Sunday , 19 May 2024

Blog Archives

The future of rural is up to us

Road. By Heidi Marttila-Losure

What’s the future of rural places? Based on the national conversation recently, some people might be surprised at the question. It seems some didn’t realize that rural even had a place in the present, never mind thinking about the future. All they know of rural places is the past. Those of us who live here—especially those of us who choose ... Read More »

The folks who are winter happy

There are people who don’t mind Dakota winters. And then there are those who become snowbirds—either actually or mentally—at the first hint of flurries. After years of observation, I think I’ve found the key difference between them: long underwear. Read More »

Editorial: Readiness

The recently implemented Common Core Standards aim to get students to be “college- and career-ready” by the time they finish high school. Those are both laudable goals. But I think from the perspective of communities, something vital is missing: Will our students be “citizenship-ready”? Read More »

Scroll To Top