60% No On Proposed $180M Rapid City Civic Center Expansion

Mar 11, 2015

Rapid City residents voted down a proposed expansion of the local Civic Center in Tuesday’s election.

Roughly 60 percent of city voters opposed the $180-million expansion of the arena. 

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Voters To Decide Rapid's Civic Center Expansion Tuesday

Mar 9, 2015

On Tuesday voters in Rapid City go to the polls to make a $180-million dollar decision.
A municipal election is set to decide the proposed expansion of the Rapid City Civic Center arena.  If approved the renovations would amount to the largest single expenditure of city funds ever undertaken.    
Proponents say it’s an investment in the future that will pay itself back in increased sales tax revenue and visitor spending.  But opponents say the price tag is too high and the city needs to consider alternatives.

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Don And Carmen Meyer Center Of Excellence

Apr 4, 2014

Michael O'Keefe, VP Business Development Avera St. Lukes, discussed the launch of the Don and Carmen Meyer Center of Excellence that will house the Avera Cancer Institute in Aberdeen.

Pregnancy Help Center Bill Advances

Feb 27, 2014

A bill that separates abortion and adoption services from pregnancy help centers in the state is nearing its final hurdle. The help centers were established in 2011 with support from the anti-abortion lobby.  The centers seek to council women on options during pregnancy.    The 2011 legislation has been tied up in court because opponents say it requires women who are seeking an abortion to take unnecessary counseling.