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This map indicates where grocery stores will be located as of October 2017
This map indicates where grocery stores will be located as of October 2017
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August 14, 2017

Food Desert to Expand in Rapid City

In October, SpartanNash will close three grocery stores in Rapid City, reports the South Dakota Public Broadcasting.  Two Family Thrift stores and a Prairie Market store will close in October.

Mary Corbine with Feeding South Dakota explains realistically a person can walk one-quarter to one-half mile while carrying groceries, at most, according to national statistics.  The closing of these three grocery stores leaves a large gap in the center of Rapid City. 

For more information about food in the Black Hills, visit the Black Hills Knowledge Network online news archive.  The Rapid City Collective Impact Group is investigating food security in the area and has details on Facebook.

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