Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 9/24/21

Labor market

Pine Journal: Twin Ports area leads Minnesota with highest annual job growth rate

Marshall Radio: MN Adds Jobs In August, Unemployment Drops

Hometown Focus: Job growth continues in August

Mankato Free Press: Local job numbers up 4.8% in August year over year

Star Tribune: Greater Minnesota labor forces decline, but unemployment holds steady

Economic growth

Star Tribune: Next step for Twin Cities startups: Finding more wealthy Minnesotans to be angel investors

The Center Square: This Is the Largest Industry in Minnesota

State and local taxes and spending

Fergus Falls Daily Journal: State of Minnesota opens new COVID-19 relief grant program

WCCO: Businesses In Minnesota Can Now Apply For MN Main Street COVID Relief Grants

Grand Forks Herald: Minnesota businesses invited to join webinar for COVID relief grants

Grand Rapids Herald Review: Minnesota’s unemployment rate remains steady in August

Grand Forks Herald: Port: North Dakotans shouldn’t have to subsidize Minnesota’s high taxes

Minn Post: The $1.13 billion debt nobody in Minnesota government wants to talk about

Austin Daily Herald: Council adopts 6.8% tax levy increase for 2022

St Cloud Times: DEED COVID relief grants for MN businesses now accepting applications

The Neighbor: $64 million available to Minnesota small businesses hit by COVID-19

KTOE: Minnesota Main Street COVID Relief Grants Now Accepting Applications