Minnesota’s Economic News – W/E 7/10/20

Economic growth

MPR NewsComing up: The return of elective surgeries in Minnesota: A positive sign for the pandemic, economy

WDIOBusiness leaders say Midwest’s economy improving with reopening

Star TribuneSolar power continues growth in Minnesota

Economic development

Duluth News TribuneLocal View: Band is anti-pollution, not anti-mining

KSTPInfrastructure grants awarded to 4 Minnesota cities

KDUZ: Winsted one of four Greater MN cities awarded infrastructure grants


Duluth News TribuneMinnesota’s dairy farms struggle to break even but provide major boost to state’s economy

Labor market

Mankato Free PressIn 9-county area, unemployment claims top 30,500 since March 15

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