North Dakota ended 2010 with more than 430,000 workers, up more than 61,000 since 2000 and an increase equal to the population of Bismarck, the state’s second biggest city, according to a Job Service analysis.
Philip Cunningham received some bad news earlier this past week — he was among the 150 LM Wind Power employees who were laid off as the company reduced its staff, citing a downturn in wind turbine installations and uncertainty about government support for renewable energy.
The predicament of being a former Bobcat employee is to be an industrial worker in a town where the biggest employers are hospitals and state government. They have the choices of vying for the few jobs in the area that call for their skills, taking something lower-paying, going back to school or going out of town to power plants, oil fields or other Bobcat facilities.
Service trains workers to get back on their feet Bettie Walls had held good jobs in her younger years, but as she approached 60, her family suffered a financial setback that led to the loss of their Grand Forks house. A bad divorce aggravated the situation.
Jeff Steiner, registered architect, recently joined the Grand Forks office of JLG Architects. His designs in commercial, academic and religious structures can be seen in Minnesota, Wisconsin and as far away as Tianjin, China.
Herald Staff Report
, September 26, 2009
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