Rapid City News Room (768 items)

CITY PROVIDES HELPFUL HINTS FOR TREE & LIGHTS DISPOSAL, HOLIDAY RECYCLING, EXCESS TRASH RAPID CITY, SD—After the holiday weekend, the hustle and bustle of Christmas will begin to settle and attention focuses on what to do with all the extra cardboard, wrapping paper and trash, not to mention what to…
Public can drop off ‘tanglers’ at 17 locations RAPID CITY, SD—We’ve all been there!             You lug out the box of holiday lights from the attic, garage or crawl space.  You work tirelessly to unravel the strings, place them end-to-end on the floor and connect them.  You plug them into…
City officials thank the community for its generosity this holiday season as hundreds of gifts were donated at the City's six Angel Trees, set up as part of the Salvation Army's Angel Tree gift program.        The City's Angel Tree locations this holiday season included the Fire Department's…
Members of the City's Fire, Police and other departments gathered this morning (November 17) at the United Way office to present $58,169 in employee contributions.  The presentation was part of the 'Get the Pack Back' promotion to inspire community businesses and organizations to turn in their employee contribution packets.  …
PUBLIC CAN BEGIN PLACING WINTER APPAREL ITEMS ON STATUES Winter apparel placement highlights community need             It’s time to bundle up George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt and Thomas Jefferson.              We’re not talking about scaling Mount Rushmore and placing…
‘CIVIL DISCOURSE’ IS THEME OF COMMUNITY LEARNING FORUM CITY’S HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION HOSTING NOVEMBER 14 EVENT RAPID CITY, SD—‘Civil Discourse’ is the theme of an upcoming community forum hosted by the Rapid City Human Relations Commission (HRC).  The forum will be held Monday, Nov. 14 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Western…
RAPID CITY RECEVING NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR WORK TO IMPROVE RACE RELATIONS HRC/MOA delegation serving as panelists at National Humanities Alliance Conference RAPID CITY, SD—The public/private relationship and efforts of Rapid City’s Human Relations Commission/Mniluzahan Okolakiciyapi Ambassadors (HRC/MOA) to improve racial relations in the community are being recognized nationally this week.…
WHAT TO DO WITH CANDY WRAPPERS! PUBLIC CAN DROP OFF HALLOWEEN WRAPPERS IN TRICK OR TRASH COLLECTION BOXES RAPID CITY, SD—It is estimated Americans will have purchased and eaten more than 600 million pounds of candy this Halloween season, most retrieved from wrappers that are simply tossed in the trash,…
SIOUX PARK PLAYGROUND CLOSED FOR NEEDED UPGRADES Added features will highlight new playground next May RAPID CITY, SD—The playground at Sioux Park in Rapid City is closed to public access beginning Monday (October 31) as Rapid City Parks and Recreation Department crews replace aging equipment with new features.             “The…
RAPID CITY, SD—Forecasters are projecting the season's first winter weather event for later this week.  Reposting the recommendations provided by local officals from October 26 (Winter Weather Preparedness Day). The recommendations include developing storm kits for car and home, getting vehicles ready for the winter season, and taking necessary actions…

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