The Crow Creek Sioux Reservation is home to about 2,225 people and is located on the east bank of the Missouri River in central South Dakota. Over the past four to five years, a wellness coalition has been created, established and is currently in full force through the work of SDSU Extension and many other great partners and collaborations within the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe.
Rapid City’s Main Street Square featured all-things agriculture on Saturday, September 21, 2019 allowing urban consumers an opportunity to meet the farmers and ranchers who produce their food and learn how they care for crops, livestock and rangelands.
January 14, 2020
First responders, rural churches and community members in De Smet and Kingsbury County recently received automated external defibrillator’s (AEDs)and CPR training provided by the Well Connected Communities De Smet Wellness Coalition.
January 21, 2020
The launch of the Double Up Dakota Bucks in grocery stores is the first of its kind in both North and South Dakota.
February 18, 2020
SDSU Extension is pleased to announce the 18 South Dakotans selected to the third cohort of the South Dakota Change Network.
SDSU Extension will host a conference in May 2021 about rural communities held in a rural community in the Milbank community.
February 21, 2020
The SDSU Extension Community Vitality Team and the Community of Milbank are teaming up to host the Energize! Exploring Innovative Rural Communities Conference May 5-6, 2020 in Milbank, South Dakota.
The warmer weather and spring migration this March have us all thinking of better days ahead. Unfortunately, it also has us thinking about flooding again this spring.
Food Resources in Your Community: Schools and Organizations Mobilize to Provide Food as a Response to COVID-19
The USDA has approved the serving of food in South Dakota at school sites and non-congregate settings while public schools remain closed during the COVID-19 outbreak. Different communities throughout the state are using programs to provide meals to kids that may not have access to food while school is closed.
At a time when we all need to use caution with human contact, the ideas of human fellowship remains important to our mental health. People are getting creative with ideas of serving their rural communities in new ways.