Pennington County Sheriff’s Office swears in new members

PENNINGTON COUNTY, S.D. — The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office welcomed some new members into it’s ranks on Tuesday. Seven new Sheriff’s Office employees took the oath of their respective position during a formal ceremony at Rapid City’s Public Safety Building. The office welcoming aboard two jail correctional officers, two transport officers, a detox tech, A jail correctional nurse and a…

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“Community Tapestry” invites artists to help out with Monument Health’s new art project

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Tuesday night and we began at Monument Health and the opening of its newly renovated lobby. Now, it’s time to decorate with a little help from local artists. Sculpture Dale Lamphere, South Dakota’s artist laureate has been commissioned to create an art installation inside Monument Health Rapid City Hospital’s new lobby. The “Community Tapestry” will be…

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Early Learner South Dakota to Receive National Advocacy Grant

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Early Learner South Dakota, a group comprised of advocates for young children, has been working for nearly two years on expanding the awareness of the importance of early learning throughout the state. The Alliance for Early Success (who recently granted money to Early Learner SD) is a national nonprofit that works with early childhood policy advocates…

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School of Mines hosts its first virtual career fair

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The South Dakota School of Mines regularly hosts career fairs each semester. This year there is no exception, but this semester it is virtual. .The fair still gives students the opportunity to network while still maintaining social distancing. Over 100 employers from South Dakota and around the country made themselves available to speak with students individually….

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Veteran Stand-Down cancelled due to COVID-19, outdoor fair replaces it

RAPID CITY, S.D. – According to the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs over 37,000 veterans were homeless last year. Leaving some of those who sacrifice the most, with nearly nothing to survive on. Locally each year several organizations come together to help those veterans in need. Typically, the V.A. hosts a veteran stand-down at the civic center. The event is…

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