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Sunday, January 20, 2019
BLACK HILLS, S.D. – On Jan. 31, over 1500 first graders across the Black Hills will be given a new children’s book, Porter the Hoarder and the Ransacked Room, written by Sean Covel (producer of...
Thursday, January 17, 2019
BLACK HILLS, S.D. – On Jan. 31, over 1500 first graders across the Black Hills will be given a new children’s book, Porter the Hoarder and the Ransacked Room, written by Sean Covel (producer of...
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
RAPID CITY, S.D. — A local boy scout has partnered with Black Hills Reads to install “Lending Libraries” around the Rapid City area.   Tyrone Ware began the project in March 2017. It involves...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
BELLE FOURCHE –– Belle Fourche students going into first- through fourth-grades next fall will have the opportunity to participate in a summer reading program in an effort to reduce summer reading...
Monday, July 2, 2018
Two girls wait near the lime green food truck — carrots and apples superimposed to the sides —  before the lunch ladies notice them.   "It'll be another two minutes, girls," said Deb Baumgarten.  ...
Thursday, June 28, 2018
RAPID CITY, S.D. - Once summer vacation hits, some Rapid City students are not only losing meals that schools provide, but also knowledge, such as reading skills. United Way of the Black Hills and...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
This is the first week of summer break for Rapid City Area School students and while many students may not want to touch a book over the next three months.   a pair of recent high school graduates is...
Monday, January 1, 2018
First, I want to personally thank our caring and generous community for its longstanding support of United Way. Since 1944, United Way has been a part of the puzzle that has helped to make life...