User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


71° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Business

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

New Owners Of Longfellow Making Plans

April 16, 2014, 9:17 PM

New Owners Of Longfellow Making Plans
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

The new owners of Longfellow Elementary School are making plans for the building. 

Dakotabilities bought the building from the school district for $650,000. It will take possession of it following the next school year. Then it will put in another million dollars to remodel the building for the people with disabilities that it serves and its employees. Dakotabilities is consolidating from two locations into one and will use the school building as its educational and training center.

“We've grown 35 percent because people with developmental disabilities come to Sioux Falls just like we do, for health care for entertainment, for housing; because it's a good place to live. It's a good place to find a job and other kinds of things. Our growth is tied to that and other things we've done. We look forward to a really successful future and this building and the project and all the things we'll be capable of doing will be beneficial to them for a long period of time,” Dakotabilities Bob Bahm said.

Dakotabilities expects to move into its new facility in March of 2016.  It plans to expand the green space around the building and leave the playground intact for people in the neighborhood to use.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View business

You may also like

Westward Ho Country Club Changes Name

8/28/2014 12:56 PM

The Westward Ho Country club in Sioux Falls is changing its name to The Country Club of Sioux Falls.  Members were notified of the change on Thur...

Full Story
Former Sioux Falls Executive Investigated For Animal Abuse

8/28/2014 4:15 PM

A former Hot Stuff/Orion Foods President is being investigated for dog abuse in Canada.

Full Story
PREMIER Bankcard Lawsuit Comes Down To Link

8/22/2014 10:00 PM

$5 million: that's the price tag on a lawsuit filed by a South Dakota credit card company, First PREMIER/PREMIER Bankcard against a credit card co...

Full Story | Watch
Single-Screen Theater Closed After Four Decades

8/23/2014 12:33 PM

A single-screen movie theater in Vermillion has closed after serving the area for more than four decades.

Full Story
Car vs Bus Crash Injures Two Teens

8/26/2014 6:00 PM

Two Iowa teenagers are hospitalized after colliding with a school bus early Tuesday morning.  It happened just east of Inwood on 240th Street at ...

Full Story | Watch


Events