U.S. Secretary Pete Buttigieg today announced that the Biden Administration will award $23.8 million for two projects in the state of South Dakota through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) discretionary grants program
Businesses across the country are having difficulty with supply shortages and South Dakota is no exception. It’s costing millions of dollars for several businesses. So how will this affect your holiday shopping?
You may have seen signs at several businesses in the area looking for employees during a historic labor shortage in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. But, just how unprecedented is this labor shortage?
On Tuesday, Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced that South Dakota and other states including California, Florida, New York, North Carolina, and Texas, have reached an agreement with the pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb Company.
One of the things western South Dakota is known for is our beautiful nature trails, and if you ever been on one you have most likely seen people running, hiking and even biking them. However, one thing you may have not seen is a trolley driving down a nature trail.
Starting this week in Deadwood you can place your bet on your favorite sports teams, whether that’s putting money on your March Madness predictions or if Tom Brady wins another Super Bowl. The Deadwood Mountain Grand however, is is wagering on the future of sports betting.
One western South Dakota town is getting creative in order to help local businesses find employees, the Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Sturgis Economic Development Corporation, has assembled the “work force opportunity wall.”
Five million Americans bought a gun for the first time in 2020, according to the Firearm Industry Trade Association, and as gun sales rose, ammunition became harder to find. One local shooting range says a year and a half later business has not slowed down.
Stepping into the the Monument is like walking into Rapid City’s past. You’re surrounded by memories of Elvis Presley’s 1977 concert and Eddie Money’s show in the 1980′s. Today, the Monument is expanding to accommodate new events, but they are faced with a problem.
The dollar hasn’t been stretching as far as it used to, especially at the pump. According to AAA gas prices are at the highest they’ve been all year with the national average at $3.19 over a $1.00 more than last year. But that isn’t the end of the story, for Western South Dakota tourism spikes the already high price of gas.
Every August, the hills roar with the sound of motorcycles, and while the focus is in Sturgis, the bikes can be found throughout the area, even in towns with a population size of 814 there is no room to park.
You spent hours on a plane, anticipating the arrival to your destination, only to realize that once you touch down there are no cars to rent and if there are, the price is a hefty one. You may think that only happens at far away tourist locations, but it’s a problem right here in Black Hills.
Deadwood is not only known for its wild west history, but also for the untamed beauty of the hills that surround it, and one Deadwood hotel is making sure that beauty remains as wild as Deadwood’s past.
Homeowners struggling to pay the bills have an extra month before the eviction moratorium expires. Friday The United States Department of Agriculture revealed that homeowners faced with eviction have until September 30th to better position themselves financially, if they financed their home with a with USDA mortgage.
The nationwide eviction moratorium comes to an end Saturday, the moratorium put in place by the White House prevented landlords from evicting tenants who couldn’t pay their rent due to the economic impact of the pandemic. This shift in law calls into question how Rapid City is preparing for the change.
Firearm sales are through the roof, and part of the reason why has to do with new gun owners. The Firearm Industry Trade Association reported that 5 million Americans purchased a gun for the first time in 2020. Leaving all those new gun owners in need of a place to practice.
You may remember shopping at the grocery store and getting a whole week’s worth of food for just $25, now when you spend $100 dollars at the store, it’s hard to remember what you bought. Rising prices of goods and services could signal the health of our economy.
Anyone with a green thumb knows that the garden teaches patience, care and watchfulness. The Pennington County Sheriff’s office is hoping to sow these valuable life lessons, by giving inmates the chance to grow alongside what they plant.
U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), chairman of the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), ranking member of the committee, this week applauded the Senate for unanimously passing the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2021.
The Beetles were on tour, Winston Churchill was laid to rest, and the Saint Louis Arch was constructed all in the 1960′s, and in that same era, the main transmission line providing power to Rapid City was built. Black Hills Energy says it was time to take the regions electric grid from vintage to modern.
Tonight, Rapid City Common Council could decide whether first responders will get some extra cash. Both the Police and Fire Department Chief’s asked the City Council to consider giving first responders, what is known as hazard pay for their efforts during the pandemic.