Minnesota’s Economic News – W/E 11/6/20

Economic growth

Crow River MediaAg industry plays significant role in Minnesota economy

Twin Cities BusinessDowntown Minneapolis Will Come Back…

High Plains Journal: Rural Mainstreet Index climbs for September

Mankato Free PressOur View: Economy: Not out of the woods yet

WIBWRural Economy Rebounding

Star TribuneMonthly Minnesota, national manufacturing growth surges but still not at pre-pandemic activity

Winona Daily NewsMidwest Economy: October state-by-state glance

Knox Radio: Midwest economy – ND & MN

Finance & CommerceSurvey: Pessimism rising among Minnesota manufacturers

State and local taxes and spending

KROC: Stronger Than Expected Recovery Benefits MN’s Budget Outlook


Duluth News TribuneStatewide View: Even in tough times, Minnesota farmers rallying to feed the world

Labor market

Star TribuneIn ‘COVID paradox,’ some employers with jobs to fill can’t find workers

WTIPChamber: Unemployment benefits may be available for quarantined workers

Economic development

Duluth News TribuneReader’s View: Minnesota must follow neighbors on Line 3

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