Rural

April 11, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Rural communities in Ottawa are being wiped out as urban trends take over the minds of developers and consumers. Rural residents are looking at ways to preserve the character of their communities.</p>
The Ottawa Citizen
April 3, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>Th small town of Golf, Illinois, is likely to stay that way because of barriers at its borders. Its residents couldn't be happier.</p>
The Chicago Tribune
March 21, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>With a growth rate of more than 75% over the last seven years, Kendall County, Illinois, is changing fast and the local farming community is struggling to adapt.</p>
The Associated Press
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