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The metro area’s 2011 exports totaled $26.2 billion in 2011, up 12.9 percent from the previous year, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce.
In U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 rankings, many Minnesota colleges made appearances in categories including “best national universities,” “best national liberal arts colleges,” and “great schools, great prices.”
Northern Oil and Gas has reportedly been riding high on the recent oil-production boom in western North Dakota and Montana.
The two companies were also named to Forbes’ inaugural list last year, but their rankings dropped this year.
More than half of the openings are in the Twin Cities, and nearly two-thirds are at mid-sized companies—those with 10 to 249 employees.
Local home prices rose 5.7 percent between June 2011 and June 2012; among 20 major metro areas measured, only Phoenix posted a more significant year-over-year gain.
One Consumer Reports study found that more expensive care doesn’t equate to better care in the Twin Cities; a second study ranked Entira Family Clinic in White Bear Lake as the best provider of care for patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Minnesota companies would reportedly need to boost exports at a rate of nearly 15 percent each year in order to achieve Governor Dayton’s goal to double the value of exported items by 2017.
Year-to-date, the number of new business filings in Minnesota is up 16 percent from the same period last year.
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