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RESEARCH (National News): As Rural Towns Lose Population, They Can Learn to ‘Shrink Smart’

As Rural Towns Lose Population, They Can Learn To ‘Shrink Smart’

Just outside tiny Sheffield, Iowa, a modern steel and glass office building has sprung up next to a cornfield. Behind it, there’s a plant that employs almost 700 workers making Sukup brand steel grain bins. The factory provides an economic anchor for Sheffield, population 1,125.

June 20, 2018 9:44 am

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