YMCA summer camp looks slightly different this year due to COVID-19

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Each year the YMCA in Rapid City hosts a summer camp for school-aged children. Every day of the week, campers are bussed out to Giraffic Park where they have acres of land to play on and explore. Being that the park itself has plenty of space, the campers don’t have to wear masks once they arrive….

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Arrowhead to host SDGA Amateur Championship

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Back in 1971, the very first South Dakota Golf Association Amateur Championship was held in Rapid City. Now 50 years later, the prestigious tournament is returning to where it all started. Arrowhead Country Club is gearing up to host the SDGA Amateur Championship, Aug. 7-9. Nearly 100 men and 24 women from across the state will…

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Incarceration down by 23% in Pennington County

RAPID CITY, S.D. — At the Pennington County Commissioner’s meeting on Tuesday a criminal justice reform program took center stage. The MacArthur Safety and Justice challenge has been implemented in the county for the past five years. The program aims to reduce jail population and identify disparities in the local criminal justice system. It involves analyzing each criminal case and…

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Ringing Bells of Peace event commemorating 75th anniversary of Hiroshima, Nagasaki bombings

RAPID CITY, S.D. — An observance of the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki is being held this week in Rapid City. The “Rapid City-Nikko City Sister City Association” and “Sister Cities International” is hosting the observance at City Hall. On Wednesday, August 5, people are invited to bring their own bells to the outdoor concourse…

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Rapid City Common Council amends parking rules for recreational vehicles

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Rapid City is moving a step closer toward relaxing the parking rules for recreation vehicles. The Common Council had its first reading of an amendment to an ordinance related to parking and storing certain vehicles on Monday night. The amendment would relax certain provisions to allow parking of an RV or boat trailer in a front…

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