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Do Something More for Your Community

Many rural communities are suffering these days. It’s not an uncommon sight to see businesses closing and residents moving away to bigger towns in search of work. Communities, their residents and leaders, sometimes think that the answer to reviving their main streets is recruiting big business. But industry comes and goes, and it’s not uncommon for a recruited business to abandon a community, leaving individuals jobless and the town in despair.

Why No One Should Miss MarketPlace

On Wednesday, February 28, 2007 people will have the opportunity to participate in MarketPlace: Opening Doors to Success, at the Ramada Inn in Kearney, Nebraska. MarketPlace is the first conference of its kind in this part of the country and will focus on how entrepreneurship and innovation can help our rural communities thrive by focusing on proven rural strategies to build assets and create economic opportunities from within.

Hope for a Farm Bill

Now that we have moved beyond the 2006 elections, our representatives will head to Washington. Chief among their duties is to pass laws, and one of the most important tasks of this Congress will be to pass a piece of legislation known as the 2007 farm bill.