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International visa restrictions cause hiring hit across industries

From education to tourism, industries statewide are scrambling to find workers they typically would have brought in from outside the country.

2 months ago

Sioux Falls retail market in 2020: Uncertainty mixed with some signs of life

At first, 2020 looked like the year that would bring the next wave of national retail to Sioux Falls. This is how it’s looking now.

3 months ago

Nontraditional teacher builds growing preschool program

“We believe that if you put the kids in the right environment and lead them in the right direction, they will learn.” Meet a nontraditional preschool owner whose business is about to get bigger.

3 months ago

Businesses find ways to offer internships despite pandemic disruption

It’s a summer unlike any other to be an intern. But businesses are adapting as they continue to offer valuable work experience.

3 months ago

From micro-studios to luxury lofts, demand hasn’t slowed for downtown living

“All of a sudden everything downtown came together.” Think you know what living options are like downtown? We bet you haven’t seen these.

3 months ago

CBD goes mainstream as major retailers, new businesses begin offering products

“We wanted to get into it as soon as possible. We knew there was demand.” With state law changed, the CBD industry could be ready to explode.

4 months ago

Returning to work: Businesses slowly begin bringing staff back to office

Ready to return to the office? We checked in with businesses slowly bringing people back and with employees who have been working from home.

4 months ago

Now hiring: Despite unemployment spike, many companies looking for workers

Unemployment might be much higher than average – but a lot of companies are hiring too. We dug in to see who is adding staff.

5 months ago

Sanford Sports Complex eases back into operations after nearly shutting down for COVID-19

“We really had to re-create ourselves.” Take a look at how the Sanford Sports Complex kept training athletes throughout the pandemic — and how it’s gradually bringing more back.

5 months ago

School’s out: Now what? Parents plan for different approach to summer

Parents wrapping up their dual role as teachers now face a new quandary: how to care for the kids and keep them safe this summer. From child care centers to camps, we checked in on what options are emerging.

5 months ago

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