From the study: "Many acts will continue to perform just one show in South Dakota on a tour, and could choose Sioux Falls due to its market size and other characteristics..." If we build it, they might not come.
God bless our mayor and those members of the Common Council for their vision and hard work in giving us the chance to have a new arena. This is a great opportunity to move our community forward, for the future is today, carpe diem.
You can tell the tourists are back in town. Please please please, post some signs along Highway 16 for slower traffic to stay to the right side of the road unless they're passing. It's dangerous out there, highway department.
So proponents of a new civic center tout the financial windfall that will result as justification to spend millions on something not really needed just to keep up with another locality? I propose that as Colorado has reaped revenue from recreational pot use and Nevada from legalized prostitution we must legalize both so we can keep up with them; both of those vices would generate more revenue per year than a new civic center.
Now that we have storm warnings 3+ days in advance, there is no reason people should not be prepared. All stores and businesses should be closed to ensure the safety of employees, allowing First Responders to maneuver and plows to clear things out.