Rapid City News Room (784 items)

BIKE PATH SECTION TO CLOSE FOR TWO MONTHS BEGINNING NEXT WEEK Sewer main reconstruction, sidewalk repair will close bike path from Chapel Lane to Cleghorn Canyon RAPID CITY, SD—A section of the City’s bike path will be closed beginning next week as crews perform sewer main reconstruction and sidewalk repair. …
AUGUST PERMIT & VALUATION REPORT ISSUED BY BUILDING SERVICES DIVISION RAPID CITY, SD—The City’s Building Services Division issued 237 building permits in August with a total valuation of $15.73 million ($15,736,569).             For the year, the City has issued 1,907 building permits with a combined valuation total of $295.87 million…
CITY POOLS PROVIDED RELIEF TO THOUSANDS DURING HOT SUMMER City’s three pools reported more than 49,000 swimmers RAPID CITY, SD—With consistently hot temperatures in Rapid City this summer, the public sought relief by flocking in solid numbers to the City’s three outdoor pools.             A…
TRAVEL AND TOURISM ADVOCATE JULIE SCHMITZ JENSEN PASSES AWAY           The family of Julie Schmitz Jensen confirms the passing of long-time tourism and travel advocate Julie Schmitz Jensen. Jensen served more than 20 years during two stints leading Visit Rapid City, formerly known as the Rapid…
WORK STARTS THIS MONTH ON DINOSAUR PARK IMPROVEMENTS Iconic park will be closed October 1-April 30 during multi-phase renovation project RAPID CITY, SD—Work has started on the Dinosaur Park Accessibility Improvements project.  The park will be closed to all public access beginning October 1.             Demolition work began September 20.…
Mayor Steve Allender, Fire Chief Jason Culberson, Police Chief Don Hedrick and several city department directors painted sheds at three Black Hills Works facilities Thursday (September 1) as part of the kickoff to the Month of Caring event for the United Way of the Black Hills.        …
CITY SEEKS APPLICATIONS FOR TWO NEW VIDEO LOTTERY LICENSES Submission deadline is October 13; Lottery drawing to be held late October RAPID CITY, SD—The City is accepting applications for two new malt beverage licenses with video lottery designations.  The Rapid City Council approved two new licenses in July with a…
CITY OFFICES CLOSED ON LABOR DAY *Monday trash collection altered **Swim Center’s 50-meter pool, Ice Arena open ***City Council meeting moved to Tuesday RAPID CITY—City of Rapid City offices will be closed next Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day with the City Council meeting moved to Tuesday, September…
DOUBLE DOG DARE YOU! DOGS SET TO RULE THE POOL SUNDAY DURING ANNUAL WAGS AND WAVES EVENT 'Wags & Waves' Humane Society fundraiser event expected to draw in canines and caretakers RAPID CITY—It’s not certain whether the strains of ‘Hound Dog’ or ‘Who Let the Dogs Out’ will play overhead,…
Swimmers Can Still Find Relief In Closing Days of Summer Season RAPID CITY, SD—As the City loses most of its seasonal help to college and high school, anyone seeking some cool relief as hot temperatures continue through the Labor Day holiday weekend, the City's 50-meter outdoor pool at the Roosevelt…

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