Living Here Guide

June 25, 2014 12:00 AM

Q&A: John Monroe, on living in Northeast Richland

John Monroe has lived on his family farm in Elgin all his life and remembers Northeast Richland as a rural landscape mainly populated by farmers and their families. But even in high school, he said he knew the area would grow. As a former Richland County Council member and founder of the Sparkleberry Country Fair, he celebrates the area's rich heritage even as he salutes the changes all around him.

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