Drought Drains Midwest EconomyMid-America Business Conditions Index remained below growth neutral for a second month.
Midwest Business Conditions Index Falls in JuneA quarter of the managers surveyed say the biggest hurdle in the next year is implementation of health care reform.
Midwest Economy Growing Thanks to Farming Economist Ernie Goss says even though the May numbers are positive, the region's economic growth will slow in the months ahead.
Midwest Economy Getting StrongerCreighton University economist Ernie Goss says heavy manufacturing continues to be propel economic growth, with export-oriented manufacturers leading the way.
Midwest Economy Struggles AlongBusiness conditions in nine Midwestern and Plains states suggest a slowdown in growth.
Midwest Economy May Be Slowing Higher energy prices and supply problems stemming from the Japanese tsunami and Midwest and Plains flooding have slowed economic growth.
Leaders Tell City: Stop SquabblingAn economic development conference draws advice for the city from around the Midwest.
Economist: Exports aiding Midwest Economic GrowthExports are making ``a significant contribution to growth.''
Economic Growth Predicted for Missouri...slipped slightly but still points to growth over the next few months.

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