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Sturgis Area Consumer Survey Results

Sturgis Economic Development Corp. conducted a survey to obtain feedback from Sturgis Area residents and workers.  The survey was conducted from September 18, 2020 to October 2, 2020. The full results of the survey along with a summary document are posted below.

City of Sturgis Taking Steps to Develop City Owned Property

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                         October 1, 2020                                                                            Contact:        Christina Steele Public Information Officer (605)347-4422 ext. 6                                                                Sturgis, SD – City of Sturgis Taking Steps to Develop City Owned Property  The Sturgis City Council is proceeding with a planned development on a 60-acre parcel of land owned by the City known as […]

Sturgis Area Consumer Survey

Sturgis Area Consumer Survey Sturgis Economic Development Corp. is conducting a survey to obtain feedback from Sturgis Area residents and workers.  Responses are completely anonymous.  Surveys need to be completed and turned in by Friday, October 2, 2020.  Everyone submitting a survey qualifies for a chance to win one of five $100 prize packages! Here are […]

Housing Needs in Sturgis/Marcotte Property Presentation

Housing Needs in Sturgis/Marcotte Property Presentation In 2014, the City of Sturgis and Sturgis Economic Development Corp (SEDC) partnered to hire Community Partners, Inc., with a goal of conducting a housing needs study to determine unmet housing needs, examine future trends and provide future housing recommendations for Sturgis.  The 2014 study identified a rental housing […]

Sturgis Couple plan to open new boutique hotel

Rod and Cassie Bradley hope to turn the tide on economic development in downtown Sturgis.  The Bradleys plan to renovate the former JC Penney building on Main Street into a 22-room boutique hotel.  The Hotel Sturgis will be at 1144 Main St., the current location of C&D Sales.  The couple are no stranger to the […]

Sturgis Brewing Co. Groundbreaking Set

STURGIS (11/26/2018) – The owners of The Knuckle Saloon and The Knuckle Brewing Co. invite the public to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for their latest microbrewery, The Sturgis Brewing Co. It will be held Thursday, November 29th, 10:00 a.m., at the construction site at 600 Anna Street, just off Exit 32, Sturgis.   RCS Construction […]

Sturgis Economic Development Corp Names New Director

STURGIS, SD (9/25/2018) – Following a nationwide search, the Board of Directors of the Sturgis Economic Development Corp (SEDC) announces that Amanda Anglin has been appointed SEDC Executive Director effective October 15, 2018. Anglin is a South Dakota native and graduate of South Dakota State University. She has been employed in various city government capacities, […]

Sturgis reaping the fruits of their labor

STURGIS (4.10.2018) — Ten years ago, residents of Sturgis, business owners and city officials gathered at a town-hall meeting to talk about a plan for their community’s future. Sturgis Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) President Pat Kurtenbach remembers that as a watershed moment for Sturgis. The Future Sturgis Initiative, funded in part by SEDC, defined a […]