South Dakota has received a remarkable honor for 2017. Several sites in the state have been awarded new stars in the 2017 edition of the Michelin Green Guide, and Mount Rushmore National Memorial is featured on the cover!
For 2017, Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park, the Needles Highway, Badlands National Park, and the panorama from Black Elk Peak each received three stars, which is the highest rating given by Michelin. Only one other U.S. site gained three stars in 2017.
The Michelin Guides are a series of guide books published by the French company Michelin. The Green guide evaluates tourist sites based...
As part of our ongoing housing initiative, two surveys have been created to help us better understand our housing need. One of the two focuses on the commuter while the other will help us to get our arms around why people leave. Please take a moment to share this or complete it, if it is relative to your situation.
Exit Survey: This survey is intended for former Milbank residents who have left the community or are planning to leave.
Commuter Survey: This survey is intended for those that live outside of Milbank and commute to Milbank for employment.
PIERRE, S.D. – After months of research and planning, the state officially launched its workforce development campaign at the Governor’s Economic Development conference held last week in Sioux Falls.
“We knew we needed to get some solid research done to understand what it’s going to take to attract people to South Dakota and what the messaging needed to be,” said Pat Costello, Commissioner of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED).
“The findings? People lack salient images of South Dakota and therefore think we lack development and a forward economy,” Costello said. “They don’t picture themselves being able to live in...
Otter Tail Power Company serves 49 South Dakota communities, with an average population of 358. In all, our company provides electricity to 422 communities in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Ottertail has offices and generating resources in 10 SD communities.