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How to sell South Dakota tourism: State homes in on advertising, social efforts

July 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

MITCHELL, S.D. — Nearly 500 miles from South Dakota’s border, the Rushmore State was shown in prime position.
It was behind home plate at Major League Baseball stadium Miller Park in Milwaukee, as the Brewers took on their rivals, the Chicago Cu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

SD governor declares Jack Link’s Jerky Day

June 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

ALPENA, S.D. — One of the region’s largest employers and its snack will be celebrated Thursday across South Dakota.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has declared Thursday to be “Jack Link’s Jerky Day” in South Dakota. The event coincides with the thir…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mount Rushmore mascots hit national TV

February 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

South Dakota’s most famous faces celebrated Presidents Day in front of a national audience.

The South Dakota Mount Rushmore mascots made a national television appearance during the fourth hour of NBC’s “TODAY” show on Monday, in honor o…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mount Rushmore memorial gets $400K from nonprofit

February 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Andrea J. Cook

Rapid City Journal

RAPID CITY (AP) — The strong connection Mount Rushmore Society volunteers and contributors have for Mount Rushmore National Memorial has once again produced generous results for the memorial.

The societ…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mount Rushmore memorial gets $400K from nonprofit

February 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Andrea J. Cook

Rapid City Journal

RAPID CITY (AP) — The strong connection Mount Rushmore Society volunteers and contributors have for Mount Rushmore National Memorial has once again produced generous results for the memorial.

The societ…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

‘The President’ called signature SD drink

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Northern Plains News

South Dakota has four presidents carved on a mountain. And according to BuzzFeed.com, those presidents have thusly honored the state with “The President” cocktail.

The online pop culture site recently compiled “Wha…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Joan Jett to perform on SD’s Macy’s parade float

November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Music legends Joan Jett and the Blackhearts will appear on the Mount Rushmore American Pride float in the 87th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

“We’re excited to have such a well-known artist perform on our float this year. …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

US Mint releases new Mount Rushmore quarter

November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

CUSTER (AP) — The U.S. Mint has released a coin featuring Mount Rushmore National Memorial in western South Dakota’s Black Hills.

The coin is part of the America the Beautiful Quarters Program, which depicts a national park or other national sit…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

US Mint releases new Mount Rushmore quarter

November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

CUSTER (AP) — The U.S. Mint has released a coin featuring Mount Rushmore National Memorial in western South Dakota’s Black Hills.

The coin is part of the America the Beautiful Quarters Program, which depicts a national park or other national sit…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

New Mount Rushmore quarter to be released

October 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

KEYSTONE (AP) — The Shrine of Democracy will soon fit in your pocket.

The new Mount Rushmore National Memorial quarter will be released Nov. 6 at a ceremony at the National Guard Armory in Custer.

Collectors will be able to swap cash for $10 …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com