American Crystal ramps up for sugar beet harvest with replacements – StarTribune
The housing tax credit was expensive and ineffective – Bill McBride
China slowdown hurts Appalachian coal towns – WSJ
Let’s make bankers tell us if they have rats, like restaurants – Bloomberg  
Texas firm to design new Vikings stadium – MPR
Chamber of Commerce or chamber of politics? – Duluth News Tribune
Red Wing passes sand mine restrictions before Oct. 28 deadline – Republican Eagle
Solar incentives create bonanza on backs of taxpayers, ratepayers – LA Times
Underground sand mines have become habitat for bats – Red Wing Republican Eagle
Google Maps didn’t get awesome overnight – NY Times