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From what’s happening at the Rapid City Council to Post 22 baseball to that crash you saw on I-90, we hustle every day to tell our community’s stories.

We know local news matters, and your subscription helps us deliver that news. But are you getting the most out of your News+ membership? Here are all the ways you can make the most of your subscription to the Rapid City Journal:

On your phone

Our app provides select stories from our website, and is available to download (here for iOS and here for Android). If you allow notifications, you can get updates from us on breaking news so you never miss a beat.

(Tap the menu on the top left of the app, then click on "Notifications." Make sure the Breaking News button is green.)

We’ll let you know when there’s big breaking news happening, in Rapid City and across the globe.

In your inbox

Want to follow sports? Breaking news? Be the first to see when there's a new contest or promotion? We have free newsletters on a variety of topics:

Daily Headlines: See the day's top headlines and photo galleries, delivered every morning

Compass: Never get bored with our event and entertainment guide

Contests and Promotions: Win contests or join special events we offer

Crime & Courts: (Coming soon) Keep up with the latest in public safety news

Food & Drink: Try new recipes and host the perfect party with our weekly roundup

Home & Garden: Catch local columnist Cathie Draine and stay up to date on home trends

Local Obituaries: Each day's obituaries delivered to you

Local Offers: Never miss out on a deal with these occasional updates

Local Weather: Stay informed on severe weather and see the short-term forecast

Northern Hills Headlines: News updates from the Northern Hills, delivered every Sunday and Thursday

Outdoors and Recreation: Catch the latest Fishing Line, columnist Kevin Woster in our weekly section

Politics: (Coming soon) Exclusive local and national political news

Sturgis Rally Daily: Stay up-to-date on one of South Dakota's biggest events, with daily emails during the rally and periodic updates all year long

Subscription Offers: Keep an eye on our current membership and subscription promotions

Travel: Explore magnificent places every week

Weekly Best of: Behind on this week's news? No problem — we send out the top stories of the week every Friday morning

e-Edition: A digital replica of our print edition, the e-edition includes comics, advice columnists, reader photo of the day and all those little extras you love

In addition to newsletters, we can also email to let you know when breaking news is happening or we have an exclusive scoop. Sign up for any of our newsletters or Breaking News alerts here.

Our staff updates rapidcityjournal.com 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with features, breaking news and photos, so you're always informed.

For readers in the Southern Hills, visit the Hot Springs Star, a weekly newspapers that reports on all the important things happening in Fall River County, and the Chadron Record covers Dawes County, Nebraska.

Speaking of the e-edition, it's available on our website at no extra cost for print subscribers. It's also available on its own for those who want to stay informed but don't want a print paper. It's available for computer, tablet or phone.

For Chadron Record and Hot Springs Star subscribers, the e-Edition is delivered to your inbox each Wednesday.

On social media

Follow us on Facebook to see story updates, Facebook Live videos, special contests and promotions and connect with our staff members.

You can follow our main Rapid City Journal page, our sports-only Rapid City Journal Sports page, Compass, Our Northern Hills, or Sturgis Rally Daily. You can also follow our business magazine, Black Hills Business.

You can also follow the Hot Springs Star or the Chadron Record.

To make sure you see the Journal's posts first in your Facebook newsfeed, follow these steps:

Go to the Rapid City Journal Facebook page at facebook.com/RCJournal/ (or any of our other pages)

Click on “Following” at the top (you might have to first click on “...” on a mobile device)

Select “See First”

Just want to bask in the beauty of the Black Hills? Follow our Instagram account, @rapidcityjournal.com, where our photojournalist shares his best images.

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Contact Candy DenOuden at candy.denouden@rapidcityjournal.com

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