Environmental Scan of Manufacturing in Minnesota 2020

Environmental Scan of Manufacturing in Minnesota 2020

2020 ENVIRONMENTAL SCAN OF MANUFACTURING IN MINNESOTA Manufacturing is the most important private sector industry within Minnesota. Within the state, there are more than 8,300 manufacturing establishments, and Minnesota manufacturers are responsible for 327,549 jobs....
TRF Regional Indicators Dashboard

TRF Regional Indicators Dashboard

THIEF RIVER FALLS 2022 REGIONAL INDICATORS DASHBOARD Advance Thief River has updated its Regional Indicators Dashboard which ranks the community on several key metrics, in comparison to 10 peer cities from Greater Minnesota. The dashboard is a marketing tool and a way...
Fosston Housing Study

Fosston Housing Study

CITY OF FOSSTON HOUSING 2020 STUDY Housing is, and will continue to be, one of the most important factors of a community’s economic success. With an eye to the future, the City of Fosston contracted with me to conduct a housing study for them in 2019. The goals...
Broadband Study

Broadband Study

A Study of Business Broadband Use in Northwest Minnesota I was contracted to conduct a study for the IMPACT 20/20 Taskforce for Broadband on business broadband use within Northwest Minnesota. The taskforce felt the study was important for two reasons: (1) they wanted...
Additive Manufacturing in Northwest Minnesota

Additive Manufacturing in Northwest Minnesota

Additive Manufacturing in Northwest Minnesota Northwest Minnesota is a relatively remote, rural region.  With few exceptions, most of the region’s businesses are small. One technology that has been rapidly developing over the last few years promises to be of...