That breaks with a decades-long trend that saw gun purchases increase after mass shootings.
At a time when many Minnesota regions are growing slowly, or projected to lose population in the future, expansion is something that sets Central Minnesota apart.
Considering Minnesota’s regions separately reveals different challenges — and suggests different solutions.
Average weekly wages in Minnesota showed no significant growth, hovering between $980 and $1,016 between 2003 and 2013.
Comparatively, 17 breweries opened to the public in 2016 and 19, respectively, in 2015 and 2014.
Duluth’s economy is unique among Minnesota metro areas for its dependence on natural resources.
Overdose deaths are inherently suspicious and usually require a full autopsy — plus toxicology testing.
A recent talk by “Evicted” author Matthew Desmond shed light on the problem — and how little we know about it.