As usual, figuring out the state of the economy and where it’s heading is a matter of interpretation. Here are three stories to help:
Survey suggests region’s economy continues to grow (AP)
Layoffs coming to Minn. factories, survey predicts (MPR)
Reports show Iowa, Midwest economies could face challenges (Des Moines Register)
By the way, those headlines are all describing the same survey.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was vice president of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Company. Previously, he was an editor at the RKO Radio network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He was the founder of MPR News’ website.