Apartment rental market shows signs of cooling – WSJ

U.S. births fall for fourth year in a row – Chicago Tribune

Sherco power plant repairs will take another 6 months – StarTribune

Wind power growth shifts south, to Brazil – Duluth News Tribune

Wells Fargo does almost double U.S. Bank’s business in MN – StarTribune

Residents flee fire in NW Minnesota, rain/snow will help – Grand Forks Herald

AFL-CIO endorses boycott of American Crystal sugar – Businessweek

Becker businessman pushes wood chip burners – St. Cloud Times

U.S. battery factories are struggling – Washington Post

A finance company run by Countrywide alumni opens its doors – CNNMoney

Duluth businessman Ron Weber, fishing lure legend, dies – News Tribune