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  1. SDN Wi-Fi trailer provides UPTIME at community events
    Keep an eye out this summer for the SDN Communications Wi-Fi trailer at events across the state. The trailer is powered by SDN's member companies and can provide internet for thousands of people.
  2. Record numbers of sculptures fill Downtown Sioux Falls for the annual SculptureWalk
    A beautiful exhibit that has made downtown Sioux Falls come to life for over twenty years is now breaking records as the largest annual public display of sculptures in the world.
  3. Scouting legacy at SDN lives on: Eagle project adds viewfinder at Sioux Falls overlook
    SDN Communications was one of the sponsors of an Eagle Scout project at Great Bear Recreation Park in memory of former CEO Mark Shlanta.
  4. SDN employees give back to area youth through Junior Achievement
    Each year, a dozen employees from SDN Communications share their time and talents with students in the Sioux Falls School District through the Junior Achievement program.
  5. SDN Communications helps teachers bring innovation to the classroom
    To help teachers in the Sioux Falls School District, SDN Communications donates annually to the Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation’s Public School Proud Grant program.
  6. SDN anthem video taps into light to showcase potential of network
    SDN Communications partnered with Fresh Produce to tell its story — its anthem — by traveling across the state and finding the light that powers the network.
  7. Dakota State CybHER camp trains next generation of cyber experts, leaders
    The Dakota State University CybHER Camp is the largest girls-only residential camp of its kind in the country. Here's how one camper's experience went:
  8. Mitchell Tech College honors SDN as one of top employers for graduates
    SDN Communications has the 10th highest rate of hiring Mitchell Tech students out of 32 businesses being recognized.
  9. SDN member companies make a difference through ICAN campaign
    ICAN offers SDN Communications member companies a chance to promote local charities and events through its "I CAN Make a Difference" campaign.
  10. SDN sponsors SculptureWalk with elegant 'Law Maker'
    SDN Communications has been a longtime supporter of the Sioux Falls SculptureWalk, and the 2023 piece is from an artist from Phoenix.
  11. Scenes from the Sioux Falls Airshow and Thunderbirds
    The Thunderbirds and more than a dozen other planes took to the skies at the Sioux Falls Airshow on Saturday. See photos and videos from the event:
  12. SDN helps send youth to Washington, D.C., through FRS
    The Foundation for Rural Service sends youth to nation's capital every year to learn more about country's history and telecommunications industry.
  13. SDN provides a vehicle to the world of STEM
    SDN Communications has donated time, money and resources to South Dakota STARBASE for several years. The program teaches STEM to underserved students.
  14. Dakota State University student named first SDN Communications Scholar
    The first SDN Scholar recipient is a student in the field of cyber security at Dakota State University.
  15. SDN employees and local businesses help local United Way reach its goal
    Putting contests, incentives and sweet treats - SDN Communications' internal United Way Committee organizes the company’s campaign. They set goals, plan fun events throughout the week and create incentives to give such as paid time off, primo parking spots and Heart Club swag.
  16. Keeping healthcare accessible in rural South Dakota
    Horizon Health Care operates 32 clinics in 22 communities across South Dakota, providing crucial healthcare to rural residents. SDN Communications and its members want to make sure Horizon can continue this important work.
  17. Artist encourages connecting with SculptureWalk exhibits by looking within
    SculptureWalk Sioux Falls not only draws art lovers and people alike from across the country, it is the largest annual exhibit of public sculptures in the world and is even bigger this year. The 2022 collection, which is the 19th annual display, has the most pieces in the event’s history at 69 sculptures. You can find a large number of them along Phillips Avenue in Downtown Sioux Falls, but also as far away as the Cathedral District and 8th & Railroad.
  18. People are at the center of our 'Top 2021 Articles'
    When it comes down to it, people want to read about other people and how technology affects those people. So, it should be no surprise to learn that SDN Communications' top blog article of 2021 was about two people in the company.
  19. A partnership connecting kids to education
    When the pandemic forced schools to switch to virtual learning in 2020, Crow Creek Tribal School was no exception. But for many of the students there, virtual learning was impossible because they did not have access to the internet.
  20. SDN sponsors CityAge event exploring burgeoning economies of mid-size cities
    SDN Communications is excited to co-sponsor the next CityAge virtual event exploring the possibilities economic growth can bring to cities such as Sioux Falls.