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Let This Safety Video Do Most of the Talking for You

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health on May 12, 2017 At least five construction workers in the U.S. will get injured today while using a ladder, according to recent estimates from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Builders need to make every effort to ensure such injuries never occur on their watch, but especially… | Read More

New Single-Family Home Size Continues to Trend Down

BY ROBERT DIETZ on MAY 17, 2017 After increasing and leveling off in recent years, new single-family home size continued along a general trend of decreasing size during the start of 2017. This change marks a reversal of the trend that had been in place as builders focused on the higher end of the market during the recovery. As… | Read More

Lake Area Technical Institute Takes Over Carpentry Apprenticeship Program

After three years of growing success through the provision of many classes and programs, including the Carpentry Apprenticeship Program, Brooking Economic Development Corporation and Lake Area Technical Institute (LATI) have partnered to provide these services effective March 1, 2017. This partnership will significantly enhance the delivery of workforce development services. Lindsie Bartley, former campus director… | Read More

Annual Awards Announced for 2016

During our Annual Fall Convention the following Awards were announced: Lifetime Achievement Award: Frank Krause (Watertown) Builder of the Year: Erik Skott (Watertown) Associate of the Year: Trisha Ryken (L&C HBA) Board Member of the Year: Jay mendel (BH) Hall of Fame Inductees: Curt Cartwright & Sue Hilmoe Project of the Year: BUILDPAC Gold Key Fundraising… | Read More

2016 NAHB Outstanding Educator – Ken Bertolini

Ken Bertolini named the 2016 NAHB Outstanding Educator of the year. The Washington, D.C.-based trade association presented the awards at its International Builders Show in Las Vegas Jan. 20. Ken was also just awarded the Teacher of the Year award for the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering. This award is nominated and voted on… | Read More

Annual Awards Announced for 2015

During our Annual Fall Convention the following Awards were announced: Lifetime Achievement Award: Duane Bickett (SF) and Jim Lowe (SF) Builder of the Year: Tony Kneeland, Watertown Associate of the Year: Lisa DiRose Board Member of the Year: Jim Tolley Hall of Fame Inductees: Kim Heftner-Hines (SF) Project of the Year: Leadership Development Course (RC) and Educational Training (SF) All of… | Read More

Annual Awards Announced

During our Annual Fall Convention, hosted by the Watertown Area HBA, the following Awards were announced: Lifetime Achievement Award:  David Asbridge and Terry Konechne. Builder of the Year:  Dennis Arnold Associate of the Year:   Todd Boots Board Member of the Year:  Lynn Mennis Hall of Fame Inductees:  Cindy Sheehan, George Houtman and Jim Tolley All… | Read More

Longtime Aberdeen Contractor Cultivates Business Owners

Published by: Aberdeen News; November 14, 2014 View full article: Aberdeen News Mike Jung Article A recent article found in the Aberdeen News about member Mike Jung. Q: Tell us a little about your business. A: Jung Construction Inc. started in business in fall 1976. We are a full service general contractor. We take on… | Read More

U.S. Representative Kristi Noem

SDHBA Political Action Committee Contributes To Four Candidates

  The South Dakota Home Builders Association’s Political Action Committee recently contributed to four candidates in the 2014 fall elections. Members met with U.S. Representative Kristi Noem in Rapid City, with former S.D. Governor Mike Rounds in Sioux Falls, with S.D. Attorney General Marty Jackley in Pierre, and with S.D. State Senator Shantel Krebs in… | Read More

The South Dakota Home Builders Association Wins Award For Partnership With The South Dakota Housing Development Authority

St. Louis, MO, August 8. 2014– The South Dakota Home Builders Association has been recognized for its outstanding partnership with the South Dakota Housing Development Authority, with an Award of Excellence from the Executive Officers Council (EOC) of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). In 2013 the South Dakota Home Builders Association partnered with… | Read More