SlyDog is leader of the pack

SlyDog is leader of the pack

September 1, 2017 Public Power is Good for Business is a quarterly section highlighting successful businesses and projects located in our customer communities. Public power communities help foster prosperity and growth by offering Read More
Governor’s Economic Development Conference

Governor’s Economic Development Conference

April 25, 2017 Read More
Public Power Consultants Forum

Public Power Consultants Forum

March 29, 2017 American Public Power Association is pleased to partner with Area Development to offer the 3rdannual APPA/Area Development Public Power Consultants Forum, March 29-31, at the Hutton Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Read More
Growth from within strengthens entire district

Growth from within strengthens entire district

March 3, 2017 Economic development highlights from 2016 To the average citizen, economic development means new businesses and new jobs. For municipal employees, it also means utility sales, an increased tax base and added Read More
Aurora, SD flourishes as bedroom community

Aurora, SD flourishes as bedroom community

March 3, 2017 Public Power is Good for Business is a quarterly section highlighting successful businesses and projects located in our customer communities. Public power communities help foster prosperity and growth by offering Read More
Low interest financing available

Low interest financing available

November 2, 2016 HELP Fund receives $1 million in IRP funds for business development projects When Chubs Country Store in Akron, Iowa had its soft opening Friday, September 2, the response was anything Read More
Business is growing at Seed Barn, LLC

Business is growing at Seed Barn, LLC

April 4, 2016 By Craig Wenzel, Co-Editor, True Dakotan; Reprinted with permission Wessington Springs businessman Jerry Caffee was on the verge of moving to another community about a year and a half ago. But Read More
Best Damn Gun debuts new Sig P-series trigger kit

Best Damn Gun debuts new Sig P-series trigger kit

February 17, 2016 A Madison, SD contract manufacturer for the firearms industry is gaining national recognition for its precision gun parts. Best Damn Gun, LLC recently debuted a drop in trigger kit designed specifically Read More
Heartland welcomes Crabtree as director of economic development

Heartland welcomes Crabtree as director of economic development

February 1, 2016 Heartland is excited to announce the hiring of Casey Crabtree as director of economic development. Crabtree comes to Heartland with over ten years of experience in marketing and sales. “I’m Read More
Arlington seeks competitive edge with shovel-ready sites

Arlington seeks competitive edge with shovel-ready sites

October 5, 2015 The Arlington Community Development Corporation (ACDC) hopes to expand the number of shovel-ready sites in the local industrial park by 250 percent. The first step in the process is developing Read More