Kestrel Aircraft, which has been considering locating a parts plant in Berlin, has also been negotiating with the city of Superior, Wisconsin, according to a story in the Duluth News Tribune.
“The city of Superior is in the running for an airplane manufacturing facility that could create 300 permanent jobs initially and up to 600 jobs by 2016,” the newspaper said. The story did not say whether the jobs would involve assembling the aircraft, making the parts or both.
Have you heard about coffee that's for the birds? There definitely is such a thing: shade-grown coffee. Until recently that's how all coffee grew: in the shade on small family farms. Canopy trees above provided shade along with a natural leaf mulch that kept soil moist, prevented soil erosion, and decomposed to provide nutrients. The canopy typically included fruit and nut trees that provided food for the farm family.
The sale of the Balsams in Dixville Notch is a mixed event for the North Country, says reporter Chris Jensen. Planned renovations mean hundreds of workers will be out of work for up to 18 months, but it could mean increased tourism in the long term.
In looking back at the big New Hampshire news stories of 2011, perhaps none touch as many facets of the state as the new two year budget.
Reporter Dan Gorenstein spent much of the year following the budget process and the issues arising from it. He tells All Things Considered host Brady Carlson about what's in the budget and what it means for New Hampshire.
In the last presidential primary, Democrat candidate Bill Richardson ran ads that cast running for president as nothing more glamorous than showing up for a job interview -- with citizens doing the vetting.
A voter’s task is at least that complicated and at a certain point, the decision comes down to a gut level preference. NHPR’s Jon Greenberg has been talking with scores of voters to see how they add things up. His most recent trip took him to a manufacturing plant in Milford.