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September 13, 2018
Black, Hispanic Minnesotan incomes rebounded in 2017; significant gaps remain
ST. PAUL — New data from the U.S. Census Bureau contain good news for Minnesota workers, especially those in black and Hispanic households. Median earnings for black households rose for the third consecutive year in 2017, beginning to remedy one of the state's most troubling...
September 13, 2018 - 6:00am
January 24, 2018
Super Bowl not so super for Red Wing
As Minnesotans manage their disappointment over the Vikings' loss last weekend, a silver lining for some is the economic impact that many out-of-town...
January 24, 2018 - 11:10am
December 11, 2010
Gas prices on a steady rise
Fuel prices have risen steadily in recent months and Jeff Anderson, like other commuters, has taken notice. Anderson commutes 45 miles from his home in Welch to the bank where he works in Rochester. He says he's well aware that rising fuel prices are pinching his family's pocket...
December 11, 2010 - 12:00am
December 8, 2010
Minnesota economy ahead of U.S.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's economy is improving, but don't look for it to be back at full strength any time soon. State Economist Tom Stinson predicts that the economy will not rise back to pre-recession levels for at least two more years. There has been good news for agriculture,...
December 8, 2010 - 9:00am
December 1, 2010
Red Wing merchants hope Black Friday sales a sign of things to come
Black Friday lived up to the hype this year, according to a number of local retailers. "It went fantastic," said Sara Skyberg, proprietor of the Uffda Shop, which sells Scandinavian memorabilia.
December 1, 2010 - 7:00am
April 24, 2010
Editorial: Farmers feed our economy
When talking about tough economic times, many of us have focused on residential foreclosures, downsizing of industries and struggling retailers. After all, who doesn't know someone who lost a home? Who doesn't have a friend or relative who lost a job? Is there anyone who isn't...
April 24, 2010 - 4:26pm
October 16, 2009
Moonlight madness: Lake City couple works multiple jobs
LAKE CITY -- It's Monday evening and Tracy Dominguez is spending a night at home with her family. Everyone will be there to watch the epic...
October 16, 2009 - 10:01pm
July 22, 2009
Training opportunities pick up in slow economy
Economic events of the past year have left a noticeable effect on southeastern Minnesota communities. While we certainly are not as hard hit as the rest of the nation (9.5 percent U.S. unemployment), our unemployment rate for May rose to 7.2 percent compared to 4.7 percent a year...
July 22, 2009 - 10:09am
February 12, 2009
Seniors struggle to make ends meet
On average, Goodhue County seniors pay more than their Minnesota peers to live alone in a home without a mortgage. The statewide average cost for annual expenses is $16,767, according to the Minnesota "Elder Index," a report released Tuesday. The cost estimate includes housing,...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
February 29, 2008
Column: Compromise leads to investment in our future
Before the 2008 session began, legislators announced that our top priority would be fixing our state's economy during this period of recession. Last week, we delivered action on this commitment by passing a transportation-funding package that, along with improving road and bridge...
February 29, 2008 - 12:00am
January 19, 2008
Expert gives state advice
ST. PAUL -- State government should focus on helping unemployed workers, not trying to stimulate the economy for a short-term gain, one of the Upper Midwest's most prominent economists says. "I don't think our record to eliminate recessions is very good," Art Rolnick, senior vice...
January 19, 2008 - 12:00am