Monthly Archives: January 2021

Rural community seeks to control its fate in the face of large livestock facilities

The township at the heart of the industrial farm is completing the study and considering its options. By Greg Seitz | January 29, 2021 | 3 minute of reading Photo courtesy of Laketown Township Laketown Township in northern Polk County didn’t want factory farms 10 years ago, and it’s worried …

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Clean Water in the Rural Community of Grande Saline

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – When most people today think of the Caribbean nation of Haiti, the first thing that often comes to mind is the devastating earthquake that rocked the island of Hispaniola in January 2010, killing hundreds of thousands and leaving many more in desperate need of medical care and …

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Majority of rural communities support wind farms

Most people in rural communities say they would support the construction of wind farms in their area, according to an industry survey. Energy companies plan to invest billions of euros in the construction of on- and off-shore wind farms as the Republic bets heavily on renewable electricity to align its …

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Survey of bankers shows gains in rural economy of 10 states | Nebraska News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The rural economy in parts of 10 plains and western states continues to grow, but rural bank CEOs say their biggest fears for the 2021 economy are excessive inflation and rates higher long-term interest rates, according to a new monthly banker survey. The overall Rural Mainstreet …

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