Midwest Economic Survey Shows Slight Dip In AprilA survey of supply managers in nine Midwestern and Plains states released Monday reflected a slight dip in business conditions in April after rising in the three previous months, but it still points to modest economic growth.
Minnesota’s Clean Energy Sector Expected To GrowMore than 54,000 Minnesotans work in the state's clean energy sector, and industry analysts say that number is expected to grow.
Dayton Details Plan To Curb Disparities, Boost EconomyGov. Mark Dayton has released details on his $100 million plan to boost the state’s economy and curb the disparities that exist in housing, education and jobs for minorities in Minnesota.
The Bull And Bear Of It
Survey: Midwest Economy Continues To SlumpThe economy continues to slow in nine Midwestern and Plains states because crop and energy prices remain low and the strong dollar is hurting exports, according to a survey released Monday.
White House Official To Visit Struggling Iron RangePresident Barack Obama's top adviser is heading to Minnesota's Iron Range as it struggles through an economic downturn.
Officials Project Nearly $1.9 Billion Budget SurplusMinnesota officials project nearly $1.9 billion state budget surplus through June 2017.
Duluth-Based Minnesota Power Proposes Rate Hike In Cost-Cutting PlanMinnesota Power is proposing a rate hike for residential customers as part of a plan to cut electrical costs for struggling mining and paper companies.
Survey: Midwest Economy Experiencing SlowdownFigures plunged in an October survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states, the third straight month of declines that suggest a regional economic slowdown, according to a report released Monday.
Survey Gives Another Sign Of Midwest Economic SlowdownA second straight monthly survey of nine Midwest and Plains states suggests a slowdown in the region's economy.
Census Data Shows MN Black Households' Income PlummetingNew U.S. Census data reveals the median household income for whites and Asians in Minnesota is twice that of African American households. The numbers show the median income for Minnesota's black households dropped nearly 15 percent, or about $4,500 in one year.
Wisconsin Ranks 30th In Job Creation Over Past 12 MonthsWisconsin is 30th in private-sector job creation, but still lags the national average.