MN restaurant owners want minimum wage break on tipped workers – StarTribune
China pursues projects that make the Great Wall feel small – NY Times
Wisconsin businesses work to reduce U.S. trade deficit – Journal Sentinel
In oil nations' war of attrition, Canada not backing down – WSJ
Frattallone's to open new Ace Hardware on St. Paul's west side – Pioneer Press
New Illinois governor takes oath, orders spending freeze – Chicago Sun-Times
Cash-strapped ND cities ready to lobby Bismarck – Bismarck Tribune
The case for breaking up Citigroup – WSJ
Ecolab to get all its power from solar in Minnesota – StarTribune
Fewer people are passing the GED since overhaul – NPR
A healthy market for new homes in St. Cloud – St. Cloud Times