Rapid City News Room (785 items)

The City issued the 2022 Building Permit Report and also received the September and October sales tax receipts reports from the State of South Dakota.  Here are City releases on both items: CITY ISSUES 2022 BUILDING PERMIT REPORT **Valuation total reaches second-highest level ever; **Activity slows in second half of…
‘YOUTH RIDE FREE’ PROGRAM SEES BIG INCREASE IN RIDERSHIP IN 2022 RAPID CITY, SD—More than 35,000 youth passenger trips were recorded on Rapid Transit System’s (RTS) RapidRide program in 2022, a 9.6 percent increase over 2021.             The ‘Youth Ride Free’ program reported increases in seven of the nine months…
PUBLIC REMINDED OF PARKING & ACCESS ADJUSTMENTS AS TWO MAJOR PROJECTS GET UNDERWAY TODAY RAPID CITY, SD—City officials remind the public two major projects will begin construction today and will include adjustments to parking and access.  The projects involve renovations to the City’s downtown parking structure and reconstruction of the…
Whether you are spending the New Year's Day holiday weekend by taking in the ball drops at local hotels, taking in hockey action, going to a late movie, catching concert and musical performances, watching football or year-end presentations on TV, visiting a favorite pub, hosting a party or heading to…
CITY HIRES JAMIE TOENNIES TO MANAGE NEW GRANTS DIVISION Outgoing United Way director ready to take on challenges of new position RAPID CITY, SD—Mayor Steve Allender announced today Jamie Toennies has been named manager of the City’s new grants division.              Toennies has served as director of the United Way…
OFFICIALS RETRIEVING DOZENS OF DEAD GEESE AT CANYON LAKE **GFP: birds are likely victims of Avian Influenza condition impacting many areas in state **City working with State GFP officials; providing advice to public RAPID CITY, SD—City officials indicate dozens of dead geese have been recovered in the Canyon Lake area…
New Restaurant Options Coming To Rapid City Regional Airport RAPID CITY, S.D. (12/27/2022) – Sky Dine, Inc. has been selected as the new food service concessionaire at the Rapid City Regional Airport. The South Dakota based company will provide food and beverage services to travelers through an agreement starting January…
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…

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