Rapid City News Room (781 items)

CITY COUNCIL PASSES RESOLUTION SUPPORTING PASSENGER RAIL SERVICE ROUTE LINKING RAPID CITY TO EAST/WEST AREAS RAPID CITY, SD (March 5, 2024)—At Monday night’s meeting, the Rapid City Council approved a resolution in support of bringing passenger rail service back to Rapid City.             The Federal Railroad Administration last month identified several possible…
ONLINE FEATURE ALLOWS PUBLIC TO KEEP UPDATED ON CITY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS City’s home page invites public to check out project info/updates RAPID CITY, SD—With unseasonably pleasant weather conditions, various construction projects are or will be getting underway in the city.  Residents can keep updated on construction public service announcements by visiting…
CITIZEN CONTACT LEADS TO INSTALLATION OF FLASHING PEDESTRIAN BEACON SIGNS Tracy Witte’s letter to City’s Disability Advocacy Committee shares concerns for Black Hills Works participants, coworkers, public; leads to changes on Mt. Rushmore Road, Mt. View Road RAPID CITY, SD (March 4, 2024)—Thanks to the dedicated efforts of a local citizen…
CITY APPROVED FOR STATE GRANT TO REMOVE DEAD & DISEASED TREES **Contractors to focus on north Rapid City neighborhoods RAPID CITY, SD (February 19, 2024)—Beginning this month, contractors will begin removing dead and diseased trees in the north Rapid City area.  The work is funded through a $90,000 grant awarded last month…
CITY ISSUES JANUARY BUILDING PERMIT REPORT RAPID CITY, SD—(Feb. 2024) The City’s Building Services Division issued 161 building permits in January with a combined valuation total of more than $35.3 million.  The valuation total is the highest total for the month of January since 2018 and higher than the $30.6 million in…
CITY EMPLOYEES PICK WINNER OF SUNDAY’S BIG GAME Also predict points to be scored, where they’ll watch game; Identify best snacks & their favorite NFL teams RAPID CITY, SD (February 9, 2024)—When it comes to Sunday’s NFL championship game, just about everyone has an opinion – whether it’s picking the winner,…
**HELP WANTED** PARKS & REC SEEKS SEASONAL HELP IN MANY AREAS Lifeguards, Concessions, Golf Course, Parks/Landscape Maintenance, Cemetery Maintenance, Greenhouse Workers Needed RAPID CITY, SD (March 22, 2024)—It won't be long before pools will be filled with swimmers, plots with blooming flowers, golf courses with linksters and park areas with plush green…
A YEAR IN REVIEW CITY GRANTS DIVISION MANAGER TO PROVIDE OVERVIEW OF FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION RAPID CITY, SD—In its first year of operations, the City’s Grants Division has secured $4.67 million in state and federal grant funding with another $15.6 million pending in submitted grant applications.             City Grants…
Rapid City Regional Airport Set a new record for passenger enplanements in 2023 RAPID CITY, S.D. (01/15/2024) Rapid City Regional Airport set a new record for passenger enplanements in 2023, with 352,388 passengers boarding flights. This number exceeds the previous record of 350,960 set in 2019, and represents an increase…
NATIONAL POPCORN DAY/City Employees Share Popcorn Favorites RAPID CITY, SD--Friday (1/19/24) is National Popcorn Day, and most everyone has a favorite popcorn flavor, a brand of popcorn they prefer over others, and where they like to enjoy the popular snack.  City employees were surveyed this week on their popcorn favorites…

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