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As competition increases, small-town businesses adapt

Norfolk Daily News - NE, July 23, 2017

Scoring big, to the tune of about $1.2M

The Messenger-News - IA, July 16, 2017

ND doing better in a 'Goldilocks' economy

Prairie Public News - ND, July 4, 2017

Farmland Sales Hard to Find as Growers Hold Tight, Keeping Land Value Fairly Stable

Agriculture.com - June 6, 2017

Economist: Sioux Falls economic optimism 'well deserved'

Argus Leader - SD, May 30, 2017

Rural Economy Shows Modest Improvement

Iowa Public Radio, May 18, 2017

Ag Groups Push For Bi-Lateral Trade With Japan

Ag Web, April 10, 2017

Iowa’s budget pinch: How did we get here?

Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier - IA, April 7, 2017

Prestage plant net gain for Iowa

National Hog Farmer, March 28, 2017

Creighton report: Strong aviation outlook good for Kansas

Wichita Business Journal - March 16, 2017

Regional economy shows signs of life

KELO-SD - March 1, 2017

Retail Choice To Be Debated Today in Nebraska

Energy Manager Today, February 16, 2017

Minnesota business indicators up in December

Finance & Commerce, January 3, 2017

Missouri economy gains steam in index

St. Joseph News-Press-MO, January 3, 2017

Economists David Swenson and Ernie Goss

Iowa Public Television, December 30, 2016

Mitchell economy takes slight downturn in 2016

The Daily Republic-SD, December 29, 2016

Envy Economics

Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald-IA, December 5, 2016

Midwest Economic Survey Still Sluggish

WIBW News-KS, October 3, 2016

Northwest Iowa farmer, economists assess ag outlook

Sioux City Journal-IA, September 26, 2016

Farm slowdown hits hard in rural areas as fall harvest begins

Peoria Journal Star-IL, September 11, 2016

Quad-Cities Online, August 18, 2016

SDPB - Vermillion, SD, August 16, 2016

Prairie Public Broadcasting - Fargo, ND, August 1, 2016

High Plains Public Radio - Garden City, KS, July 21, 2016

KCSR - NE, July 5, 2016

The Grand Island Independent-NE, June 18, 2016

Voice of America-Washington D.C., May 27, 2016

Twin Cities Business-MN, May 3, 2016

Mid America Economy Stalling

WNAX-SD, May 2, 2016

Report: Minnesota manufacturing continues to struggle 

Minneapolis Star Tribune-MN, May 2, 2016

Agricultural Economist Evaluates Rural Economy

AgWeb, April 25, 2016

Economist: politicians who bash trade deals should be ‘un-elected’

Radio Iowa, April 15, 2016

Electric Co-op Today, March 22, 2016

Quad Cities Online-IL, March 17, 2016

Finance and Commerce-MN, February 1, 2016

KUAR-Arkansas, February 1, 2016

The Gazette-IA, January 25, 2016

Nasdaq.com, January 21, 2016

NET-NE, January 13, 2016

MinnPost, January 5, 2016

Kansas City Star, January 4, 2016

Lincoln Journal-Star, December 30, 2015

KMAland - IA, December 9, 2015

SC Times - MN, December 13, 2015

WKNO-TN, November 16, 2015

The Heartland Institute, November 6, 2015

WNAX-SD, November 2, 2015

The Washington Times - October 29, 2015

Politico, October 15, 2015

Des Moines Register, October 12, 2015

Kearney Hub, October 9, 2015

Quad City Times, September 3, 2015

U.S. News and World Report, August 17, 2015

Fortune.com, July 22, 2015

High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal, June 29, 2015

Watchdog.org, May 13, 2015

Topeka Capital-Journal, April 4, 2015

The Gazette, April 2, 2015

Denver Post, March 5, 2015

US News & World Report, March 2, 2015

The Rural Mainstreet Index shows tepid growth, falling land prices

High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal, February 2, 2015

Iowa's economic growth expected to slow

Des Moines Register, February 2, 2015

Cheap gas is treat for motorists, fright for Wall Street

Radio Iowa, January 6, 2015

Midwest manufacturing soars, U.S. factories lag in December

Minneapolis Star-Tribune, January 2, 2015

Kansas business index lower, still points to growth

Topeka Capital-Journal, December 23, 2014

Study: Iowa casinos have $2.5 billion economic impact

Des Moines Register, December 19, 2014

Of two minds on economics: Does teaching at Creighton institute contradict Catholic social thought?

Omaha World-Herald, December 6, 2014

Manufacturing strong, but slows slightly in November

Minneapolis Star-Tribune, December 1, 2014

The Economics Of Keystone XL

WBUR/NPR, November 17, 2014

The pope is ‘on to something’ on the economy, priest says

Omaha World-Herald, November 13, 2014

Manufacturing growth moderates in nation and Midwest

The Kansas City Star, October 1, 2014

Officials Say South Dakota Rural Economy Slowing

South Dakota Public Broadcasting, September 23, 2014

Building Community in Ferguson

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, August 22, 2014

Ryan opens new front in war on poverty

The Hill, August 19, 2014

Immigrant Driver License Issue Set For Clash In Nebraska Court And Legislature

Nebraska Public Radio, August 1, 2014