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EDITOR'S NOTE: Wishing you and your business a happy holiday season
December 26, 2019 - 11:13am
“Humbug,” Scrooge said of Christmas as he worked in the unheated accounting office. Not far from him, at another desk in the dimly lit room,...
EDITOR'S NOTE: Thief River Falls, Minn., tackles region’s toughest housing problem
April 3, 2018 - 9:09am
There’s a lot to like about life in the Prairie Business region of the upper Midwest. My favorite qualities include the region’s good schools,...
EDITOR'S NOTE: Women in Business lead the way
February 26, 2018 - 3:39pm
I get nostalgic now and then, including for eras that I’ve only read about, such as the 1940s. But the feeling doesn’t last, because when...
EDITOR'S NOTE: All systems are go
January 30, 2018 - 4:05pm
One of these days, the upward trends will peak. They’ll hover at their summit and then reverse, starting to slide: employment rates will fall,...
EDITOR'S NOTE: The place that works
December 27, 2017 - 1:46pm
There are countries and there are countries, and then there is the United States. As the notion of American exceptionalism suggests, this nation...
EDITOR'S NOTE: A place called Hope
November 29, 2017 - 3:15pm
Time and again as editor of Prairie Business, I’ve felt an emotion I hadn’t expected when I started the job: optimism. There’s just so...
EDITOR'S NOTE: The all-important Web
October 31, 2017 - 3:13pm
Prairie Business stories are labeled according to industry – “Health care,” “Higher education,” “Banking & finance” and so...
EDITOR’S NOTE: To read is to learn
October 4, 2017 - 4:05pm
A key goal of Prairie Business magazine is not just to inform readers of what’s going on, but also to teach. That’s the goal we kept in mind...
EDITOR’S NOTE: It’s all about money
April 4, 2017 - 9:46am
Banking and finance are on the editorial calendar as focuses for this month’s issue, but they became a running theme, beyond the borders of...
March Means Women in Business
February 28, 2017 - 8:30am
When we wade through our pool of Top 25 Women in Business candidates each year, we take into account multiple factors. We look at career accomplishments,...