Posts in Best Rural Living
Who knew? She says if you're horse lover, you can't beat living in this area

Did you know that west central Minnesota is a haven for horse lovers? Michelle loves horses and her farm background not only helps with horses, it helped with her amazing job building boats in New York Mills! She and others are also helping support women in manufacturing. Learn why!

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For Todd, moving back to Fergus Falls was a no-brainer

Todd Broyles has visited and lived in so many places. Yet he never lost the passion for his Fergus Falls home. Read Todd’s story and discover what he loves about where he lives. Care to be next?

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For Jason, city challenges became small town opportunities in New York Mills

Everything was going great for New York Mills native Jason Schik but then the economy crashed and his career path took a detour back home. Which was the best thing that could have happened. Read his story and find out why.

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Now playing in theaters: Rudy's Amazing Return to Pelican

Small town high school sweethearts, Rudy and Katie Martinez felt that moving out of the big city was their ultimate goal. What they couldn’t imagine, was that they would both land jobs in their hometown. They are thrilled to be back!

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Artist Marcella Rose brings world-class art to Pelican Rapids

Pelican Rapids artist Marcella Rose has lived many places, but coming back to west central Minnesota was a no-brainer. Her downtown Pelican Rapids gallery is truly amazing!

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"This is where people want to live"

The Hoekstras of Frazee love where they live…and they aren’t alone. “Our small towns in this area are growing because this is where people want to live,” Elliot Hoekstra said. They embrace the small town life.

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Aaron and Andrea have found their perfect home

Andrea and Aaron Reynolds are close to family, love their jobs and are thrilled to live in a classic old home in Fergus Falls. It seems like fate played a hand to bring them home.

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