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How South Dakota won over Tru Shrimp in spite of Minnesota plans – Growing Shrimp in South Dakota?

One thing the governor didn’t mention: This community of more than 7,000 South Dakotans wasn’t Tru Shrimp’s first choice.

Gov. Kristi Noem, in historic inauguration, looks to improve South Dakota’s future

“One hundred years and one day after this great state extended women the right to vote, they elected the first woman as governor.”

South Dakota asks Trump administration to approve Medicaid work requirements for parents, caretakers

Under the proposal, parents aged 19 to 59 and other caretakers on Medicaid who live in South Dakota’s two most populous counties would have to work at least 80 hours a month, take classes or...

Rural South Dakotans get better broadband service than in other rural states

More than 76 percent of rural South Dakotans get broadband download speeds of 25 megabytes and upload speeds of 3 megabytes, the "Connecting South Dakota’s Future" report found, compared to 61 percent of rural residents...

South Dakota is best overall for retirement? New survey thinks so – Montana #6 on the list but #1 in our hearts

There’s a lot to consider when selecting the best place to spend your golden years. But have you considered going South?

RuralX Economic Development And Community Development Event – 6/27-28 – Mitchell, South Dakota

The team at Dakota Resources says the event is open to anyone with a desire to make an impact on our rural communities.

WalletHub names Aberdeen, South Dakota 3rd best small city to start a business

A new study shows that if you are looking to start a business — Aberdeen is the place for you.

South Dakotans have reason to be hopeful – Gov. Dennis Daugaard, Governor of South Dakota

There is no better place than South Dakota to live, work and raise a family.

Dakota Resources receives investment from Wells Fargo for organization’s Capital Investment Fund

The fund was designed to build capacity for rural economic development corporations and revolving loan funds that finance local development projects in South Dakota and throughout the United States.

USDA Rural Development awards RCDI Grant to Dakota Resources

This 3-year program will provide financial and technical assistance to the economic development professional staff and local leadership teams from twelve private nonprofit economic development organizations and low-income rural communities in South Dakota

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