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.


61° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Couple Pledges $1M Gift To SD City

October 27, 2012, 12:04 PM

FORT PIERRE, SD -

A Fort Pierre couple has pledged a $1 million charitable gift for a variety of projects and organizations in the city.

Gary and Connie Grittner announced the donation on Friday to the South Dakota Community Foundation.

The donation includes funding for the Verendrye Museum in Fort Pierre and a project to return an old railroad depot to the city.  The couple also wants to help develop a gifted-student program.

The Grittners were both raised in Minnesota and worked for a research lab that had contracts with the federal government.  They have lived in Fort Pierre for nine years.

South Dakota Community Foundation President Bob Sutton says the couple's gift is special because it funds projects dealing with the state's history and its future.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

Two People Go To Hospital Following Fight

7/28/2014 11:30 AM

Sioux Falls Police say a large fight behind the Best Buy store on 41st Street landed two people in the hospital early Sunday morning.

Full Story
Fmr. Walworth State's Attny. Charged With Rape

7/30/2014 1:27 PM

The former Walworth County State's Attorney has been arrested and charged with three counts of first-degree rape.

Full Story
Clerk Hurt During Attempted Robbery

7/27/2014 8:07 AM

Sioux Falls police are investigating an early morning attempted armed robbery that injured a clerk at a west-side convenience store.

Full Story
Two 16-Year-Olds Arrested In Vandalism Spree

7/25/2014 11:30 AM

According to Sioux Falls Police, two 16-year-olds were arrested overnight after a vandalism spree.

Full Story
Severe Thunderstorm Hits Corsica

7/26/2014 5:55 PM

Severe storms dropped heavy rain and large hail today in many parts of KELOLAND.

Full Story | Watch


Events