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The Yonder Report

Apr 26, 2023

Librarians fight back against efforts to ban books; there's new federal grants available to meet vehicle collisions with wildlife head on; and a Missouri college partners with other states to engage students in real-world problem-solving.

Apr 19, 2023

Voter turnout is lower in rural places –a symptom say researchers of reduced civic infrastructure –  like libraries, "Impact investing" is helping areas historically left behind – including Appalachia, and a proposed BLM rule would put conservation on equal footing with drilling, mining, and grazing.


Apr 12, 2023

“It’s undrinkable” - polluted well water in Oregon gets the EPA’s attention after 30 years of complaints, a former police officer inspires family charity to deliver life-saving equipment to first responders, and Florida considers expanding access to mobile...

Apr 5, 2023

Remote work helped reverse a decade-long population decline in America's rural counties, mayors from around the country gather in Washington, D.C. annually to share stories and face together their most pressing issues, and dollar stores are popular with rural folks – but predatory tactics are worrisome to watchdog...