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Dacotah Bank Supports Rural as a Leadership Partner

Blog, News & Events on June 11th. Comments Off on Dacotah Bank Supports Rural as a Leadership Partner

Serving both rural and urban locations across North and South Dakota and extending
into Minnesota, Dacotah Bank is found in many of the communities that are also partners
of Dakota Resources. While the steady growth
of Dacotah Bank gives them the ability to compete with national banks and banks
owned by international firms, the regional entity has repeatedly decided to
remain a community bank with decisions made close to home.

“We believe in the mission of Dakota Resources and the positive
impact they have had for our rural communities,” says Brad Moore, Mid-Dakota Region President for Dacotah Bank.
“Through ruralX, Dakota Resources provides an opportunity for members of our rural
communities to build a strong network of people who work together to help rural
thrive.”

As a Dakota Resources Leadership Partner, Dacotah Bank is an
important sponsor of ruralX and is also able to connect to rural community
members through the Learning … Read More »


Moving from a Sponsor to a Partner

Blog, News & Events on September 21st. Comments Off on Moving from a Sponsor to a Partner

Touchstone Energy Cooperatives and the Rural Electric Economic Development (REED Fund) became a Leadership Partner with Dakota Resources in June 2018. As part of their valued partnership, they receive recognition across all of Dakota Resources six core leadership programs, an annual complimentary membership to the Dakota Resources Learning Network, and tickets to events like ruralX and more.

“Changing from a sponsor to a partner made a lot of sense to us,” explains Linda Salmonson, Economic Development Manager. “A partnership allows us to more fully engage in Dakota Resources and the communities they serve. It’s better for both parties.”

As a representative for the cooperatives on the Learning Network, Linda is able to get a better pulse on the rural communities they serve, and can then share that information with their cooperative members. She is also able to lend expertise on topics such as funding, housing, rural … Read More »


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