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Apr 08

Weathering the Storm in Small Business

SDSU Extension will be hosting two workshop for small businesses and their families on Wednesday at 5 PM CST/4 PM MST and 6 PM CST/5 PM MST.

Community Leadership, Business Development, Small Businesses

A small town main street.

Energize! Conference Rescheduled to October 7-8, 2020 in Milbank, SD

April 02, 2020

SDSU Extension is rescheduling the third annual Energize Conference  to October 7-8, 2020 in order to comply with CDC guidelines and to protect the population from COVID-19.

Community Leadership, Small Businesses, Business Development, Developing Communities, Entrepreneurship

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Community Vitality Newsletter

SDSU Extension's Community Vitality Newsletter includes resources to enhance communities and improve their capacity to flourish.

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Creative Ways to Serve Community Meals

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.

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Energize! Conference: Save the Date! May 5-6, 2020

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.

Community Leadership, Small Businesses, Business Development, Developing Communities, Entrepreneurship

A small town main street.
Oct 07

2020 ENERGIZE! Exploring Innovative Rural Communities Conference

SDSU Extension will host a conference about rural communities held in a rural community starting on October 7 at 11 AM CT in the Milbank community.

Community Leadership, Small Businesses, Business Development, Developing Communities, Entrepreneurship

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Moody County Mental Health Day on January 26

January 21, 2020

SDSU Extension and Moody County Cares invite local South Dakota families and community members to attend a mental health education program on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 at the Flandreau Elementary School.

Health, Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Community Leadership

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City of Martin receives 2019 Healthy Hometown Powered by Wellmark Community Award

November 14, 2019

City of Martin receives 2019 Healthy Hometown Powered by Wellmark Community Award.

Developing Communities, Community Leadership

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Crow Creek Community Champion, Jackie Rhode, Receives Donation for Local Backpack Program

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.

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Northeastern South Dakota Communities Team up to Enhance Economic Development Efforts

September 13, 2019

Teamwork is a critical component for successful sports teams – so why not take a team approach to economic development as well? That’s the thought among city and county officials and residents in northeastern South Dakota including Day, Grant, Marshall and Roberts counties.

Community Leadership, Developing Communities, Small Businesses, Entrepreneurship