Recovery not reaching middle class Americans, data shows – Washington Post
How the state jobless rate is calculated – MPR
Glazer: Michigan should model itself on Minnesota – Michigan Future
Grand Forks-based Acme Tools to open store in Williston – Fargo Forum
Commission approves Enbridge oil pipeline upgrade, despite protests – StarTribune
The 18th century had some crazy ideas about poverty – Atlantic Cities
Homes in Duluth are more expensive than you might think – MPR
Costs soar for proposed southwest light rail line – StarTribune
Wisconsin bankers see stable economy, weak loan demand – Journal Sentinel
Monster High dolls unseat Barbie for Mattel – Chicago Tribune