OUR OPINION: How rural Minnesota can plow a way forward
Published 01/07/2013, Grand Forks Herald
Rural Minnesota is losing its influence, reports a new study by the Center for Rural Policy and Development. Echoing the concerns of U.S Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, who a few weeks ago noted the weakening in Washington of rural America's clout, the St. Peter, Minn.-based nonprofit says demographics and other forces threaten to live Main Street Minnesota behind.Word count: 528
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