Tourism expecting ‘a great season’

By Ron Burtz

Blaine Kortemeyer, assistant chief of interpretation and education at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, describes some of the changes that will take place at the memorial in a major renovation project this summer. Mt. Rushmore was among over 30 tourism businesses and supporting agencies that reported at the Joint Southern Hills Attractions Meeting held at Crazy Horse Memorial last week. Use the My Black Hills Country app on your smart phone to scan this photo to hear a description of changes to the lighting ceremony this summer.