Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 10/7/22

State and local taxes and spending

Lonsdale Area News-Review: Lonsdale sets preliminary 17.6% tax levy increase

Pipestone County Star: City approves preliminary tax levy increase of 13.5 percent

Wadena Pioneer Journal: City council adopts preliminary levy showing 9.89% increase

Monticello Times: Helping Minnesotans struggling with rising costs and burdensome taxes

Pine and Lakes Echo Journal: Preliminary tax levy up 19.11% in Nisswa; council hopes to whittle that down

Labor market

KSTP: New Minnesota pilot program aims to help ex-prisoners find work

Kare 11: State grants intend to provide job skills to released inmates

Economic growth

CBS News: State of the Airport event offers good news about travel

Star Tribune: Following national market trends, few Minnesota-based stocks see gains this year