More than a third of Minnesota’s counties are experiencing more deaths than births, but a few places with high immigration in recent decades run counter to that trend.
At a meeting in Baxter on Tuesday, more than 100 people gathered to comment on draft recommendations for a central Minnesota regional plan.
Outstate members of our Public Insight Network described factors that divide their communities, from mining issues to race and religious differences.
One solution to rural transit needs is the growth of volunteer driver networks. But volunteers are getting harder to find.
Outstate Minnesota’s unmet transportation needs range from getting to an evening concert to finding a way to ride a bus to the Twin Cities, members of the Public Insight Network say.
I went looking for my grandparents in the 1940 census tables. But the real reward was the smile of Ardelle Neufeld, an 80-year-old woman I had never met.
In some northern Minnesota counties Social Security checks account for more than 10 percent of the total personal income.
With more retirees and fewer young workers, the state may continually be handed social services bills it can’t afford to pay.
For a year Ground Level has focused on Todd County, a rural central Minnesota community dealing with an aging population and a search for jobs. Here’s what happened in that year.
The National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services focused in this year’s report on home- and community-based care for rural seniors.