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RuralX helps to overcome rural’s challenge: The distances between us

Blog, News & Events on June 29th. Comments Off on RuralX helps to overcome rural’s challenge: The distances between us

By Heidi Marttila-Losure, Dakotafire Media

For those of us who choose to live on the Great Plains, the wide-open spaces are both our greatest opportunity and our greatest challenge.

The opportunity isn’t obvious to everyone—the ones who call our home “flyover country” aren’t seeing it—but many of us who live here can feel it when we take in a long view toward the horizon: There is possibility in that open space between ground and sky, and part of the meaning of our lives is imagining what that space could be and doing the work we are called to do to make those beautiful visions real.

And here is where RuralX shows its power. 

The first RuralX Summit brought together 222 participants from across South Dakota and beyond. Many of us who attended are pretty good at looking at open spaces and imagining beautiful … Read More »


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