Rapid City News Room (682 items)

City officials released September numbers of youth ridership on the Rapid Transit System. From September 1-October 6, there has been an 8.58 percent increase in overall Rapid Transit System passenger trips compared to the same time frame in 2015.  Overall passenger trips have increased in that time frame from 37,342…
Officials from most South Dakota communities are in town this week as Rapid City is hosting the annual South Dakota Municipal League's annual conference. Members of the Rapid City and Sioux Falls city councils gathered to share ideas in an informal, no-agenda, no-vote session at the Dahl Fine Arts Center…
  This week marks the third anniversary of the devastating Winter Storm Atlas that paralyzed the region October 3-5, 2013.  The storm downed trees (remember the gargantuan mounds of trees and pulp in the Fitzgerald Stadium parking lot!), produced thousands of livestock deaths, closed schools and roads and literally paralyzed…
Neil Edward Harris, whose military service spanned parts of five decades and who continues to serve veterans in a variety of activities, is Rapid City's Veteran of the Month for September.             Harris was honored at the September 19 City Council meeting.             His military service time spanned 40 years,…
The Rapid City Parks and Recreation's Fall 2016 Program Guides are now available. The program guides outline the programs, activities and special events through City Parks & Rec during the Fall season. The guides are available at the Parks and Recreation Office, Roosevelt Swim Center, Roosevelt Ice Arena and City…
City Engineer Rod Johnson provided the Civic Center Resolution Task Force with a presentation on potential renovations to the Barnett Arena, addressing ADA, Life Safety and Enhancement issues. Among the improvements detailed by Johnson included the following: *New second floor entrance from the West Concourse to the South Balcony level;…
At its first meeting September 8, the City's Vision Fund Citizens Committee established working sessions and plans for multiple public hearings on more than two dozen submitted proposals. The nine-member group plans to meet weekly to review proposals submitted by 25 applicants and host presentation sessions open to the public…
Rapid City Stevens sophomore Jessica Benson, with the help of Rapid City Area Schools Teen Up group, is promoting patriotic socks to build community unity in honor of 9/11 and honor first responders. Benson has ordered 300 pairs of patriotic socks which she plans to sell and profits will be…
Brochures with a detailed map and information about the Skyline Wilderness Area are now available to the general public. The tri-fold brochures are sponsored by Rapid City Parks and Recreation Department for the Skyline Wilderness Area.  The brochures are available at the Dinosaur Park Gift Shop, the Parks and Recreation…
Registration is now open for the first-annual Sustainability Conference in Rapid City Sept. 30-Oct. 1 at the Dahl Fine Arts Center. A full day of presentations focused on local economy, local food, energy, efficiency and renewable energy, water, solid waste, recycling, transportation, housing and education are planned.  Tours are scheduled…

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