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Past articles by Laura:

Box Elder finds home for Black Hills Children's Museum

The city of Box Elder’s planned Black Hills Children’s Museum, announced by the city in July, has found a home. → Read More

UPDATE: Water restored after damaged water main interrupted service in Box Elder

Water has been restored to Box Elder residents experiencing an interruption in service late Wednesday morning due to a damaged water main. → Read More

Inaugural 'Boxtoberfest' coming to Box Elder

'Tis the season for lederhosen and red-hued brews, and Box Elder is joining the fun. → Read More

An absolute force: Rapid City loses tireless advocate in Julie Jensen

Julie Jensen, a tireless advocate for travel and tourism in Rapid City, died Monday, her family announced. → Read More

Lewie's Burgers & Brews closing after 32 years

After 32 years, Lewie’s Burgers & Brews in Lead is closing its doors. → Read More

Box Elder lifts water restrictions

The city of Box Elder has lifted urgent water restrictions placed on residents last Monday. → Read More

Jon Pardi connects with an international audience at Buffalo Chip Thursday night

STURGIS — In the words of Jon Pardi, “it’s been a wreck-me week, oh, but who needs sleep?” → Read More

Inflation, gas prices hit rally vendors

STURGIS — As inflation plagued the country, Sturgis Motorcycle Rally vendors are among those paying the price. → Read More

East Pennington County welcomes rally-goers

The road to Sturgis goes through Interstate 90. → Read More

McDonald's returns to Box Elder after 17-year absence

McDonald’s is returning to Box Elder. → Read More

How does your garden grow: gardener springs life from Badlands soil

The Badlands are known for their dramatic rock formations and towering spires — not so much their fertile soil. → Read More

Monument Health announces $40 million expansion project in Rapid City

Monument Health announced plans for a $40 million expansion project at its Rapid City hospital Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Blue Angels soar into Ellsworth

There’s blue and gold on the Ellsworth flight line. → Read More

Wall elects Mary Williams to be its next mayor

Wall has a new mayor, and she's the first woman elected to the office in the city’s history. → Read More

Body found in Box Elder identified by police

Box Elder police have identified the body found Monday in a creek near Landmark Court. → Read More