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Milan's Micronesian community is exploring the possibility of creating a cooperative to expand its economic opportunities in the community. Erika, left, and Josia Raymond and their child, EJ, visit with Robert Ryan, right, about the plans. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

Milan, Minn.'s, Micronesian community hopes to launch cooperative to expand economic opportunities

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MILAN -- More than a century ago, immigrant farmers on the Chippewa County prairie organized some of the state's earliest cooperatives to improve their economic prospects.

It's the same economic model that Milan's present-day Micronesian community is turning to for similar reasons.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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