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New Dakota Resources Employee Finds Happiness In Rural South Dakota

Blog, News & Events on November 5th. Comments Off on New Dakota Resources Employee Finds Happiness In Rural South Dakota

After nearly four years in the Twin Cities, the Timber Lake native and 2015 SDSU graduate, Tyrelle Schweitzer, was ready to exchange the opportunities of an urban lifestyle for a more relaxed pace, in a place where she felt welcome and at home.


Dakota Resources Honors De Smet Leader with Mentorship Award

Blog, News & Events on November 4th. Comments Off on Dakota Resources Honors De Smet Leader with Mentorship Award

Rita Anderson, Executive Director of the De Smet Economic Development Corporation, was recently honored with the Economic Development Professional Mentor Award by Dakota Resources.


RuralX offers new attendees an eye-opening experience

Blog, News & Events on August 26th. Comments Off on RuralX offers new attendees an eye-opening experience

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.


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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