Iraq in crisis. ISIS routs Kurds, Maliki reluctant to step down – NY Times
Global chaos cuts Cargill’s annual profit 19 percent – StarTribune
They’re saying the polar vortex caused a baby boomlet in Pittsburgh – Post-Gazette
Cliffs says Highway 53 over Thunderbird Mine must move – Duluth News Tribune
Environmental disaster after basin bursts at copper mine in British Columbia – Global News
Russian food import ban to hit Poland, Norway hardest – WSJ
Minnesota rental costs rise, but incomes fall – St. Cloud Times
New paper on why housing prices are rising in urban centers – Stanford
Tribe in ND wants royalties for natural gas flaring – Bismarck Tribune
Door opens for new Enbridge pipeline route in northern MN – StarTribune
Loss of mid-wage jobs hampers California’s growth – LA Times