NORTH DAKOTA LIVING -- SEPTEMBER 2019
In 2013, Lori Capouch’s phone started ringing. It’s not that she wasn’t getting calls before. But these phone calls were different, and she quickly noticed a pattern. We’re short operating money. Our equipment is failing. Can you help us?
Those comments, and pleas for help, came rolling in from rural grocers across North Dakota. Not one to let grass grow under her feet, Capouch, as the rural development director for the North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives (NDAREC), and her team started exploring the issue further, gathering research and identifying the needs
Downtown Comeback Story | Rural Development Assembly
Mallorie and Jim Rasberry and Josh Nowell will tell you how their hometown of Laurel, Miss., created an atmosphere to instill preservation, promotion and economic development efforts community wide.
The trio may be featured on HGTV’s show Home Town, now filming its fourth season, for their work in residential remodeling with show hosts, Erin and Ben Napier, but Josh, Jim and Mallorie got their start in downtown revitalization.