Nearly a fifth of the job openings on a web site touted by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker as a resource for the state's unemployed are actually in Minnesota and other surrounding states. An analysis by the Associated Press says Walker repeatedly referenced the site during a speech as an option for Wisconsin job-seekers. Walker promises to add 250,000 new jobs to the state's private sector by 2015.
Las Vegas man identified as victim killed near 38th and Chicago
The 25-year-old died at the scene Sunday afternoon.
Man indicted for armed robberies of 3 St. Paul grocery stores
The 38-year-old is facing federal charges.
Bridge damage closes westbound Hwy. 62 between Richfield, Edina
The Minnesota Department of Transportation said bridge maintenance work is in progress.
Charges: Drunk driver killed former chair of Hibbing Chamber of Commerce
Michael Miller's blood-alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit at the time of the crash.
Gallery: Stillwater estate turned into private oasis hits market for first time
The sprawling estate is minutes from downtown Stillwater.
Woman charged with attempted murder in shooting outside Target
The victim is in critical condition.
WalletHub's 'Best States to Live' ranking has Minnesota in top 10
Minnesota finished one place above Wisconsin.
Charges: Man attacked Mystic Lake security with 2x4
A chaotic scene unfolded after the man approached the bell stand late Friday.
SWAT presence in Eagan neighborhood Tuesday morning
There's a developing story out of Eagan.
A little reversal of fortune for Wisconsin plant as Polaris announces new jobs
Polaris says it will add 89 jobs at its sport vehicle plant in Osceola in northwestern Wisconsin, though the plant is still down hundreds of jobs from two years ago, when Polaris announced it would close the site and move the work to Mexico. The expansion comes after the Medina-based company acquired Indian Motorcycles and other brands.
Legacy Amendment spending unaccounted for on public website
More than $100 million in Legacy Amendment funds are missing from state spending reports available to the public. The state is required to list where and how Legacy money is being spent. MPR News says the state leaves out specific details on its web site about which groups and projects received funding.
Minnesota jobless falls to 6.4 percent, but state loses 6,100 jobs
The state's unemployment rate fell half a percentage point in October, despite employers shedding jobs. “Minnesota’s unemployment rate is at its lowest level since the U.S. financial crisis in November 2008,” said DEED Commissioner Mark Phillips in a news release.
Report: More Minnesota students going out of state for college
The analysis by the Minnesota Private Colleges Council shows nearly 14,500 students left the state to attend college last year. The majority of those students picked North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota.
Wisconsin dairy group removes weight-loss claims from website
The state-supervised dairy board is backing away from claims that milk and other dairy products can help people lose weight after some experts said the claims were deceptive.
Minnesota's private sector adds 5,800 jobs in August
In total, the state added 28,400 jobs last month as laid-off state employees returned to work following the three-week government shutdown. The state's jobless rate went unchanged, at 7.2 percent.
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