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Minnesota is not the same draw it used to be

Fewer people are moving to Minnesota from out of state. Information from the Census Bureau shows the state saw a decline of 19 percent over four years. All but six states saw a similar decline. North Dakota is among those seeing an increase.
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Fewer people are moving to Minnesota from out of state. Information from the Census Bureau shows the state saw a decline of 19 percent over four years. All but six states saw a similar decline. North Dakota is among those seeing an increase.

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