Say Yes!

A popular school club helps kids see the promise of environmental science.

Building a Future

How the region’s manufacturers are developing a well-stocked pool of job applicants.

A Fresh Start

Co-ops bring a bounty of local food to Central Minnesota tables.


Regional Highlights

Get the latest economic and community development, highlights from the 14-county area.

A Sunny Future

A Leech Lake solar project powers high-paying jobs.

Deciphering the Data

Get the scoop on Central Minnesota’s economy.

’Tis the Season

How to make the most of year-end giving.

Milk & Honey Ciders

Brewing success in St. Joseph.