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Rural communities find benefits in public art
August 27, 2018 - 6:17am
FAULKTON, S.D. — Public art can be a beneficial part of rural communities, arts officials say. "In any community where there is an idea...
When someone asks 'how are you doing?' tell the truth
July 5, 2018 - 5:05pm
"How are you doing?" is a common daily question in the rural Upper Midwest culture I call home. It's like a greeting of hello. You hear it in...
An outsider's view on the advantages of small town sports
March 3, 2018 - 6:07am
In celebration of high school basketball tournament time, I am sharing my most read blog post about small town sports, originally published on...
Farm-town hangouts play a vital role in connecting people, communities
November 27, 2017 - 6:12am
NEKOMA, N.D. — It's November — a Friday, late afternoon — in Nekoma, population "26 on a good day." Snowflakes dance in the...
Readers' choices for favorite farm-town hangout
November 27, 2017 - 5:49am
Here are the nine other establishments submitted by Agweek readers, along with a sampling of their comments. Photos came from the submitters:...