Recent U.S. census data shows the proportion of Minnesotans who were born in the Land of 10,000 Lakes is shrinking. About 69 percent of Minnesota residents were born here, compared with 75 percent in 1980.
The St. Cloud City Council will take a look at re-drawing its ward boundaries now that the state and federal redistricting has been completed. Governments are required to go through the redistricting process every time a new census is completed.