A little discussion of shutdowns with a local example thrown in to show that things do get better.
Been very tied up with a search committee and chair work the last several weeks. Also been away at the Population Association of America Annual Meeting (loved it!). However, I thought the readers would like to see what may be the most interesting interview I ever gave. It was for a food blog/e-magazine. Here is the link.Continue reading Its People. Err. Not really
I give an updated look at the forecast for sales tax collections in Grand Forks. There are statistical issues with the forecast but corrections are in the works.
So the polar vortex is gone (for now). And to answer the question for anyone not going through it, yes it really was that cold. It was brutal on even short jaunts to the mailbox. However I did go out to the store at one point and there I made some interesting observations.
In this post I branch out from the recent wage discussions to broaden the discussion of Grand Forks, ND by looking at employment comparisons.