Kevin Ristau

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    State doles out millions to laid-off workers amid shaky job market

    ​Yesterday, the state Department of Employment and Economic Development announced it has awarded more than $2.2 million in grants to provide services for 585 workers who were recently laid off at eight Minnesota businesses.The grants represent a significant public expense meant to help out-of-work ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2006

    T Paw's Alternate Universe

    In his hour-long appearance on Minnestoa Public Radio's Mid-Morning show today, Governor Tim Pawlenty displayed two of the gifts that make him an effective politician: a relaxed, confident manner and a wonkish capacity to marshall statistics that bolster his arguments. But in sparring with host Kerr ... More >>

  • News

    February 25, 2004

    Take This Job and Love It

    Sure, jobs are slowly coming back to Minnesota. And the pay is lousy.