S&P 500, Dow reach for records as a tumultuous 2020 ends

Stocks are reaching for more record highs on Wall Street Thursday as one of the most tumultuous years in recent memory draws to a close. The S&P 500 was up 0.3% in afternoon trading, on track for a gain of 15.9% for the year, or nearly 18% including dividends. 2020 saw a breathtaking nosedive in markets in the spring as…

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Natural approach to healthcare

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Healthcare has been in the spotlight the last year, with many looking to improve their personal health and wellbeing. Whether you are experiencing back pain, fatigue, digestive issues, or depression, finding the right provider can be a challenge. The staff at Alternative Health Care Center of the Black Hills brings an integrative approach to healthcare, providing…

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2020 tax time is approaching, so make sure you’re aware of recent changes

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Tax time is here, and there are a few changes and things you need to know before filing your 2020 taxes. Financial hardships have changed what people should expect in terms of what they owe and can expect back in return, but it may not necessarily be favorable for everyone. “If they’ve gotten unemployment, they’re going…

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South Dakota sees downward trend for COVID cases

RAPID CITY, S.D. — In a turn of events, COVID numbers across South Dakota are on a downward trend. After weeks of having the highest number of cases per capita in the country, COVID cases across South Dakota are on a downward trend. Numbers of COVID patients at Monument Health are down by about 50 percent, and despite many people’s…

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Free COVID testing event in Rapid City on Thursday

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Free COVID testing is available tomorrow at 725 N Lacrosse street in Rapid City (the Old Pennington county building). The rapid tests are available from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 31st. Test results will be available within 15 minutes. The event is FREE to any Rapid City community member. Categories: Coronavirus, Local News…

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