People throughout the Sioux Falls area cannot get enough of Chick-fil-A! The crispy chicken sandwiches and tasty waffle fries satisfy the appetites of every Sioux Falls customer. Now another South Dakota city could be welcoming their own Chick-fil-A.

A recent article in the Rapid City Journal confirmed a highly anticipated rumor that Chick-fil-A may be building a location in the West River half of the state.

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After five years of speculation and a lot of patience, a representative with Chick-fil-A spoke exclusively with the Rapid City Journal and said Rapid City is in the early stages of getting Chick-fil-A! Here is the official statement from Chick-fil-A:

"While we are still early in the process, Chick-Fil-A is happy to share that we are actively pursuing a new location in Rapid City. We look forward to working through the approval process and are excited by the prospect of joining this community. Each locally owned and operated restaurant creates 80-120 jobs in the area. We hope to have the opportunity to serve new guests delicious food in an environment of genuine hospitality."

There are no details yet about a potential location or opening date for the new Chick-fil-A in Rapid City, South Dakota.

The state of South Dakota is growing by the day. For example, the Rapid City Journal explains that Rapid City "is the fastest growing city in the Midwest and the 36th fastest growing city in the country." Having another huge franchise like Chick-fil-A in South Dakota is a testament to the state's increased popularity and reputation.

Don't worry, Rapid City! Chick-fil-A will be here before ya know it!

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