Survey Suggests Economy Slowing Down In 9 Midwest StatesA new monthly survey of business leaders suggests the economy is slowing down in nine Midwest and Plains states as the U.S. trade war with China continues.
Layoffs Forcing Thousands Of Minnesotans Back Into Job MarketWith the news of the state's booming economy, sometimes lost in the headlines are the layoffs affecting thousands of Minnesotans.
Nursing Home Closures Putting Pressure On Rural Economies Dozens of nursing homes have closed in rural Minnesota in the past two decades, putting pressure on the small communities that rely on them for care, income and revenue.
Minneapolis Ranked As The 10th Least Affordable City For Those Making Six FiguresMinneapolis lands in top 10 cities to have families making six figures still struggling to make ends meet, MagnifyMoney reports.
The Twin Cities Metro Area Saw A 'Serious' Boost In Visitors In 2018Travel officials say the Twin Cities metro area welcomed 34.5 million visitors in 2018, an increase of nearly 4% over 2017.
CBS News Poll: Americans Feel Good About Economy & Give Trump CreditSeven in 10 Americans say the economy is in good shape, including a quarter who say it is very good.
3M Plans To Cut 2,000 Jobs Amid Slower-Than-Expected 2019The maker of Post-it notes, industrial coatings and ceramics said Thursday that the move is expected to save about $225 million to $250 million a year. The St. Paul Minnesota-based company anticipates a pretax charge of about $150 million, or 20 cents per share, this year.
GM To Halt Production At 5 Plants, Cutting Up To 14K JobsGeneral Motors will lay off up to 14,000 factory and white-collar workers in North America and consider closing up to five major plants as the auto giant restructures to cut costs and focus more on electric vehicles and autonomous cars.
Officials: State Unemployment Numbers Lowest Since Last RecessionThe Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 2.8 percent in October.
Job Growth Is Found To Be No Cure For A Community's PovertyA healthy dose of job growth has long been seen as a likely cure for poverty. But new research suggests that poor Americans are frequently left behind even when their cities or communities benefit from hiring booms.
Target’s Quarterly Sales Up 6.5 PercentTarget's new strategy to bring in customers hit the bullseye.
Midwest Economy Still Growing But At Slower PaceThe Mid-America Business Conditions Index declined to 57.0 in July from 61.8 in June and 67.3 in May.
Report Shows Minn. Can Power Economy On Clean EnergyElectricity rates are projected to decrease and thousands of new jobs in the wind and solar industries would be created.
Minnesota Added 6,600 Jobs In June, Black Unemployment Rate Dipped To 17-Year LowState employment officials say Minnesota gained 6,600 jobs last month, helping to break a state record for the total number of jobs currently held in Minnesota.
US Vs. China: Currently A 'Slap-Fight,' Not A Trade WarFirst, the United States imposed a tax on Chinese steel and aluminum. Then, China counterpunched Monday with tariffs on a host of U.S. products, including apples, pork and ginseng. On Wall Street, the stock market buckled on the prospect of an all-out trade war between the world's two biggest economies. But it hasn't come to that — not yet, anyway.