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As small town populations decline, local newspapers disappear.
Native Americans migrated to Minnesota centuries ago “where food grew on the water,” 500 years later, the wild rice harvest tradition is still being passed on.
In the Boyle Heights neighborhood of LA, mariachis struggle to pay rent near a plaza named for them.
One small fishing town in Maine is trying something new to help the next generation gain valuable work skills: a new charter school focused on the idea of work-based learning — designed to put students into the community and expose them to different kinds of jobs in their state.
Fewer Americans are hunting as a hobby, but those that are still hunting, are spending more money doing it.
Factories give way to tech companies.
The Diamond Match factory is one of three major wood products plants in Cloquet, Minn. But it’s slated to close later this summer, leaving Cloquet with a hole in both its history and economy.
Average farms are growing and adopting new technologies to make ends meet.