Stocks give up a gain on fears China tensions may escalate

Stocks gave up an early rally and ended slightly lower Thursday as traders feared that tensions with China could escalate again. The S&P 500 had been up 1.1% before sinking in the last hour after President Donald Trump said he would hold a news conference on China Friday. The announcement came after China’s legislature endorsed a national security law for…

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Local campground & resort practicing social distancing as tourists come to Black Hills

  RAPID CITY, S.D. — The pandemic has prevented many people from traveling or going on vacation, but that seems to be changing as Black Hills tourist season gets underway. Campers flocked to the region for Memorial Day weekend. The Rushmore Shadows Resort is practicing social distancing, using only every other camping site to separate the guests. Rushmore Shadows was…

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State of South Dakota, Meade County are being sued by 119 homeowners

Black hawk, S.D. – As NewsCenter1 first reported Sunday night, 119 homeowners in Black Hawk’s sinkhole subdivision are suing the parties involved in approving the project. 119 plaintiffs suing 40 named defendants in what their lawyer says is a case of ‘negligence.’ “It’s going to be hard to keep it just to negligence because on its surface, it’s a somewhat gross negligent…

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Area cemeteries honor fallen heroes on Memorial Day

STURGIS, S.D. — On this Memorial Day, the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis is holding a ceremony to honor those who lost their lives while serving our country. After a brief speech, a moment of silence,  and the playing of taps, two wreaths were laid commemorate this day. One, representing the National Cemetery Administration — the other, the Cemetery…

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Local sports are slowly returning

RAPID CITY, S.D. — In a world desperately craving some competition, we’re finally seeing signs that sports are slowly making a comeback even here in the Black Hills. Finally, some signs of hope when it comes to local sports. This past weekend, Rapid City hosted the South Dakota Junior High Rodeo Finals. Around 100 contestants competed for a state title….

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