Youth may flee small towns, but 30- and 40-somethings are moving in

A University of Minnesota researcher tells MinnPost that most headlines about rural Minnesota are telling only one side of the story. The truth, he says, is many little cities are seeing a net gain in 30- and 40-somethings, and those people are bringing with them vital skills and life experience. "I think rural areas are as vital as they ever have been."
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A University of Minnesota researcher tells MinnPost that most headlines about rural Minnesota are telling only one side of the story. The truth, he says, is many little cities are seeing a net gain in 30- and 40-somethings, and those people are bringing with them vital skills and life experience. "I think rural areas are as vital as they ever have been."

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