December Rise In Midwest Economic Conditions, Report CitesAn economist says a business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states rose over the past month, pointing to continuing improvement in regional economic conditions.
Stanford Will Pay Up To $160,000 For MBA Students — If They'll Work In The MidwestStanford University, Silicon Valley's most prestigious university, is trying to help improve business in the heartland.
5 Must-See Cities On Your Midwest Road TripA profile of the five must-see cities on a road trip through the Midwest
Survey: Bankers Had Dire View Of Rural Economy In Midwest, PlainsA survey shows some bankers had a dire view of the rural economy in their 10 Western and Plains states.
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.
Southern Minnesota May Get Dusting From Midwest Snow StormOne of the first major snowstorms of the season is expected to hit the Midwest beginning Friday. But this time, it's going to miss Minnesota.
Midwest Show Dog Badly Burned Giving Birth At Vet'sWhat was supposed to be a happy moment turned tragic for a champion Minnesota show dog. After giving birth to a litter of puppies, the Great Dane left the vet badly burned.
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.
NOAA Forecast Shows Mild Winter For MinnesotaFall is just starting, but we're already looking ahead to winter. Forecasters say it may not be as brutally cold as last year. But the NOAA outlook shows a 40 to 60 percent chance of warmer-than-average temperatures during December, January, and February.
July Survey Suggests Economic Slowdown Ahead For MidwestA July survey suggests there will be slow to no economic growth over the next three to six months in nine Midwest and Plains states. A survey report issued Monday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index slumped to 50.6 in July from 53.0 in June.
With New Bump, Minnesota Ushers In Region's Top Minimum WageMinnesota will vault past Illinois, Michigan and South Dakota this week to gain the highest minimum wage in the Midwestern region at $9 an hour, which also will rank among the most-generous state wage floors in the country.
Some Economic Growth Likely In Rural Parts Of 10 StatesA new survey suggests modest economic growth ahead in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states, but the predicted decline in farm income this year remains a concern. The overall Rural Mainstreet economic index inched into positive territory in July at 53.4. In June the index registered a neutral score of 50.