‘Administrative bloat’ helps drive up the tuition costs – Bloomberg

Costco, Walmart are offering shopppers financial products – NY Times

Foreclosure rates in MN down year over year – StarTribune

Green economic shoots from China to U.S. – Bloomberg

The cost of raising a child: $1.8 million? – NY Times

Plenty of uncertainty for Essar Steel on the Iron Range – Minnesota Brown

The political divide between the Great Plains and Upper Midwest – The Midwesterner
Cheap natural gas only offers modest benefit to manufacturing – Chicago Fed