Giving Back

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‘Dirty Jobs’ host funds scholarship for tech ed students in South Dakota

Celebrity Mike Rowe’s visit to South Dakota last year to promote technical school education has inspired him to help fund scholarships for those students.

1 month ago

Computer immersion program teaches kids to think critically

“The more we learn, the more we can build better and better robots to help us drive cars, explore space, do very detailed surgery and many other tasks unimaginable to our parents and our parents’ parents.” That’s a fifth-grader explaining why this program is so important. Doesn’t that make you want to learn more?

2 months ago

Indoor triathlon to raise money for charity

An indoor triathlon this weekend will give athletes a taste of competition while raising money for a good cause.

2 months ago

Giving Back for February

Giving Back recognizes businesses and organizations that are helping our communities. Here’s a look at who gave back in February.

2 months ago

Donate airline miles to help grant wishes

It’s that time of year: Consider donating your unused airline miles to Make-A-Wish South Dakota.

2 months ago

Community leader’s vision builds on street-level approach to service

“I could say his name in a lot of circles, and people wouldn’t know him,” Mayor Paul TenHaken said. “But the impact that Rich is having in our city is tremendous.” Meet Rich Merkouris, a servant leader with a big vision.

2 months ago

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