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Man who died in northern Minnesota deer hunting accident ID’d
Dayton to return to St. Paul, denies hiding extended hospitalization at Mayo
A mass grave - and chilling secrets from the Jim Crow era - may halt construction of Texas school
Former secretary of state heads nonprofit as biggest cheerleader for Minnesota
Gophers beat Santa Clara in Canadian tourney to stay unbeaten
Girls basketball: Trojans to stay with their bread-and-butter style
Area girls basketball: JCC, SWC teams are worth checking out
Here’s how the Timberwolves’ Derrick Rose developed his 3-point shot
After back-to-back losses, Wild shuffle defensive pairings
Pearson’s Candy locally owned again: Minneapolis firm acquires 109-year-old maker of the Salted Nut Roll
A big dig
Congolese ambassador to visit Worthington later this month
One year after one of the nation's largest oil pipeline leaks happened near SD-ND border, some questions remain
Marijuana is getting cheaper. For some states, that's a problem.
Place a Business Announcement
Column: Iowans — and all Americans — should give thanks while remembering others
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Shaw: Three Stooges films continue to deliver
Bursack: Don't let holidays make life changes more difficult
Dr. Joseph R. Thul
Donald W. Buntjer
Judith Ann Huffman
Evelyn Ankrum Herder
Evalyn V. Nemitz
Romaine lettuce is not safe to eat, CDC warns US consumers
How to manage your limited oven space on Thanksgiving
How to tactfully take over the family Thanksgiving meal without ruining a tradition-filled holiday
After three years, Duluth nurse becomes a match for leukemia patient, donates bone marrow
Disheveled Theologian: Birds can show us a simple path to being content
out and about
McCready family -- five generations
Aubrey Jade Pass
McCready family -- five generations
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
Don't miss your chance to bid on the 2018 NIE Silent Auction!
September 13, 2018
Black, Hispanic Minnesotan incomes rebounded in 2017; significant gaps remain
ST. PAUL — New data from the U.S. Census Bureau contain good news for Minnesota workers, especially those in black and Hispanic households. Median earnings for black households rose for the third consecutive year in 2017, beginning to remedy one of the state's most troubling...
September 13, 2018 - 6:00am
September 11, 2018
Study takes dim view of TIF loans, a common finance tool in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — A new study published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy probes the pitfalls of "tax increment financing" districts — bank loans and other financial incentives that developers pay back with funds that would have otherwise gone toward property taxes. From...
September 11, 2018 - 8:56pm
July 14, 2018
Minnesota's prevailing-wage laws a 'win-win-win,' researcher says; critics call for changes
ST. PAUL—Are Minnesota's rules setting pay on state-funded public construction projects a boost for skilled labor or a barrier for workers...
July 14, 2018 - 9:19am
July 6, 2018
Minnesota a trade war battlefield
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is a battlefield in a war pitting the United States against trading partners. President Donald Trump on Friday, July 6, tacked 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion of goods China sells in the United States. Trump says the tariffs eventually may cover up to $550...
July 6, 2018 - 3:31pm
June 28, 2018
$641M in Minnesota-made exports could be impacted by tariffs, report says
ST. PAUL—The state of Minnesota has released a report on the potential impact of President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs — or rather, foreign reaction to them — on Minnesota's exports, identifying hundreds of millions of dollars in state-produced products...
June 28, 2018 - 7:22pm
June 20, 2018
Trump promises to improve American economy at Duluth meeting with miners
June 20, 2018 - 9:26pm
May 5, 2018
AgweekTV: Veteran Veterinarian
A longtime Cooperstown, N.D., vet retired a few months ago at age 84 after practicing for nearly 60 years. But livestock, friendship and his...
May 5, 2018 - 8:30am
January 3, 2018
Arctic air anchors frozen freighters to bring Minn. shipping industry to a crawl
DULUTH, Minn.—Bursting with horsepower to spare in what has been a banner season, the Great Lakes shipping industry slowed against its...
January 3, 2018 - 7:54am
February 26, 2016
Minnesota budget surplus slips
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's state revenues appear to be down, a state report shows this morning. Minnesota Management and Budget, the state's finance agency, said the projected surplus is $900 million for the current two-year budget cycle. Late last year, the state reported a $1.2 billion...
February 26, 2016 - 9:52am
January 1, 2016
State's economy a mix of both good and bad
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s economy is a study in contradictions. So much of the news looks good: near record-low unemployment, overall wage payments rising, few signs of the recession remain. But there also are warning signs: manufacturing, mining and farm economies lag; some parts...
January 1, 2016 - 9:45pm
December 16, 2015
Fed raises interest rates for first time in nearly 10 years, citing ongoing U.S. recovery
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve hiked interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade Wednesday, signaling faith that the U.S. economy...
December 16, 2015 - 4:15pm
September 27, 2015
National ranking of fast-growing companies lists four in Bemidji
BEMIDJI — From the industrial park to downtown, Bemidji’s economy is both expanding and diversifying. Want proof? A recent ranking of...
September 27, 2015 - 8:06pm
July 21, 2015
Column: More public-private partnerships ideal for Greater Minnesota economy
By BRIAN HERMAN and MAURA DONOVAN, University of Minnesota Greater Minnesota faces a growing challenge. Regional economies throughout the state are feeling the effects of unsteadiness in key industries like manufacturing and agriculture. In some cases, jobs, and consequently residents,...
July 21, 2015 - 5:10pm
June 11, 2015
Editorial: Growing up here can be advantageous
Ask young people in Worthington — or another southwest Minnesota community — if they’ve liked growing up in their hometown, and there will likely be a variety of answers. Many, no doubt, are proud to call their town home.
June 11, 2015 - 5:20pm
April 5, 2015
To a strong rural economy
WORTHINGTON — The 11th annual Worthington Bio Conference begins Thursday and will feature guest speakers on a wide array of topics during its two days, ranging from agriculture and animal health to economic development and workforce training. Dan Dorman, executive director of...
April 5, 2015 - 9:09pm