Will enough Minnesotans have the right skills to fill the jobs needed to keep the state's economy humming in the coming decade? That question has been vexing employers, higher education officials, economic development experts and others for several years.
Answers to it vary with the field and with geography. But many of those people are trying to make sure residents have the right opportunities, employers have access to the right people and public entities play an appropriate role. This Ground Level exploration shows how the state, employers, private trainers and others are grappling with why some jobs in Minnesota are hard to fill.