100619.n.gfh.Warren

EXCERPT: “When Mara Hanel was considering moving to Warren in the 1990s, she researched the town’s housing incentives. Some 20 years later, Hanel still is a Warren resident. She’s also the mayor of the city of 1,550 people 30 miles northeast of Grand Forks. Warren, like several towns in the immediate area around Grand Forks, still offers incentives to attract people to move there. ‘In our area, it’s definitely important,’ Hanel said. ‘We have an aging population up here in northwest Minnesota. As that demographic leaves the area, the community needs new people to take their place. We need our school districts to keep their enrollment and to grow.'” FULL STORY: http://bit.ly/2oYov6U