Thursday, March 27
(St. Paul, MN) -- Five companies are sharing over two and a quarter million dollars as the first funding projects announced under the Minnesota Job Creation Fund. The new 24-million-dollar program was approved last spring. The state Department of Employment and Economic Development says the five companies are expected to create 240 new jobs. The funding recipients are Axis Clinicals in Dilworth, Bluegrass Proteins in Dawson, Harmony Enterprises in Harmony, Heraeus Medical Components in White Bear Township and Valmont Industries in Farmington.