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February 22, 2018
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Farm economist David Kohl speaks Wednesday in Willmar about global agricultural trends. Kohl said the current ag downturn has been slow and methodical and could take a toll on farmers who were poor managers during the good times.
In the grinder: Farm economy continues to present challenges for producers
February 22, 2018 - 12:00am
February 2, 2018
President Donald Trump arrives on stage to speak to a House and Senate Republican conference at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. (Tom Brenner/ The New York Times / Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
The economy added 200,000 jobs in January
February 2, 2018 - 10:30am
January 31, 2018
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Grand Forks city leaders want to use a million-dollar art project to boost the local economy
January 31, 2018 - 10:01am
January 26, 2018
President Donald Trump listens to a question from a reporter at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Friday, January 26, 2018. When asked if he tried to fire the special counsel Robert Mueller, Trump called it "fake news." Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is behind Trump. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
US economic growth slowed in 2017's fourth quarter, missing Trump's targets
January 26, 2018 - 9:41am
January 3, 2018
 Five ships wait at anchor in the ice and fog on Lake Superior Monday afternoon. Bob King / Forum News Service
Arctic air anchors frozen freighters to bring Minn. shipping industry to a crawl
January 3, 2018 - 7:54am
December 31, 2017
Dust drifts over a cornfield in Alden, Iowa, on Aug. 28, 2017. Corn dominates the landscape and is primarily used for producing ethanol and feeding hogs. Iowa is the leading U.S. producer of corn and pork. Washington Post photo by Bonnie Jo Mount
'Smothered' and 'shoved aside' in rural America
December 31, 2017 - 9:30am
December 26, 2017
Jennifer Gammell and her son Bryce Lee Garcia, 16, shop for Legos at a Target on Thanksgiving Day in Torrance, Calif., Nov. 23, 2017. More than 174 million Americans shopped from Thursday through Monday, the National Retail Federation said Tuesday, about 10 million more than it had forecast. (Carlos Gonzalez/The New York Times) Copyright 2017 New York Times
Retailers see biggest increase in holiday sales since 2011, report says
December 26, 2017 - 4:37pm
December 18, 2017
Frioma Harrop: Who do we thank for the strong economy?
December 18, 2017 - 7:03am
November 28, 2017
Demonstrators hold a banner and flags during a protest against the North American Free Trade Agreement in Mexico City on Aug. 16, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Brett Gundlock.
NAFTA's ugly reality: U.S.-Mexico wage gap is actually widening
November 28, 2017 - 1:44pm
November 25, 2017
Cal Thomas: A moving experience in a taxed state
November 25, 2017 - 2:00am
November 22, 2017
37 of 38 economists said the GOP tax plans would grow the debt. The 38th misread the question.
November 22, 2017 - 10:31am
March 11, 2016
Minnesota's jobless rate hold steady
March 11, 2016 - 11:58am
February 29, 2016
Minnesota's minimum wage was raised to $9 an hour on Aug. 1, 2015, for employers with annual revenues of at least $500,000, and $7.25 an hour for employers with less than $500,000 in annual business. (BRAINERD DISPATCH GRAPHIC)
Report: 216,000 Minnesotans make less than $9 an hour
February 29, 2016 - 10:45am
January 4, 2016
The good and bad of Minnesota’s economy
January 4, 2016 - 12:36am
January 2, 2016
Dayton wants $100M for rural Minn. broadband
January 2, 2016 - 12:35am