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Old 02-28-2012, 08:34 PM
 
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My husband and I are looking into moving to Rapid City. Neither of us have spent much time there. I am a nurse, and would be looking into getting a job at the Rapid City Indian Health Facility. My husband loves the outdoors, fishing, hiking, etc. We have one dog and no kids. We are in our late 20s.

Please help us out... why should we move to Rapid City? Why should we not move to Rapid City.

Thanks.
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Old 02-29-2012, 09:43 AM
 
Location: Hot Springs
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The climate would be one reason why you may or may not want to move to Rapid. It is a lot drier than many places in the U S. This means more sunshine, fewer clouds, warmer temperatures, etc. It also means some unrelenting sun in the summer time, it is a little dustier than many places, forest and grass fires can be a threat, etc. Some people like it, some people don't.

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Old 02-29-2012, 03:08 PM
 
Location: The Black Hills, South Dakota
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It depends on what you're looking for, and also where you're coming from. What do you like and dislike about the place you're currently in?
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:58 PM
 
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Why should you move to Rapid? That is a question you need to ask yourself. We are not going to try to sell you on something. What do you like? What are you looking for?
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Old 02-29-2012, 04:42 PM
 
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I grew in in Iowa, I lived in the White Mountains of Arizona for three years and now live in Juneau, AK. We like the city, but nothing too big. We love the mountains. We are looking for a good place to raise a family, good schools, job opportunities (especially for my husband who doesn't specialize in anything in particular, but has worked in sales almost his whole adult life). Strong sense of community with events and activities throughout the week. My husband would be looking for good fishing and hunting nearby.
Thanks.
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Old 02-29-2012, 05:46 PM
 
Location: The Black Hills, South Dakota
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Then you will probably like Rapid City. It's got everything on your list. And winters will seem mild compared to Juneau. :lol

BTW, I lived in Lakeside-Pinetop for a while. Small world!
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Old 03-01-2012, 09:53 AM
 
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If you want mountains and good schools look at Sheridan Wyoming or Bozeman Montana.
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:50 AM
 
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Well from personal experience the choice was easy! Much safer then other cities, air force base keeps the economy up, Stores and restaurants of plenty and pretty good school systems. Only speaking of douglas school from experience
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:51 AM
 
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If the winter we had this year was every year then that is just a no brainer!
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Old 04-12-2012, 01:35 PM
 
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If the winter we had this year was every year then that is just a no brainer!
I'd agree, except for the ticks making an earlier appearance. Stupid, nasty little bloodsuckers.
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