The southeast South Dakota town of Freeman has received a $150,000 federal grant for toward a proposed arts/earth center.
The National Endowment for the Arts awarded the money this week.
Senior project coordinator John Koch told the Press & Dakotan the project could cost up to $15 million. It would include a 400-seat theater, 120-seat recital hall, large commercial greenhouse and renewable energy to meet the site's needs.
The goal of the arts/earth center is to promote the arts, tourism, agricultural research, locally produced products and studies on sustainability and stewardship.
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