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Fall 2017 Cuties Standard

Let’s see those cuties! Black Hills Cuties is free to enter and will be open from June 19 at 8 a.m. to June 28 at 5 p.m.   Here’s how it works: Read the Rules and Regulations Take an awesome photo full of personality of your cutie(s) Pssst… this will be for the FALL issue. Read the Rules and Regulations Message us your photo with your email address and child’s name and age Did we mention you should read the Rules and Regulations? Like, Comment, and Share your cutie’s Facebook image All photos will be featured online at our Facebook page. Like, comment… Read More >>

Families Climb Crazy Horse Memorial Standard

Families Climb Crazy Horse Memorial On June 3 and 4, hikers took the opportunity to see Crazy Horse’s head up close up during the 10K walk.   Over 9,000 hikers took on the 6.2 mile hike starting near the visitor center going through a forest area and up to the top of Crazy Horse’s extended arm. Not only were seasoned athletes hitting the trail, but also regular parents and their kids – everywhere from babies to teenagers. Parents carried babies in special backpacks that doubled as baby carriers. One family even had their baby in a stroller. Toddlers meandered beside… Read More >>

FREE Children’s Concert with Phil Baker at the Dahl Standard

The Rapid City Arts Council is excited to present children’s entertainer Phil Baker in concert at the Dahl Arts Center on Friday, June 23 from 10 – 10:45am. Children of all ages and their families are welcome and admission is FREE! Phil Baker is one of the most innovative and respected songwriters shaping children’s music today. Known for his signature style – a red guitar, heartfelt lyrics, catchy tunes, and quality musicianship and production – Baker interacts with the children throughout his show. For 25 years, Phil Baker has used music to educate, entertain, and enrich the lives of young… Read More >>

Cloud News: Look Up! Standard

Look Up! Who among us, here in South Dakota, has heard of the Cloud Appreciation Society? If you haven’t, then you might want to join. Nana believes that, like her, every dedicated outside-goer probably has a “thing” for clouds—and they’re not alone. The Society has links to resources about clouds, a lovely photo gallery to use to compare the clouds you’re seeing, and even “cloud news.” For example, from the website, we learned that the World Meterological Organization (WMO) recently released a new reference for identifying types of clouds. Called the International Cloud Atlas, the digital resource contains hundreds of… Read More >>

Interactive Fountains set to flow at Main Street Square Standard

The interactive fountains at Main Street Square are set to begin running on Friday, May 26. During warm months, the fountains run from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and feature a light show when the sun goes down. Watch as water dances along to music, while changing color. “The Square is filled with the laughter of children cooling off in the fountains throughout the summer months,” said Megan Whitman, executive director of Main Street Square. “The local community and tourists can relax by the dancing water after a day of shopping, dining, and exploring Downtown.” The interactive water feature will… Read More >>