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icon-arrowAs the economic epicenter for a 200-mile radius, including portions of five-states, and serving a population of over 630,000 people, Rapid City is well positioned for even further growth and business development in the years ahead.

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We believe in a public-private model, where each sector can combine its resources, skills and strengths with those of the other to achieve common goals.

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SD Amendment R Means Jobs For South Dakota

Currently, a number of industries in South Dakota are experiencing a critical shortage of skilled workers. Businesses are starving for more of these specialized and well-trained employees. This is in part because there has been a failure to recognize the importance of job-focused, post-secondary education in the state and no clear and distinct level of support for the Technical...

Lost Cabin Brewery To Open For Summer

A new 7-barrel brewery and tasting room is now open on Omaha Street in Rapid City. The company continues the trend of new micro-breweries around the area and the Nation. Lost Cabin Brewery offers about six of its own beers with a selection of other local beers to round out their selection. The brewery sits adjacent to Founders Park,...

Dakota Warehouse Opens Third Party Logistics for Western South Dakota

A Rapid City distribution warehouse is now open to provide businesses with a third-party logistics solution. The center has 179,000-square-feet of space and will provide enhanced shipping and storing services in Western South Dakota. Read more HERE on the Dakota Warehouse...

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