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Author Archives: Heidi Marttila-Losure

Fired Up: Gearing up to go local

Just seven?! As I plan for going “hardcore” local in the Dakota Local Food Challenge, that’s the first seemingly insurmountable task. How can I narrow down the exceptions to the local food rule to just seven? Here’s what I have so far. You’ll notice I’m stretching the definition of an “item” a bit already. Coffee. Non-negotiable. Salt and spices. I ... Read More »

Visiting alumni are potential returnees, researcher suggests

By Heidi Marttila-Losure, Dakotafire Media Reporting by Doug Card, Britton Journal   Scott Amundson left Langford when he went to college at Black Hills State, and stayed in the Black Hills for his first working years. But when he wanted to relax and recharge, he headed east. “Every time I had a vacation I came to Langford to be with ... Read More »

Next Dakotafire community conversation event is in Webster on May 29

The second in a series of events intended to spark community and regional conversations will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at the American Legion in Webster, S.D. The event, called a Dakotafire Café, intends to get people talking about the topics presented in the latest issue of Dakotafire magazine, according to Dakotafire Editor Heidi Marttila-Losure. The May-June issue takes an in-depth look at the increase in installation of drain tile in the eastern Dakotas. Read More »

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