‘Exactly what I had in mind’: BID Board moves forward with projects

The Hill City BID Board discussed two phases of its ongoing project at its meeting on Thursday. May 2. At the meeting, the board saw...

Who wants jerky?

Mark and Connie Ostern have been looking to move to the Black Hills for years. Their dream started to take shape after visiting a Beef...

Swabia in the Black Hills: 35 years of Alpine Inn

Other than hot dogs and sausage, German food has not made its way into the American zeitgeist the way Italian or Mexican food has. But...

Sidewalk steps taken

The Hill City sidewalk project has been discussed for the better part of a decade. At the last Hill City Common Council meeting April 23,...

Solar array unveiled at Mount Rushmore

While the weather was cloudy at Mount Rushmore National Memorial last Monday, the mood was sunny. It was the ribbon cutting for the nearly $1...

Film festival returns for tenth year

It’s time for the tenth annual Black Hills Film Festival. The festival will be held in three different cities — Rapid City, Hill City and...

BID tabled again in Keystone

An attempt to create a business improvement district (BID) in Keystone has once again been put on hold. Opposition and heated discussion took place at...

New ag census shows state cattle farm trends

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released the 2017 Agriculture Census Thursday, April 11. The report, also known as the ag census, is released every...

New mayor shares her vision for Hill City

Kathy Skorzewski was the only person who filed to run for mayor for Hill City this election cycle. Therefore, she will take over the role...

School district approves calendar

The 2019-20 and 2020-2021 school year calendar was approved at the most recent Hill City Board of Education meeting. Little discussion was had about choosing...