Tuesday, April 17, 2018
News & Events
Deuel Area Development, Inc. April 17, 2018 Governor Daugaard’s Message – Think Big This time of year there are always so many conferences, workshops, and webinars to register for. Sometimes I feel like, as a ED Director, that my brain is on overload in this information age we find ourselves in. I will forever be learning about this position and all the possibilities out there. I recently returned from the Governor’s Office of Economic Development Conference on “Think Big.” Governor Daugaard has led the charge these past two terms, where economic development is concerned. He’s done a marvelous job in being an ambassador...
Thursday, April 05, 2018
When A Business Closes Their Doors As the Director of Deuel Area Development and attending so many conferences on community and economic development, I wonder a great deal about what is ahead for the rural lifestyle and the counties we live in. A colleague of mine once shared what seemed like an outrageous number as to the number of Baby Boomers that will be retiring in the next 8-10 years. His statistic is that nearly 6,000 Baby Boomers will be retiring in the Brookings area alone. It’s going to affect them hugely in housing needs, and changing the landscape of employment,...
Thursday, March 08, 2018
The 2018 – 2022 Strategic Plan for Deuel Area Development