Getting it Right: The Influence of Data Interpretation on Development Strategies

When we travel around to different regions of the state, we commonly hear: “we have jobs, we just don’t have workers.” The lack of workers to fill vacancies is a big enough problem to non-profits and government agencies that many have begun prioritizing this issue and are developing programs to help alleviate and solve this problem.

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Defining Rural, Part I

Rocherno de Jongh, a UMM junior, has worked with CST on rural data projects for the last 2 years and has learned just how complicated rural data are. With Kelly Asche and Rebecca Haider, he will explore one of the fundamental topics surrounding rural data: what does it mean to be “rural”?

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