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01/30/15 10:21 AM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's U.S. Senate delegation has voted to approve a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, a portion of which would run through the state.    Republican Sens. John Thune and Mike Ro
01/30/15 10:19 AM
    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — As Congress presses the Obama administration to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, government records show oil pipeline accidents have become increasingly frequent in the U.S.   An Associated Press review sho
01/30/15 10:01 AM
AM STOCK SHOW BALL AWARDS       Black Hills Stock Show officially gets underway today(fri) at the Civic Center.     Something new this year, the Stockmans’ Banquet and Ball, which is usually held mid-week, will be
01/13/15 10:51 AM
(AP)  The price of oil has dipped below $45 a barrel following the latest sign from OPEC that the group doesn't plan to cut production. 
12/30/14 08:18 AM
At the end of each year the Rapid City Council must approve the city's supplemental budget and the city finance officer says it's in a comfortable place.   
12/02/14 10:29 AM
The United Way director reported today that they have reached 80-percent of goal with just 4 weeks left to raise more than 450-thousand dollars.
12/02/14 09:04 AM
(AP) Plunging oil prices and other factors are slowing Wyoming's fledgling oil boom.    Industry executives and observers blame a 40 percent drop in price, months of tepid global demand and news that OPEC will not curtail production.
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12/02/14 06:36 AM
The council meeting discussion on Monday over the Civic Center expansion and the 180-million dollars in bonds the city will need was hours-long.  Many community members spoke some of them saying they didn’t realize the council was ready to vote on the project.
11/28/14 06:50 AM
(AP) Black Hills Corp. says it has bought another small natural gas utility.    Rapid City, South Dakota-based Black Hills announced this week Wyoming regulators approved its $6 million purchase of MGTC.
11/27/14 05:39 AM
(AP)  Twenty-five years after voters approved gaming in Deadwood, residents are turning back to casinos as the historic mining town works to reinvent itself.
11/19/14 11:25 AM
(AP)  A bow that shoots illuminated arrows its manufacturer says can fly up to 145 feet, and the "Catapencil"  are among an annual list of unsafe toys.
09/03/14 07:03 AM
The South Dakota Retailers Association is inviting customers to nominate their favorite retail store or restaurant for the South Dakota Retailer of the Year Award. The prestigious award is presented annually to a business owner or manager who runs a top notch business.
08/25/14 07:33 AM
A new business aimed at meeting the growing needs of area seniors has opened in the Black Hills serving seniors who live in Rapid City, Box Elder, Sturgis, Spearfish, Custer and Hot Springs.
07/31/14 11:14 AM
The Rapid City Chamber of Commerce has announced Julie Schmitz Jensen as the new Executive Director of the Rapid City Convention and Visitors Bureau.  Jensen replaces Michelle Lintz, who has retired after 28 years with the Bureau. According to Linda
07/15/14 09:16 AM
After 28 years of service to the community and the hospitality industry, Michelle Lintz has announced her plans to retire as Executive Director of the Rapid City Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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07/02/14 07:07 AM
TripAdvisor® announced Tuesday the 10 best burger restaurants in the U.S., according to the reviews and opinions of millions of travelers and named Black Hills Burger and Bun Company in Custer as the top burger joint in the country.
Photo from Firehouse Wine Cellar
The new Firehouse Wine Cellar is at 620 Main St in Rapid City
06/19/14 08:09 AM
The popularity of wineries in the Black Hills continues, as seen by the opening of the newest winery found in downtown Rapid City. Firehouse Wine Cellars holds its Grand Opening this weekend, Friday through Sunday.
Photo courtesy of Regional Health
06/10/14 12:29 PM
Regional Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine will open a new clinic at 2116 Jackson Blvd. on June 17. The 5,000 square foot space replaces the previous location at 2201 Jackson Blvd.
Rapid City's new Harbor Freight tool store on N. Haines Ave.
06/06/14 12:12 PM
South Dakota's first Harbor Freight store has opened in Rapid City. The new store is located in the former Runnings building at 1555 N. Haines Avenue. The building was remodeled earlier this year and the Harbor Freight store is taking about half the buildings square footage.
Jet bridges on west side of Regional Airport
06/05/14 10:51 AM
Delta will operate seasonal nonstop flights between Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Rapid City Regional Airport weekly beginning this Saturday (6/7).
Photo from Nucleo Fitnsess web site
A view of Nucleo Fitness equipment
06/02/14 11:59 AM
Melanie Cruse and Jill Bunkowske started their Rapid City business during the recession. Not only have they survived but have thrived and are now expanding.
Photo by Don Grant
New Dollar General store at E Hwy 44 and Longview
05/23/14 11:54 AM
After opening its' first western South Dakota store in Box Elder on Mothers Day, Dollar General is already building its' next outlet that will serve the sprawling Rapid Valley area.
05/20/14 01:18 PM
Pita Pit has opened in downtown Rapid City. The restaurant says they are a "healthier alternative to fast food" and offers a menue of made-fresh pitas with " lean meats grilled to perfection, unique flavorful cheeses, fresh vegetables
05/19/14 10:38 AM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota honey producers are banking on a rebound in production this year after last summer's cool temperatures led to a 9 percent drop. The state fell from second to third in honey production last year.
05/16/14 08:40 AM
The official Rapid City building numbers are in and while Mayor Sam Kooiker wants to remain cautious he said they are quite robust.
05/12/14 01:19 PM
The iconic Indian Motorcycle brand returns to Sturgis Monday, May 12, with the opening of a new retail sales and service dealership operated by Vern Eide Motorcars.
05/12/14 12:05 PM
It's expected that Legal and Finance will amend an ordinance to the city's municipal code this week which would allow a pet store to operate in the Central Business District. 
05/09/14 08:06 AM
There are several interesting aspects of the resurrection of the Gaslight Restaurant in Rockerville.  First … it is being rebuilt, expected to reopen sometime in July, 10 months after it burned to the ground.  Yes, th
05/09/14 06:30 AM
Fire crews will likely be monitoring the fire that burned Ziggy's nearly to the ground overnight Wednesday. RCFD Lieutenant Brent Long...   Long said at this time most of the fuel has burned down... There were grumblings Wednesday abou
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