Economic Gateway http://www.sdprairiegateway.org Prairie Gateway News RSS Feed Sun, 27 May 2018 06:57:28 -0700 en-us Angel Funding for Aberdeen Area Entrepreneurs http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=17508 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 One of the primary challenges in starting a business is finding a funding source. New ventures often don’t qualify for traditional bank loans due to lack of cash flow or collateral. That’s... The Infrastructure to Attract Industry http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=17097 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Industrial parks are a valuable recruitment tool. But acquiring a large property and establishing the requisite infrastructure to attract companies is a major undertaking, particularly for a rural are... Attracting Millennials http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=17096 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 It’s hard to know what to believe about Millennials; the overall impression is that they are lazy, entitled, and killing American culture one day at a time. If this is the case, then why do so m... Rebuilding America’s Rural Infrastructure http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=17095 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Sat, 27 May 4000 15:26:45 -0800 Huron, S.D., April 16, 2018 - Some people remember when many rural households didn’t have electricity or running water. Although those days are long gone for most, there’s still lots of ro... Local soybean growers take part in S.D. Soybean See for Yourself Tour in Mexico http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=17094 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 SIOUX FALLS — Two area soybean growers, Larry Nielson of Tulare and David Struck of Wolsey, took part in a See for Yourself Tour to Mexico in February hosted by the South Dakota Soybean Res... WalletHub names Aberdeen 3rd best small city to start a business http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=17093 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 ABERDEEN, S.D. (KSFY) - A new study shows that if you are looking to start a business -- Aberdeen is the place for you. According to personal finance website WalletHub, Aberdeen is the third b... Cryptocurrency mining firms eye S.D. as frontier of new digital gold rush http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=17092 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 There's digital gold to be found on South Dakota plains. Cryptocurrency miners, companies who use large banks of processors to essentially dig for digital gold such as Bitcoin, are looking... No matter who is South Dakota’s next governor, change is coming to state economic development http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=17091 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Sat, 27 May 7200 15:25:41 -0800 All three Republican and Democratic candidates plan changes for the Governor’s Office of Economic Development when one wins election Nov. 6 as South Dakota’s next chief executive. Their... Dakota Tan and Hair in Redfield bought by Muellenbergs http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=17035 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Dakota Tan and Hair in Redfield bought by Muellenbergs In January, Jessica and Matt Muellenberg became owners of Dakota Tan and Hair on Redfield's Main Street. Jessica Muellenberg, who has been... Gov. Daugaard Announces Economic Development Awards at 2018 Annual Conference http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=17090 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) hosted its annual conference in Sioux Falls, closing the two-day event with Gov. Dennis Daugaard&rsquo... EVENT CENTER COMPLETION DATE SET FOR MID-JULY http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=17034 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Sat, 27 May 3200 15:24:55 -0800 The Britton City Council learned at its regular meeting that the target date for completion of the Event Center in Britton is now mid-July. Glacial Lakes Area Development (GLAD) Executive Dire... The Infrastructure to Attract Industry http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=17033 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Sat, 27 May 6800 15:24:46 -0800 Industrial parks are a valuable recruitment tool. But acquiring a large property and establishing the requisite infrastructure to attract companies is a major undertaking, particularly for a rural are... New Milbank hospital gets help from REED Fund http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=17032 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 MILBANK — Whetstone Valley Electric Cooperative’s Economic Development (REED) Fund was recently utilized to help build a new hospital. The REED Fund, a joint economic development fund mana... Gallup and Sharecare Announce 2017 State Well-Being Rankings http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=17031 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Gallup and Sharecare released 2017 results from the Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index, which found significant declines in well-being across U.S. states. Findings painted a bleak picture of the well-b... Revitalizing Rural South Dakota Communities through Entrepreneurism http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=16989 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Sat, 27 May 6400 15:23:51 -0800 Rural communities across the nation face significant challenges. They typically have higher rates of poverty and fewer job opportunities than their urban counterparts. But challenges can be framed ... Outdoor program offers new, unique experiences http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=16401 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Outdoor Program at the South Dakota State Wellness Center gives students plenty of opportunities to explore the outdoors through a variety of trips and services. Justin Parks, coordinator of th... New farm cooperative, Agtegra, launches in 60 SD and ND communities http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=16400 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Sat, 27 May 2800 15:21:44 -0800 Agtegra, the big newly merged farmer-owned cooperative, was “officially launched” on Feb. 1, according to the officials who launched it out of Aberdeen.  “This is our fi... GOED Focusing on Value-Added Ag, Financial Services, Manufacturing and Bioscience http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=16399 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Agriculture plays a major role in South Dakota, even in a down economy like we had in 2017. Governor’s Office of Economic Development deputy commissioner Aaron Schiebe spoke at last night&rsq... South Dakota is poised to benefit from precision agriculture http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=16398 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 BROOKINGS — By the end of this year, $4 billion will be spent globally on precision agriculture with satellites, sensors, machines, data, and drones. It’s a collective industry opportunity... Grow Spink: Empowering Citizens, Building for Tomorrow http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=16444 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Declining populations and limited employment opportunities are common themes in rural America. Traditional methods of economic development rely on attracting businesses in order to bring in jobs. B... South Dakota a top 5 state in net migration http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=16397 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Many more people are moving to South Dakota than leaving it. That’s according to the 41st annual United Van Lines National Movers Study which ranked South Dakota fifth among the top 10 states... DSU part of new workforce development partnership http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=15469 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Four state organizations are joining forces to create a new workforce development program designed to benefit students, area businesses and the state. Dakota State University, Southeast Tech, the S... Mexican grocer fills unique niche in Madison http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=15467 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The new grocery store in Madison -- Tienda Hispana -- is a dream come true for business owner Cesar Cortez. For 26 years, he's been working at John Morrell and Company in Sioux Falls, while kee... SD farmers look at marketing options at Growing On http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=15466 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Sat, 27 May 8000 15:17:00 -0800 South Dakota farmers who wanted direction in marketing another year of bumper crops received some expert advice at the Growing On meeting series, which made a stop in Yankton, S.D., on Dec. 1. Iowa... Roger Scheibe recognized as Agvocate of the Year http://www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events/?item=15465 www.sdprairiegateway.org/prairie-gateway/old-site/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 South Dakota Farm Families SIOUX FALLS — Roger Scheibe of Brookings, S.D., was named AgVocate of the Year by the board of directors for Agriculture United for South Dakota at the organization...