Farmers in Sibley County are forming a fiber cooperative in the hopes of raising money to join a broadband project after county commissioners opted out.
Archives for October 2012
Daily Yonder’s health insurance map makes rural Minnesota look better than the rest of rural America.
As farmers markets attract more price-conscious customers, there are ways markets can encourage more competitive prices.
Despite sizable Latino populations in many cities in outstate Minnesota, Latino elected officials are rare.
Governments need to plan more rigorous evaluations of their programs, Jon Baron, president of the Coalitino for Evidence-Based Policy, told several hundred Minnesotans.
The federal government is sending $30 million to regional offices of the Department of Health and Human Services in an effort to get more small rural hospitals to switch to electronic record-keeping.
The University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute is holding the sixth annual contest to encourage local government innovation. This time the winner gets $25,000.
The budget and tax angst that city leaders in Minnesota felt a year ago has eased somewhat in 2012.