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

Want to spend summer scooping up Izzy’s ice cream? Apply by haiku

The ice cream shop with locations in Minneapolis and St. Paul is asking candidates to submit a haiku with their job applications.

Updated: April 21, 2014, - 09:37 PM

Minnesota added 2,600 jobs in March, led by construction

Driven by construction, employment grew across Minnesota during March.

Updated: April 17, 2014, - 11:44 PM

Minnesota's wealthy caught in a tight tax net over residency

If wealthy don’t want to pay Minnesota income tax, they must sever almost all of their ties of residency.

Updated: April 16, 2014, - 11:30 AM

April 16: Best Buy's Joly says Web retailers should collect sales tax

Best Buy’s CEO urged Congress to act on the stalled measure. Critics say it hurts small firms.

Updated: April 16, 2014, - 05:21 AM

Northwest Minnesota embraces drone industry

Officials are working on ways to promote the region as a center for unmanned aircraft.

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 09:04 PM

Raising children alone has gotten even tougher in recent years

Incomes have fallen noticeably for single moms and dads, compounding the many challenges they already face.

Updated: April 07, 2014, - 10:05 AM

Glen Taylor's bid for Star Tribune follows industry trend of individual ownership

The proposed Star Tribune deal follows several other sales to wealthy individuals.

Updated: April 06, 2014, - 07:02 AM

Fourth-quarter job openings in Minnesota hit 9-year high

Many of the jobs, however, are low-paying or part-time.

Updated: April 01, 2014, - 09:25 PM

Corporate finance chiefs less optimistic than in 2013

This ‘around the corner’ economy is sapping confidence, survey shows.

Updated: March 31, 2014, - 09:18 PM

Largest Minnesota solar project gets tentative approval

Utility regulators, faced with a choice of solar power or natural gas-fired generators, authorized Xcel Energy to negotiate final deals for both energy sources.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 05:44 AM

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