Category: South Dakota

30 Years as ‘The Guy’

July 27, 2017

“Are you the guy?” Sean Ervin’s answer to that question started his 30-year career with TSP. At the time, he was tending bar, waiting tables, running the kitchen, and washing dishes at Beaners in Marshalltown, IA. The two men asking were principal architects with Weber, Pollard & Associates. They’d heard an architectural graduate was working […]

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New PE’s interest in engineering started at home

June 2, 2017

Six weeks ago, Kelli Osterloo sat at a desk to begin the two-part open-book exam on the principles of engineering. Eight hours and 80 multiple-choice questions later, she finished it with waiting the only thing left to do. Even that’s over now. On May 25 — which just happened to be Kelli and Tim Osterloo’s […]

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TSP in the news

March 15, 2017

Projects across the TSP footprint made the news during this second full week in March.. ICYMI, here’s a quick look work that’s getting noticed in the communities we serve. KNBN NewsCenter1 aired the opener in a three-part series on how a public plaza for year-round activities could help revitalize Deadwood’s historic downtown. TSP and RDG Planning & Design […]

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Michelle Klobassa named 2017 Influential Woman in Construction

March 8, 2017

It’s the everyday effort that matters. Each morning we come to work, we decide how we will take care of clients, business partners, team members, and coworkers as we create projects together. Small details and many, frequent interactions add up to create a big impression. Our work centers on relationships, and those take time to […]

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TSP co-sponsors art exhibition with longtime partner Augustana University

March 1, 2017

When TSP founder Harold Spitznagel stopped at Augustana University (then a college) to visit his friends in the art department at the liberal-arts school, Carl Grupp sometimes tagged along when they went for coffee. Grupp’s ties to “Spitz” make TSP’s involvement in an exhibition honoring Grupp and his personal art collection even more special. “Carl Grupp: Artist […]

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