Economic Gateway http://www.faulktonsd.com Faulkton Area Economic Development News RSS Feed Sat, 20 Oct 2018 23:25:41 -0500 en-US Celebrating and Supporting Women in Business http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/5848/celebrating-and-supporting-women-in-business http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Since 1972, the number of women-owned businesses in the U.S. has risen 3,000 percent. It’s an impressive statistic, especially considering the fact that women were required to have a male co-signer in order to get a loan up until 1988. Women have come a long way since the then. That’s why... Short Stop Bar has “new” owner http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/4908/short-stop-bar-has-new-owner http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Short Stop Bar has a familiar face as the “new” owner. Nancy Ryman purchased the business from Jerod Raethz with Ryman taking over as of Sept. 1. “I’m excited for Nancy, she will do good things with the bar,” stated Raethz. Raethz has been looking to sell the bar and what better... Burger Shack’s new owner http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/4904/burger-shacks-new-owner http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Jerry Banley of Aberdeen has purchased the business from Melanie Bobby. Banley, 37, was raised in Aberdeen and graduated from Central High School. He attended college at the University of Sioux Falls and Northern State, majoring in music performance. He is married to wife Crystal and they have a 21 month old... Committee discusses Phase II route grant http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/4413/committee-discusses-phase-ii-route-grant http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Thu, 30 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500 At the Wednesday, Aug. 15 meeting of the Quality of Life/Leadership committee details were discussed about Phase II of the Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) grant through the SD Department of Transportation (DOT). Representatives from the DOT did a site visit on Wednesday, Aug. 8 and gave approval to go ahead with... Faulkton Murals Illustrate Town’s Unique Identity http://www.faulktonsd.com/news/p/item/4233/faulkton-murals-illustrate-towns-unique-identity http://www.faulktonsd.com/news Wed, 22 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Public art has a role to play in economic development. It helps develop a town’s identity and character. It can tell the history of a place, inspire people and attract visitors too. Faulkton, South Dakota is a tiny town with a big commitment to the arts. During the summer of 2018,... 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...