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Rural Economic Development Foundations Challenged on the Day of Giving

Blog, News & Events on November 18th. Comments Off on Rural Economic Development Foundations Challenged on the Day of Giving

As a champion for rural communities, we want to encourage as many rural economic development foundations as possible to take part in the South Dakota Day of Giving on December 3.


A Healthier Custer Wins Innovative Rural Community Prize

Blog, News & Events on November 4th. Comments Off on A Healthier Custer Wins Innovative Rural Community Prize

The Custer Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) was recently named the Innovative Rural Community Prize, and was awarded by Dakota Resources during the 2019 Empower Sessions Event and Gala on October 19 in Spearfish.


Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce and CVB Sponsors RuralX Dine Around

Blog, News & Events on June 11th. Comments Off on Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce and CVB Sponsors RuralX Dine Around

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
for us.”

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 »


Midco helps keep rural connected

Blog, News & Events on June 11th. Comments Off on Midco helps keep rural connected

“Rural
communities have long been the threads that hold our region together,” says
Paige Pearson Meyer, Director of Public and Media Relations at Midco. “Midco
cares about the communities we serve and invests in organizations that are
lifting those communities up. Dakota Resources is a prime example of an
organization that is committed to making smaller communities better through
economic growth.”

Midco is a
leading provider of reliable, high-speed internet via wired and fixed wireless
technology. The company also delivers cable TV including MidcoSN (a regional
sports network), voice, home security, data center and advertising services,
plus wholesale networking solutions. By 2025, Midco will deploy 10G, the next
great leap for broadband – while also expanding its fixed wireless network to
rural areas. Currently, Midco serves 400
communities across the region. Many of these communities are rural, and Midco’s
services are vital to keeping these people and places connected.

Midco
takes great pride in being a … Read More »


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 »


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