Forbes' pick of the Midwest
Friday, August 16, 2013 7:00 AM
Des Moines last week was named the best metropolitan area for business and careers by Forbes. The magazine highlighted business costs in the city that are 17 percent below the national average, and a workforce in which 36 percent of the population has a college degree. Here is a look at the top Midwest cities on the list, and their rankings (out of 200) in three key categories.