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Old 09-05-2008, 05:44 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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Well, what did you expect?

The places we like in the Midwest exist, but they can be counted on about two hands and are spaced far apart from each other.

Obviously, if you haven't already, you need to budget for all those trips to Chicago and Madison. In the meantime, there's nothing like ... cable TV.
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Old 09-05-2008, 11:19 PM
 
Location: from houstoner to bostoner to new yorker;)
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Yes, Detroit is also more diverse than most cities in the Midwest..... doesn't make it the most desirable place to live. And as far as demographics, regardless of race, I am looking for young professionals... something that when you meet people you would have that in common with them. Beloit doesn't exactly scream that out to attract young people.

Milwaukee and Madison and Chicago are nice and not that far, but too far for me, atleast for right now. I enjoy going to football or baseball and basketball games etc, concerts, restaurants and other places with more people my same age... and to do so around here requires planning and takes a whole day, or weekend as opposed to living closer to a big city and just going when you feel like it.

Again I am not ripping Beloit, but for a younger person, from out of the area, you are not going to meet too many young people as it is an older population and there isn't a whole lot to do.
Sounds like someone didn't do their homework.
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Old 10-26-2009, 08:35 AM
 
Location: Beloit WI
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Sounds like someone didn't do their homework.

you are correct my friend. I came from MI and accepted the job when I was still finishing school. Obviously, no jobs in Michigan as everyone seems to know.
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