Minnesota hasn't had many presidential primary debates. South Carolina has hosted 21.
As part of a bankruptcy plan, Shopko shuttered all its stores last spring. Now, small Minnesota towns are figuring out what to do with them.
These days, the sectors with some of the highest earners in the U.S. are tech and finance. Minneapolis-St. Paul doesn’t have as much tech or finance — particularly tech investing and finance — compared to the country’s biggest cities.
Food manufacturing, accounting for about 700 firms that make up about 15 percent of all manufacturing jobs in Minnesota and is driven by firms like General Mills held relatively steady through the Great Recession has seen a 4 percent increase in jobs since 2013.
In 2018, Minnesota households earned a median $70,315 in income, down slightly from the year prior.
In general, Minnesota is poised to weather recessions better than some states, experts say.
Who has authority to cancel the fair? And other burning questions about the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
A look at different statistics for 17 cultural groups in Minnesota helps illustrate how different residents are doing economically.
The shift comes as many are calling for more renter inclusion in neighborhood organizations as part of Minneapolis’ Neighborhoods 2020 plan.
Part of Klobuchar’s case to win the Democratic nomination for president is her ability to appeal to Trump voters. How strong is that ability?
Under normal economic assumptions, when the supply of something—labor—is low, its price—wages—should go up.
Experts caution against assuming the suburbs are in DFL hands for the long term.
Of the 100 biggest metro areas in the U.S., Chicago is one of just 10 that lost population.
Republican Jeff Johnson says Minnesota will become California if DFLer Tim Walz is elected. If the opposite happens, Walz threatens Mississippi.
Mining is directly responsible for about 0.2 percent of Minnesota’s jobs and less than 3 percent of its economic output.
The homeless encampment along Hiawatha Avenue in Minneapolis has brought new attention to a long-standing and widespread problem.
Incomes and the population are up. Poverty and the rate of people without health insurance are basically unchanged.
Charts help tell the story of Minnesota's vote tallies on Tuesday.
Minnesota is the third-largest pork-producing state in the U.S.
Hillary Clinton “lost all but nine counties, but managed to win the state,” says Jeff Blodgett, a longtime DFL operative. “To me, that’s a lesson in really where the votes are.”
The proportion of candidates for the Minnesota House who are women inched up one percentage point versus 2016.
Enrollment often drops during good economic times. But there are also more enduring factors at play.
The number of resorts in Minnesota has dropped by nearly half since 1985.
That breaks with a decades-long trend that saw gun purchases increase after mass shootings.
At a time when many Minnesota regions are growing slowly, or projected to lose population in the future, expansion is something that sets Central Minnesota apart.
Considering Minnesota’s regions separately reveals different challenges — and suggests different solutions.
Average weekly wages in Minnesota showed no significant growth, hovering between $980 and $1,016 between 2003 and 2013.
Comparatively, 17 breweries opened to the public in 2016 and 19, respectively, in 2015 and 2014.
Duluth’s economy is unique among Minnesota metro areas for its dependence on natural resources.
Overdose deaths are inherently suspicious and usually require a full autopsy — plus toxicology testing.
A recent talk by “Evicted” author Matthew Desmond shed light on the problem — and how little we know about it.
There are hundreds of listings throughout the Twin Cities, despite them all being illegal.
Minnesota’s mostly middling in the areas Amazon has identified as important.
But don’t bust out the party hats just yet.
Was a youth volleyball tournament really worth $50 million to Minneapolis? A look at the opaque world of convention-bureau math.
A recent analysis showed many U.S. metro areas becoming more suburban. Minneapolis-St. Paul wasn’t one of them.
Immigrants may come in search of opportunity, but some opportunities are more opportune.
Changes in the economy and the organizing environment have dealt blows to the labor movement.
Subsidies are notoriously difficult to track, but here’s what we know.
If the trends continue, 2017 could be a good year for the state.
Minnesota employers are having more trouble finding employees — and that might not be getting better anytime soon.
Minnesota Republicans have credited their election night success to speaking to people who felt left behind.
Because they generally pay higher tuition, out-of-state students are a key part of the University of Minnesota’s annual budget—especially in the face of decreasing support of the school from legislators in St. Paul.