An Emerging Career in Northeast Minnesota: Industrial Machinery Mechanic


by Jan Saxhaug Looking for a way to break into a career in Northeastern Minnesota’s emerging manufacturing sector? Check out one Northeast Minnesota’s most in-demand job: industrial machinery mechanics. Industrial machinery mechanics install, maintain, and fix machinery in factories, and talk to machine operators to evaluate how the machinery is working.  According to ISEEK, industrial … Continue reading An Emerging Career in Northeast Minnesota: Industrial Machinery Mechanic

Duluth’s Aviation Cluster


by Julie Collins The Duluth area is home to a growing aviation cluster.  In addition to Duluth’s existing aircraft manufacturing industry and its international airport, AAR Aircraft Services opened a new aircraft maintenance and repair facility this past fall.  A recent Duluth News Tribune story reported that AAR is eager to hire additional airplane mechanics.  … Continue reading Duluth’s Aviation Cluster

Duluth's Aviation Cluster


by Julie Collins The Duluth area is home to a growing aviation cluster.  In addition to Duluth’s existing aircraft manufacturing industry and its international airport, AAR Aircraft Services opened a new aircraft maintenance and repair facility this past fall.  A recent Duluth News Tribune story reported that AAR is eager to hire additional airplane mechanics.  … Continue reading Duluth's Aviation Cluster

Job Growth Returned for Many Regions, Counties Over the Last Year


by Cameron Macht After suffering through severe job declines during the recession, job growth has slowly returned to the state of Minnesota. From the first quarter of 2010 to the first quarter of 2011, Minnesota gained almost 33,000 net new jobs, a 1.3 percent increase.   Thankfully, job growth was spread across the state, with … Continue reading Job Growth Returned for Many Regions, Counties Over the Last Year