Ground Level launches a look at why some manufacturers have difficulty filling jobs and why it’s only partly because of a skills gap.
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The federal government has expanded the Twin Cities metropolitan statistical area from 13 counties to 16, adding three outlying “rural” areas.
More than a third of Minnesota’s counties are experiencing more deaths than births, but a few places with high immigration in recent decades run counter to that trend.
22 percent of Minnesotans are without broadband
Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto’s annual report on city finances shows that the state’s cities continue to cut their spending in 2011.
A new Department of Employment and Economic Development study finds that Minnesota’s “skills gap” — that is, the mismatch between what employers need and what job-seekers have — is more nuanced than has been portrayed.