The International Falls Economic Development Authority as been awarded a $657,000 grant to construct a warehouse that will aid international shipping and create jobs.
Another batch of winners has been announced by the IDEA Competition in northwest Minnesota. Now in its fourth year, the competition is designed to encourage homegrown entrepreneurs who have innovative ideas or inventions.
Duluth wants to attract talented young professionals to help grow its population. But how do cities vying for that talent attract them? Do they lure them with jobs? Or do they focus on creating a high quality of life, and hope that the jobs will follow?
A Foreign Trade Zone is just one idea among many White Earth is pursuing in an effort to diversify the economy in an impoverished part of the state.
Mining boosters trumpet “insane” job numbers for 2013.
The House of Representatives passed an exemption from the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act paving the way for construction of a new $690 million bridge over the St. Croix River to replace the Stillwater Lift Bridge.
PolyMet Mining Corp. needs to create one acre of wetlands for every wetland the company’s activities destroys or impairs. Environmentalists caution that not all wetlands are created equal.
There may be good news on the jobs front in Bemidji. Skybridge, a Minnesota-based marketing firm, has tentative plans to expand its business in the city, adding up to 200 new jobs.
Supporters call the intersection of Linden Avenue and 16th Street the “back door” to downtown Minneapolis, and say a stadium there would make a great portal to the city.
About four dozen people rallied recently to support keeping a post office open in the tiny town of Lake George north of Itasca State Park. It’s a scene that’s being played out in small towns across the country as the U.S. Postal Service seeks to close facilities that are too expensive to operate.