Keeping the faith

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June 16, 2018 - 4:01 AM

If Allen County keeps on keeping on, it’s on a trajectory to lose almost one-third of its population over the next 50 years, according to a report released by the Kansas Health Institute.

Instead of raising their families here, more and more of today’s youth are joining their peers in the city. Even those in their senior years are seeking “greener pastures” elsewhere.

Barbara Anderson, a regional director for the Department of Commerce, takes the report’s gloomy prognosis as a personal challenge.

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