Discovery Kids University will open before school starts with daycare, pre-school and after school programs for children ages 6 weeks to 11 years. This state licensed facility can accommodate up to 106 children and is located on Old Stone Road, off Exit 32. For info on services or employment, call 605-545-0115 or visit www.discoverykidsuniversity.com.

    Rasmussen Mechanical Services site work is underway in the Sturgis Industrial Park. The 9,600 sq. ft. building will be completed by year end.

    Dolan Creek Estates has 27 lots sold, with more pending. 15+ houses have been sold; several more are pending. The first phase of the 106-unit project continues to exceed developer’s projections. For more info, contact Brad Hammerbeck, 605-381-4577 bradhammerbeck@gmail.com

    Canyon View Estates has four of five single family lots sold. Two are under construction; the third will break ground in two weeks. Two completed town homes are priced at $179,000. For more info, contact Kyle Treloar, 605-348-0538 kylet@dreamdesigninc.com

    Sierra Vista Apartment Homes on Ballpark Road started construction on Phase II in August. Like Phase I, it will offer 16 market rate leases of 2-, 3- and 4-bedroom units. For leasing info, contact Jenni Tucker, Help-U-Rent, 605-722-7368 jenni@help-u-rent.net.

    The Palisades subdivision will complete its final phase of infrastructure on or before August 31. Offering complete turnkey financing, based on buyer approval, the Palisades has completed, or is in the process of completing, construction of homes on all remaining lots in Phase I. Due to strong demand, pre-sold townhome and single-family lots are underway in Phase II. It is anticipated that construction of 4-plex townhome rentals will start this fall. For more info, contact Jeff Christians, Keller Williams Realty, 605-920-0425.


    Enviro Shield Products, Inc., a manufacturer of spill containment products for the oil industry, is relocating from Williston, ND to the Sturgis Industrial Park. CEO Shane Herman has developed a new spill containment product that can be expanded into other markets, including the motorcycle industry. Shane plans to be fully operational in his 7,000 sq. ft. building in Sturgis in September. Two employees will relocate from Williston and another three will be hired locally. When at capacity, it is expected to have 12 full time employees. www.enviroshieldproducts.com

    Sturgis MotoCruzin USA, producer of a complete line of motorized bicycles, will start production in Sturgis in September. Chuck Jepson and Bruce Lindholm will have a manufacturing and license agreement with Motoped, a Kansas City, MO-based company. They will redesign the product’s marketing and distribution channels and move the business into leased space in the Sturgis Industrial Park in September with the help of this site https://www.webdesign499.com/excellent-source-of-information-about-web-design/. They will employ five to start and expect to expand capacity in the near future with plans to build a 20,000 sq. ft. production facility. https://motoped.com/

    Better Building Blocks daycare center will offer another licensed daycare option with flexible hours for flexible schedules. It will accept infants and children up to 10 years of age, and open before school starts at 850 Main, Sturgis, former site of the Strain Morman Law Office.  This new business will add nine new jobs. For info on services or employment, call Wendy Eixenberger at 605-490-8344 or visit their Facebook page.

    The Strain Morman Law Firm will move back to its former location at 1134 Main Street, where the firm first practiced law beginning in 1956. Mike Strain hopes his return to downtown will encourage other business professionals to explore the exciting opportunity to work downtown and be part of the revitalization promoting year round business within the City’s core. Mike will move there with his three new attorneys and staff.