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What are the chances a teen will get a job this summer? This article explores the possibilities. Hint: Better than it has been.
Agriculture is very important in southern and southwestern Minnesota, and this spotlight article shows why.
A realistic look at whether Minnesota is the best in the Upper Midwest in some particular fields.
An analysis of what industries saw employment growth both from February 2013 to February 2014
A regional breakdown of job growth for February 2014
A comprehensive look at economic indicators for February 2014, including the Minnesota and U.S. Indices.
Information on the U. S. Consumer Price Index for February 2014.
The Local Area Unemployment Statistics or LAUS tool provides labor force, employment, and unemployment estimates.
The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Program, a monthly survey of 5,900 nonfarm employers, provides monthly data on employment by industry. The data offers a snapshot of the health of the economy.