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Lack of reliable internet leaves rural Hoosiers in the dark

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – In southeastern Indiana in the middle of miles of cornfields is a long stretch of road that is home to students, laborers and farmers, but lacks one necessity of the 21st century – access to efficient internet service. “It’s very frustrating not having the internet because it limits what […]

Rural philanthropy event will be July 17 in Columbus

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Rural philanthropy event will be July 17 in Columbus

Staff report The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman will host a symposium on rural philanthropy on July 17 in Columbus. Sessions at the event are designed to help “create partnership opportunities and offer ideas to encourage clients, families and residents to give back and invest in their rural communities,” state officials said. […]

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Conference at ISU to focus on agri-business issues

Staff report The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – The 2011 Indiana Rural Summit – scheduled for Dec. 1-2 in Terre Haute – will focus on entrepreneurism and agriculture-related development. The two-day event, presented by the Indiana Rural Roundtable, will take place at Indiana State University and bring together rural leaders and citizens to “develop creative ways […]