Feeding South Dakota in need of donations, volunteers

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The coronavirus pandemic has put Feeding South Dakota in the position of needing extra food donations and volunteers. During the COVID-19 crisis, the organization has been feeding two-and-a-half times the number of households it usually does. They distributed 2.3 million pounds of food in the last ten weeks, serving as many as 10,000 households each week….

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Elevate Rapid City commutes $150,000 to city’s “Strategic Housing Trust Fund”

RAPID CITY, S.D. —  Rapid City has a new tool at its disposal to tackle the issue of affordable housing. The city’s “Strategic Housing Trust Fund” has received a major contribution, with Elevate Rapid City committing $150,000 to the trust. The trust fund is managed by the Black Hills Area Community Foundation. It’s designed to combine various funding sources for…

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Opera House in Spearfish giving away art kits to encourage creativity among youth

SPEARFISH, S.D. — In Spearfish, The Matthews Opera House and Arts Center staying engaged with the local community while they limit social events by bringing arts and crafts to the children. For the second year in a row, The Opera House is giving out Matthews creativity bags. Every two weeks in the summer, The Opera House team plans to work together…

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How are you staying cool?

RAPID CITY, S.D. — With the sun high on Saturday, outdoor activities could be seen everywhere. Whether an aquatic undertaking or just relaxation, there was one common denominator in making the best of Saturday. “I’m just staying in the shade, doing some fishing,” said Rapid City resident, Michael Manning. “I’m just reading and relaxing, spending time in the shade,” said…

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Edgewood Healthcare Center holds drive-thru bake sale

RAPID CITY, S.D. — To start off the summer and celebrate the longest day of the year, the Edgewood Healthcare Center hosted a bake sale – drive thru style. Annually, Edgewood hosts a related gathering for residents, and this year chose to do so in the form of a community bake sale. Residents and staff put together tasty baked goods…

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