Economic Gateway http://www.sdprairiegateway.org Prairie Gateway News RSS Feed Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:52:51 -0700 en-us Want a business and a life? http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=12388 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 It’s a serious dream for business owners and their workers. Getting on the treadmill of work, eat, sleep has no charm for anyone, whether they own the company or labor there. That’s... Welding a better future http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=12387 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Is your goal to work as a welder? Now’s your time! The Welding and Manufacturing program, part of South Dakota Wins, is working hard to train people to fill the welder shortage that is a major c... When a business wants SD data http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=12386 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 How does a company outside the area figure out if South Dakota is a good spot to put down roots? Getting several hundred thousand search results on Google isn’t helpful. It’s pertinent dat... Huntin’ and shootin’, naturals for the Badlands http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=11836 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Badlands conjure up thoughts of Wild West posses and strong, silent types armed and ready for anything. Firearm companies are a natural match for the wide-open spaces of South Dakota. Says Irv ... Cutting edge research in the biosciences http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=11835 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Did you know that South Dakota is a major player in the bioscience field? According to David Ure, CEO of Inanovate, which is headquartered in Sioux Falls, the area is accessible, and filled with world... BIO Presents Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) Legislator of the Year Award http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=12299 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) presented Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) its Industrial & Environmental Section Legislator of the Year Award. The award recognizes Senator Thune’... Local South Dakota small town is among the best in America to visit this summer http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=12302 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 DE SMET, S.D. A small town in South Dakota is getting some big recognition. De Smet has been named one of the top 20 small towns to visit this summer by the Smithsonian Magazine. We take a look t... Driving the big rigs in South Dakota http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=11834 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Hankering to drive 18-wheelers? You’ll need a commercial driver’s license, called a CDL. If the highway is calling you, there’s training available. To get your CDL, you need time ... CITY PLANS STUDY OF PROPOSED CENTER http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=12304 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Britton City Council decided to ask the Northeast Council of Governments (NECOG) to put together a financial feasibility study for operation of the proposed Britton Event Center at its regular mee... Dakota Diners: Pereboom's Cafe http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=12310 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 WEBSTER, S.D. Tonight, we stop by a family-owned restaurant that's been successful because of the hard work of four different generations. We'll take a closer look at what's cooking a... Is there a simpler way of life? http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=11833 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 People in big cities start out loving the speed and variety, then end up frazzled. Is there an alternative? People are making the move to a simpler, quieter life in South Dakota with the help of Da... South Dakota City Begins Big Soybean Plant Project http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=12301 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — A northeastern South Dakota city is building a soybean processing plant that is expected to handle 20 percent of the region's beans. The Aberdeen News (http://bit.ly... Business development with less risk? http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=11832 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Sounds like heaven for growing businesses—the chance to expand without taking on too much risk. The sad fact is, fewer businesses want to chance the precarious economic climate. The result is sl... Deuel County ranch earns Leopold Conservation Award http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=12303 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced the Blue Bell Ranch near Clear Lake as the 2017 winner of the S.D. Leopold Conservation Award. The Blue Bell is owned and operated by Herb and Beverly Hamann and thei... 12 photos from the AGP soybean plant ground breaking http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=12300 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 AGP Ag Processing Inc., a soybean processing plant under construction on Eight Avenue Northeast near the Aberdeen Industrial Park, held a ground breaking ceremony. Keith Spackler, CEO of AGP Ag... Redfield Energy celebrates 10 years in operation http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=12308 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Ten years ago, Renewable Fuels Association member company Redfield Energy began production at its 55-million gallon per year ethanol plant in Redfield, South Dakota. After two years of planning, fu... Single family housing direct home loans available http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=12311 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 HURON, S.D. – With homes for sale across the country, buyers continue to have plenty of choices and lots of bargaining power. With the help of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Develop... Agribusiness: 98% of SD farms family owned http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=11105 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The fact that 98% of all farms in South Dakota are family owned is the friendly face of agribusiness. This industry gets credit for feeding the country, keeping food prices low and grocery stores ampl... Students plan to evolve and adapt to the future of ag http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=12309 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As technology and economics in agriculture change, three of the top high school seniors in northeastern South Dakota plan to pursue ag careers. Alan Masat of Redfield High School, Benjamin Pond of ... Whimsy On Main Hosts Ribbon Cutting at New Location http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=12307 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Whimsy On Main and the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on April 20. The gift boutique is celebrating its grand re-opening at their new location on Main Street in Milbank. Own... OUTDOOR REC WORTH $1.3 BILLION http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=12305 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Outdoor and wildlife-associated recreation contributes $1.3 billion annually to the South Dakota economy according to a recent report from the Department of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP). “Large... Cool data and hot savings http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=11104 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Data centers, those mega collections of servers holding umpteen terabytes of information, love cool weather and no storms. That’s why South Dakota is attracting operation centers and other profe... Who and what are in South Dakota? http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=11103 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A family moving to an area wants to know how many students are the same age as their children. Businesses want to know how many workers can fill their tech jobs. It’s all about demographics. ... Featured In SDPB TV Program This Thursday http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=12306 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 For over 100 years the Strand Theatre in Britton has been offering the latest in movie entertainment for area residents. In a time when many small-town theaters have closed their doors, Britton&rsq... Britton saves its movie theater http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=11102 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Can a small town in South Dakota support a movie theater, when they are closing down all over the country? It can if it’s Britton, official 2016 Community of the Year. The town now owns a $70...