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The holiday season is here, and Wall community members are spreading holiday cheer - $150,000 dollars worth! The 2016 “Home for the Holidays” campaign showed once again that Wall community…
The Wall Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), in conjunction with the City of Wall, recently applied for and received $14,000 in funding to start the Wall Archery Range. The Wall Archery…
A community meeting was held in Wall this week to discuss the impacts of the Cottonwood Fire as well as what resources are available to landowners and ranchers, reports KOTA…
Updated on October 17 at 4:30 p.m. MDT.  The Cottonwood Fire, located between Philip and Wall, has burned across as many as 31,000 acres according to KOTA TV News, Rapid…
The Wall Economic Development Corporation and Wall Badlands-Area Chamber of Commerce partnered to host the first “Wall in the Fall” event Sunday, October 2nd from 11 am – 5 pm,…
Archery, family, fun, history, prizes and partnerships. These are just a few words that describe the inaugural Wall Archery Day event held Friday, July 29th at the Wall Golf Course.…
The Wall Economic Development Corporation and City of Wall celebrated the opening of two new businesses and one business relocation Friday, June 17th.  The first ribbon cutting was held at…
The Wall High School Class of 2016 Graduation Ceremony, Saturday, May 21st, was an event full of accomplishment, encouragement and excitement. For graduates, graduation can mean the start of a new…
The Wall Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has made significant progress in the past seven months and is looking forward to the future of economic development.     The WEDC received…
South Dakotans are invited to share stories and photos from their families' homesteading histories with the U.S. Forest Service and the Center of Great Plains Studies at the University of…
Pennington County is unable to pay their library bill, according to a letter sent to area libraries by the county commissioners earlier this month. Back in 1998, Pennington County voters…
In a press release from news.sd.gov, Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced on July 14 that Wall has been chosen to be South Dakota’s Capital for a Day on Thursday, July 31 . “I…
View Large Map of Independence Day Celebrations in the Black Hills and Surrounding Areas   Mount Rushmore This will be the fifth year that there will not be a fireworks…
The debate over whether to establish a tribally run national park in the south unit of Badlands National Park in southern South Dakota was discussed during a meeting on June…
National Parks Service officials have proposed that a fee be charged for tours of the Minuteman Missile Facility. According to the Rapid City Journal, the fee would likely be $6…
Game, Fish and Parks officials believe this is the first lion killed in Wall. Male mountain lions often venture out from the Black Hills looking for territory. Main Image Credit:…
Information on population, jobs, income, poverty, race, and age about your community can be hard to find all in one place. With the help of our sister site, the South Dakota…

 

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Wall's economy is driven by tourism, the needs of the surrounding agricultural community, government employment and the headquarters operations of Golden West Telecommunications. According to the South Dakota Governor's Office…
Pennington County ranks 39th out of 66 counties in South Dakota for overall health outcomes in 2016.  Residents of Pennington County tend to smoke more than the national average, but has a slightly…
Local Government Wall is governed by an aldermanic form of government, the Wall City Council. This council includes six members, two elected from each ward in the community. The mayor is…
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