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 1:07 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 7:04 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 9:02 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 12:35 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 1:52 AM
FARGO – Fresh out of college, Rebecca Marohn and Jessica Herd moved from their college towns to North Dakota this summer with new jobs at Microsoft in mind and some lingering doubts about living in Fargo.
ST. PAUL — The Metropolitan Council projects the Minneapolis-St. Paul area will have an additional 1 million people by 2040, with much of the growth concentrating in the core cities and inner-ring suburbs.
BISMARCK — For most of his career, North Dakota demographer Richard Rathge watched an extended jailbreak-like exodus of residents from the frigid and once forlorn state. North Dakota now is leading the nation in population growth and the number of residents in the state is at an all-time high, thanks to an oil bonanza in the western part of the state.
James MacPherson, Associated Press
, July 25, 2013
GRAND FORKS - Grand Forks experienced population growth in 2012 that is ahead of city planners’ predictions while East Grand Forks saw an unexpected drop, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s estimate.
Brandi Jewett, Forum News Service
, July 11, 2013
WASHINGTON — Living in a rural Nevada town, Moe Royels recalls a more bustling time years ago when retirees poured in to enjoy the warm desert climate, nearby casinos and quiet community. But soon boom turned to bust, and years after the recession ended, Royels still wonders if things will ever fully turn around in small towns like his.
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.
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