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Nine members of the Rapid City Council voted in favor of increasing funding for infrastructure. City staff will now draft an ordinance shifting how Rapid City's 2 percent sales tax…
The Rapid City Public Works Committee discussed waiving requirements by the developer for a plot of land, reports the Rapid City Journal.  The Rapid City Area Schools requested the waiver…
Two years ago, the South Dakota State Legislature passed a law requiring all incoming sixth grade students to get the T-Dap and meningitis vaccines. According to KOTA News, last year…
The Rapid City Council opened its first 2018 Budget meeting on August 15, at 5:30 at the City/School Administration Building. Additional meetings are set for Thursday, August 17, and for…
To date, more tourists have visited the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in 2017 than at the same time last year. According to KOTA News, attendance has increased 1.1 percent from…
In October, SpartanNash will close three grocery stores in Rapid City, reports the South Dakota Public Broadcasting.  Two Family Thrift stores and a Prairie Market store will close in October.…
Mayor Steve Allender gave his budget presentation last week, including cuts to arts and volunteer programs. The Rapid City Journal reported on how these cuts would affect three organizations. The…
Release by the Rapid City Collective Impact Food Security Oversight Committee:  RAPID CITY – Since April 2017, Mary Corbine, Food Security Manager at Feeding South Dakota, has been collecting baseline…
K-12 Hill City School District Children and youth in Keystone are enrolled in the Hill City School District, which  includes the Hill City Elementary, Middle and High Schools. According to…
The Hill City economy climbed 13.23 percent in the past year, generating $64,361,110.74 in business activity subject to state sales tax in fiscal year 2016 (July 2015-June 2016) compared to $56,841,240.19 in FY2015.…
Information on population, jobs, income, poverty, race, and age about your community can be hard to find all in one place. With the help of our sister site, the South Dakota…
Regional Health Community Health Needs Assessment: Conducted by Regional Health, these studies highlight the strength and weaknesses in regional health and access to healthcare in West River, South Dakota. While…
Hill City, South Dakota covers an area of 1.3 square miles is located in Pennington County. With a population of 1,002 in 2016, Hill City is governed by a mayor…
Preschool & Early Education Preschools in Hill City include Hill City Elementary, Community Lutheran Church Day Care and Janell Quenzer Day Care. K-12 Hill City School District The Hill City…
Hill City is known for being “The Heart of the Hills,” and as one would expect from a town with such a moniker, it has had its ups and downs.…
Keystone, South Dakota covers an area of 2.9 square miles is located in Pennington County. With a population of 340 in 2016, Keystone is governed by a Board of Trustees. The…
Information on population, jobs, income, poverty, race, and age about your community can be hard to find all in one place. With the help of our sister site, the South Dakota…
Community Health Needs Assessment Regional Health Community Health Needs Assessment: Conducted by Regional Health, these studies highlight the strength and weaknesses in regional health and access to healthcare in West…
Each year, Keystone—a small town of less than five-hundred permanent residents—sees millions of visitors from around the world pass through on their way to witness one of America’s prized national…
Mayor Steve Allender recently made his 2018 budget proposal to the Rapid City Council. The budget continues last year's priority-based budgeting, a system where the budget is based on the…
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