Visitor Center transfers to South Dakota Science and Technology Authority


LEAD, SD— On Jan. 7, 2022, ownership of the Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center (SLHVC) transferred to the South Dakota Science and Technology Authority (SDSTA). The transfer calls for the SDSTA to pay $107,900.16* for the exhibit space, furniture, gift shop inventory, trolley and other property belonging to the Visitor Center. The Lead Area Chamber of Commerce/Visitor … Continue reading Visitor Center transfers to South Dakota Science and Technology Authority

More Sunshine in the Morning


Good Morning!! This weekend marks one of my favorite events of the year! (rrrrrrrggggggg…… if you guessed Halloween, you’re wrong!) No, it’s Daylight Savings Time! DST gets such a bad rap, and I might be one of the last people in the whole country who remains a fan! I love the longer summer evenings to spend … Continue reading More Sunshine in the Morning

All The Scuttlebutt


Good Morning! Today I thought I’d include my column from our October print newsletter for those of you who don’t receive that. A Letter To Our Members      There is some scuttlebutt that we are competing with our member businesses by operating the Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center gift shop. You are our town’s champions and we … Continue reading All The Scuttlebutt

Killing Sacred Cows


Howdy! I recently started listening to The Joy of Membership’s new podcast. Joy writes great emails so I gave her podcast a shot. The episode about Sacred Cows with Stephan Meyer is particularly interesting! Check out the whole show here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-joy-of-membership/id1526610198 In a nutshell Stephan Meyer is a German guy who studies radical change. After business … Continue reading Killing Sacred Cows

When The Going Is Tough, Keep Going


Good  Morning! Recently I was talking with my husband, who’s in the military, and he told me about a motto the army has, “Do Something.” He explained that in their training they are told, “Make a decision! Even a bad decision is better than no decision.” In times as overwhelming and difficult to plan as … Continue reading When The Going Is Tough, Keep Going