Shoppers spent $59B over the weekend, beating 2011 numbers.
Updated: November 26, 2012, - 11:25 PM
A once-booming industry has seen tree harvest dip 40 percent.
Updated: November 26, 2012, - 09:07 AM
A stronger economy is reflected in optimistic holiday forecasts and confidence at a five-year high.
Updated: November 25, 2012, - 11:43 AM
River towns in the forest from eastern Washington to the coast of Maine have lost more than a hundred paper mills in a wave of consolidation in little more than a decade. In northern Minnesota, a region historically dependent on the trinity of timber, taconite and tourism, one corner of the economic foundation is wobbling.
Updated: November 20, 2012, - 10:03 AM
The reason for the gap in perceptions is the struggling global economy, which is front of mind for many executives but less visible to the average consumer. The fact is that America's largest companies are less dependent on the U.S. market every year.
Updated: November 16, 2012, - 10:45 PM
Despite that, Minnesota's unemployment rate stayed at 5.8 percent, and revised September figures show more jobs added.
Updated: November 15, 2012, - 09:03 PM
Experts point to a variety of factors to account for the improvement, including tougher lending standards.
Updated: November 07, 2012, - 09:33 PM
During a Twin Cities visit, Mexico's central bank chief painted an upbeat picture.
Updated: October 26, 2012, - 09:02 PM
Seven Minnesota companies got $83.3 million, including three med-tech and two software firms.
Updated: October 25, 2012, - 09:40 PM