STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT WITH AGWEEK REPORTER JONATHAN KNUTSON No fun, but important nonetheless
Completing the once-in-every-five-years Census of Agriculture form isn't something that farmers and ranchers enjoy. Ag producers generally say the task is a nuisance or an intrusion, or both.
But ag ... Posted on 3/26/13 at 2:07 PM
REPUBLIC INSIDER Drawing up Mitchell's wards
Dive in. Mitchell's population is headed to the lake.
There are four wards in the city and Ward 4, the one that surrounds Lake Mitchell, is growing, which means it needs to shrink. I'll explain.
The... Posted on 10/4/11 at 8:04 AM
THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND N.D., Minn. make Letterman Top 10 list
North Dakota and Minnesota hadcameo appearances on David Letterman's Top 10 list last night.
The topic? "Top Ten Surprises In The 2010 Census."
North Dakota's mention came in No. 8: North Dakota is ... Posted on 12/22/10 at 10:02 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Minnesota avoids losing U.S. House clout
Minnesota grew by 384,446 people in the past decade, but 15,000 is a more important number.
Minnesota beat North Carolina by 15,000 people to keep its eight U.S. House seats. Had 15,000 fewer Minneso... Posted on 12/22/10 at 1:35 AM
HEALTHY TIDBITS Census Workers
I know someone who does does book-keeping for the Census.She had quit the scary tales to tell about the people going door to door. Comments they can't report to the Census. There are people who are so... Posted on 5/2/10 at 2:52 AM
GRAND FORKS - City leaders here plan to challenge the Census Bureau because they believe it’s wrong about the city’s population and, as a result, the city received less federal funding than it should have.
Brandi Jewett, Forum News Service
, March 11, 2013
WASHINGTON — White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043, according to new census projections. That's part of a historic shift that already is reshaping the nation's schools, workforce and electorate, and is redefining long-held notions of race.
WASHINGTON — Their lives on hold for years, young adults are now making big moves in the fledgling economic recovery, leaving college towns or parents’ homes and heading out of state at the highest rate since the height of the housing boom.
MINOT, N.D. — New census figures estimate that North Dakota's fastest-growing cities are in the western oil patch, and officials believe the growth there might be even greater than the numbers indicate.
MANILA, Philippines — She came into the world at two minutes before midnight, a tiny, wrinkled girl born into a struggling Manila family. On Monday, she became a symbol of the world's population reaching 7 billion people and all the worries that entails for the planet's future.
WASHINGTON — In a twist to notions of race identity, new 2010 census figures show an unexpected reason behind a renewed growth in the U.S. white population: more Hispanics listing themselves as white in the once-a-decade government count.
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