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When a Business Closes Their Doors

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...
Those Big Box Stores

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Those Big Box Stores   I have wondered if it is about aging that I do not really care to walk to walk through “Big Box Stores”...
Sustaining a Healthy Business Climate

Monday, December 11, 2017

Lately, it has been driven home to me how crucial the timeline is for many businesses in our small communities to survive.  It’s not a...
"Small Business Saturday" and Amazon

Monday, November 13, 2017

“Small Business Saturday” and Amazon   I have been sharing for some time about the importance of shopping local.  By now I might be sounding like a...
WIn-Win Proposition for Local Business

Monday, October 30, 2017

Times, they are a chang’in and that is the truth especially in business.  It’s scary when I recently visited with a gentleman on the street...
Small Town Entreprenuer has Big Potential

Monday, October 30, 2017

  FEATURE STORY   FOR RELEASE: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 CONTACT: Natalie Likness, Governor’s Office of Economic Development, 605.773.4633     Small Town Entrepreneur has Big Potential     CLEAR LAKE, S.D. – Every great...