Rural communities across the nation boast rich traditions, both new and old. Stay up to date on the latest news, reviews, and storytelling on rural arts and culture. From music and film, to literature and history, to festivals and food, we’ve got it covered.
“I thought about things I enjoy doing where I never see my progressive friends, and right away I knew I wanted to bring the Democrats to a stock-car race.”
A documentarian, a radio DJ, an organizer and a leader – Al White is dedicated to serving the community he came up in.
What do you do when there’s a dead skunk in the middle of the road stinkin’ to high heaven? Here’s a handy guide to help you manage a gross reality of living in the country.
Take the path less taken with these three historic highways that offer more than your typical tourist destinations.
A passion for going “up and down the hollers” mushrooms into an online career for one Appalachian mental health counselor.
As rural communities think about the future role of public schools, an archivist at the University of Nebraska at Kearney aims to share local country school history to inform discussions and inspire learning.
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Nonprofit newsrooms, due to their funding structure, are resistant to buyouts and consolidations that have decimated local news landscapes across the United States.
A fire scientist in Hawai’i says the scale of the Maui fires should be a wake-up call for the state.
A good idea brought about a community place to exchange used things and keep tons of stuff from going to a landfill.
But local organizers and governments make it their mission to communicate important information with the public through alternative channels.
In rural communities, hearing loss may go untreated for years longer than it would for someone living in an urban area. Here are some reasons to address hearing loss sooner rather than later.