Category: Rapid City

211 Help Line Assists Thousands in Black Hills

211 Help Line Assists Thousands in Black Hills

In 2015, more than 11,500 people in the Black Hills contacted Helpline Center and the 2-1-1 line in search of information and assistance, according to a new annual report.

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Michele Bachmann speaking at the Fourth Annual John Witherspoon College ScholarShare.

Michele Bachmann Stirs Crowd in Rapid City

John Witherspoon College in Rapid City held its fourth annual ScholarShare event this evening at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center this evening, with keynote speaker former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann.

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JWC ScholarShare with Michele Bachmann

JWC ScholarShare with Michele Bachmann

The fourth annual John Witherspoon College ScholarShare on April 12 will feature a wonderful banquet, rich fellowship, an update on our remarkable fourth year, and a powerful challenge from former Presidential Candidate and Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, a true Patriot with a dynamic core of conviction, who has never let the best interests of our country be subordinated to political correctness.

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Berlin 1945

1945 Berlin Survivor to Speak in Rapid City

A young girl of 11 hides in the ruins of 1945 Berlin with her mother as the Soviet Army overruns the city in the final hours of the Third Reich. Ingrid Radke-Azvedo was witness to the brutal atrocities that comes from revenge. She will tell her story visually to the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group on Saturday, April 9, at Ellsworth Air Force Base’s South Dakota Air and Space Museum, 9-1130 am (first half hour is social period).

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South Dakota Rep. Scott Craig

Transgender Restroom Bill Discussed at Rapid City Crackerbarrel Meeting

At the Rapid City Legislative Crackerbarrel meeting on Feb. 201, 2016, a transgender woman who has mutilated her body to appear masculine asked about HB 1008, a bill recently passed by the legislature and now being considered by the governor, which requires boys to use the body’s restroom/locker room and girls to use the girl’s restroom/locker room in schools.

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South Dakota Rep. Scott Craig

South Dakota Rep. Scott Craig on Education Tax Vote Switch

At the Rapid City Legislative Crackerbarrel meeting today, South Dakota Rep. Scott Craig was one of the featured speakers. Craig used his time primarily to address his change of heart on HB 1182, the education tax increase.

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Recognizing Reagan’s Birthday

Recognizing Reagan’s Birthday

Tomorrow, February 6, 2016, would have been Ronald Reagan’s 105th birthday. If you’re in or around Rapid City tomorrow around 9am, come to the Pizza Ranch on the south side of town, off 5th Street near the new Wal-Mart, and join Mark the Freedom Poet as conservatives recognize the life and accomplishments of one of America’s greatest presidents.

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Rep. Kristin Conzet (Dist. 32)

Video: Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients

During the second legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City today, a question was asked about HB 1076 to drug test welfare recipients; this bill was killed in committee earlier this week. Responding to the question were Rep. Kristin Conzet, Rep. Jacqueline Sly, the prime sponsor of the bill, Rep. Lynne DiSanto, and Rep. Chip Campbell, a co-sponsor of the bill.

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Rep. Mike Verchio

Video: Rapid City Crackerbarrel on Transgender Bills

At today’s legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City, a question was asked about why bills (HB 1008 and HB 11112) to deal with transgender issues in public schools was being brought when there had been no problems yet identified in public schools because of this.

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Rep. Jacqueline Sly (Dist. 33)

Corporate Income Tax for Teacher Salaries?

At the legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City today, a question was asked about whether the legislature might consider creating a corporate income tax to fund education and teacher salaries. Answering the question were South Dakota Rep. Jacqueline Sly (who served on the South Dakota Blue Ribbon Task Force on education), Senator Craig Tieszen, and Senator Phil Jensen.

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