Fireworks

Protesters block a road leading to Mount Rushmore on July 3, 2020, prior to a fireworks display attended by then-President Donald Trump. (Courtesy of Willi White/NDN Collective)

State predicts no trouble at future Rushmore fireworks, despite clash in 2020

BY: - July 5, 2023

Protesters physically clashed with law enforcement officers the last time there was a fireworks display at Mount Rushmore, but state officials are telling the federal government there‚Äôs no reason to believe something similar would happen again. The state Department of Tourism applied Wednesday to the U.S. Department of the Interior for a special use permit […]