Oil makes predicting the economic future a slippery proposition.
Minnesotaâ€™s new budget deficit will be about $5 billion, down from $6.2 billion, but there are so many unanswered economic questions that the budget also could end up in worse shape.
Minnesotaâ€™s new budget deficit reportedly will be about $5 billion, down from $6.2 billion.
Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson has restricted the import of walnut trees and some related products from areas infested with thousand cankers disease.
Attention will switch to Washington in the next few days as the Republican-controlled House tries to work with the Democratic Senate and White House to pass another stop-gap budget measure to keep the federal government functioning a few more weeks.