More than 4,800 families have applied for help -- that's up nearly 15 percent from the same time last year. And that number will likely grow -- families have until next month to apply for help for the holidays.
Minnesota job openings up 15 percent in spring
The odds of finding a job in Minnesota are getting better, the Pioneer Press reports. Job postings climbed 15 percent in the second quarter compared with the same period a year ago, the state reported on Thursday. Employers reported nearly 63,000 openings, up from 54,700 last year.