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Mon Nov 25, 2019, 09:42 AM

Kansas Cattle Town Dodge City Bucks A Rural Trend With Growth Driven By Immigrants

DODGE CITY, Kansas ó The history of this small city built on the cattle trade sets it apart from most towns in rural Kansas. The mere name of the place evokes recollections of the Wild West and the subsequent romancing of that age.

Yet Dodge City also stands apart from the region that surrounds it. This place is growing.

So how does Dodge City buck a trend thatís hollowed out great swaths of rural Kansas and Great Plains for generations?

In a word: immigration. The place is filling up with people willing to take on the bloody, grueling and sometimes dangerous jobs of cutting up cows into steaks and hamburger.

Read more: https://www.kcur.org/post/kansas-cattle-town-dodge-city-bucks-rural-trend-growth-driven-immigrants

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Mon Nov 25, 2019, 10:10 AM

1. Immigrants are going to save Kansas economy,

I live in Greenwood County and Eureka and Emporia are growing because of immigration.
Plus it's nice to be able to get real Mexican food!

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