Clay County project receives federal funds

Clay County project receives federal funds Senator Tom Daschle has announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Department of Rural Development has awarded over $780,000 in assistance to community projects in Clay County, Kimball and on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe reservation.

"The further development of our rural communities is a critical component of South Dakota's economic growth, and I am pleased that USDA has agreed to offer support to these worthwhile South Dakota projects," Daschle said.

Daschle said the following South Dakota projects received funding:

Clay County Rural Water Systems, Inc. was awarded a $214,000 loan and a $105,000 grant to upgrade Clay County's rural water system.

The Prairie View Retirement, Inc., Kimball was approved for a $145,000 loan to construct a four-room addition to the assisted living center.

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe was also awarded a $320,000 loan to purchase a portable cement truck and needed equipment.

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