Economic Gateway http://www.faulktonsd.com Faulkton Area Economic Development News RSS Feed Mon, 21 May 2018 07:26:02 -0700 en-us Economic Developers Are a Great Resource http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=17458 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Sun, 21 May 0400 15:26:54 -0800 Setting up a business is a challenge. Just managing the paperwork, accounting and regulations alone can be daunting to an entrepreneur. Not to mention the essential capital requirements every business... Attracting Millennials http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=16806 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news 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... New agent at Farmers Union Insurance http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=16690 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Dawn Melius is back in the insurance business as of March 1, 2018 as the Dawn Marie Agency. Melius was with Farmers Union Insurance from 1995 - 2005. In returning she has retaken her insurance exam... The Infrastructure to Attract Industry http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=16374 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news 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... Bauers in new venture…The Steel Barn http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=16222 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Michael and Emily Bauer in front of their new CNC table (Computer Numerical Control). Michael and Emily Bauer have started a new business in Faulkton, The Steel Barn. The new business cons... Deadline for Hope’s Park & Playground Buy-a-Brick http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=16223 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The deadline for Hope’s Park and Playground Buy-A-Brick fundraising campaign is Wednesday, Feb. 28. For a $100 donation you may buy a brick to line the sidewalk at the park. It may be in honor o... Preserving Faulkton’s Historic Legion Hall http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=16253 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 “One of the really important things about preservation is it connects people to history in a very tangible way.” ~Myrick Howard As this apt quote by Howard suggests, by preserving histo... "Oil Up Buttercup" is Open for Business http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=16091 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Sun, 21 May 5200 15:18:59 -0800 JoDee Bryant has started a new business in Faulkton called “Oil Up Buttercup” just to the east of the Faulkton Development office on Hwy. 212. Retirement hasn’t slowed Bryant down... South Dakota Population Increases by 0.9 Percent in 2017 http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=15803 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau show that South Dakota's population growth last year was slightly ahead of the national rate, and better than the rates of neighboring states. MITCHELL, S... New business in Faulkton http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=15630 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Above are new business owners, Carrie and Brandon Tennant, who started their new electrical business Jan. 1 of this year. Faulkton has long been in need of a Faulkton based independent electricia... Animal Health Center donates to Hope’s Park & Playground http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=15631 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Animal Health Center donated $1,200 to Hope’s Park & Playground. Above are left, Beth Deiter, Hope’s Park & Playground committee member, Animal Health Center’s Dr. John Bode,... Snake Creek Dev. Corp. receives $20,000 grant http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=15483 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The South Dakota Community Foundation (SDCF) congratulates Snake Creek Development Corporation, Inc. on their recent South Dakota Fund grant award. Accepting the check are, left, Roger Deiter FAEDC pr... New program for grads homebuying assistance http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=15484 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced recently that South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) has launched a brand new program aimed at assisting postsecondary graduates in purchasing a... The Role of Housing in Economic Development http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=15268 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Housing is an often-overlooked aspect of economic development. Communities geared toward growth cultivate housing opportunities that meet the needs of all residents. The availability of quality ho... Faulkton’s colorful history http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=14956 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Sun, 21 May 4000 15:13:58 -0800 Major John Pickler and his wife Alice were among the first people to settle in Faulkton. Their home, which was constructed starting in 1882, is a unique 20-room Victorian mansion. Local artist Char... Carousel City http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=14955 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 “Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt When Bob Ketterling bought a... Hope’s Playground & Park raise funds http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=15049 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Sun, 21 May 0800 15:12:46 -0800 The above “thermometer” shows how much money has been raised for the new playground and park to be constructed on the southwest edge of Faulkton. Hope’s Park and Playground ... Faulkton B & P Sponsors Drawing http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=15050 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Sun, 21 May 0800 15:12:46 -0800 Faulkton B & P Sponsors Drawing From Friday, Dec. 1 to Thursday, Dec. 14 the Faulkton Business and Professional Association will be sponsoring a drawing for a special gift basket full of goodie... Use tax may be due on online purchases http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=15051 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Sun, 21 May 0800 15:12:46 -0800 With the holiday season in full swing, the South Dakota Department of Revenue reminds citizens that state and municipal use taxes may be due on their online purchases. South Dakotans owe use tax if... Serving the community http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=14953 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Sun, 21 May 4400 15:12:37 -0800 Lions Club International is the world’s largest service club organization. Its motto is simple: We Serve. Faulkton is fortunate to have a local chapter of the Lions Club and community-minded ... Faulk County voters, jail staff excited for the future with new $5.5M facility Brand new Faulk County Jail is complete http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=14944 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Many county jails across the state of South Dakota are close to 100 years old. But, Faulk County's new $5.5 million jail is updated to house more inmates with some brand new technology. Getting... A Local Auto Repair Shop http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=14500 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 At a time when fewer people have the skills to perform basic repairs on their vehicles, having access to an honest and dependable auto repair shop has become increasingly important. Sonny's... New age auto repair http://www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news/?item=14499 www.faulktonsd.com/faulkton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Casey Hlavacek is a Faulkton, South Dakota native who moved away but managed to find his way back home. He opened the Auto Shop in 2013. The shop provides a variety of services, from basic oil changes...