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WILLMAR — Telecommuting remains slow to catch on in rural Minnesota, but observers see potential for it to grow.

Many workers are interested in having the option of working from home at least some of the time, said Cameron Macht, regional labor market analyst with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

“There’s a lot of people who would love to have that opportunity,” he said.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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