What started as a few pointed workshops to give visiting students from the Universidad de Concepción, Chile, a chance to give a presentation has grown into an annual event that is providing a bridge between Latino families and Central Minnesota services. St. Cloud State University Continuing Studies has organized the fifth annual Latino Health Fair from 2-4:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at CentraCare Health Melrose Clinic, in Melrose. The event is
Pioneer Press — An index of leading economic indicators in the Twin Cities showed a quarterly decline of nearly 1 percent in the third quarter of 2014, according to data released Friday by the Secretary of State’s office. However, the index did show a 6.1 percent growth over the same period in 2013.
The study was prepared in partnership with St. Cloud State University. The report’s co-author, St. Cloud State professor King Banaian, said this decline represented “a lull for economic activity in Minnesota” during the third quarter.