Making an argument for rural Minnesota community survival
Published 09/01/2013, Minnesota Public Radio News
A town of 5,000, Montevideo is one of many built along railroad tracks that suffered as farms became larger and more mechanized and as television and cars presented options other than the theater and grocery store downtown. But lately, there is a new vibrancy here—a bustling main street, an influx of Latino residents starting businesses and a focus on art and conversation that drew a young native to return to make a feature film.Word count: 1135
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