Crawford’s Rural Fire Department Station was built in 1929 and had reached the end of its useful life by not meeting current energy, building, accessibility codes and standards. The basement had flooded thus mold was a concern. A shared wall to the west side… more
Beaufort County Community College serves a rural population of traditional and high school students who are all working towards a degree.
Many rural students have the convenience of being able to easily travel to their classes… more
Farm thrives, bolsters other local farmers during coronavirus pandemic
For Shelly Oswald, owner of Old Time Farm in Stoneboro, Pa., the novel coronavirus pandemic illustrates the vital role small, local agriculture producers play in safeguarding food… more
In Wray, Colorado, the Wray Community District Hospital was one of the first rural hospitals to be on allocation for the SARS COVID-19 PCR testing. Prior to receiving the new equipment, the hospital only had access to a small four bay test analyzer.
"It is truly a blessing to come home each day to our peaceful environment," said Amanda Gilliard. The goal of graduating from college and purchasing a home for her family has been realized.
Seymour ISD provides educational opportunities to the City of Seymour, a small North Texas town with a population of 2,613, and the surrounding Baylor County. With a growing student population of 582, the school district created its own police department to… more
The Vale Fire Department provides fire protection and emergency response services to the Vale, SD community and surrounding area that encompasses a 170-square mile area. Its mission is to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Vale Fire… more
Pawnee City had 3.8 miles of streets composed of asphalt or rock and deteriorated to the point repair was no longer feasible. With minimal to no curbing, the majority of drainage was in open ditches along the roadway. Complete replacement was necessary for safe streets in this area of the City.… more
Tessa Dosch lives in Aberdeen, SD and had been living in a rental property for several years that was in poor condition. It needed major repairs to the foundation, and it had old, drafty windows. Tessa had been longing to own a home of her own. One fall day, she had been visiting with her… more
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