Meade County Commissioners award Piedmont street bid to Site Works Specialists of Rapid City. Read more at Rapid City Journal
Piedmont Street Bid Awarded
Piedmont Valley Library Hosts Book Signing With Authors Jerry Teachout and Amalia Dillin
Meade School Board Considering Land Purchase Near Piedmont
Superintendent Don Kirkegaard recommends the Meade School Board sign a purchase option on land near Piedmont as stated in this article from the Meade County Times.
Moccasins On The Ground Training Continues
By Talli Nauman
Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor
BRIDGER - In the wake of three public-school emergency preparation drills that cast Keystone XL Pipeline and uranium mining dissenters as “terrorists”, the grassroots Native American non-profit Owe Aku (Take Back the Way), announced its upcoming Moccasins on the Ground training would be held on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation June 14-16. Read more »
Tickets On Sale for Little Mermaid at Matthews Opera House
The Peanut Butter & Jelly Players cast contains students led by retired teacher, Ann Froelich, according to information on the Matthews Opera House and Arts Center website.
All tickets are $5 and can be purchased by calling 605.642.7973.
Sanford Lab Talks on New Neutrino Experiment Set
The proposed Long-Baseline Neutrino Experiment would send a beam of neutrinos straight through the earth from Fermilab near Chicago to a particle detector at the Sanford Lab, according to a Sanford Lab news release.
More than 350 scientists from five countries are working on the proposed experiment. An environmental assessment is underway. The experiment could begin as early as 2017. Read more »
Pine Ridge Home Gets Makeover
Nellie Buckman of Pine Ridge, South Dakota received housing renovation assistance from USDA Rural Development, the Oglala Sioux Tribe Partnership for Housing, and the Neighborhood Housing Services of the Black Hills. According to the Rapid City Journal, last year the Rural Development program helped 1,409 families in S Read more »
Four Young Peregrine Falcons At Home In Downtown Rapid City
Four young peregrine falcons now call downtown Rapid City home. In an effort to reintroduce a bird once thought extinct, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks and the Birds of Prey Northwest, have released a total of 44 birds since the beginning of the program in 2010. According the the Ra Read more »
No Sidewalk Expansion Planned
The Rapid City Council decided not to build sidewalks on Omaha Street from Lacrosse Street to Western Dakota Tech, but would have staff look into grants for funding the project. According to the Rapid City Journal, the project would have cost $345,000. Nearby businesses had been polled and of those that responded, only Western Dakota Tech was in favor of the sidewalks. Read more »
OST Proxy Negotiating for Wounded Knee Property, Tribal Source Says
<b>By Brandon Ecoffey</b>
<i>Native Sun News Managing Editor</i>
RAPID CITY — Wounded Knee will end up in the hands of the Oglala Lakota people. The question that remains however is “will it be an individual tribal member or the tribal government?” Read more »