Rapid City

  • Music

    December 21, 2011

    Pearl Studio in Northeast run by pair of young brothers

    The Hollanders also launching a label

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Weather Channel says Fargo's weather officially sucks worse than the Twin Cities'

    Bad, but not as bad as Fargo.​When it comes to endless, subzero dark winters, and blisteringly hot, humid summers, Fargo beats us cold, according to online voters in the Weather Channel's "Toughest Weather City" tournament. You know what? Losing a trumped-up competition based on NCAA March Madne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Phil Jensen, S.D. lawmaker, offers bill justifying homicide against abortion providers

    S.D. Rep. Phil Jensen says this is all a misunderstanding.​A bill that could make murdering an abortion provider a justifiable homicide was apparently this close to becoming law in neighboring South Dakota. But Phil Jensen, the Rapid City Republican and avid abortion rights opponent who authored ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    NTSB: Bucklin plane struggled against "mountain wave" wind

    Via WikipediaThis is a Mooney M20J, similar to the one piloted by Luke Bucklin.​A preliminary NTSB report says the small, private plane that Luke Bucklin and his three sons flew out of Jackson Hole, Wyo., on Oct. 25 struggled against icing and heavy mountain winds before it crashed and they di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Atmosphere drop free mp3 for "Freefallin'"

    ​In anticipation for their "To All My Friends" tour, which kicks off next week in Madison, Atmosphere have just released an mp3 of a new song, "Freefallin'." Like much of Slug's newer material, "Freefallin'" is a slower jam driven by a meandering electric guitar and echoing, sparse beat. The track ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Brooks & Dunn at Cheyenne Frontier Days: the writer eats crow

    Photo by Nikki MillerI'm sorry, Ronnie Dunn. :(​For those of you who have been following the latest drama in my life, here's your update; for those of you who have not, first, a synopsis.

  • News

    June 11, 2008

    Haley Bonar lets the sun shine in

    Our summer girl is set up to be a Big Star

  • Restaurants

    January 17, 2007

    No Flash, All Pan

    The Modern and its hardworking Chef Phillip Becht define what it really means to be a Midwestern cook

  • Music

    November 29, 2006

    Return of the Grievous Angel

    Haley Bonar on the fine art of disappearing—and coming back in one piece

  • News

    June 21, 2006

    Out Loud

    They scream. They wear tacos for underwear. Meet Faggot, rock's next big gay thing.

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2006

    5 Silly Questions: PZ Myers

    PZ Myers is a biologist and associate professor at the University of Minnesota, Morris. I thought it necessary to send PZ fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2006

    Q: What sets the Strib apart from the following news websites?

    CNN, Fox, MSNBC, NY Times, LA Times, WashPost, St. Paul Pioneer-Press, Des Moines Register, Duluth Herald-Tribune, Grand Forks Herald, Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette, Iowa City Press-Citizen, Sioux Falls Argus-Leader, Rapid City (SD) Journal, Kenosha (WI) News, Yankton (SD) Daily Press & Dakotan. A: Un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2005

    Forbes: Twin Cities crack top 20 for biz and careers

    But rejoice not: Cities in the Dakotas and Wisconsin rate higher has compiled an exhaustive list of the best metro areas for businesses or careers. The math that goes into it--cost of living, cost of doing business, income growth--is predictably corporate-minded, but offers an interestin ... More >>

  • News

    October 6, 2004

    Special Agent Jane Turner vs. The FBI

    Before Coleen Rowley, another whistleblower rose from the ranks of the Minneapolis FBI division. Retired agent Jane Turner talks at length for the first time about the Bureau's good old boy management culture--and how it goes about silencing its internal

  • News

    July 28, 2004

    I Hate 1984

    The music and movies were epochal. The politics were abysmal. A poison valentine to the year that won't go away.

  • News

    December 17, 2003
  • Sports

    March 8, 2000

    Most of the Right Moves

    Coach Flip Saunders and the Timberwolves' turnaround

  • News

    February 16, 2000

    Bury My Heart

    For years it has been whispered that the 1976 slaying of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Aquash was an inside job. Now a new rash of accusations aims squarely at local heroes Clyde and Vernon Bellecourt.

  • Books

    November 4, 1998

    Let Them Eat Sludge Cake

    A new plan for disposing of metro-area sewage has critics crying foul

  • Feature

    September 2, 1998
  • Feature

    June 1, 1998

    Frontier Battle

    In Rapid City, S.D., one man speaks for a silent community.

  • News

    November 6, 1996


    Whether the 1996-97 Timberwolves will make their perennially promised leap forward depends in large measure on the chemistry between three of the team's key pairings: Kevin McHale and Flip Saunders; Kevin Garnett and Stephon Marbury; and Tom Gugliotta and