JAIL TALK WITH BRET BURKHOLDER: Is An Expansion On The Horizon?

BRET BURKHOLDER, Administrator at Grand Forks County Correctional Center, joins MacTalk to discuss things at the Jail including planning for a possible expansion.  Bret discusses how operations at the jail have changed over the ten years it has been operating, everything from occupancy rates to how different “separate” populations are incarcerated. Burkholder talks about the…
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UND ECONOMIST DAVID FLYNN: Economic Diversity, Manufacturing, The Middle Class And Mixed Used Development Downtown

Professor David Flynn, the Chair of UND’s Economics & Finance Department joined MacTalk and Mike McNamara, and spoke of his concern for economic diversity in the region “essentially, a lot of the eggs are in a very few baskets, petroleum and the businesses that support it and ag and the businesses that support it.”  Flynn…
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