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Minnesota Unemployment Ticks Up With August Job Losses

Minnesota's unemployment rate is ticking up as the state sheds jobs.

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After Doubts, Lawmakers Close in on Iron Range Relief

Legislative leaders are closing in on a deal to extend unemployment insurance for thousands of laid-off miners on the Iron Range.

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Governor Mark Dayton, photo courtesy of the Minnesota News Network
Governor Mark Dayton, photo courtesy of the Minnesota News Network
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Dayton Seeks Benefits for More Laid-off Iron Range Workers

Gov. Mark Dayton and key members of Minnesota's congressional delegation are asking the federal government to expedite approval of extended unemployment benefits for workers laid off from companies that serve iron mining industry.

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St. Cloud Unemployment Rates Spark Discussion at Winter Institute Conference

Community wellness is this year's theme for the 54th annual Winter Institute. Hosted by St. Cloud State University the two day conference focuses the economy, health, education, infrastructure, environment, art and many other community issues.

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St. Cloud Metro Area Unemployment Rate Goes Up In December

The unemployment rate for the St. Cloud metro area went up last month. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says we're now at 3.7 percent. That's up from the three percent we were at in November.

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September Unemployment Rate Drops in St. Cloud Metro Area

The unemployment rate fell in the St. Cloud metro area last month. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says we're now at 3.1 percent, down from the 3.4 percent in August.

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Minnesota Unemployment Rate Up, Jobs Shed in July

Minnesota's unemployment rate is up and its job count is down, according to new data for July. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development reported Thursday that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was at 4 percent.

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St. Cloud Metro Unemployment Rate Drops 1% in April

The unemployment rate in the St. Cloud metro area dropped last month. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says we're at 3.8 percent in April, down from the 4.8 percent we had in March.

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Minnesota Adds Jobs While Unemployment Rate Barely Budges

Minnesota's employment rolls grew by 7,400 last month but the unemployment rate barely budged.

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Minnesota’s Unemployment Rate Continues To Fall

Minnesota's unemployment rate has fallen below 4 percent.

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