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Analysis: Minnesota's St. Louis County has 178th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Minnesota's St. Louis County was more than 800 in the third quarter of 2018, a 1,075-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Minnesota ranks 31st best on property tax study

Minnesota finished 31st in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Which college baseball program grossed the most in Minnesota

Winona State University, Concordia University-Saint Paul and Saint Cloud State University top the list of highest grossing college baseball programs in Minnesota in 2016

AITKIN AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Commerce & Outdoor Show be held March 9

Join us March 9th and 10th for the 17th annual Commerce & Outdoor Show, highlighting a huge array of local businesses, services, and recreation.

ALEXANDRIA LAKES AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Wake Up Alexandria be held March 15

Join us for Wake Up Alexandria hosted by Innovative Office Solutions on Friday, March 15th from 7:30 - 8:30 am!

5.2 percent of Minnesota West Community and Technical College students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 5.2 percentage of Minnesota West Community and Technical College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

0.4 percent of Lake Superior College students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 0.4 percentage of Lake Superior College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

12.3 percent of The College of Saint Scholastica students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 12.3 percentage of The College of Saint Scholastica students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

8.8 percent of Leech Lake Tribal College students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 8.8 percentage of Leech Lake Tribal College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

1.2 percent of Anoka-Ramsey Community College students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 1.2 percentage of Anoka-Ramsey Community College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

6.7 percent of Saint Mary's University of Minnesota students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 6.7 percentage of Saint Mary's University of Minnesota students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Analysis: Minnesota has 34th highest average credit card debt

Minnesota finished 34th in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

26.4 percent of Rainy River Community College students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 26.4 percentage of Rainy River Community College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

3.3 percent of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 3.3 percentage of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Analysis: Minnesota ranks 27th best in sales tax study

Minnesota finished 27th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

4.8 percent of University of Minnesota-Duluth students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 4.8 percentage of University of Minnesota-Duluth students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

10.4 percent of University of Minnesota-Crookston students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 10.4 percentage of University of Minnesota-Crookston students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Analysis: 9 Minnesota medical centers ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Nine Minnesota medical centers were listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients.

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