March 21st, 2022 | 26 mins 37 secs
econdev, economic development, rural
Dane talks to Sarah Thompson about rolling up your sleeves and figuring out a new path if your rural community needs help. According to Sarah, there is nothing that can stop those who truly want a better future for their downtown and community. It takes hard work and committed volunteers.
October 4th, 2021 | 29 mins 21 secs
econ dev, economic development, kansas, rural, small town
Lea Ann's job is to daily figure out what obstacles she can remove, so that her community members can move forward with their businesses.
August 23rd, 2021 | 26 mins 6 secs
econdev, economic development, rural, texas
Dane talks with Jimi Copland. Jimi is an economic developer, educator, needle mover, encourager, change agent, and owner of The Rural Spark.
August 2nd, 2021 | 20 mins 19 secs
appalachian, econ dev, economic development, ohio, rural
Democratizing growth in South East Ohio by making the rural cool and recruiting white-collar remote-workers to a traditionally blue-collar region.
July 26th, 2021 | 43 mins 1 sec
econ dev, economic development, rural
Full of challenges, rural economic development also offers opportunities to make a real difference in the lives of your neighbors, because as former President Harry Truman said: "It is amazing what you can accomplish when you do not care who gets the credit."