It's said that people don't want to move to rural America. This author
knows that's not true but concedes there are obstacles in moving people
where rural opportunities are available.
Columbus, Nebraska, has been very successful in building a manufacturing economy. Now the town is trying to understand how it can continue to prosper.
Columbus, Nebraska, has a problem. The rural town has jobs, but it can't find workers to fill them. Columbus officials have gone on recruiting missions to find new residents, but they've discovered that there are reasons people can't move.