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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).

Inventories in computer and electronic products industry fall 0.2 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the computer and electronic products industry decrease $96 million, or 0.2 percent, to $43.2 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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).

Inventories in material handling equipment manufacturing industry climb 0.5 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the material handling equipment manufacturing industry increase $28 million, or 0.5 percent, to $5.9 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in automobile manufacturing industry climb 3.4 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the automobile manufacturing industry increase $145 million, or 3.4 percent, to $4.4 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in pulp, paper and paperboard mills industry climb 0.1 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the pulp, paper and paperboard mills industry increase $9 million, or 0.1 percent, to $6.8 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in industrial machinery manufacturing industry climb 0.8 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the industrial machinery manufacturing industry increase $69 million, or 0.8 percent, to $8.4 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in furniture and related products industry fall 0.5 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the furniture and related products industry decrease $42 million, or 0.5 percent, to $8 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in aluminum and nonferrous metal products industry climb 0.6 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the aluminum and nonferrous metal products industry increase $75 million, or 0.6 percent, to $13.6 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in nondefense capital goods industry climb 0.2 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the nondefense capital goods industry increase $445 million, or 0.2 percent, to $183.7 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in nondefense capital goods excluding aircraft industry did not change much in February

Inventories for businesses in the nondefense capital goods excluding aircraft industry was unchanged over February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in nondefense aircraft and parts industry climb 1.3 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the nondefense aircraft and parts industry increase $858 million, or 1.3 percent, to $68 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in defense capital goods industry climb 0.3 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the defense capital goods industry increase $65 million, or 0.3 percent, to $23 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in electromedical, measuring and control instrument manufacturing industry fall 0.8 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the electromedical, measuring and control instrument manufacturing industry decrease $119 million, or 0.8 percent, to $15.5 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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