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  • Rural Short: Embrace the Naysayers

    Cher Hersrud|Jan 31, 2022

    We all know they will be there, and for the most part, we dread the naysayers when we are planning a new community event, project, or community change of any kind. There is truth in the statement that change is hard; however, change is really hard for some people. I have heard from many communities that “nothing ever happens here because of the negative attitude in the community.” I have found that there is no stereotypical naysayer. Some are older and yet, some of the youngest people in the community can also be naysayers. I believe it is a pe...