Economy boomed in 2014 as DC brinkmanship waned – LA Times
The oil industry: Sheikhs versus Shale – Economist
"We really don't know very much about macroeconomics at all" – Mark Buchanan
"Minnesota is the heart of the Midwest, the most Midwestern state" – St. Cloud Times
Teamsters blast Canadian Pacific over maintenance worker cuts – Bismarck Tribune
12 geopolitical and economic lessons for 2015 – John Cassidy
Rural workforce, housing on the brain as MN legislative session begins – GF Herald
Iowa startups raised $147mn in 2014 – Welch Avenue