Rapid City News Room (594 items)

WHAT TO DO WITH THOSE NON-WORKING HOLIDAY LIGHTS CITY AGAIN OFFERING CHRISTMAS LIGHTS RECYCLING PROGRAM RAPID CITY, SD--It's that time of year again!             You lug out the box of holiday lights from the attic, garage or crawl space.  You work tirelessly to unravel the strings, place them end-to-end on…
RAPID CITY, SD—When it comes to holiday traditions at Thanksgiving, City employees like most Americans will be dining on favorite side dishes while avoiding others, deciding where and how to spend the holiday and whether to shop for Black Friday specials or just sleep in. City employees and Council members…
RAPID CITY, SD—The City is again participating this season in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program with multiple tree locations.  The public is encouraged to stop by one of the City’s Angel Tree locations, pick up a gift tag from the Angel Tree containing a child’s holiday gift wish, shop…
RAPID CITY, SD—The City is offering an option for the public to monitor daily and hourly air quality conditions in Rapid City.             The ‘Air Quality Index’ feature link can be found at two locations on the City’s home page at www.rcgov.org , in the Community Bookmark and ‘What’s News…
News reached City Hall today via social media of the death of Dr. Richard Gowen, former long-time president of South Dakota Mines.  A member of the South Dakota Hall of Fame, Dr. Gowen was instrumental in many local endeavors, pushing South Dakota Mines to a level of national prominence and…
CITY CREWS BEGIN DECORATING FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON Crews festooning Halley Park, Wilson Park, downtown with lights, decorations, wreaths for Christmas season RAPID CITY, SD—City crews are busy this week connecting strings of colored lights, tightening and checking bulbs and fluffing up decorations, transforming downtown Rapid City and major park…
Crews from the Rapid City Parks Division are busy winterizing the rose flower beds in Halley Park and Memorial Park this week.      City Greenhouse Specialist John Berglund said he has been waiting for Mother Nature to intervene and drop leaves from trees that can be collected to provide…
RECORD NUMBERS TURNED OUT FOR CITY’S HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL EVENT More than 1,100 vehicles brought in 5,000 gallons of material; Food, cash donations will result in 10,286 meals RAPID CITY, SD—This month’s Household Hazardous Waste Disposal event produced overwhelming numbers of collected waste material. The event was held October 16…
CITY SALES TAX RECEIPTS SURPASS $3 MILLION FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE MONTH Totals top $10 million for June-August period RAPID CITY, SD—The results are in and for Rapid City, it was a record-setting summer. Sales tax revenue surpassed the $3 million mark for a third consecutive month in August as the…
2:15 p.m. Thursday Update: City officials indicate the containers at the remote yard waste locations at Floyd Fitzgerald Stadium and West Boulevard North are overwhelmed with material.  All available containers are being utilized.  The public is advised to use the Rapid City Landfill to drop off tree limbs and branches. …

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