Rapid City News Room (784 items)

CITY TO OBSERVE JUNETEENTH AND NATIVE AMERICAN DAY AS CITY HOLIDAYS RAPID CITY, SD—Mayor Steve Allender today announced the City of Rapid City will observe Juneteenth and Native American Day as official city holidays.  The recognition will begin next month when City offices will close on Monday, June 19 in…
ADOPT-A-PARK PROGRAM CITIZENS, GROUPS KEEPING PARKS MAINTAINED THROUGH CITY'S ADOPT-A-PARK PROGRAM RAPID CITY, SD--Rapid City residents and organizations can play an important role in the upkeep, maintenance and beauty of local parks by participating in the City's Adopt-A-Park Program.             The Adopt-A-Park Program has been in place for many years…
APRIL YOUTH TRANSIT NUMBERS ‘CONSIDERABLY HIGHER’ COMPARED TO PREVIOUS APRIL TALLIES RAPID CITY, SD—Youth ridership on the City’s Rapid Transit System (RTS) increased an impressive 22 percent in April over the same month a year ago.             For the school year period of September through April, RTS has provided 34,391…
CITY ISSUES APRIL BUILDING PERMIT REPORT Second-highest valuation totals ever reported for January through April period RAPID CITY, SD—The City issued 229 building permits in April for a valuation total of more than $37.5 million ($37,531,775).  The monthly total is the third-highest on record for the month of April.            …
200 ELEPHANTS… CITY RESIDENTS BRING IN 800 TONS OF MATERIAL TO LANDFILL DURING CLEANUP WEEK Volunteer Teams Collect 7 Tons of Trash RAPID CITY, SD—And the results are in….             Rapid City area residents brought in more than 800 tons – yes, TONS – of material across the scales at…
About 100 Wilson Elementary School students joined crews from the Rapid City Parks Department to plant 28 trees at Wilson Park tomorrow as part of this year’s Arbor Day observance.                      The students assisted crews and received hands-on training in planting the trees of numerous varieties. Council…
CITY OPENING REMOTE DISPOSAL SITES BEGINNING NEXT MONDAY **City will reopen West Boulevard North site; **Two remote sites available for yard waste **Public advised to use containers, no dumping allowed RAPID CITY, SD—Effective next Monday, May 1, remote disposal facilities at the Fitzgerald Stadium and West Boulevard North sites will…
(May 1) SIGNAGE, FENCING, BARRICADES GO UP AS DOWNTOWN PARKING STRUCTURE CLOSES FOR NEXT PHASE OF RENOVATIONS RAPID CITY, SD—Effective Sunday night, the City’s downtown parking structure is now closed to public access for approximately six weeks for the next phase of renovation work, Signage, fencing and barricades have been…
At the April 3 meeting, the Rapid City Council voted 8-1 to approve a new logo for the City of Rapid City.  The action is a culmination of over 18 months of work by City departments and staff to develop a city wide mission, vision and set of values.  Based…
BUSY AT THE CITY GREENHOUSE Shipments of flowers numbering in the several thousands arrived at the City Greenhouse this week. Greenhouse Specialist John Berglund and his crew immediately went to work transplanting the flowers. Berglund estimates crews will be working with about 17,000 of the flowering plants to go with…

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