Economic Gateway http://www.faulktonsd.com Faulkton Area Economic Development News RSS Feed Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:16:19 -0500 en-US Public trans. discussion Aug. 20 at Senior Center http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3955/public-trans-discussion-aug-20-at-senior-center http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500 There will be a community meeting to discuss possible public transportation for Faulk County citizens on Monday, Aug. 20 at 12:45 p.m. at the Autumn Leaves Senior Citizens Center in Faulkton. Public transportation providers from Aberdeen, Watertown and Sisseton will be in attendance to listen and discuss our needs and see... GROW SD celebrates anniversary with business loan special http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3927/grow-sd-celebrates-anniversary-with-business-loan-special http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500 In 1978, GROW South Dakota made its first business loans.  In the 40 years since then, the agency has had significant impact on businesses and communities throughout northeastern South Dakota and beyond. To celebrate this milestone, GROW SD is offering a business loan special. GROW SD’s revolving loan fund was established in... Hope’s Park & Playground becomes a reality http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3441/hopes-park-&-playground-becomes-a-reality http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Pictured above are left, Nila Potter, Beth Deiter, Aida Anderson, and Dr. Sylvia Anderson. They met at the site of Hope’s Playground and Park on Wednesday, July 18 especially for Aida to present the funds she raised from her 4-H project “Painted Rocks for Cancer and Hope’s Park” to the... Dr. Bartholomew receives award http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3439/dr-bartholomew-receives-award http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Kenneth A. Bartholomew, MD, of Fort Pierre, received the South Dakota State Medical Association’s Richard P. Holm, MD, Media Award at the recent SDSMA annual convention. The Media Award recognizes an individual who has helped promote the medical field and medical issues. At right is SDSMA President Robert E. Van... Faulkton to Feature Mural by World-Famous Artist http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3438/faulkton-to-feature-mural-by-worldfamous-artist http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Thu, 05 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0500 For a small town, Faulkton, South Dakota has made some big investments in the arts. Its latest public art project will be a distinctive piece by an internationally acclaimed artist that’s sure to draw visitors from throughout the region. Australian artist Guido van Helten will use the side of a grain... Guido expected to start painting elevator the end of June http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3436/guido-expected-to-start-painting-elevator-the-end-of-june http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Artist Guido van Helten is expected to arrive in Faulkton around June 27. The Faulkton area has been anxiously awaiting his arrival, as he will be painting his murals on the elevator on the east side of Faulkton. His plan is to take a couple of more photos and tweak his planned... Work progressing at Hope’s Park http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3437/work-progressing-at-hopes-park http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Concrete for the picnic shelters and the sidewalk at Hope's Park and Playground were completed last week, as well as the bathroom building and electrical. Bathroom fixtures will be delivered this week and the commemorative bricks are scheduled to be set in place this weekend. Look for an article and... Faulkton Area Economic Development Corporation and Steinmetz Redi-Built Home Center, Inc. http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3434/faulkton-area-economic-development-corporation-and-steinmetz-redibuilt-home-center-inc http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Thu, 31 May 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Faulkton Area Economic Development Corporation and Steinmetz Redi-Built Home Center, Inc. WOULD LIKE TO BRING THIS FLOOR PLAN TO THE FAULKTON AREA. Opportunity to design your own garage and basement with the Harper 2018 floor plan. Any questions, please call Trevor with the FAEDC at 605-949-9507 or Gary with Steinmetz Homes... Nikki Melius receives award http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3435/nikki-melius-receives-award http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Thu, 31 May 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Nikki Melius was presented the Faulkton Area Lions 2018 Community Service Award at their dinner held Wednesday night, May 23 at R & R Pheasant Hunting Lodge. Melius was also the guest speaker. Lions president Virgie Wagner (left) presented the plaque to Melius. This year’s Faulkton Area Lions Community Service honoree,... Economic Developers Are a Great Resource http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3433/economic-developers-are-a-great-resource http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 -0500 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 needs to kick start operations. Where can a new business owner turn to get their questions answered? Look no further than... Attracting Millennials http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3432/attracting-millennials http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Mon, 02 Apr 2018 02:00:00 -0500 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 many communities work to attract them? In truth, we know that there is a... New agent at Farmers Union Insurance http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3431/new-agent-at-farmers-union-insurance http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Sun, 25 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 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 and now has her license and is ready to serve your insurance needs. When the agency... The Infrastructure to Attract Industry http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3430/the-infrastructure-to-attract-industry http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Mon, 12 Mar 2018 02:00:00 -0500 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 area.   The people of Faulkton, South Dakota have long prioritized economic development. According to Trevor Cramer, economic development director for the Faulkton Area... Deadline for Hope’s Park & Playground Buy-a-Brick http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3428/deadline-for-hopes-park-&-playground-buyabrick http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Mon, 26 Feb 2018 02:00:00 -0600 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 or memory of someone or be engraved with a family or business name. After Feb.... Bauers in new venture…The Steel Barn http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3427/bauers-in-new-venturethe-steel-barn http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600 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 consists of a CNC Table (computer numerical control) which cuts metal (an actual cutting torch) into designs. The idea came about... Preserving Faulkton’s Historic Legion Hall http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3429/preserving-faulktons-historic-legion-hall http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600 “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 historic structures, we provide a window into the past. The American Legion Hall in Faulkton is listed in the National Register... "Oil Up Buttercup" is Open for Business http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3426/oil-up-buttercup-is-open-for-business http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600 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. She retired as the Farm Loan Manager on Dec. 28, 2017, and certainly didn’t let any grass grow under her feet,... Animal Health Center donates to Hope’s Park & Playground http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/3424/animal-health-center-donates-to-hopes-park-&-playground http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Mon, 15 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0600 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, and Faulkton Area Economic Development Corp. Director Trevor Cramer. Dr. John Bode and Dr. Bill Baus of Animal Health Center wanted to give back...