Cargill wants to grow at 3.5 times speed of global economy – Bloomberg

Mining equipment makers foresee soft market – Journal Sentinel

Monticello power plant shuts down, reasons unknown – Pioneer Press

As Peregrine teetered, founder went on shopping binge – Reuters

Copper mine supporters deny canoeing protesters access to river – Mesabi Daily News

Loggers protest weight restrictions with caravan through Duluth – News Tribune

Steelworkers back DFL’s Nolan despite Cravaack’s gains – Minnesota Brown

Do replacement refs hurt the NFL brand? Maybe long-term – The Atlantic

The St. Cloud paper did a nice story in August on the paper industry – St. Cloud Times
Some encouraging words from Ira Glass on creativity – YouTube