You’ve probably heard that times are getting tough in North Dakota, thanks to the plummeting price of oil.
An updated revenue forecast yesterday showed a $1 billion drop in oil revenue.
Oil workers are being laid off.
But the Oil Patch isn’t going anywhere, at least not yet.
Check out this image in a tweet from the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.