Nearest cities: Rapid Valley, SD (2.0 miles ), Colonial Pine Hills, SD (2.4 miles ), Ashland Heights, SD (2.4 miles ), Green Valley, SD (2.5 miles ), Blackhawk, SD (2.6 miles ), Box Elder, SD (2.8 miles ), Ellsworth AFB, SD (3.0 miles ), Summerset, SD (3.2 miles ).
Rapid City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average.
Mastagni - Admiral, Lawrence Lessig - Founder, David Dyson - Jazz bass guitarist, Debbie Stafford - Politician, Brandon Claussen - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Cincinnati Reds, born: May 1, 1979), Jacob Jaacks - Basketball player, John Dutton (defensive lineman) - Player of football, Keith Foulke - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Boston Red Sox, born: Oct 19, 1972), Kerry Ligtenberg - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Arizona Diamondbacks, born: May 11, 1971), Mark Ellis - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Oakland Athletics, born: Jun 6, 1977).
While there have been losses, business has been excellent." Mader also noted that the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Hospitals (JCAHO) gave the hospital a grade of 96 out of a possi- ble 100 following a recent inspection.