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

December’s 9,500 jobs brighten Minnesota's economic outlook

Hiring in retail and manufacturing sparked job market’s second-best year since 2005.

Updated: January 23, 2014, - 11:02 PM

Besieged Target lays off 475 and won’t fill 700 jobs

The retailer didn’t say how many were at its headquarters in downtown Minneapolis, but sources told the Star Tribune that the vast majority of the layoffs were there.

Updated: January 22, 2014, - 11:45 PM

Fourth body recovered from Mississippi River in Winona

Winona County ­Sheriff David Brand said a robot equipped with sonar detected the body of Andrew Kingsbury, 29, in water 10 feet deep just south of the Hwy. 43 bridge.

Updated: January 19, 2014, - 09:46 PM

Carbon monoxide routs 25 Minneapolis apartment residents

Firefighters were called to a mixed commercial and residential building in the 1800 block of Central Avenue NE. around 7:45 p.m. Saturday

Updated: January 19, 2014, - 09:02 PM

Jan. 14: Target CEO seeks to reassure customers

Gregg Steinhafel vowed that shoppers whose data was compromised will have zero liability for fraudulent charges arising from the breach.

Updated: January 14, 2014, - 05:52 AM

Details of state fund for job creation unveiled

Minnesota is ready to award money for jobs under a new business incentive program that state officials announced Friday.The $24...

Updated: January 10, 2014, - 08:13 PM

State's business filings are third-highest ever

Minnesota received filings for 58,260 new businesses in 2013, the third-highest annual total in history and a 4 percent decline...

Updated: January 08, 2014, - 08:49 PM

Minnesota's job market is poised to improve

However, Fed survey shows growth lagging from 2013.

Updated: January 06, 2014, - 09:39 PM

Dec. 19: Minnesota jobless rate drops to 4.6%

Minnesota’s private employers continued to add more workers.

Updated: December 19, 2013, - 09:27 PM

Minnesota unemployment rate falls to 4.8%, lowest since 2007

The state’s job data, delayed by the federal shutdown last month, shows Minnesota is adding jobs at a slightly faster rate than the U.S.

Updated: November 21, 2013, - 11:11 PM

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