Category: Rapid City

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There’s Just Something About Trump

Failure to exercise their constitutional authority to put the executive branch in check will be the final nail in the coffin for establishment Republicans trying to stop the anti-Washington, Trump movement.

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Thunderbird

Dakota Thunder 2015 at Ellsworth AFB

Dakota Thunder 2015 was held at Ellsworth Air Force Base in Rapid City, South Dakota today. There were plenty of amazing aircraft on display and in the air today, both old and new. Ages of the aircraft ran from the World War II era, to the newest fighter, the F-35.

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U.S. Navy Task Force 38 aircraft attack the Imperial Japanese Navy battleship Musashi (foreground) and a destroyer in the Sibuyan Sea, 24 October 1944.

Rapid City Sailor will Talk about WW2 Battle of Leyte

Harold G. Jansen of Rapid City will talk about his experiences as a US Navy Ensign during World War II when the US sought to retake the Philippines during the Battle of Leyte Gulf late in October 1944.

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Declaration of Independence: 239th Anniversary of the Public Reading

Declaration of Independence: 239th Anniversary of the Public Reading

Today at noon, Mark the Freedom Poet re-enacted the first public reading the Declaration of Independence in front of “Founding Fathers Black Hills,” the recreation of Philadelphia’s Independence Hall near Rapid City.

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The Declaration in the Black Hills

The Declaration in the Black Hills

Mark Skogerboe, the Freedom Poet, will be in period costume reading the Declaration of Independence in front of “Founding Fathers Black Hills,” the recreation of Independence Hall out by Reptile Gardens, Wednesday July 8 at noon. The reading is free and open to the public for those who would like to hear our nation’s founding document read as it was in front of Philadelphia’s Independence Hall some 239 years ago. The Liberty Bell will ring throughout the day, every hour on the hour.

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South Dakota Task Farce on Education

South Dakota Task Farce on Education

The South Dakota Blue Ribbon Task Force on education came to Rapid City last night. The task force met at the Ramkota with educators, then business leaders, and lastly yesterday evening with members of the general public. The meeting last night was fairly well attended, with about 85 people present.

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Combat Artist to Speak in Rapid City

Combat Artist to Speak in Rapid City

Sponsored by the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group, combat artist James Pollock of Pierre will visually present his documentation of the Vietnam War on Saturday, June 13 at Western Dakota Technical Institute in Rapid City, 930-1130 am.

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Lakota Writer to Share Fighter Pilot Experiences

Lakota Writer to Share Fighter Pilot Experiences

Sponsored by the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group, Lakota writer Ed “Eagle Man” McGaa will talk about his most recent book, the autobiographical Warrior’s Odyssey: Spirit of Crazy Horse, on Saturday, May 9, at Western Dakota Technical Institute in Rapid City, 930-1130 am.

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Rapid City Crackerbarrel – Rep. Jeff Partridge

Rapid City Crackerbarrel – Rep. Jeff Partridge

South Dakota Rep. Jeff Partridge was one of the featured speakers at the Rapid City legislative crackerbarrel meeting March 7, 2014

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Rapid City Crackerbarrel – Rep. Dan Dryden

Rapid City Crackerbarrel – Rep. Dan Dryden

South Dakota Rep. Dan Dryden was one of the featured speakers at the Rapid City legislative crackerbarrel meeting March 7, 2014

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