Gordy Pratt returns to the Homestake Opera House with Dalyce Sellers and special guest Kenny Putnam. Gordy Pratt and Dalyce Sellers combined their unique brand of Americana, music, comedy, and virtuosic guitar performances to critical acclaim throughout the Midwest.
Dakota South Records' recording artist, Bud Holly will be releasing his first official music video for his single, “Nice to Meet You” featuring Chris Huisenga. Bud Holly and Chris Huisenga debuted their first live performance of “Nice to Meet You” on GMBH and began shooting the music video that same day.
National Fossil Day is always celebrated in the second full week of October and this year the Museum of Geology at School of Mines and Technology has you covered. All week long they’ll be celebrating Earth Science week with events, tours, and exhibits all highlighting the wonderful world of geology and paleontology.
Native American Day will once again see marches honoring children who died at an Indian boarding school in Rapid City. Furthermore, this year’s march will conclude at the future site of a planned Memorial Park which will stand as a remembrance for children’s lives lost during that time.
Kilpatrick says, “Just look at our people in the state, and you can see why this day is incredibly important to us. At the Journey, we’ll have activities all day celebrating our culture of the first people that were here.”
Build Dakota partners with businesses in South Dakota that specialize in high-needs fields. To earn the Build DakotaScholarship, which is a full-ride scholarship for technical students, recipients commit to work in their chosen field inSouth Dakota for three years following graduation.
Last year, Day of Caring brought in approximately $88,217 in community economic impact through volunteer hours, and beautification efforts like lawn care, painting, etc. Plus, it brings businesses and individuals in their community together to better understand needs in their area.
Barb Cline is a native of spearfish. She grew up on a ranch west of town near the Wyoming border. And after spending her childhood taking the bus to school she never thought she’d make a career out of it.
Harvey says “In the photography world, the letter “f” stands for a camera’s aperture setting. I explain the “f/stop” or aperture setting, along with several more of my best photography tips I like to share with people, in a special section at the end of the book.”
Artistic Director, Zach Curtis, sits down with Blake Joseph and discusses the Fall Season at the Black Hills Community Theater, Lee Blessing’s play “A Body of Water”, and what theater might look like in a post-pandemic world.
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. One of the events planned for the month is a chalk-the-walk event. Messages of Support will be placed on the Rapid City bike path. Event participants will use sidewalk chalk to write favorite quotes or encourage those who are struggling to get help. There is no official start time. There will be chalk stations placed along the Rapid City bike path. Participants can take the sidewalk chalk and use it to write a quote that is meaningful to them.
Teah Pray says “22 years ago the animal control officers of Lead and Deadwood said we needed a new shelter. And we certainly did in these two communities. There was a grassroots movement to build an animal shelter for the two cities and they did."
The Career Learning Center of the Black Hills (CLCBH), a Program of Black Hills Special Services Cooperative, has been providing assessments to businesses, government entities and nonprofit agencies for over 20 years, welcoming more than 2,000 test takers annually. These individuals are seeking a vast range of professional assessment, licensure, certification, and entrance into educational programs. Over 80 exams are offered in a variety of industries such as medical, real estate, information technology and computers, education, trades, and public safety, as well as employment verification
As children all around the Black Hills nation return to school many of us have legitimate questions on the public safety of our most precious commodity, our children. Dr. Nancy Babbitt and Dr. Chantel Pokorny advise on what to do when returning to school.
Lance Roberts, Ph.D., is the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at South Dakota Mines. Roberts previously served as interim provost, professor, and head of the Department of Mining Engineering and Management.
A recent Consumer Reports survey found that 38% of adults have experienced depression or anxiety as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. As Consumer Reports explains, there are ways to get affordable mental health help, even if you’re staying home.