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Deuel County Grows into the Future

  Deuel County is a progressive county with a great deal going on. One of DADi's goals is to assist Entrepreneurs in some manner to start up businesses. We also help businesses in retention and transitioning. With excellent broadband and internet services, many online businesses are starting as well.

Listed here are businesses that have successfully gotten a start with or without Deuel Area Development's assistance in the past few years.  Deuel County is proud of all our business owners. Click on each title to find more information on that business.

Find all our businesses under Business Resources in the directory.

To see the South Dakota Public Broadcasting Video of our Deuel Community Kitchen, that was featured on Dakota Life on November 2015, please scroll down to Deuel Community Kitchen below and click there and find for more information on the kitchen incubator.



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Atlas Target Works

Category:  Success Stories

A new start-up business in Deuel County is Atlas Target Works in Goodwin, SD.  Brad Norton is proprietor and recently this summer their website came to be as they kicked off their business July 18th, 2015.  Check out the site here for targets, stands and all products that are available. Testimonial:...


Category:  Success Stories

CareBright Drop-in pet care in their own home, including walks and cleaning. Also boarding on my farm. ...

Coteau Chic

Category:  Success Stories

Coteau Chic is a unique gently used clothing, home decor and unique boutique that specializes in elegance and modern design. Coteau Chic is located in the old Deuel County Pharmacy Building and is now accepting gently used donations. Donations may be dropped off at the back door betweeen the hours...

Dan Gates Heating and Air Conditioning and Manufacturing

Category:  Success Stories

Proprietor: Dan Gates 105 SD Highway 22 W Clear Lake, South Dakota 57226 Gates Heating & Air Conditioning provides  quality workmanship and superior service. Our technicians are professional, dependable and knowledgeable for your complete heating, air conditioning and indoor air quality products and systems, that's our promise to you. Your home's comfort is important...

Day of the Dead Salsa

Category:  Success Stories

Meet Jenilee Schleusner from Brookings SD!  Jenilee heard we provided a kitchen incubator in Deuel County, specifically Toronto, SD and she was ready to go.  She grew up cooking with her grandmother and is totally comfortable in the kitchen.  She has always provided homemade "fresh" Salsa for friends and family...

Video Icon Deuel Community Kitchen

Category:  Success Stories

With DADi and with the assistance of Dakota Rural Action and Deubrook School District the Deuel Community Kitchen will come to fruition. The public was invited to an informational meeting to find out more about what a ‘Kitchen Incubator’ is and how it can pertain to them. A kitchen incubator committee...

Florals and Finds

Category:  Success Stories

Florals and Finds Proprietors:  Margit Fritz and Sharon Voss 314 3rd Ave. South • Clear Lake, South Dakota • 57226 605.874.4224 "A place of unexpected blessing where you can find all your floral needs, unqiue home decor and gifts." Opening in the Spring of 2016, Florals & Finds began first with the fresh floral portion of their...

Foodtopia Farm: Good Food Healthy Community

Category:  Success Stories

Foodtopia Farm started out not too long ago on a new adventure to grow and provide fresh produce on a local level.  No synthetic pesticides or fertilizers are used to produce their vegetables.  They are enjoying re-establishing their connection to the soil and hope to strengthen our rural community in...

Humble Pig Smokery Catering

Category:  Success Stories

Wade and Samantha Solem annouce their new business, Humble Pig Smokery, in Brandt. "We've always enjoyed cooking and trying news foods," the Solems said.  Samantha reports, "Wade loves spending time with his moker. He makes our sauces and rubs himself." Their handiness with food prompted them to start Humble Pig...

JEM Website Design

Category:  Success Stories

JEM Website Design is owned and operated by Jayme and Michelle Gross of Clear Lake, SD. JEM Website Design features professional designs at affordable prices. We love to hear about your project and bring your plans to life. To see some of the websites they have done; click on the above...

Midwest Sewer

Category:  Success Stories

Midwest Sewer Inc. (MSI) is a local family-owned business located in Clear Lake, SD. MSI serves the upper Midwest area including Clear Lake and the surrounding communities. MSI is owned and operated by Bob and Kelli Bauman and was incorporated in 2008. We specialize in:    Drain and sewer line cleaning   ...

Prairie Coteau Farm: Gourmet Organic Garlic

Category:  Success Stories

Did you realize we have a specialty farm in Deuel County that specializes in Gourmet Organic Garlic? Check out Prairie Coteau Farm where you can choose from six varieties for your garden, table or value living food that imparts good health. PCF's garlic is planted in the fall and coverd with a...

R & R Landscaping Designs

Category:  Success Stories

R&R Designs, LLC. is owned and operated by Rebecca Roob and her husband Chad. Rebecca is a graduate of honors in Landscape Design, Horticulture, and Turf Management from Southeast Technical Institute. An experienced landscape professional, Rebecca was recently appointed to the board of directors for the South Dakota Nursery and...

Sue Ellen Quilts

Category:  Success Stories

Sue Ellen Quilts Longarm and Custom Quilting Purses and Bags and more for purchase...   ...

TJ Dog Training--Service Dog Training

Category:  Success Stories

J Dog Training is a business that has been quietly running in the background for a little over a year now.  TJ Dog Training is a board and training facility based out of Toronto, SD.  Tiffany specializes in Service Dog Training, dealing with behavior modification and she also does general obedience. ...

To Receive a DADi Business Grant - Let DADi help you with these:

1) The business receiving the grant must be a Deuel County business.

2) 'Start-up' businesses will take precdence in receiving grants.

3) A 'Start-up' business must have a documented business plan.  Included in this is a direction for the future of their business: marketing, promotion, and financials.

4) Grants will assist a business with Technical Assistance Monies only. Exceptions need to meet Board's approval.

5) Grants may not be used on equipment, computers, merchandise, advertising, paying rent, purchasing property, or anything to do with 'bricks and mortar' needs. There are a few exceptions with the Boards' approval.

6) Applicants are not required to be a member of DADi; but strongly encouraged to join.

7) DADi and the Board of  Directors reserve the right to decide if applicant is following all the criteria, or if there are any questions involving the business.