A PODCAST ABOUT RAPID CITY

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EPISODE #22: WITH AUTHOR & A.L.E.C. V.P. JONATHAN WILLIAMS

RICH STATES, POOR STATES...HOW WE RATE.

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO FOLLOW OUR CONVERSATION BY REFERENCING HIS BOOK DURING THE PODCAST!

https://www.alec.org/app/uploads/2019/04/2019-RSPS-State-Pages_FINAL_WEB_R1.pdf

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EPISODE #21: With Elks Theatre owner Curt Small

the elks theatre...a rare find!

In years gone by, local theaters were always located downtown.  In larger cities, you may have had several to choose from.  Now...not so much.  And if you do find one , it would be a tall order to find one that matches Rapid City's "Hidden Downtown Gem".  Discover all the reasons why as we visit with owner Curt Small.

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EPISODE #20: with Summer Nights President, Dave Goodwin!

summer nights... our weekly summer shin-dig!

What takes 100 volunteers, draws 10,000 people every Thursday night to Downtown Rapid City, and consists of 3 hours of fun for the whole family?  It's Rapid City's signature summer weekly event, Summer Nights!  Learn all about it from Summer Nights President, Dave Goodwin!

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EPISODE #19: with KOTA Chief Meteorologist, Mike Modrick

WEATHER IN THE "BANANA BELT"!

Rapid City may be the world's most famous example of a weather term known as the "Banana Belt" effect.  For most purposes, that's GREAT NEWS if you live here, but it can be delightfully confusing (and amusing) as well.  Here to explain is Rapid City's own Emmy-nominated Chief Meteorologist for KOTA TV, Mike Modrick!

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EPISODE #18: with Johnny Brocklesby

the world's largest reptile zoo!

Many larger cities have a zoo...Rapid City included...Our zoo, however is a zoo like no other ANYWHERE!  As a matter of fact, Rapid City is home to the world's largest REPTILE zoo!  You heard right!  Meet the man behind this very unique, trademark Black Hills attraction...Rapid City's own Johnny B!

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EPISODE #17: With President Jim Rankin

SDSM&T: THE COLLEGE THAT FEELS LIKE A FAMILY

A great city just wouldn't be a GREAT city without a REALLY GREAT college!  By any standard, The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology fits that description.  So how do they still keep it feeling like a family?  President Jim Rankin, SDSM*T's first President/Alumnus, joins us to explain many of the reasons why!

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EPISODE #16: with Rapid City Developer, Hani Shafai

it's all about "us...us...us!"

When you see a new development or major building project just getting underway, do you think..."I wonder what they are putting in there?"  Well, you wouldn't be alone.  This week's episode puts a voice to the "they" in that question.  Meet Rapid City Developer Hani Shafai.  Learn...and be inspired along the way!

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YOUR HOST

CHRIS JOHNSON

Anyone who knows me knows I love this city! With over 2 million visitors passing through Rapid City annually, I guess I'm in good company! Whether you're planning a visit, or you're moving here, or you're just interested, please join me as I interview key people from all over our beautiful Oasis in the West!

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It's not unusual at all to catch a fun parade downtown!

Be Amazed!

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Six Area National Parks and Monuments,

Like the World-Famous Mt. Rushmore

Recharge!

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 Endless Activities, like Summer Nights on Thursday evenings downtown

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