Minnesota's manufacturing sector continues to expand, according to the latest Business Conditions Index report from Creighton University.
Because too many jobless workers lack the skills that are in demand, politicians and economists alike have focused a lot of attention on worker retraining as a key tool for putting the unemployed back to work.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis projects solid economic performance for Minnesota in 2012.
Unemployment in Minnesota has dropped to 5.9 percent, disqualifying the state from the federal extended unemployment benefits program. Thousands of unemployed Minnesotans could find bad news in their mailbox Friday, if they haven't already.
The Minnesota jobs report out this morning could spell the end of jobless benefits for thousands of the state's long-term unemployed.
The median Twin Cities home price fell to about $149,000 in November -- down 10 percent on an over-the-year basis, according to a report today from the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors.
Minnesota's housing market may enjoy greater stability in 2012, according to a new economic forecast from Wells Fargo.
Wells Fargo economists project tepid job growth for Minnesota in 2012.
The state's job market is definitely recovering, Minnesota budget officials say, but recovery will continue at a crawl.
An important measure of labor market demand took a dive in Minnesota in November.
Although younger workers bore most of the brunt of job cuts in the recession, several signs indicate that laid-off older workers who lost jobs are less likely to benefit from the economic recovery.
Home prices in the Twin Cities fell about 1 percent in September compared to the month before, according to Standard & Poor's/Case Shiller Index.
Despite some workers' and customers' objections to the fact that Black Friday sales started creeping into Thanksgiving, many consumers in the Twin Cities showed support Thursday and Friday with their wallets wide open.
Mortgage delinquency rates in Minnesota fell in the third quarter ending in September, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association.
Rottlund Homes is liquidating its assets because of sluggish demand for new homes and difficulty procuring loans from banks.