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

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

Fair housing group challenges U.S. Bank over upkeep of foreclosed Mpls. properties

A fair housing group said the bank failed to maintain certain foreclosed properties. The bank denied the charge.

Updated: October 09, 2014, - 06:02 AM

Billionaire Steve Case: Invest in Minnesota tech firms

Billionaire founder of AOL and Sen. Amy Klobuchar met Twin Cities tech entrepreneurs and bankers on business opportunities and the availability of capital.

Updated: October 08, 2014, - 09:50 AM

Looking for Mr. Right? Twin Cities better than most, stats show

Study shows high ratio of 98 single men to 100 women.

Updated: October 02, 2014, - 11:09 PM

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