Category Archives: Minnesota

Health care training now available in Minnesota.

MINNESOTA — Thanks to a Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) grant, Rochester Community and Technical College is now offering customized training to some of Minnesota’s health care workers. The $303,537 grant, which is being administered by t ...

Dunkin’ Donuts cooking up Twin Cities expansion.

MINNESOTA — Two franchise groups have signed agreements to open 24 Dunkin’ Donuts locations in the Twin Cities area. The first locations are expected to open in 2017. The two franchise groups and their development plans include: New local franchis ...

New P&F Machining facility moving jobs into Ostego.

OSTEGO, Minn. — Custom precision manufacturer P&F Machining is opening a new manufacturing facility in Ostego. The company is investing $6.84 million in the facility, which will create 17 jobs. P&F Machining, which serves the aerospace, medica ...

Anderson-Crane manufacturing more jobs in Litchfield.

LITCHFIELD, Minn. — Bulk material handling equipment maker Anderson-Crane is expanding its operation in Litchfield. The company is investing $1.24 million in the expansion, which will create 13 jobs. Anderson-Crane, which makes screw conveyors, screw fe ...

Alexandria Extrusion expanding in Alexandria.

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Aluminum extruder Alexandria Extrusion is expanding its operations in Alexandria. The company is investing $4 million in the expansion, which will create 15 jobs. As part of its expansion, Alexandria Extrusion is also building a 38,0 ...

Looking for a job? You can Make It. MSP.

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A new initiative to attract more talent to the Twin Cities-area, called Make It. MSP, has been launched by the Greater MSP economic development organization. The goal of the campaign is to bring more professionals to start their career ...

Mystic Lake Casino Hotel rolling the dice on expansion.

PRIOR LAKE, Minn. — Mystic Lake Casino Hotel is expanding its operations in Prior Lake. The facility, which is owned and operated by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC), is adding 180 rooms and about 100 permanent jobs. To accommodate the ...

SSB Manufacturing Co. springing into Lakeville.

LAKEVILLE, Minn. — Mattress maker SSB Manufacturing Co. is opening a new manufacturing facility in Lakeville. The company is investing $25 million in the project, which will create 200 jobs. An affiliate of Serta Simmons Bedding, SSB will lease a new ...

Radisson RED hotel checking into Minneapolis.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is opening a new Radisson RED hotel in downtown Minneapolis. The hotel will be the first Radisson RED concept facility in the United States and one of the first four in the Americas. “RED has already ...

Sweet news! Abdallah Candies expanding in Apple Valley.

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. — Gourmet chocolate and confection maker Abdallah Candies is opening a new production facility and candy shop in Apple Valley. The Burnsville-based company is investing $12 million in the project, which will create 80 jobs. Abdallah ...

UnitedHealth Group planning health hiring in Minnesota.

MINNETONKA, Minn. — Health insurer UnitedHealth Group is planning some big hiring statewide in the next six months. The Minnetonka-based company, which currently has about 15,000 employees in Minnesota, plans to hire about 1,700 people in the Twin Ci ...