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On June 15, a grand opening was held for the Deadwood Welcome Center, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. Local and state dignitaries attended the event and noted the center’s potential…
Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender will give a public presentation about the Civic Center on June 28 at 6:30 p.m. The Rapid City Journal announced this will be the first…
Last Wednesday, Freemasons celebrated the placement of a new marker and interpretive panel at Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Deadwood that provides information on the Celestial Lodge found in the Masonic…
 Visit the Rapid City Public Library and Black Hills Knowledge Network's Biblioboard collection of photographs featuring commercial damage, residential damage, and community damage caused by the flood.
Keith Johnson joined the Rapid City Engineering Department in 1973, reports the Rapid City Journal.  He will be retiring on June 9, 2017 – the 45th Anniversary of the 1972…
On June 3, 1937 Earl Brockelsby first opened the doors of Reptile Gardens with a modest display of live rattlesnakes. Eighty years later, the business is one of the most…
Rapid City reached an agreement with the Department of Justice in 2014 to bring the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center into compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). The agreement…
Elected when he was just 28 years old, Don Barnett was Rapid City's youngest mayor when Canyon Lake Dam failed on June 9, 1972. The 1972 Flood would be a defining…
Although he was elected governor in 1954 by a wide margin, decorated World War II veteran Joe Foss made an unsuccessful gubernatorial bid in 1950 when he faced off against incumbent Attorney General…
Main Street Square and Downtown Rapid City coordinate to feature a variety of musicians each Thursday, reports the Rapid City Journal.  This year, the series will feature 27 different bands.…
Summer officially begins June 21st, with warmer weather means more events in the Black Hills, reports the Rapid City Journal.  The Rapid City Journal partnered with their weekly newspaper partners…
The Hill City Planning and Zoning Commission is close to completing a new comprehensive plan for the city, reports KOTA News. The theme for the plan is “slow and steady…
The Rapid City Public Works Committee unanimously approved the proposed $1 million project to improve Memorial Park on Tuesday, May 9. According to the Rapid City Journal, the committee approved an agreement…
On May 4th at 6:30pm, the Journey Museum in Rapid City will host An Inconvenient Truth: The history behind the Sioux San lands and West Rapid City. According to KOTA…
The second annual Community Innovative Summit was held in Rapid City, reports KOTA TV.  The summit gives citizens an opportunity to discuss options that will allow multiple groups to be…
Liv Hopsitality, LLC is discussing a public-private partnership with the City of Box Elder for a new event center, reports the Rapid City Journal.  The potential event center would cost…
The Deadwood-Lead Economic Development Corporation hosted a public forum last week to solicit feedback from community members on what can be done to attract individuals to the area, reports the…
A staff of four and around 15 volunteers at the Hot Springs Library are aiming to meet the needs of the community, reports the Hot Springs Star. The library offers…
Free painting permits for artists interested in Art Alley as a canvas are now available, reports KOTA News. The permits are available at the Dahl Art Center. Interested artists must…
Rapid City Public Library will now offer assistance to people and organizations seeking grants. The Rapid City Journal reports that the library has added the Foundation Center to its available…
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