State stresses need for community awareness and involvement in 2010 census
WILLMAR -- Counting every single person living in Minnesota next spring -- including snowbirds in Arizona and undocumented immigrants working in Willmar -- could make the difference between Minnesota having eight congressional representatives or seven.
"We're about 2,000 people short of losing a seat," said Barbara Ronningen, a demographer from the Minnesota Department of Administration, in Willmar Wednesday to talk about the 2010 census.
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