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Originally from the East Coast, Dee earned her undergraduate degree at Vassar College and a master's degree in journalism at the University of Maryland. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, fitness, reading, and being an adjunct journalism professor.

Bush Foundation giving $50M to descendants of enslaved people

The Open Road Fund is the first of its kind in Minnesota and one of the first large-scale programs nationwide that ties grants to the descendants of slavery.

Minnesota job market remains resilient despite layoffs

Layoffs spiked in May, and hiring in the auto, tech and retail sectors was the worst since 2016.

Groups rushing to prepare unauthorized immigrants for Minnesota driver's ID change

The law goes in effect in October, and advocates hope it will give an economic lift to immigrant families.

Shutterfly/Lifetouch demolishes one of its Eden Prairie buildings along I-494

The result will be greenspace on the company's campus.

Andersen Corp. tackles labor shortage by becoming a more inclusive workplace

The Bayport company, like many others in Minnesota, faces a monumental challenge in filling open positions.

Reversing Minnesota's declining immigration numbers could rebuild a shrinking labor force

Immigration has plunged since 2015, but a reversal could help combat the state's labor shortage.

Jostens in Bloomington is latest company to downsize office space

Jostens will sublease two of its three floors of headquarters space in a Bloomington building.

How a Mexican immigrant turned his Austin auto shop into a thriving small business

West Oakland Auto Repair won the U.S. Small Business Administration's Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year in Minnesota.

More snow on the way, with a range of 1 to 5 inches

1"-5" of snow expected in Twin Cities Sunday night, much of rest of Minnesota could see measurable snow. Meteorologists swear it will melt quickly.

Minnesota worker shortages turned a corner by midyear 2022 — but are far from over

A state of Minnesota study released Friday showed that health care and retail were the sectors with the most job vacancies.