Fewer 9/11 families on hand for 11th anniversary – AP
Schools in Duluth and Twin Cities report 1,000 more homeless children this year – MPR
German combine head maker opening $20mn facility in St. Cloud, maybe more – StarTribune
U.S. employers advertised fewer available jobs in July – AP
Cheifetz: Big Data is changing business for everyone – StarTribune
Minnesota man killed in backhoe accident in the Bakken – Bismarck Tribune
The big difference towers can make at wind farms – StarTribune
Reuters says GM losing $49k on each Volt, GM says the product has long lifecycle – Carscoop
Please Bernanke! No QE3 – don’t “suppress the reward for lending” – Financial Time
A portrait of the historic Belarusian tractor industry  – Virginia Quarterly Review