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Minnesota’s economic news, w/e 9/6/19


West Central TribuneApplications begin Oct. 1 for Beginning Farmer Tax Credit

Faribault Daily NewsLocal farm economy facing a difficult year

Economic growth

Hometown SourceReport: Coon Rapids’ economic climate continues to improve

Northfield NewsTourism statewide, locally shows strong growth

WNAX: Mid America Economy Shows Signs of Faltering

Winona Daily NewsMidwest economy: August state-by-state glance

Star TribuneMinnesota and Midwest manufacturing slowed sharply in August

Twin Cities BusinessSummer Tourism in Minnesota Proved Strong in 2019

Finance & CommerceSurvey suggest scant economic growth for Midwest

WCCOLittle Or No Midwest Economic Growth In View, Survey Suggests

Hutchinson LeaderWhat would national recession mean to Minnesota?

KROC: Key Economic Indicator For Minnesota Dipped in August

Finance & CommerceEconomy not ready for recession, Kashkari says

Economic development

Bemidji PioneerFunding Rail Corridor development on council agenda


Hometown SourceChamber Chatter: Trade matters to Minnesota

Star TribuneGet out of China? Minnesota companies aren’t keen on idea

Labor market

Duluth News TribuneDuluth employers turn to people with disabilities to curb labor shortages

Crow River MediaState unemployment increases 3.4 percent in July

State and local taxes

Duluth News TribuneReader’s View: Taxes in Minnesota quite the shocker

John Phelan is an economist at the Center of the American Experiment. 




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