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March 19, 2015
Mount Rushmore begins year of celebrating 90th anniversary
MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL (AP) — Mount Rushmore National Memorial is hosting a gathering next week to start the celebration of its 90 years of history. The March 25 event in the Carver's Cafe will include a talk on the park history, cake and ice cream. Superintendent...
March 19, 2015 - 1:59pm
March 5, 2015
New shelter at Mount Rushmore will house youth programming
MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL (AP) — Young people who visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial this year will have a new area to gather for programs directed at them. Cheryl Schreier with the memorial says a new permanent youth exploration shelter will be built at the end...
March 5, 2015 - 5:48pm
December 25, 2014
Mount Rushmore receives lighting system donation
KEYSTONE (AP) — An Iowa-based company has donated a new lighting system to illuminate Mount Rushmore. The new system donated by Musco Lighting consists of 39 fixtures with 20 light emitting diodes, or LEDs, per fixture and 10 fixtures with 84 LEDs for a total of over 1,600...
December 25, 2014 - 12:53am
December 4, 2014
Boy losing vision getting visit to Mount Rushmore
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A 9-year-old Texas boy who's losing his vision will get the chance to fulfill his wish to see Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota. Ben Pierce's trip is an effort of South Dakota's Department of Tourism, businesses and attractions in the Black...
December 4, 2014 - 7:38pm
November 18, 2014
New book seeks to credit chief carver of Mount Rushmore
Every year, nearly 3 million people visit South Dakota's most iconic landmark, Mount Rushmore. But the man who gave life to the Black Hills'...
November 18, 2014 - 9:37pm
Mitchell man remembers early days of Mount Rushmore
Don Boyden doesn't remember much about the 1941 dedication of Mount Rushmore, but he was there. As a 6-year-old, Boyden, of Mitchell, traveled...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
October 13, 2014
Mount Rushmore Road reconstruction beginning
RAPID CITY (AP) — Officials are starting work this week on a $24 million reconstruction of a road considered the gateway to the Black Hills and Mount Rushmore National Memorial. The Mount Rushmore Road project has been in the works for about a decade.
October 13, 2014 - 11:18pm
October 6, 2014
Family, author seek title for Mount Rushmore carver
FBy Carson Walker SIOUX FALLS — Family members and supporters of an Italian immigrant seeking more recognition for his role in the carving of Mount Rushmore National Memorial have been unable to persuade the National Park Service to honor him as chief carver. “They want...
October 6, 2014 - 8:04am
August 17, 2014
Plan to link Mickelson Trail to Mount Rushmore faces tall challenge
KEYSTONE (AP) — A plan to connect a hiking and biking trail to Mount Rushmore National Memorial is facing a tall challenge. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is working to extend George S.
August 17, 2014 - 9:16pm
August 11, 2014
Plan to connect Mickelson Trail to Mount Rushmore moves ahead
FORT PIERRE — The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission informally agreed Friday that Gary Jensen, of Rapid City, should be its member on the building committee that will oversee the project connecting the George S.
August 11, 2014 - 8:03am
August 7, 2014
Mount Rushmore mascots to celebrate SD's birthday
PIERRE (AP) — The Mount Rushmore mascots will join in on the celebrations for South Dakota's 125th birthday. The oversize caricatures of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln — whose faces are on Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills —...
August 7, 2014 - 8:45pm
July 20, 2014
LETTER: SD monument one of world’s great wonders
To the Editor: This is in response to an interesting article in The Daily Republic about Don Boyden. In 1936, I was in the Black Hills and witnessed the initial carving of Mount Rushmore near Keystone. I would have paid more attention if I’d known it was going to take...
July 20, 2014 - 9:45pm
July 5, 2014
196 become citizens at Mount Rushmore
KEYSTONE (AP) — Nearly 200 immigrants became U.S. citizens this week in the shadow of an American monument during a special Independence Day ceremony at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services welcomed 196 new citizens from 51 countries...
July 5, 2014 - 7:25am
June 27, 2014
Famous faces find each other
Jean Patrick loves a challenge. Her newest book, "Four Famous Faces," was exactly that. The Mitchell author worked with the Mount Rushmore...
June 27, 2014 - 5:30pm
June 11, 2014
Pine beetles take toll on Mount Rushmore, Colorado
By Jennifer Oldham DENVER — Beetles are obliterating forests throughout Colorado and the West, draining budgets as property values decline and threatening tourism at national parks, including the home of Mount Rushmore. Voters in Colorado communities raised taxes to protect...
June 11, 2014 - 8:23am