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SDHBA Passes Resolution on ‘Waters of the United States’

The following resolution was passed by SDHBA to oppose a proposed rule by EPA to change the definition of “waters of the United States”. A resolution to call on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw their proposed rule expanding the definition of “waters of the United States”… | Read More

‘As a Builder, I Need to Know What the Rules Are’

NAHB Chairman Kevin Kelly June 11, 2014 This is the message that NAHB Chairman Kevin Kelly delivered to Congress today during a hearing before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment examining a proposed rule by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to… | Read More

SDSU Students Win National Award

The South Dakota State University Construction Management Program students were one of three universities in the nation to win a $97,411 grant to increase opportunities for students and to develop additional curriculum focused on residential construction. The grants were presented at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas in February. The grant money comes from… | Read More

Ralph Siemonsma Named NAHB Life Director

Ralph Siemsonsma of Siemonsma Construction in Spearfish recently received the status of Life Director at the National Association of Home Builders Board meeting during the International Builders Show in Las Vegas in February. In addition to his 22 plus years of dedication to the Black Hills Home Builders Association and the building industry, Ralph received… | Read More

Paul Nelsen Receives 2014 NAHB BEAM Award

Paul Nelsen from Sioux Falls was chosen for the 2014 NAHB BEAM Award (Builders Engaging Associate Members). Paul received his award at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas in February. The award serves to encourage Builder members to use the goods and services offered by member companies. Paul has been a member since 1993,… | Read More

Spotlight on Leadership

Kim Hefner-Hines officially began her term as Chair of the NAHB Associate Members Committee at the International Builders Show in February. Kim lives in Sioux Falls, and joined the HBA of the Sioux Empire in 1984. She has served on the HBASE Board since 1999, and on the SDHBA Board since 2003. As Chair, Kim… | Read More

Bringing Housing Home

March 18 the South Dakota Home Builders Association participated in NAHB’s Legislative Conference, appropriately called Bringing Housing Home. Rather than meeting with our US Representative and our US Senators or their staffs on Capitol Hill, we met with them at home, in South Dakota. Because of snow that day, we were only able to meet… | Read More

Legislative Appreciation Dinner

Members of South Dakota Home Builders Association joined with the South Dakota Association of Realtors and the South Dakota Land Title Association to host the Legislation Appreciation Dinner February 5 in Pierre. The event was very well attended by Legislators with great opportunities to highlight the home building industry.

It’s a Wrap!

The 2014 International Builders Show’s (IBS) theme was Expect More, and that’s precisely what attendees got. Throughout the three-day Show, building industry professionals eagerly stretched their days so they could get more out of their Show experience. This was the first time that IBS and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) – two extraordinary… | Read More

Governor Daugaard & SDHBA Members

Governor Dennis Daugaard met with a group of SDHBA members at the State Capitol Building February 5, 2014 to discuss technical education and workforce development. Pictured are Todd Anawski, Jim Tolley, Governor Daugaard, Todd Boots, Frank Krause, President Tim Frohreich, and kneeling, Executive Vice President Dwight Neuharth, and Nick Kisch.