Economic Gateway http://www.reedfund.coop Rural Electric Economic Development News RSS Feed Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:51:36 -0800 en-us Little Motel on the Prairie http://www.reedfund.coop/reed/news-and-media/?item=14790 www.reedfund.coop/reed/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In 1999, Connie Cheney told her husband she wanted to build a motel in De Smet, South Dakota, “He said, ‘You’re out of your mind,’” she remembers with a laugh. But... Developing A Skilled Workforce http://www.reedfund.coop/reed/news-and-media/?item=14451 www.reedfund.coop/reed/news-and-media Mon, 11 Dec 6000 15:10:00 -0800 After 40 years of work in the food service industry around Huron, Todd Peterson is changing what’s on his menu. “One day I woke up and said, ‘you know what, I just don’t wan... SDHDA Awards Lori Moen with Friend of Housing Award http://www.reedfund.coop/reed/news-and-media/?item=14450 www.reedfund.coop/reed/news-and-media Mon, 11 Dec 9600 15:09:51 -0800 PIERRE, S.D.  – South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) presented its “Friend of Housing” Award to Lori Moen, chief operating officer of GROW South Dakota, at the ann... Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota Governors Stress Importance of STEM http://www.reedfund.coop/reed/news-and-media/?item=14449 www.reedfund.coop/reed/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Gov. Kim Reynolds along with the governors of Nebraska and South Dakota met with business leaders to learn about the issues they are facing. Several business leaders in tha... More economic growth ahead for Midwest http://www.reedfund.coop/reed/news-and-media/?item=14448 www.reedfund.coop/reed/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 OMAHA, Neb. — A monthly survey of business leaders released Monday suggests that economic conditions are still improving for nine states in the Midwest or Plains. The Mid-America Business Con... South Dakota Regional Community Development Forum Reveals Powerful Strategies for Native Economic Development http://www.reedfund.coop/reed/news-and-media/?item=14447 www.reedfund.coop/reed/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Native CDFI Network (NCN), sponsored by  Citi Community Development, convened Native community development stakeholders from across South Dakota and the region at the South Dakota Regional Co... Manufacturing Week Highlights State's Largest Industry http://www.reedfund.coop/reed/news-and-media/?item=14440 www.reedfund.coop/reed/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 To highlight the importance of manufacturing, Governor Mark Dayton issued a proclamation declaring the week of October 1-7, 2017 to be Minnesota Manufacturing Week. Manufacturing is the s... Dakota Style: a homegrown and family-owned company http://www.reedfund.coop/reed/news-and-media/?item=13931 www.reedfund.coop/reed/news-and-media Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A farming couple in Clark, South Dakota started a kettle chip company in 1985 with a tasty, homegrown product: chips made from potatoes grown on site, cooked in an open kettle and seasoned by hand. ...