Rapid City News Room (631 items)

CITY TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL PUBLIC WORKS WEEK May 15-21 Event will include mayoral proclamation, displays, staff interaction RAPID CITY, SD--In observance of National Public Works Week, May 15-21, the City's Public Works Department is hosting a series of activities educating the public on the work of hundreds of department staff.…
MANY HOMEOWNERS TO RECEIVE CITY-AUTHORIZED LETTERS OFFERING OPTIONAL UTILITY LINE SERVICE PROTECTION Letter provides optional service line repair coverage; City officials: plan provides protection for unexpected and costly repairs    RAPID CITY, SD--Many city residents will again be receiving letters this week regarding an optional customer exterior service line protection…
CITY RECEIVES WASTEWATER TREATMENT AWARD State Honor Recognizes Outstanding Operation; Environmental Compliance RAPID CITY, SD--The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) has selected the City of Rapid City and its wastewater treatment system for the 2021 Operation and Maintenance Wastewater Treatment Award.             The award was presented…
EARTH DAY TRAIL CHALLENGE RAPID CITY SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE ENCOURAGES PUBLIC TO TAKE EARTH DAY TRAIL CHALLENGE RAPID CITY, SD—For a second consecutive year, the Rapid City Sustainability Committee is hosting the Earth Day Trail Challenge.             The Rapid City Earth Day Trail Challenge is a five-week event, tasking the public…
CITY PROCLAIMS DARK SKY WEEK City’s downtown core will go dark Friday until 9:30 p.m. RAPID CITY, SD—Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender is proclaiming this week as Dark Sky Week in Rapid City, encouraging the community to celebrate the wonders of the night sky and to learn about responsible lighting…
CITY MAKING CHANGES AT REMOTE DISPOSAL SITES **City will close West Boulevard North site; **Fitzgerald site losing newspaper recycling container; **City’s curbside yard waste collection resumes May 2 RAPID CITY, SD—The City’s Solid Waste Division is announcing upcoming changes at its remote disposal facilities at the Fitzgerald Stadium and West…
 The City of Rapid City will receive a $101.5 million Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan and a $43.5 million American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant.  The $145 million in awards to the City of Rapid City were announced April 13 by the South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural…
Rapid City Region: Fastest-growing Metro Area in the Midwest Rapid City, SD – The US Census Bureau has released its Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Metropolitan Statistical Areas. Rapid City is not only in the top 8% in the nation, but the fastest-growing metro area in the Midwest.…
JOURNEY ON! COMMENDED FOR HOMELESS OUTREACH EFFORTS The Rapid City Council received a briefing on the homeless outreach efforts by Journey On! at last evening’s meeting. Presenters included Police Chief Don Hedrick, Fire Chief Jason Culbertson, Rich Braunstein and staff members of Journey On! who provided details on work of…
CITY SETS CLEANUP WEEK APRIL 18-22 Fees relaxed for Landfill disposal of many items April 18-22; Annual community clean-up day set for April 23 RAPID CITY, SD—Homeowners have three weeks to clean out their garages, attics and closets as the annual City-Wide Cleanup Week is just around the corner.  …

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