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.
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.