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Minnesota building permits: November 2018

Minnesota issued 1,787 building permits for privately owned housing during November, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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: 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.

ALBERT LEA-FREEBORN COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Caregiver Support Group to be held May 9

2nd Thursday of every month An informal and welcoming opportunity for encouragement and information with fellow caregivers--whether caring for spouse, elderly parent, friend or neighbor.

ALEXANDRIA LAKES AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Wake Up Alexandria! to be held May 17

Join us for Wake Up Alexandria hosted by Brenton, LLC on Friday, May 17 from 7:30 - 8:30 am!

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.

Hennepin County exports down 35.7% since 2013

Hennepin County exports decreased 35.7 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Canada is the top destination for Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI metro area exports in 2017

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI exported $3.25 billion to Canada in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), an increase of 4.6 percent from $3.11 billion in 2016.

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.

Hennepin County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017

Hennepin County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), unchanged from 2016.

Ramsey County exports up 36.7% since 2013

Ramsey County exports increased 36.7 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Dakota County exports down 39.1% since 2013

Dakota County exports decreased 39.1 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Ramsey County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017

Ramsey County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), unchanged from 2016.

ALBERT LEA-FREEBORN COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Free Monthly Dementia Caregiver Support Group to be held May 15

Allied Home Health Inc. of Albert Lea, MN, in support of our community’s health and wellness, will be hosting a free monthly Dementia Caregiver Support Group.

BLOOMINGTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Weber Shandwick Minneapolis Names Thieman New Executive Creative Director

Weber Shandwick Minneapolis announced the hiring of advertising veteran Andy Thieman as its Executive Creative Director.

Anoka County exports up 1.1% since 2013

Anoka County exports increased 1.1 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Dakota County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017

Dakota County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), unchanged from 2016.

Scott County exports up 64.9% since 2013

Scott County exports increased 64.9 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Anoka County exported $1.29 billion worth of goods in 2017

Anoka County exported $1.29 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), an increase of 4 percent from $1.24 billion in 2016.

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