Reports identify path to economic growth for the Hi-Line
Some economic development professionals are testing a solution to the shrinking population of Montana towns - a Web site to attract Montanans back.
"We're just putting our toe in the water to see what the temperature is," said Craig Erickson of Bear Paw Development Corp.
The idea is one of several that grew out of resource assessments coordinated by the Montana Economic Developers Association to find out what pluses and minuses rural Montana communities have, and what projects people will support to improve their local economy.
Julie Foster, executive director of Montana Jobs Network, start...