Economic Development Grants Help Rural Communities Add Jobs, Improve Quality of Life

From community halls to nourishing meals for senior citizens, Golden West is committed to supporting rural communities in its service area through economic development grants.

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Bird is the Word for Rural Communities Seeking an Economic Boost

Bird is the Word for Rural Communities Seeking an Economic Boost

Pheasants have long been a symbol of South Dakota. With more birds per capita than any other state, South Dakota attracts pheasant hunters both near and far every October. Their arrival gives a boost to rural economies in areas like Gregory and Winner that extends beyond dollars and cents.

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How Sunshine Can Put Your Favorite Cable Shows on Ice

How Sunshine Can Put Your Favorite Cable Shows on Ice

Annual sun outages occur twice a year around the spring and autumn equinoxes. Intense solar radiation can interfere with satellite transmissions to CATV systems, but disruptions are brief and predictable. Learn more about what causes this biannual phenomenon.

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