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SBA Administrator Guzman Announces Application Opening for $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund

PRESS OFFICE Release Date: April 27, 2021             Contact:;   Release Number: 21-18                        Follow us on Twitter @SBA_SouthDakota SBA Administrator Guzman Announces Application Opening for $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund Fund prioritizes direct relief to women, veterans, and socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, and includes $9.5 billion in set-asides for smaller businesses SIOUX […]

SEDC Update August 30, 2018

AUGUST 30, 2018 The SEDC Semi-Annual Meeting of Members will be Tues., Oct. 23rd, 12:00-1:00 pm, at the Boulder Canyon Convention Center (next to the Baymont Inn) in Sturgis. During this luncheon, discussion will center on general development and the Board will gather input from members. Invitations will be sent out the first of October. […]

SEDC Update July 2018

JULY, 2018   New SEDC board member. Jeff Dragseth, General Manager of CBH Cooperative, regretfully resigned his SEDC board position in May. Since CBH acquired the Gillette, WY operation in May, Jeff has needed to focus on merging and structuring the organizations. According to SEDC bylaws, the SEDC board can appoint someone to fill a […]

SEDC President to Retire; Position Posted Here

STURGIS (6.8.2018) —At the annual board retreat of the Sturgis Economic Development Corp, SEDC President Pat Kurtenbach announced her plans to retire at the end of 2018. Kurtenbach has been at the helm of SEDC since 2010. The SEDC Board will begin a nationwide search this month for her replacement. While Kurtenbach is looking forward […]

Sturgis Touts Development Opportunities

STURGIS (3.2.2018) — No pompoms or hometown pennants were waved, but a gathering to promote economic opportunities in Sturgis Tuesday had the feel of an old-time pep rally. City Manager Daniel Ainslie and Sturgis Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) Director Pat Kurtenbach served as cheerleaders, giving an overview of past development successes and opportunities ripe for […]

New Business Opens in Faith; Approved for County Loan Fund

STURGIS (12/16/2015) – Bailly Enright, a recent graduate of the Sturgis-based Desiree and Company School of Beauty, opened Sage Brush Salon in Faith in December. The new business is located in the Keffeler Kreations building at 115 North Avenue West. In addition to cuts, colors and retail products for the entire family, she specializes in […]

Sturgis Economic Development Corp December Newsletter

The SEDC annual board retreat provided a timely opportunity to review progress made in 2015. While we determined that one word cannot sum up the growth experienced by Sturgis and Meade County in 2015, a few starters would be: “Astonishing.” “Incredible.” “Unbelievable.” “Amazing.” The strides made in residential, commercial, and industrial development appears to be […]