Welcome to our new site!

In Touch

In Touch 3/01/24

Aberdeen Parks and Rec’s Gene Morsching joins us to talk about an upcoming job fair…

In Touch 2/28/24

Dean Berry, Northern State head baseball coach joins us to talk about the upcoming season…

Tech jobs could be start of rural revitalization

Tech jobs could be start of rural revitalization

The U.S. House Select Committee on the Economy met Thursday to discuss rural economic revitalization.

The founder of the Center on Rural Innovation, Matt Dunne, testified before the committee saying rural communities have the potential for healthy and diverse economies.

“It’s not going to take as many folks that are out there running combines when those can be automated,” Dunne said. “So, we need to make sure that there are also other kinds of jobs that are the fruits of automation, rather than just impacted by automation.”

He said rural America has room for strong tech and software development job growth.

    

View Full Story

Share:

More