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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The Rural-Urban Divide is Clear, but Major Policy Change May Have to Wait

by: Timothy Lindberg, Assistant Professor of Political Science, and Roger Rose, Director of Center for Small Towns The blog here at the Center for Small Towns rarely dives into political patterns, largely for practical reasons. As our work centers mostly on the challenges confronting regional communities and organizations, it is hard to draw meaningful conclusions and […]

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