Kelly Asche is the Program Coordinator at CST I’ve been following the debate about U.S. Census Bureau’s transition of the long form census to the American Community Survey and its impacts on rural communities over the last few years. The debate on whether the estimates produced by the survey is too unreliable for small towns […]Read more "Staff Voices: Small Towns and the American Community Survey"
Blaine Hill is the Morris City Manager Imagine a place where you could find the minds and energy of young people eager to learn a little bit of everything…the true calling of a liberal arts college. Then imagine a place where you could get them to help you with your work. You would be at the Center for […]Read more "Community Voices: Sidewalk Surveys and Street Conditions"
My name is Abbie Thebault-Spieker, and I have been working on the Vacant School Project, a research project focused on better understanding vacated school properties throughout Abbie Thebault-Spieker is a junior at UMM rural Minnesota. Currently, my partner on the project Mitchell Hancock and I are focusing on five buildings in communities that have managed to successfully re-purpose their school […]Read more "Student Voices: Vacant School Buildings in Minnesota"