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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…
Community and school officials joined students from several community schools and members of the Rushmore Optimist Club in the kickoff event for the annual Red Ribbon Week. The event was held in the concourse of the Summit Arena. The event was moved this year due to the renovations at Dinosaur…
Mayor Steve Allender greeted a delegation of students from Apolda, Germany – Rapid City’s German Sister City – at City Hall earlier this month.             Mayor Allender shared perspectives on Rapid City’s aldermanic form of municipal government, how citizens impact local government and interact with…
Hundreds turned out for today's (October 10) Remembering The Children Memorial Walk events.  The fifth annual event included an opening program at the Sioux Park flower gardens and included remarks from family members, a greeting and proclamation from Mayor Steve Allender, traditional prayer and the reading of names of the…

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