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Minnesota needs to fill gap on metro, non-metro economic growth

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One of the main concerns that plague rural Minnesota is keeping young people in small communities and losing them to the bright lights and higher pay of the metro areas.


With that lack of people staying local, smaller communities are finding it more difficult to grow economically

That can be said for Detroit Lakes as well, and about 20 members of the community talked about it Tuesday night with representatives from Greater Minnesota Partnership.

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