Elevate Rapid City CEO Reflects on Second YearOctober 14, 2021
It has been two years since Tom Johnson began his role as President and CEO for Elevate Rapid City. Read about a few lessons he's learned.
Business leaders help grow the arts in Rapid CityJune 30, 2021
The arts industry in the Black Hills generates $114 million in total economic impact annually, supporting 3,576 jobs and adding $3.8 million in total government revenue.
Full-service meat locker opening first West River storeMay 27, 2021
The store will include a full-service locker, deli, bakery items, liquor store and more.
Pure Bean building a lab to certify baristasMay 09, 2021
Nick Reid, owner of Pure Bean, is in the process of building a certified lab at the Fairmont Creamery location
Architect, Engineer-in-Training join TSP’s Rapid City’s officeMay 07, 2021
Architect Brad Mitzelfelt and Structural Engineer-in-Training Korder Crospey have joined TSP, Inc. and both will work from its Rapid City office.
Employer support integral to SD National Guard missionMay 06, 2021
Employers add to a strong national defense through leadership practices and personnel policies that support employees serving in the National Guard.
Founders Only Town Hall: January 28, 2021January 22, 2021
Live chat with U.S Rep Kelly Armstrong and U.S. Rep Dusty Johnson on January 28.
Rushmore Mall reinvents itself to attract new shopsDecember 22, 2020
About 20 businesses found a home at Rushmore Mall in 2020, many of which opened their doors in the final months of the year.
SD CARES Business Grant: Round TwoDecember 15, 2020
The State of South Dakota has opened a second round of Small Business Grant Programs. Hurry, applications will only be accepted thru Dec. 20.
SD CARES Business Grant UpdateDecember 01, 2020
Business who applied for SD Cares Grant should receive a check in mid-December.
October Ribbon CuttingNovember 02, 2020
Robo Briks & Grafix at the Rushmore Mall celebrated their new store with a ribbon cutting on October 23. .
September Ribbon CuttingsSeptember 29, 2020
From roofing to nutrition, five ribbon cuttings took place in September.
Small Business Administration Honors Black Hills BusinessesSeptember 23, 2020
VRC Metal Systems and About You Physical Therapy are recognized by the South Dakota Small Business Administration.
Preparing Local Businesses for Doing Work with the GovernmentSeptember 03, 2020
Webinars teach businesses what they need to sell to federal, state and local government agencies.
August Ribbon CuttingsAugust 28, 2020
Bellies to Babies new location offers new and previously loved maternity clothing. If you're looking for crab cake sliders, look no further. The Met Restaurant & Lounge is now open.
Financial resources available to area businesses through local and federal partnershipAugust 07, 2020
A $1 million revolving loan fund has been created for small business owners in select South Dakota counties.
Fleet Farm employs 215 for August openingAugust 07, 2020
Retail store to open 190,000-square-foot complex on Mall Drive.
Black Hills Energy Rebuilds Transmission LineJuly 31, 2020
An aging eight-mile transmission line is getting replaced. The project is expected to be complete by March 2021.
Economic Indicators: July 2020July 18, 2020
Hotel occupancy and airport boardings are on the rise in Rapid City.
Sauce Boss Begins A Backyard RevolutionJune 26, 2020
Former airman, Felix “Sauce Boss” Irving creates Beard-BQ Sauce.
Box Elder’s VRC Metal Systems continues to add jobs in former schoolJune 26, 2020
VRC Metal Systems more than tripled the size of its facility and added 20 jobs since relocating to Box Elder a year ago.
Commercial development attracts brewery and fitness centerJune 25, 2020
TJ and Angelica Wojtanowicz are hoping to create a sense of community for south Rapid City
Ascent Spotlight: EndlasJune 25, 2020
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology graduates James Tomich, Brett Trotter, and Josh Hammell created a unique business model here in Rapid City, Endlas.
Benchmark Data Labs RebrandsMay 29, 2020
When Black Hills Knowledge Network was formed in 2009, the goal was simple: to empower individuals, organizations, and communities to make smart, informed decisions. Eight years later both the nonprofit organization's activities and name may have changed, but its mission remains the same.
The B-21 Raider is on TrackMay 29, 2020
It’s been just over a year since the Air Force made the big announcement of its plans to bring the first two squadrons of the of the B-21 bomber to the Ellsworth Air Force Base.
Fresh Fades at Hot Shaves at Black Hills BarbershopMay 29, 2020
From humble beginnings in a garage to a dream location in Downtown Rapid City. That’s been the story for 25-year-old Dom Clucas.
Shop fresh food at Rushmore MallMay 29, 2020
Making local food accessible every day of the week. That’s the motto of Cox’s Farm Stand.
Teamwork makes the dream work in family businessMay 29, 2020
When you raise fearless kids, you might as well work for them.
Stay Strong South DakotaApril 27, 2020
Businesses make adjustments to brighten up the dark days of the coronavirus pandemic.
Electronics Recycling SolutionApril 21, 2020
A unique new partnership has revitalized EchoWorks, an electronics recycling program that is part of Black Hills Works, a Rapid City-based nonprofit organization supporting nearly 600 adults with disabilities.
Volunteering Changes LivesApril 21, 2020
Helpline Center’s Volunteer Connections program is the critical link between great community volunteers and the nonprofit agencies that need them.
Haverly Hangs It UpApril 21, 2020
Jeff Haverly has been the Director of Economic Development for Elevate Rapid City for the past year.
Elevate Rapid City Creates Bridge Loan to aid Small Businesses affected by COVID-19March 30, 2020
Elevate Rapid City is making $750,000 available through its new Emergency Bridge Loan Program to help small business owners in the Rapid City area experiencing economic damage as a result of COVID-19. Loans can be up to $15,000 per eligible business.