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Midwest Bankers Survey Suggests Continued Growth

A new survey of rural bankers suggests that growth in farmland prices, cash rents and farm equipment sales remain strong despite the continuing threat of drought in some Midwestern and northern Plains states.

01/17/2013

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Economic Slump Likely To Continue In Midwest

A new survey of business leaders suggests the economy will remain sluggish in nine Midwest and Plains states, and hiring will be slow over the next three to six months.

01/02/2013

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Economy Remains Weak In Midwest, Plains States

The economy in nine Midwest and Plains states likely will remain sluggish because of weakness in ethanol and food production, but conditions vary widely across the region, according to a report released Monday.

12/03/2012

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Survey Suggests Little Economic Growth In Midwest

A new survey of business leaders suggests little or no economic growth in most of a group of nine Midwest and Plains states through the end of the year, but the booming oil business will continue to drive growth in North Dakota and Oklahoma.

10/01/2012

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Isaac’s Aftermath To Raise Gas And Food Prices

Hurricane Isaac has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but it is continuing to be a threat to both lives and property.

08/30/2012

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Report: Rural Midwest, West Growth Slowing

Economic growth has continued to slow in rural areas of 10 Midwestern and Western states because of the problems in Europe and elsewhere, according to a report released Thursday.

06/21/2012

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Survey: Economy Slows In 9 Midwest States

Economic growth appears to be slowing in nine Midwest and Plains states, but a monthly survey of business leaders released Friday suggests the region remains healthy overall.

06/01/2012

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Midwest Economic Survey Suggests Growing Strength

A recent survey of supply managers suggests growing economic strength in a nine-state region of the Plains and Midwest.

05/01/2012

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Rising Fuel Prices Haven’t Slowed Midwest Economy

A survey suggests that rising fuel prices haven’t slowed the economy in a nine-state region in the Midwest and Plains.

04/02/2012

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Economist Says More Midwest Industries In Recovery

The economic recovery appears to be gaining strength in nine Midwest and Plains states, with construction being the only industry still lagging, according to a new monthly report released Thursday.

03/01/2012

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Survey Suggests Region’s Economy Continues To Grow

The economy in nine Midwest and Plains states will likely continue to grow at a slow pace with little chance of another recession, according to a monthly survey of business managers released Monday.

10/03/2011

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Survey Suggests Further Slowing Of Midwest Growth

Results from a July survey of business conditions in nine Midwestern and Plains states suggest a slowdown in growth.

08/01/2011

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Survey Suggests Midwest Economic Growth Slowing

Growing energy prices combined with weather-related supply problems has slowed economic growth in nine Midwestern and Plains states, according to a new monthly survey released Friday.

07/01/2011

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Economist: Exports Aiding Midwest Economic Growth

A survey in nine Midwestern and Plains states suggests that exports are helping fuel regional economic growth.

06/01/2011

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Economist: Higher Fuel Prices Slow Midwest Economy

A survey in nine Midwestern and Plains states suggests that higher fuel prices are slowing the regional economy.

05/02/2011

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