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Dakota Resources, a rural community and economic development organization based in Renner, South Dakota, is hosting a weekend of learning, connecting and inspiration for rural community leaders, economic development professionals and entrepreneurs across the region.
Waldner Farms in Webster is a small locally owned business that offers fresh, garden-grown produce to an increasing number of people in the Webster area and beyond. The business literally grew out of love and is tended by owners Darin and Melissa Waldner, Darin’s parents and some family friends.
When it comes to local rural and economic development, providing young adults with reasons to live and work in South Dakota is a priority.
Amy Kruse of De Smet came to RuralX without any preconceived notions and left with a whole new appreciation of rural. Her first experience at RuralX was full of good surprises, including the amazing food, the insightful breakout sessions and the motivating speakers. She appreciated the many connections she made at the event and came home excited to think differently and try new things for her community.
For the second year, the Mitchell Area
Chamber of Commerce and Convention Visitors Bureau is sponsoring the ruralX
Dine Around event, which involves dinner for approximately 150 event guests at
local restaurants following the first day of ruralX.
“We love sponsoring the Dine Around as
it gets people out and about in Mitchell at some of the really great dining
options we have here,” says Sonya Moller, Director of the Mitchell Chamber of
Commerce. “When we heard that Dakota Resources was bringing ruralX to Mitchell
last year, we knew we wanted to be involved. The Dine Around is the perfect fit
The Mitchell Chamber and Convention
Visitors Bureau works hard to bring
programs and events designed to benefit business owners, professionals,
employees and citizens in the area, and ruralX is an event the organization can
really get behind.
“RuralX is absolutely amazing. Last
year they knocked it out of the park … Read More »