Dakota Provisions to add 250 more jobs by 2017

HURON — Dakota Provisions will expand its ready-to-eat division and add 250 more jobs to its workforce by the end of 2017, the president and chief executive officer of Greater Huron Development Corporation said Monday. In his semi-annual report to the City Commission, Jim Borszich said the company decided to expand off-site of its facility east of Huron in the 50,000-square-foot West Industrial Park building currently being leased by Michels Pipeline. Dakota Provisions will add at least 20,000 square feet to the building. Borszich said Dakota Provisions had considered other locations in Mitchell, Aberdeen and out of state. GHDC is working with developers to meet a need for more housing

Work underway on new south Huron development

HURON — A significant amount of dirt has been shifted and the vague outlines of streets and sidewalks can be seen in a new development on the east side of Highway 37, between Coborn’s and the United Methodist Church. It is the first stage in a process that began more than five years ago, when Beadle County got the property back from a failed development project, according to Jim Borszich, the executive director of the Greater Huron Development Corporation (GHDC), which is the developing the property. “The county did get the property back and held a sale where nobody came forward to purchase it,” Borszich said earlier this week while discussing the new project. Now, GHDC, the City of Hu

New company moving to Huron this spring

HURON – Owners of North Central Foam LLC, who have close ties to the Huron community, plan to establish their new company in the West Industrial Park by spring, according to Greater Huron Development Corporation. The company will make various types of foam insulation that can be cut to different specifications and used in the construction industry, or with different roofing and insulation products. North Central Foam is owned by a number of investors, including Melvin Waldner of Alexandria, S.D., and Chris Waldner of the Huron area. They hope to have the Huron plant fully operational by April 2017. The project will cost about $3 to $4 million between the building construction and the e

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