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Analysis: Scott County has fastest growing local economy in Minnesota

Scott County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Minnesota in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

University of Minnesota ranks 20th best in the nation for law schools, study finds

University of Minnesota finished 20th in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

Mayo Clinic rated top employer in Minnesota, study finds

Mayo Clinic employs 41,691 workers in Minnesota, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

St. Catherine University ranks 43rd best for library studies, study finds

St. Catherine University finished in a tie for 43rd in a ranking of best library and information studies programs by U.S. News that examined 51 campuses around the nation.

Minnesota ranks 15th lowest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Minnesota finished 38th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Minnesota finishes 3rd on best state ranking

Minnesota was ranked the third best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Average teacher salaries in Minnesota rank 19th highest in nation

The average Minnesota teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $58,221, the 19th highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

Analysis: Anoka County posts 245th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 937 properties in Anoka County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 245th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities engineering program ranks 27th best in the nation, study finds

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities finished in a tie for 27th in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Duluth area posts 136th higheset foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in Duluth area properties in the 1,084 started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 136th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Minnesota posts 7th lowest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,904 properties in Minnesota started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 44th highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: University of Minnesota medical school ranks 10th best for primary care in the nation

University of Minnesota finished in a tie for 10th in a ranking of best medical schools for primary care by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Mahnomen County residents is highest in Minnesota

Mahnomen County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Minnesota, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: Mayo Clinic School of Medicine ranks 9th best for medical research in the nation, study finds

Mayo Clinic School of Medicine finished in a tie for ninth in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in Minnesota is 30th lowest in U.S.

On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for Minnesota ranks 30th in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Minnesota ranks 7th highest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in Minnesota ranked seventh in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Analysis: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities business school ranked nation’s 35th best

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities' Carlson Business School ranked in a tie for 35th among U.S. colleges offering master of business administration programs, according to a new study by U.S. News that examined 367 schools.

Average tax refund in Minnesota ranks 5th highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Minnesota ranked fifth among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Minnesota posts 32nd lowest property tax rate in new national study

Minnesota ranked 32nd in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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