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20 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City
Children in one KOTA Territory neighborhood will soon have a new place to play -- thanks to the help of local organizations and volunteers. A year and a half ago, a partnership formed among the College Park Block Club, Neighborworks, the police department, and other community members.
Yesterday | KELO-TV Sioux Falls
A Rapid City elementary school is trying to create a culture where students stand out for their good behavior, rather than getting attention for disrupting a classroom. Officials with Rapid City Area Schools say the program they implemented to address discipline issues among the student population is having positive results.
Saturday | Star Tribune
Twenty students who live in Washington County were recognized last week as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists - up from 16 students a year ago. They are among about 16,000 high school seniors nationwide who will compete for about 7,600 scholarships worth about $33 million.
Saturday | KELO-TV Sioux Falls
Law enforcement this weekend will participate in an active shooter response training exercise at western South Dakota mall. The training that will take place Sunday at the Rushmore Mall is meant to teach mall security and tenants how to react in the event of a shooting at the facility, especially in the minutes before law enforcement arrives to the scene.
Swiping your card at the gas station eliminates an extra trip to the cashier. But it added some worry after a credit card scam earlier this year.
Clouds will depart this evening in eastern KELOLAND and temperatures will fall to the middle thirties. Scattered areas of frost will be possible along and east of the James River Valley.
12, 2014. . In this Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 photo, Livingston Elementary second-grader Carter Thompson enjoys playing in the snow with classmates during recess in Cody, Wyo.
Rapid City public schools officials are exploring ways to feed students whose parents struggle to pay for meal tickets. The issue flared up last spring when some students with unpaid meal tickets were offered alternative meals of cereal or cheese sandwiches.
According to a KOTA poll, if the election were held today, Daugaard wins 54 percent to 34 percent. The SurveyUSA research was conducted for KOTA-TV in Rapid City, KSFY-TV in Sioux Falls and the Aberdeen American News.
An important process begins this month. On Sept. 15, in Rapid City, the South Dakota Board of Education will hold the first of four public hearings on proposed science standards.
Beginning Sunday the Rapid City Police Department has been receiving calls about vehicles on the West side of town being vandalized. Cars, garages and buildings were spray painted with 'Anarchy' symbols.
Jim Diegel announced in January he would be stepping down and the St. Charles Board of Directors has just hired Jos Sluka as its new CEO. Sluka comes from Rapid City, South Dakota, where he was Executive Vice President and Chief Adminstirative Officer for Regional Health for four years.
The expansion of the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, potentially the most expensive project in Rapid City history, is getting a publicity nudge. Rapid City voters approved building the civic center 40 years ago.
Updated: Sat Sep 13, 2014 11:35 pm
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