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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…
The Spearfish City Council recently instructed the Dakota Land Trust to apply for a zoning change in order to move an affordable housing project forward, reports the Black Hills Pioneer.…
Rapid City will resolve its last city council race on June 27. Laura Armstrong and Ron Sasso placed first and second in a three-way race for Ward 5, but neither…
To the elation of most in attendance, the Pennington County Commissioners passed the resolution to start work on improving South Rochford Road. According to the Rapid City Journal, the project…
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…
At its commission meeting on June 20, the Pennington County Commission deeded property located at 248 Curtis Street, according to KOTA News. Mayor Steve Allender addressed the commission about the…
As the weather in the Black Hills region warms, the City of Rapid City is reminding residents of water restrictions, reports KOTA News. Some city staff have directly witnessed violations…
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service recently awarded a Farm to School Grant to the South Dakota Department of Education, reports KOTA News. The $24,000 award will…
Nine days after the 1972 Rapid City and Black Hills Flood, First Lady Pat Nixon visited Rapid City to attend a memorial service, as originally reported by the New York…
A proposal for an affordable housing project developed by NeighborWorks Dakota Home Resources in conjunction with the City of Spearfish, Dakota Land Trust, and South Dakota Housing Development Authority is…
President's Plaza was supposed to revitalize Rapid City's downtown with the addition of a multimillion dollar building with parking, residental, and commerical space. However, after several years and multiple extensions,…
After much debate and working through several proposals, the Lead City Commission approved an ordinance that will allow residents to keep chickens within city limits. The Black Hills Pioneer reports…
Governor Dennis Daugaard has called for a special legislative session to discuss non-meandering waters on private lands, reports KOTA News. Legislators will develop rules for individuals to utilize the bodies…
The Pennington County Commissioners held a special meeting to determine the fate of the Rochford Road project. According to the Rapid City Journal, while a decision was expected and the…
A bid offered by Heavy Constructors, Inc. based in Rapid City for work on Eighth Avenue in Belle Fourche was recently accepted by the city council, reports the Black Hills…
The city council election is over for most of Rapid City. Ritchie Nordstrom overcame two challengers in Ward 2 and John Roberts claimed victory by a slim margin in Ward…
The fate of the South Rochford Road project may finally be decided as Pennington County commissioners will hold a special meeting to figure out what to do with the road.…
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin recently announced that the agency will soon make improvements to its technology system, reports KOTA News. The improvements are part of an…
Have you recently been asked to sign a petition, but weren't exactly sure what it was about? Read our brief summaries of the current ballot measures below to ensure that…
On July 1, 2017, Bill 1170 will become law. According to the Rapid City Journal, the bill redefines conflicts of interests as applies to members and spouses of 23 state boards and…
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