Firehouse Wine Cellars wins three medals in San Francisco Wine Competition

Firehouse Wine Cellars brought home one gold and two silvers from the recent San Francisco International Wine Competition, one of the largest and most influential wine competitions. The downtown Rapid City winery won with all three wines it entered. The … Read More

Positive Thoughts from 2020

Last week, I came to a realization – maybe 2020 was not so bad. It happened after a guest told me her story of reconnecting with the son she gave up for adoption decades ago. He tracked her down through … Read More

Exploring the Black Hills

Growing up with the Black Hills as my backyard, I spent nearly every summer weekend camping, canoeing, hiking, fishing – anything to take advantage of the beautiful outdoors. My parents had little disposable income, but the Black Hills provided us … Read More

The last day of school

The last day of school. Normally, this day is filled with boisterous kids running around the school with backpacks overflowing with an entire year of papers, projects and school supplies. Teachers desks are filled with flowers, coffee mugs, and homemade … Read More