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Public gathering places play a vital role in the social life of a community. Community centers help cultivate relationships and a sense of belonging. Publicly...
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Posted on Jun 12, 2017
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Access to preventative medicine is a powerful countermeasure to afflictions such as respiratory disease, stroke, cancer and heart disease. Unfortunately, lack of access to quality,...
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Posted on May 29, 2017
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NEWS RELEASE SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Economic development professionals from across South Dakota gathered in Sioux Falls today ‘Gearing Up for Success’ during the annual Governor’s...
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Posted on Apr 27, 2017
Category: Awards and Recognition

Since buying a home is one of the biggest investments of your life, it's ideal to buy within a state where housing is relatively affordable...
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Posted on Apr 24, 2017
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Seasonally adjusted gain – 5,300 jobs – put us over the top. It made economic history:  For the first time, Minnesota’s private sector has 2,504,400 jobs,...
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Posted on Apr 21, 2017
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Minnesota employers added 5,300 jobs in March, according to seasonally adjusted figures announced today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). With...
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Posted on Apr 20, 2017
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Jason Roberts wants you to build a better block in your rural community. And he’s just the guy to tell you how to do it. As...
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Posted on Apr 19, 2017
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The best deals are the ones in which everyone wins. Across the country, public power utilities have established countless partnerships through which businesses, utilities, and...
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Posted on Apr 17, 2017
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Dakota State University hosted an event that recognized the talents and big plans of a group of tech-savvy teenagers. The DSU gathering was held for female...
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Posted on Apr 13, 2017
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Mark your calendar for the 2017 South Dakota Economic Development Conference - April 25th reception at the Sheraton Hotel and 26th at the Convention Center...
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Posted on Apr 10, 2017
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MN Cup is the largest statewide startup competition in the country. We are a startup competition and hub to connect Minnesota’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. We aim to create...
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Posted on Apr 03, 2017
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The USD Discovery District is moving from plans to reality. The 80-acre research park in northwest Sioux Falls has been discussed for decades, but the project is...
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Posted on Mar 28, 2017
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Minnesota manufacturers are upbeat about the economy, with 90 percent expecting production levels to increase or stay the same in 2017, according to an annual...
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Posted on Jan 29, 2017
Category: Manufacturing

Almost 20 percent of Greater Minnesota households don’t have the same broadband connections as urban area residents. That’s about to change. New grants totaling $34 million...
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Posted on Jan 29, 2017
Category: Infrastructure

Gov. Dennis Daugaard awarded more than $2.9 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to eight projects throughout South Dakota. The money, awarded to...
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Posted on Jan 29, 2017
Category: Community Development

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