The number of online help-wanted ads for Minnesota jobs jumped in April, according to data from the New York-based research firm The Conference Board.
Officials say a brief evacuation of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport today was spurred by a bag containing materials supposedly used for water filtration.
Federal and state officials are commemorating the opening of a high tech physics lab in northern Minnesota today.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Friday to hold down interest rates on some student loans. But the measure faces a veto threat from President Obama, who doesn't like the funding source. Republican Rep. John Kline spoke to The Daily Circuit shortly after the vote.
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Secretary of State Mark Ritchie says about 90 percent of the 18,000 new businesses were created by individuals who are self-employed.
U.S. Bank will continue to service its existing loans, but it stopped taking new applications for student loans on March 29, 2012.
Twin Cities home prices climbed into positive territory in February compared to the same month a year ago, rising .4 percent, according to Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller National Home Price Index.
DFL Gov. Mark Dayton says there are a number of projects he's hoping to see included in a bonding bill.
The Walker Art Center says vandals spray painted the iconic "Spoonbridge and Cherry" sculpture, as well as two other objects in the Walker sculpture garden over the weekend.
A Delta spokesman says the plane took off from LaGuardia Airport Sunday evening and made an emergency landing when crew members detected an electrical smell.
The immigration special agent who ordered the arrest of convicted Sept. 11 hijacker Zacarias Moussaoui has taken up a new cause. Mark Cangemi is trying to help an immigrant teenager stay in the country.
The retailer will close Mondays through Saturdays at 6 p.m. instead of 7 p.m. and will be closed all day on Sundays except during the holiday season.
The bank set aside less money for bad loans and got a boost from jumps in income from both loans and fees.
Competition for jobs remains tough. And some job seekers also face an internal obstacle in their job hunt: a fear of going back to work.
Minnesota employers posted about 106,000 online jobs in January -- about 2,600 fewer than in December, the Conference Board says.