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August 6, 2009
Kandiyohi County employees will take furloughs
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County employees -- from the top administrator to clerical workers -- will be taking one day off without pay this year to compensate for Gov. Tim Pawlenty's unallotment of funds. The one-day work furlough will save the county $79,000 this year. Next year, workers...
news / government
August 6, 2009 - 7:10am
May 21, 2009
Minneapolis Fed boss says lessons need to be learned on economy
WILLMAR -- The recession is likely to persist for several more months, but there are signs that recovery is "not too far off," a Federal Reserve Bank official told a Willmar audience on Tuesday. Gary Stern, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, addressed close to...
May 21, 2009 - 4:11am
April 17, 2009
Commentary: Can Obama really be this clueless
By Sheldon Richman If President Obama doesn't understand why the economy tanked, he surely won't know what recovery requires. And if he doesn't know that, he's surely part of the problem, not the solution. In his speech on the economy at Georgetown University this week, Obama...
April 17, 2009 - 6:54pm
March 27, 2009
Kohl: Attitude key to economic strategies
By Sue Dieter Sun Tribune There's a lot of doom and gloom when it comes to economic news. But ag economist David Kohl told a crowd in Morris that there will also be more opportunity, especially in agriculture, in the next 10 years than there has been in the past 30. Kohl is...
March 27, 2009 - 5:14pm
March 18, 2009
Economy worse, but Pawlenty ups spending
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty's newest budget plan, released Tuesday, increases education, courts and other spending, despite a worsening economy. And...
March 18, 2009 - 6:50am
February 27, 2009
From the Echo Press: Economy, jail plans leave Douglas County officials nervous
By Mike Enright Alexandria Echo Press Douglas County took a shaky step forward this week in its long path toward a new jail, as mounting worries over the deepening recession threaten to derail the project. In what was expected to be a routine measure, county commissioners on Tuesday...
February 27, 2009 - 4:44pm
February 3, 2009
Keeping it local:
WILLMAR -- They can't buy their diamonds in Kandiyohi County, but Elmquist Jewelers keeps most of its other business as local as it can. "We've always tried to buy local," said owner Mike Noonan.
local / news
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
February 2, 2009
McElroy brings optimistic message during challenging economic times
WILLMAR -- Minnesota economic development commissioner Dan McElroy acknowledges the country is in challenging economic times, but describes the...
February 2, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Park Rapids, Wadena, Detroit Lakes Pamida stores to close
By Jean Ruzicka Park Rapids Enterprise After 30 years in business, the Park Rapids Pamida discount store will be closing Saturday. The decision "boils down to economics," said Dean Williamson, vice president of human resources at the Omaha corporate office. "It's a sign of the...
January 29, 2009 - 11:10am
January 15, 2009
Economist says recession will end in September
By Janell Cole Forum Communications BISMARCK, N.D. -- The recession will end Sept.
January 15, 2009 - 10:38am
Want to boost local economy? Here's how
Do you want to know an easy way to impact the local economy? According to Coni McKay, if every household in Douglas County spent an extra $10 each week locally, it would have an annual $2 million economic impact. The emphasis, said McKay, who is the executive director of the Alexandria...
November 15, 2008 - 12:00am
April 19, 2008
Poll: Minnesotans worried about finances, will take concerns to voting booth
Nearly one-third of Minnesotans worry most of the time that their total family income will not be enough to meet their family's expenses and bills in 2008, bringing the struggle to make ends meet to a very personal level, according to a nationwide survey released by the Northwest...
April 19, 2008 - 12:00am