Rapid City News Room (517 items)

CAST YOUR VOTE! CITY’S ‘NAME THE GARBAGE TRUCK’ CONTEST ENTERS VOTING PHASE Public will choose among 35 finalists to name nine City garbage trucks RAPID CITY, SD—The City’s ‘Name The Garbage Truck’ contest enters its voting phase this week with the public getting the chance to weigh in and make…
RESIDENTS REMINDED TO REMOVE SUMP PUMPS FROM THE SANITARY SEWER Actions can contribute to sewer backups; RAPID CITY, SD--City officials are again reminding residents it is illegal to discharge water from sump pumps into the City's sanitary sewer system and are advising residents to remove existing sump pump connections to…
CITY PROCLAIMS APRIL 5-12 AS DARK SKY WEEK RAPID CITY, SD—Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender is proclaiming April 5 through April 12 as Dark Sky Week in Rapid City, encouraging the community to celebrate the wonders of the night sky and to learn about responsible lighting practices to lessen light…
(UPDATE 4/6/2021) REMOTE YARD WASTE SITES COLLECT ‘TONS’ OF MATERIAL ON FIRST DAY Crews hauled away 32 containers with nearly 47 tons of material RAPID CITY, SD—Monday was the first day for placement and public use of the large, green containers at the City’s two remote yard waste locations and…
FROM PENNINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT: (Thursday morning) Update on Highway 244 Fire near Keystone Pennington County, SD – Highway 244 is currently open for travel. It was opened at midnight, April 1, 2021. Iron Mountain Road remains closed from Highway 244 to the Custer County Line. Mount Rushmore National Memorial opened…
AIR QUALITY ALERT ISSUED TODAY & THIS EVENING Alert effective today until 9 p.m. RAPID CITY, SD--An air pollution alert for dust has been issued for Rapid City, west of The Gap, until 9 p.m. today.  The alert was issued at 6:32 a.m. today by the South Dakota Department of…
EASTER WEEK CITY SCHEDULE CITY OFFICES, RAPID TRANSIT & LANDFILL CLOSED ON GOOD FRIDAY Library, Swim Center, Ice Arena open but closed Easter Sunday RAPID CITY—The City administrative offices will be closed Friday, April 2 in observance of Good Friday, affecting city transit and trash collection services.  Other City facilities…
CITY ANNOUNCES ‘NAME THE GARBAGE TRUCK’ CONTEST Solid Waste Division hosting contest to name nine trucks; Winners announced during Public Works Week RAPID CITY, SD—The City’s Solid Waste Division is inviting the public to participate in a ‘Name The Garbage Truck’ contest.                 The contest includes submission of entries through…
A Topping Out Ceremony was held Saturday (March 13) for the Summit Arena facility.  A major milestone in the project, a topping out ceremony is a construction-industry tradition marking the moment when the crew puts the final structural beam in place.    Several dozen people from the public attended the…
As the community digs out from this weekend's winter storm, there are various delays and announcements from City departments:   RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM: The Rapid City Transit System will have a late start today (Monday) due to the weather. RapidRide and Dial-a-Ride operations are scheduled to begin routes today at…
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