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Dakota Resources honors rural entrepreneurs, leaders and communities

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Seventy-five rural economic development leaders, entrepreneurs and change makers convened in Watertown on October 5-7 to learn, connect and to celebrate the vitality of South Dakota’s small communities. The “Empower Sessions” event was hosted by Dakota Resources, an organization dedicated to empowering people and enriching communities across rural South Dakota.

In addition to breakout sessions, a panel discussion and motivating keynote speakers, the Empower Sessions included a gathering for Dakota Rising fellows, alumni and finalists competing for the next class of Dakota Rising fellowships. Dakota Rising is a two-year entrepreneur development program that helps rural business owners discover new ways to grow their businesses, themselves and their communities.

The Dakota Rising finalists were one of the highlights on Saturday night during the Dakota Resources Gala. The finalists came from a field of 104 entries.

“We had a flood of applicants for this year’s Dakota … Read More »


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