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WPE President Named to NSBA Leadership Council

Doug Feterl, P.E., President of West Plains Engineering, was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council. NSBA is the nation’s oldest small-business advocacy organization, and operates on a staunchly nonpartisan basis. Feterl, a recognized leader in the small-business community, joins the NSBA Leadership Council alongside other […]

Pioneer Bank Earns Merit Award

The Pioneer Bank space in Dakota Dunes, SD was recently recognized with an AIA Central States Design Excellence Merit Award. The Central States Region consists of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma. Designed by PLaN Architecture, this project involved renovations to an existing shell space for a new Pioneer Bank […]

Sioux City Clients Gather at the Orpheum

On October 18, many of our Sioux City partners joined us at the Orpheum Theatre for a Client Appreciation Social. Check out photos of the event below!  

Rapid City Hosts Client Social

Our Rapid City team welcomed partners from throughout the Black Hills to a Client Appreciation Social on Thursday, Oct. 18 at Hay Camp Brewing Company. Guests enjoyed craft brews from the popular downtown spot, as well as food from local favorite, Angel’s Catering. Thank you to everyone who attended!

West Plains Serves at The Banquet

The Sioux Falls office was up before the sun on Oct. 17 to serve breakfast at The Banquet, a meal ministry where all meals are paid for, prepared by and served by community volunteer groups. WPE joined partners from Koch Hazard, Sayre Associates and SEA to serve more than 225 helpings of […]

Lone Tree Wellness Center Earns Regional Awards

The Lone Tree Wellness Center, a new 20,000 square foot community wellness facility in Lone Tree, IA, was recently selected for two notable design awards. On Sept. 20, the project earned an AIA-Iowa Excellence in Design Merit award at the organization’s annual conference in Des Moines. The award is selected by an independent jury […]

SDSU Student Wellness Center Re-Opens

Our team was honored to attend the official ribbon cutting and grand re-opening of the South Dakota State University Student Wellness Center on Friday, Oct. 12 in Brookings, S.D. The 36,900 square foot addition was designed by Stone Group Architects out of Sioux Falls, and includes fitness space, basketball court, […]

South Dakota State University Student Wellness Center

West Plains Engineering provided mechanical and electrical systems for an addition to the Student Wellness Center at SDSU. The 36,900 square foot addition includes fitness space, basketball court, multi-activity court, group fitness studio, racquetball courts, outdoor program space, new check-in desk, renovated Administrative Office and a Student Health & Counseling […]

University of South Dakota Electrical Distribution Upgrades

The Power Division for West Plains Engineering recently completed a  study for the University of South Dakota in Vermillion to review and determine appropriate upgrades for the campus’ electrical distribution. Initially, the scope of work involved performing a review of the distribution feeds and equipment serving the campus. Now that […]

SD Army National Guard Auxiliary Power Improvements

West Plains Engineering worked with the South Dakota Army National Guard to add an auxiliary power system at Camp Rapid. Camp Rapid has an existing 2MW diesel stand-by generator that the SDARNG wanted to use to back-up the entire campus if Possible. WPE was tasked with designing a way to […]