May 9, 2016

Summerset Arbor Day!

Summerset, SD’s, 2nd Annual Arbor Day Tree Planting Celebration – with a LOT of kindergartners from Black Hawk Elementary School. May 9, 2016. Through the combined efforts of Mayor George Mandas, Summerset Urban Forester David Johnson, and City Administrator Jeff Mizenko, Summerset has become South Dakota’s newest “Tree City, USA.” Congratulations, Summerset, SD! “The Tree Guy” had to answer some …

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May 9, 2016

Rapid City Trap Club!

The Rapid City Trap Club. 2016 Spring Trapshooting League is underway. We shoot up to three times per week. This is friendly competition enjoyed by more than 150 local sportsmen and women simply for the fun of becoming better shotgunners. Below, it’s my turn to shoot the orange target. Look carefully, but you won’t see the target because I’ve already …

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May 8, 2016

The Sign Factory!

The local “Campaign Sign Factory.” The signs are getting assembled with the help of my nephew, Daniel. He’s having a great time. No, really… he’s having a great time!

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May 3, 2016

A Candidate’s Job is sometimes to help move!

Our youngest daughter, Kaci, just finished her freshman year as a nursing student at SD State University in Brookings. Good job!  Dad’s help is needed to pack up the dorm room so she can move back to Rapid City to begin her second year of employment at the YMCA as a youth counselor. Dad won’t need a workout this week …

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April 29, 2016

Starting Strong Fundraiser

Dave and Mr. Rick Stracqualursi enjoying each other’s conversation at the 5th Annual Starting Strong Fundraiser Breakfast held in Rapid City at 7:30 am on Friday April 29th. An early start on the day for the 250 people in attendance! The Starting Strong scholarship program gives 3- and 4-year-old children from economically-disadvantaged families a quality preschool education. Starting Strong receives …

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April 28, 2016

From the Lincoln Day Dinner

David & Karen Johnson at the Republican Fundraiser dinner, the Lincoln Day Dinner, held in Rapid City on April 23, 2016. More than 400 devoted western South Dakota Republicans attended this annual celebration of our conservative Republican Party roots. South Dakota’s Congressional delegation: US Representative Kristi Noem, and US Senators Mike Rounds and John Thune, were the keynote speakers. Thanks …

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April 20, 2016

And here we go! (Rapid City Journal Announcement)

The Rapid City Journal published our press release about the upcoming campaign. You can READ IT HERE. Thank you to all of our supporters – from the folks who have donated money, to the people who are giving their time and hanging yard signs. We look forward to a positive campaign with our message – and we’re excited to be …

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April 14, 2016

Who is David Johnson?

Rapid City Resident since 1964 Owner and operator of The Johnson Tree Company since 1980 Married 30 years, with three daughters. SD Veteran, proudly served as a US Air Force Officer. Graduate of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSM&T) Master’s Degree (MBA) from the University of South Dakota Lifetime member of the NRA Licensed FAA commercial pilot and …

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