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Heartland 2050

If you had a crystal ball, what kind of future would you see for the Heartland?

By 2050 our population is projected to nearly double, growing to 1.5 million people. So, what happens to all of those people? Where will they live, work and play? How will we all get around? How will we meet the needs of everyone in our community? And most important, how can we keep the Heartland a place we want to live?

Heartland 2050 is our eight-county area’s first collaborative and strategic planning process that explored these questions and more.

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