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Duluth’s young professional population dwindles as college students seek job opportunities elsewhere

Callie Good at Lake Voice reports that Duluth seems to be living up to its reputation as a “transition city” — people attend one of the eight colleges in the area, then leave for opportunities elsewhere:Ryan Mattson, also a UMD senior and studying

Callie Good at Lake Voice reports that Duluth seems to be living up to its reputation as a “transition city” — people attend one of the eight colleges in the area, then leave for opportunities elsewhere:

Canal Park, Duluth
Canal Park, Duluth

Ryan Mattson, also a UMD senior and studying communications, is unsatisfied with the job market in Duluth as well. Though Mattson will be attending a fifth year at UMD, he plans to move back near Minneapolis when he finishes school. “I feel like Duluth is more of a college town,” Mattson said. “I feel there are more and better job opportunities in the Cities. I love Duluth but I don’t want to spend my life here.”

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