Minneapolis’ Building Boom Continues with Another Billion-Dollar Year
Minneapolis’ Building Boom Continues with Another Billion-Dollar Year

With over three months left in the year, the city of Minneapolis has already passed the billion-dollar mark in building permits issued.

For Some Minnesota Counties, Climate Change May Bring Economic Benefits
For Some Minnesota Counties, Climate Change May Bring Economic Benefits

But don’t bust out the party hats just yet.

MN Loses 6,600 Jobs in August, Unemployment Rate Rises to 3.8 Percent
MN Loses 6,600 Jobs in August, Unemployment Rate Rises to 3.8 Percent

The increase in the state’s unemployment rate was partially attributed to an overestimation of the state’s job growth in July.

Minnesota Leaders Plan Bid for New Amazon HQ
Minnesota Leaders Plan Bid for New Amazon HQ

Amazon promises to bring billions in construction and as many as 50,000 jobs to a region that can promise a big incentive package.

Washington County: Open For Business
Washington County: Open For Business

A special report from the growing East Metro county.

After Solid Summer Tourism Season, Local Lodgers Feel Less Optimistic About Fall
After Solid Summer Tourism Season, Local Lodgers Feel Less Optimistic About Fall

About a quarter of the state’s motels, B&Bs, campgrounds and hotels are confident business will improve in the fall, while roughly just as many expect the opposite.

Minnesota Employers Add 7,700 Jobs in July
Minnesota Employers Add 7,700 Jobs in July

The state’s unemployment rate did not change, holding steady at 3.7 percent.

Inspire Medical Systems is Minnesota’s Fastest-Growing Private Co.
Inspire Medical Systems is Minnesota’s Fastest-Growing Private Co.

The sleep apnea device maker was the only private company from the state to rank within the top 100 on the Inc. 5000 list for 2017.

Mpls Fed President Neel Kashkari Criticizes Anti-Immigration Bill
Mpls Fed President Neel Kashkari Criticizes Anti-Immigration Bill

To an audience of South Dakota residents, Kashkari said, “Do we want economic growth, or not?”