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Five Reasons to Ditch the City Traffic and Move to Western Minnesota

Tired of long commutes, expensive living, and crime too close to home? Living in rural Minnesota provides a low cost of living on top of awesome career and entrepreneurial opportunities! Here are five fact-based reasons that families decide to move to a rural community and ditch the traffic and busy city life. Region 6W, also known as the Prairie Waters region, includes the Minnesota communities

Lauren’s Story

Explore the Arts

This region is home to some of Minnesota's great writers and artists. Find a folk art school in the middle of the prairie and take a class, attend a concert, play, or take part in other cultural events. You can explore the Minnesota River Valley by visiting historical sites, and reading stories. Discover the essence of our area through our history, culture, and art. From the Meander Art

Breanna’s Story

Elisabeth’s Story

Kyle’s Story

Christa’s Story

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2016 Prairie Waters Annual Gathering

Things to do in the Prairie Waters

The Prairie Waters region is located roughly three hours west of the Twin Cities and provides a refreshing getaway from the hectic city life. Visitors find it easy to slow down and enjoy their surrounding, local restaurants and enjoy the sports in a scenic setting. Best of all, the region provides a nice variety of activities for all ages, interests, and activity levels as well as a long list of

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