"Farewell, all joys! O Death, come close mine eyes!
"More Geese than Swans now live, more Fools than Wise."
Chronicling the death of a state or a very, very wide U-trough.
More good news. Minnesota is in a tie with California for the fifth fastest growing state economy in the nation. Minnesota and California gross domestic product (GDP) is growing at a 3.5 percent clip.