Local businesses hopeful heading into Restaurant Week

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Creativity and fun – it’s what restaurants in downtown Rapid City are trying to bring to the their customers as they get set to kickoff restaurant week. “It’s been a rough year for the restaurants in downtown Rapid City and all over the nation,” said Domico Rodriguez, the Executive Director of Main Street Square. It’s a…

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WATCH: Trump addresses nation after Capitol protests, says “new administration will be inaugurated on Jan. 20”

pic.twitter.com/csX07ZVWGe — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 8, 2021 WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump addresses the nation in a video message posted to Twitter following Wednesday’s incident at the U.S. Capitol. Categories: National News, Politics & Elections Tags: 2020 Election, Capitol incident, Donald Trump, President Trump, US Capitol

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The Monument unveils name of new arena, gives update on construction

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Construction for the new Civic Center arena is right on track to be completed this fall. Meanwhile, the new name for the arena has been announced. Summit Arena is 250,000 square feet and on track to be complete by the fall of this year. The naming process for the new arena was a long one, and…

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Judge blocks strike over railroad’s virus safety precautions

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has blocked one of Union Pacific’s main unions from going on strike over its concerns about the railroad efforts to protect employees from the coronavirus. The Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division last month threatened to strike because it wants the Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad to strengthen its virus safety precautions in the…

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Capitol Police Chief resigning after security breach

WASHINGTON — The head of the U.S. Capitol Police will resign effective Jan. 16 following the breach of the Capitol by pro-Trump demonstrators. Chief Steven Sund said Thursday that police had planned for a free speech demonstration and did not expect it to get out of hand. He said it was unlike anything he’d experienced in his 30 years in…

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