Posted on: February 10, 2015

Aberdeen's Best Honored at Community Champions Awards


Several community awards were handed out Tuesday, Feb. 10 at the Community Champions Awards Luncheon at the Best Western Ramkota in Aberdeen.

More than 200 people attended the event, which was hosted by the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassa...Read on...

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Posted on: February 4, 2015

Aberdeen named Cacklin' Community of the Year


ABERDEEN, S.D. – Governor Dennis Daugaard and the South Dakota Department of Tourism presented Aberdeen with the Rooster Rush Cacklin’ Community Award at the 2015 Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Pierre in January.

The Rooster Rush Cacklin’ Communi...Read on...

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Posted on: February 4, 2015

Aberdeen makes "Cities on the Rise" List

Aberdeen has been named to a consumer advocacy website’s list of “Cities on the Rise.”

NerdWallet evaluated South Dakota towns according working-age population, employment and income growth to come up with a composite growth metric. Aberdeen, at No. 12...Read on...

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Posted on: May 12, 2014

South Dakota named #1 State for Retiring - Features Aberdeen, SD!

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South Dakota was named the #1 State For Retiring!

Here are the 10 states offering the best mix of affordability and lifestyle, according to Bankrate.

1. South Dakota: Yes, the temperatures dip below freezing (a lot), but South Dakota boasts low cr...Read on...

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Posted on: February 5, 2014

Aberdeen Receives $2 Million for Career and Technical Education

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today the recipients of the Governor’s Grants for Career & Technical Education. Twelve school districts will receive a combined total of over $8.5 million through these grants.

“CTE programs are crucial...Read on...

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Posted on: May 2, 2013

The Growth of Aberdeen and Northeast South Dakota featured on SD Public Broadcasting

The growth of Aberdeen and NE South Dakota were shared recently, when Absolutely!Aberdeen and Prairie Vision’s Executive Director was included in a recent SD Public Broadcasting “Focus” program on Economic Development.

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Posted on: July 6, 2012

NSU, Community Organizations Planning 2nd Annual Culturefest

Northern State University is collaborating with a wide range of area businesses and civic organizations to make the second annual Culturefest even bigger than the first!
Culturefest, a celebration of cultures that includes internation cuisine and enterta...Read on...

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Posted on: October 12, 2011

Aberdeen Named One of the Nation’s 100 Best Communities for Young People For Second Year!

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October 12, 2011, Aberdeen, SD— Aberdeen achieved national recognition as one of America’s Promise Alliance’s 100 Best Communities for Young People presented by ING for its initiatives to help young people.The competition recognizes communities across the...Read on...

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