THE FLENSBURG FILES: TRAVELS AND EXPERIENCES GATHERED OF A FORMER MINNESOTAN Flood Update: Crest has arrived; Euro-Zone Funding has (and will) not
Elbe crests well below record levels in Dresden; Saale River receding in Halle, rising Magdeburg; No help from Brussels- further cuts imminent?
To start off the Newflyer update on the Great Flood o... Posted on 6/6/13 at 10:31 AM
NEW PLATEAUS Good News/Bad News--for only $1
The capability and popularity of dollar store retail outlets say a lot about the times we live in. And while one says something bad, the other is good. So enjoy this good news/bad news post, and as I ... Posted on 8/27/12 at 9:00 AM
ROVING REPORTER: AN OUT-OF-WORK JOURNALIST SEEKS SELF-ACTUALIZATION AND/OR GOOD SEAFOOD IN PERU While the World Crumbles, a Peruvian Boom
Living in Peru, it can be tough to remember that much of the West is facing economic turmoil unlike anyone under the age of 80 has ever seen. The news of the world looks grim: Unemployment remains at ... Posted on 8/17/11 at 2:26 PM
THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Stimulating the economy
What do you think of this latest idea to stimulate the economy?
WASHINGTON Vowing to find new ways to stimulate the sputtering economy, President Barack Obama will call for long-term investments in... Posted on 9/6/10 at 10:21 AM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Gandalf, Conan and King Arthur Comment on Recession
Guns are up and swords are down in fantasy art, according to a fun chart from Orbit Books that shows art elements from fantasy book covers. (Hat tip to BoingBoing.)
Can the fifty percent reduction in... Posted on 8/30/10 at 11:28 AM
No-bonus year only the fifth in 54 years at Warroad-based company
GRAND FORKS – For only the fifth time in 54 years – but the second year in a row – Marvin Windows and Doors employees will not receive profit-sharing bonuses this year.
Ryan Bakken, Forum Communications Co.
, December 08, 2010
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Upper Midwest's ability to fare better than the rest of the nation during the recession could help economists shape future economic policy, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis said Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Layaway, once the province of the poor, has gone mainstream. At the Mall of America in Minnesota, shoppers dart in for just one or two things. In New York, socialites do the unthinkable: They wear the same ball gown twice.
Calvin Schaible’s opinion column in the Sunday, July 18, Forum is a litany of Republican buzzwords and the standard GOP argument – passing the blame for the financial collapse and recession onto the Democrats.
Minnesota, North Dakota offer pocket of hope for jobless
Clay County boasts Minnesota’s lowest unemployment rate, and North Dakota is part of a central U.S. region that offers a positive light in a nation where the jobless rate in many counties is 10 percent or higher.
Stimulus cost could be $150 billion or more WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama called for a major new burst of federal spending Tuesday, perhaps $150 billion or more, aiming to jolt the wobbly economy into a stronger recovery and reduce painfully persistent double-digit unemployment.
As economy forces budget shortfalls, schools cut jobs LAWRENCE, Kan. – When Lilli Lackey started college, talk of a growing teacher shortage gave her confidence that a job would be waiting for her when she got out.
By Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press
, November 16, 2009
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