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The Myth of Winter

By Blaze Diamond (El Prado, New Mexico) In the dawn hours of December 15th, my partner and I filed out the stairwell door.  Trees had


Attending to Spirit in Daily Life

By Michael Prate (Mission, South Dakota) Mike Prate is Food Sovereignty Coordinator for REDCO (Rosebud Economic Development Corporation) based in Mission, South Dakota.

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Original Blessings

By Darryl Birkenfeld, Ph.D.   When asked about how things are going in a locality, residents may say “Not bad…but it would be better if we

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The Art of Supervising

For a teenager or youth in their college years, questions seem to come from all directions! Queries such as where to find good Thai food,

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April Newsletter

Read about Ogallala Commons’ new website, partner building in South Dakota & Nebraska, the accomplishments of one of our Homecoming Cohort Learners, and a profile

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A Year in Review

It’s difficult to believe that 2014 is about to come to a close.  As we look back on all this year had to offer, we

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Youth Entrepreneurship Matters

Guest blog by Darryl Birkenfeld In November, Ogallala Commons conducted another Youth Entrepreneur Fair–our 8th consecutive in the Texas Panhandle.  Engaging high school students in entrepreneurship is

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