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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
It's not unusual at all to catch a fun parade downtown!
Six Area National Parks and Monuments,
Like the World-Famous Mt. Rushmore
Endless Activities, like Summer Nights on Thursday evenings downtown
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