Rural community

Rural community activists recognized for their efforts to preserve the neighborhood

ARCHER, Fla. (WCJB) – The community council of Saint Peter Saint Paul d’Archer has prevented a solar power plant proposal of more than 600 acres from impacting their rural neighborhood. The group achieved statewide recognition for preserving their historically black neighborhood as a finalist for an environmental award. “But we …

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How a rural community rallied around a woman after a tragedy

November 6, 2021 8:43 PM Posted: November 6, 2021 8:43 PM Update: November 6, 2021 9:02 PM MT. HOPE, Wisconsin – September 26 may have been a defining day in Robin Conley’s life. What started out as an ordinary day turned tragic when Conley’s husband Ron was killed in a …

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Willow Center in Lewiston Receives $ 1,500 Rural Community Grant from Northwest Farm Credit Services | Idaho

LEWISTON – Northwest Farm Credit Services recently awarded a rural community grant of $ 1,500 to the Willow Center in Lewiston, according to a statement. “The Willow Center would like to express our sincere appreciation to Northwest Farm Credit Services for their support of our young adult group program. The …

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What’s Happening in Harding County: Three Rural Community Women Head to Wrangler NFR in Las Vegas

Three women from Harding County, South Dakota will compete in the 2021 Wrangler National Finals rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada in December: Jessica Routier, Joey Williams and Sawyer Gilbert. Jessica Routier is the veteran of the trio, this year being her fourth WNFR barrel race qualification. She gives a lot …

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Midwestern doctor cares for rural community amid rising COVID cases

(NAPSI) —In rural Kansas, Dr. Kristina Darnauer is one of four physicians practicing in Rice County. She is also the only practicing family doctor in Sterling, where she lives with her husband and three children. Dr Darnauer delivers local babies, visits nursing homes, maintains clinical practice, and covers emergencies. This …

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Supporting the rural Welsh community to offer more

Green Industries Wales, the independent collaboration and discovery network for the green economy in Wales, recently announced its first Hybrid Skills Council meeting, bringing together leading organizations and people in Wales focused on the agenda of green skills.. In 2019, Nigel Hollett took the reins as Director of the Country …

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The last fight of a rural community against the giant of industrial agriculture

We conclude our series of interviews from rural Wisconsin with farmers and community members struggling to defend life as they know it from the onslaught of large-scale agriculture and the factory ranching industry. As part of a special collaboration between The Real News Network and In these times magazine for …

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