The Community Heart & Soul Field Guide is a step-by-step approach to get people participating in local decision making and taking action to improve the place where they live, work, and play.
The process focuses on getting everyone involved in finding ways to protect, restore or enhance their community's identity - its heart and soul - over the long term.
Resource provided by the Orton Family Foundation
“This video is a good overview of today’s modern dairies. Dairies like these provide millions of pounds of milk every day to Valley Queen Cheese Factory, right here in Milbank, SD. Dairies like those shown in this video provide hundreds of local jobs and support many local business that employ thousands more. These dairies provide over a billion dollar annual economic impact to eastern South...
Titan Machinery, a CNH agricultural and construction equipment dealer with 104 locations operating in the upper Midwest , has an IMMEDIATE opening at its Milbank, SD, store location for a
FULL TIME EXPERIENCED SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Applicants must have experience in the equipment service industry and be a very hard working self starter. Ability to accurately troubleshoot, diagnose and repair electrical, required. Yearly training provided. Great work...
Big Stone Radio has a rare opening for a full time sales position. Salary plus bonuses to start. Paid vacation and holidays. 401K and you can listen to the radio at work. If your energetic, possess good communication and organizational skills, have a positive attitude and desire a career were you decide how much you’ll make…..we need to talk. Send me a resume firstname.lastname@example.org. Existing...
Inspiring Community Leaders is flexible and adaptable to South Dakota’s changing rural communities, new ways of doing business and economic climate.
Inspiring Community Leaders can be customized to fit your business and organizational leadership training needs. Here are some examples of possibilities:
a) Getting Started with Leadership – A 45 minute presentation introducing the topic of “Exemplary Leaders”
b) Interactive Presentations - Hands-on 2-3 hour sessions digging further into specific...
GROW South Dakota's Mission: GROWing sustainable communities through housing, educational and economic opportunities.
GROW South Dakota is a private non-profit corporation established in 2007 and an Emerging CDFI. GROW South Dakota's purpose is to promote and foster economic development in distressed communities and underserved markets in South Dakota.
GOED (Governor's Office of Economic Development)
No matter what your economic development needs in South Dakota are, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development can probably help. We have an array of resources at our disposal – from financing to research, from networking to cutting red tape - that you can use to help your new or existing business grow.
SBA (Small Business Association) offers information on small business loans, grants, bonds and other financial assistance. Find out which method of financing is right for you!
While SBA does not make loans directly, you can find a local lender who can help you with your loan application. You may also speak directly with a local SBA representative by calling 605-330-4243.
A movement of change is rolling across the landscape as many rural communities pioneer a new future. Rural is taking on an exciting new meaning. Small communities are coming alive with big ideas. People are connecting to each other and to a world of opportunity.
Renewed hope is the driving force. And nobody knows it better than the people of Miner County, South Dakota.