The new drive-in movie theater south of Rapid City - Roy's Black Hills Twin Drive-In Theatre - begins its second season with a grand-opening week May 24-30, according to the theater's Facebook page.
Stylist to Mrs. Coolidge
Drive-In Movie Theater Launches Second Season
Sculpting to Begin in Main Street Square
New Days of '76 Museum Plans Grand Opening in Deadwood
Box Elder - Civic Life & History
Box Elder traces its origins to the early 20th century when the Box Elder Post Office was founded on June 22, 1907, according to the South Dakota State Historical Society. The town was incorporated decades later in 1964. Read more »
Lawrence County Historical Society
This organization maintains a website with articles on area history, links to area archives, and links to other organizations dedicated to preserving the history of the Black Hills region.
LaRue: The library is a community asset
Jamie LaRue took the worst library in Colorado and turned it into the No. 1 library in the nation.
When he was hired as director of the Douglas County Libraries in 1990, the library in the community of about 60,000 was open four days per week and had no children's story times.
"It was a very depressed library," he told a group of librarians gathered Thursday at General Beadle Elementary School in Rapid City. Read more »
Mammoth Site Eyes Expansion
National Leader to Talk About Future of Libraries in Rapid City
RAPID CITY – James LaRue, a nationally recognized thought leader in the field of libraries, will talk about the future of public libraries at General Beadle Elementary at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 25. LaRue’s visit to Rapid City is sponsored by the Rapid City Public Library, the Black Hills Knowledge Network and the Black Hills Area Community Foundation with the support of the Bush Foundation. The public is welcome. Read more »
Homestake Opera House Hosting Concerts
To help other nonprofit organizations in the Black Hills, the Historic Homestake Opera House will host two benefit concerts in April, according to a post on KOTA's MyTown website.
A concert on April 7 benefitted the Children's Miracle Network, and a concert on April 13 will raise money for the Northern Hills United Way.