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BEDC offers council positive jobs picture

Modified: Friday, Feb 21st, 2014

Al Heuton

• Brookings ‘workforce development’ continues as major initiative in ‘14

BROOKINGS – The dead of winter hardly seems the time when things are hopping on the local employment scene, but Al Heuton nevertheless brought a workforce development story to the council’s study session Tuesday that should cheer job-seekers and employers alike.

Employment in Brookings enjoyed a healthy increase in 2013, Heuton reported.

Overall, he said, at the end of 2013 “we were up about 100 jobs from where we were at in 2011, and up a total of 350 from where we were in 2012.”

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