My colleague Kelly Asche (who was very kind to invite me to write this post) recently passed along a few articles talking about jobs, population growth, and the overall prognosis for rural areas in the United States. One was a blog posting by Tim Mandell on The Rural Blog (2015), noting that job losses have […]Read more "Guest Poster: Are Entrepreneurs a Missing Link in Explaining Rural Job Growth?"
The online news service, MinnPost, published an article on February 11th titled, “How the metro vs. Greater Minnesota debate is playing out in the Legislature” which was very similar to an article published by the Star Tribune in January, “Urban-rural split in Minnesota grows deeper, wider”. The MinnPost article attempts to explain the political debate […]Read more "Staff Voices: "Rural", "Greater Minnesota", and "Far Flung Regions of the State""