Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.
Have you ever wondered where the happiest places in your state are? CreditDonkey did a study on the most content and cheerful cities in South Dakota based on the factors of crime rate, average commute time, income, divorce rate, housing, and amount of restaurants and amenities, through data collected by the US Census Bureau. Find out which places made the list:
Did some of these surprise you? There are lots of great places to live in South Dakota – take a look at some more charming towns here in the Mt. Rushmore State that people love to live in.
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