Journal is an old french word which means “daily”, this term used to refer to the daily record of activities but now this term has evolved and it is used for record-keeping of various activities regardless of time.
As we have understood all of these things, now we can easily perceive the idea that this term refers to a newspaper. “Rapid City Journal” is a newspaper of Black Hills Area. Rapid City Journal is a morning newspaper and it is distributed in Western South Dakota.
Sturgis Rally Daily and Compass E-edition
Sturgis Rally Daily and Compass are the newspaper that is also published by Rapid City Journal. These are the two supplementary sections of the Rapid City Journal to incorporate some specific information.
During annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Rapid City Journal publishes Sturgis Rally Daily.
This special edition cover information related to the rally stuff. It provides people with valuable information regarding the rally. People are enlightened with this newspaper with the fascinating event of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
Compass is a weekly newspaper that mostly covers information for tourism and entertainment news. Tourists can get information related to any tourist spot or information regarding any matter for tourists who are answered in this newspaper. Entertainment news also attracts a large number of readers.
Rapid City Journal was first published with the name Black Hills Journal on January 5, 1878, and later changed its name to Rapid City Journal on February 2, 1886. “Joseph P. Gossage” was its first publisher. The first edition of City Journal had four pages and 250 subscribers. Currently, it has 16 pages in the daily publication. Rapid City Journal continued its publication as both weekly and daily newspapers until 1929. Due to its long history, it has covered some unforgettable events of Dakota’s history. Some of these include 1972 Black Hills Flood, Annual Buffalo Roundup and Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
Two weekly newspapers are also published by Rapid City Journal Media Group. “Chadron Record” and “Hot Spring Stars” are those two weekly newspapers and Nathan Thompson is the editor of both these weekly publications.
Rapid City Journal Media is owned by “Lee Enterprises”. Publisher of Rapid City Journal is “Matthew Tranquil” and its editor is “Kent Bush”.