Increasingly, Wadena's a college town
Getting a college education is increasingly the norm in Wadena County and the rest of Minnesota, according to the USDA Economic Research Service.
In 1970, 57.7 percent of people over 25 years old in Wadena County had not completed 12th grade; only 15.5 percent had been to at least one year of college.
In contrast, between 2006 and 2010, just over half (50.6 percent) of the same age group in the county had completed at least one year of college.
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