Black Hills Knowledge Netowork

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Resource Index

Resource3Check out our Resource Index, which can give you further insights into your community. From the history of Presidents Plaza to the definition of Agricultural Land, the Black Hills Knowledge Network provides you with relevant documents, news articles, and photos to answer questions at home or solve problems in your community.

BHKN Content By Tag


One of the more important aspects of creating a post for the Black Hills Knowledge Network is properly ‘tagging’ an item. The tagging system not only organizes internal information for the project, it creates aggregated topic hubs for news stories. Explore these links to find context for a local issue or regional topic that interests you. 

BHKN Digital Archives  


The Black Hills Knowledge Network partners with 13 local libraries and communities to aggregate historical items online. Included are photos, documents, and books about the area's history.  To access or learn more about these collections, see descriptions and links to our 30 anthologies and over 3,500 digital items.

 Elected Officials Database

officials 3Information helps you take action to make a difference in your neighborhood, your community and your life. Have an opinion about public policy? Use our directory below to send a message to a public official. 


211 Volunteer Database

211The Black Hills Knowledge Network is here as a resource to help you get involved in your community. Did a post inspire to you to give your time? Check out the 211 Volunteer Database to discover volunteer opportunities in your community.


South Dakota Dashboard

South Dakota DashboardNeed to understand South Dakota by the numbers? Our sister site the South Dakota Dashboard is the premiere data source for easy-to-use and up-to-date statistics on South Dakota. Explore our charts, graphs, and maps today.