PIERRE | Two communities in eastern South Dakota received approval for local infrastructure grants Tuesday from the state Board of Economic Development.
North Sioux City will get $250,000 of state assistance for expanding Flynn industrial park to host several additional businesses.
Aurora in Brookings County will see $50,000 of state assistance for a road project serving South Dakota Ag Labs. The plant-testing facility started at South Dakota State University campus in Brookings.
Last month the state board approved a loan of $3,099,384 to Acquisition Group III, a Rapid City-based builder of modular units for commercial construction such as hotels and dormitories.
The board also approved two loans to Intrinsic Materials Corp, another Rapid City-based company that is involved in bioscience and pharmaceutical manufacturing. One is $1,131,750. The second is $2,546,302.