Expanding broadband access in rural areas would have impacts reaching far beyond those communities. That’s according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.Continue reading
Making sure there are enough workers to keep local businesses operating increasingly involves turning to placemaking efforts. The role of placemaking in workforce development was a topic of discussion during the “Powering Rural” panel at last week’s Pulaski County Economic Development Summit.Continue reading
Starke County has turned in its letter of intent for a Stellar Community designation. Constellation of Starke’s paperwork was submitted to the state by the April 5 deadline, according to Ron Gifford with the Starke County Economic Development Foundation.Continue reading
“Powering Rural” was a focus of this week’s Pulaski County Economic Development summit. The Community Development Commission assembled a panel of representatives from five state and federal agencies, who each discussed what they can do to support rural businesses.Continue reading
The Starke County Economic Development Foundation hosted another informational session about the Regional Stellar Communities Designation Program.
Leaders from Hamlet, North Judson and Knox as well officials at the County level and individuals from other entities looking to get involved in the process gathered at the SCEDF office Wednesday night to receive more details about obtaining “Stellar” status.
OCRA’s Liaison for Northwest Indiana Gerry White returned and this time he was joined by Stellar Community Project Manager Michael Sinnet. Continue reading
North Judson officials confirmed that they will be joining the Regional Stellar Communities effort during Monday night’s town council meeting. Continue reading