News By Agency : Governor's Office of Economic Development

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Governor Kristi Noem Announces Broadband Grant Awards
PIERRE, S.D. – Governor Kristi Noem announced today that 14 projects have been awarded grants to fund broadband projects to better connect unserved and underserved areas across South Dakota.

Squealer’s Smoke Shack in Tea Approved for MicroLOAN
TEA, S.D. – Local BBQ favorite, Squealer’s Smoke Shack in Tea, South Dakota, was recently approved for a $70,000 MicroLOAN. The approved monies helped fund kitchen equipment, fixtures and dining room seating in the restaurant’s newly expanded operation.

South Dakota Broadband Development Program Applications Due May 29, 2020
PIERRE, S.D. – In 2019, South Dakota legislators approved $5 million in matching funds for broadband improvement, creating Governor Kristi Noem’s Connect South Dakota program.