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‘NAME THE GARBAGE TRUCK’ CONTEST WINNERS REVEALED More than 800 votes cast; Winners will place signs on trucks RAPID CITY, SD—The votes have been cast and counted in the City’s ‘Name The Garbage Truck’ contest.  And the winners are… ‘Sir Dumps A Lot’ suggested by Megan Raftery ‘Cindersmella’ suggested by…
CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERING NEXT STEP IN ACCESSIBILITY UPGRADES AT DINOSAUR PARK (5/18 Update: The Council approved the measure at Monday night's meeting) RAPID CITY, SD—One of the featured items on Monday’s Rapid City Council agenda is authorizing the City to enter into a professional services agreement for accessibility improvements at…
CITY PREPARES TO OBSERVE NATIONAL PUBLIC WORKS WEEK Week will include mayoral proclamation, truck displays, presentations, booths at Main Street Square; ‘Name The Garbage Truck’ winners to be announced RAPID CITY, SD—When it comes to multi-tasking or juggling – the art of keeping two or more activities in progress at…
YOUTH TRANSIT RIDES HOLD STEADY IN APRIL More than 3,000 passenger trips recorded in six of eight months this school year RAPID CITY, SD—For the sixth month during the 2020-21 school year, more than 3,000 youth passenger trips were recorded on RapidRide.             Rapid Transit System (RTS) officials report 3,134…
NATIONAL DAY OF AWARENESS FOR MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS PEOPLE Mayor Steve Allender has proclaimed today (May 5) as National Awareness Day for Missing and Murdered Indigenous People in Rapid City. The City issued a similar proclamation in 2018 and in 2019, hosted a booth by the Red Ribbon Skirt…
CITY SHATTERS APRIL PERMIT VALUATION RECORD Valuation total for month tops $55 million; Second-highest # of permits issued for April RAPID CITY, SD—It was another record-setting month for the City’s Building Services Division in April.             The City issued 559 building permits in April for a valuation total of $55,054,531. …
PRESERVATION COMMISSION HOSTING VIRTUAL FORUM ON CITY’S HISTORIC CONTEXT DOCUMENT, PRESERVATION PLAN Tuesday Virtual Session To Gather Input, Provide Updates on Importance of History to City’s Future RAPID CITY, SD—The public is reminded and encouraged to participate in a virtual public forum, hosted by Rapid City Historic Preservation Commission.  The…
IT’S OFFICIAL! BADLANDS SABRES NAMED NEW MEMBER OF HOCKEY LEAGUE Council discussing agreement between Sabres & City at Wednesday work session; Formal approval scheduled for Monday’s Council meeting RAPID CITY, SD (April 27, 2021)—The North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) announced earlier today the transfer of the Missoula Jr. Bruins…
Rapid City, S.D. (April 27) – The Rapid City Fire Department will conduct a prescribed burn in the Springbrook Acres area later this week. This is a cooperative effort with local, state, and federal agencies, along with help from the Springbrook Acres HOA. This is all part of the Survivable…
CITY’S TRENCHING BOARD SEEKS INPUT ON PROPOSED CHANGES FOR TRENCHING CONTRACTORS Board hosting May 20 public meeting; City Council must approve any changes RAPID CITY, SD—The City’s Trenching Board will host a public meeting seeking feedback on changes to the City’s code for trenching contractors and the operating manual for…

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