Adam Belz

Business reporter | Economy
Phone: 612-673-4405
Adam covers the economy for the Star Tribune and maintains a blog called 3D Economics. He wrote for the Cedar Rapids Gazette and The Des Moines Register in Iowa before moving to Minnesota in June 2012.

Recent content from Adam Belz

Bakken's next phase: Natural gas

Investors envision several projects that would make use of an abundant natural resource.

Updated: October 25, 2014, - 04:49 PM

Minnesota venture funding average in third quarter, on pace for good 2014

Medical devices still attract the most funding, but tech start-ups are also getting a share.

Updated: October 24, 2014, - 12:10 AM

U.S. Bank profit flat as commercial loans grow

Commercial loans grew at more than twice the rate of its overall lending portfolio.

Updated: October 22, 2014, - 09:03 PM

Municipal bonding is up as Minnesota recovers

Amid low interest rates, communities are getting more comfortable with borrowing to fund projects.

Updated: October 18, 2014, - 02:11 PM

Sails up for Duluth's new option of Europe-bound shipping

A Dutch firm is filling frieghters with a variety of cargo from multiple customers, a change from the usual approach.

Updated: October 17, 2014, - 09:15 PM

State adds 7,200 jobs for a second month of gains

State unemployment rate reaches an eight-year low in September, led by a rise in hotel and restaurant jobs.

Updated: October 16, 2014, - 11:44 PM

Obituary: LeRoy Fish, 88, owned Minneapolis hardware store and called square dances

LeRoy Fish was a popular square-dance caller in the middle of the past century, an early employee at Target and...

Updated: October 15, 2014, - 12:01 AM

Three dead in two semi crashes south of Twin Cities

The separate crashes involved semitrailer trucks.

Updated: October 11, 2014, - 10:49 PM

Wisconsin man arrested after I-94 hit-run crash kills two, injures six

The Wisconsin State Patrol has arrested a 21-year-old man suspected of causing a crash that killed two and injured six...

Updated: October 11, 2014, - 10:46 PM

Job vacancies rise, median wage offers fall

The ratio of unemployed workers to openings is 2 to 1, the lowest since 2001.

Updated: October 09, 2014, - 08:37 PM

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