Jodi Schwan, 11Alive Atlanta

Jodi Schwan

11Alive Atlanta

Sioux Falls, SD, United States

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Past articles by Jodi:

Massive home on market for $137K

The century-old house has five bedrooms, four bathrooms, more than 5,000 square feet — and a $137,900 price tag . → Read More

Schwan: My turn to be the story

When you’re not quite sure which direction to go with something, always listen to your mother. → Read More

Schwan: Meet Mississippi’s model for Sioux Falls growth

Here’s a question I never thought I’d ask: If you were to describe Sioux Falls’ approach to economic development as a breed of dog, which one would it be? A hunting dog? A friendly retriever? A small but fired-up Chihuahua? I would need to invest more thought to come up with my own response. They don’t struggle with this in Mississippi, though. They’re bulldogs. That’s the mascot for Mississippi… → Read More

Schwan: In Metli’s memory, a reminder to think big

The plan was to tell you today about a man in Mississippi who is serving as an example in economic development for many in Sioux Falls. → Read More

State Theatre to show movies for First Friday

When Harry Met Sally will play at the State Theatre at 6:30 p.m. followed by Fargo at 9 p.m. Tickets are $5 per film. They can be purchased at the Downtown Sioux Falls Inc. office, 230 S. Phillips Ave., from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. → Read More

Visionary city planner Steve Metli, 71, dies

Longtime city planning director and downtown visionary Steve Metli has died. He was 71. → Read More

Schwan: A ‘kernel’ of insight for the newspaper industry

It took a national industry publication to enlighten me about something that was happening in a media organization about an hour away. → Read More

Schwan: A generation in search of aspiration

Few places make you a captive audience quicker than the dentist’s chair. → Read More

Rookies closes at The District

The District looks like it will be going through some changes. → Read More

Schwan: From the Oval Office to your office

There was one story I wanted to report before the end of 2016, so I was grateful that Norman’s Men’s Wear stayed open long enough to let me write a little tribute. → Read More

5000+-square-foot house on market for $137,900

The catch? It's in Winner, S.D., about halfway between Rapid City and Sioux Falls. → Read More

Businesses confident 2017 will bring growth

There are plenty of reasons Sioux Falls shouldn’t have had a record building year in 2016. → Read More

Soderholm leaves half-century health care career

Seventeen years later, Jon Soderholm can still picture himself in the modest office where the realization hit him: He needed to find a bank that would lend him $60 million to build what would become Avera Heart Hospital. “So I opened up the phone book and started calling banks,” said Soderholm, who was 59 years old at the time and leaving a leadership role at Sanford Health to create the area’s… → Read More

Schwan: Tree farm’s new owners carrying on tradition

Nearly 1,700 households in our area wouldn’t be the same this Christmas without Todd and Shari Gannon. → Read More

Lewis Drug establishes scholarship fund for collapse victim's children

Lewis Drug has established a scholarship fund for the two children of Ethan McMahon, the construction worker killed in the Dec. 2 downtown building collapse. → Read More

Schwan: The power of Prayer

Regardless of your faith, or if you profess one, it is worth stopping this holiday season at St. Joseph Cathedral. → Read More

Schwan: ‘Making America great again’ starts at home

A column by Sioux Falls Business Journal editor Jodi Schwan → Read More

Entrepreneur named finalist for global women's award

Sioux Falls entrepreneur Irina Kleinsasser is a finalist in the global Stevie Awards for Women in Business. → Read More

Chuck Brennan on payday lending measure: We are not closing

It’s business as usual at Dollar Loan Center one day after South Dakotans solidly endorsed a plan to cap interest rates on payday loans at 36 percent. → Read More

Schwan: Lessons from the Adams Thermal Academies

To say I’m glad we are almost done with this election season is a massive understatement. → Read More