Rapid City News Room (682 items)

The City’s Human Resources Department is providing free COVID test kits to the public.              The test kits are available at a desk located in the front lobby of City Hall.  A large supply of test kits were provided to the City by the South Dakota Department of Health for…
Community and school officials joined students from several community schools and members of the Rushmore Optimist Club in the kickoff event for the annual Red Ribbon Week. The event was held in the concourse of the Summit Arena. The event was moved this year due to the renovations at Dinosaur…
Mayor Steve Allender greeted a delegation of students from Apolda, Germany – Rapid City’s German Sister City – at City Hall earlier this month.             Mayor Allender shared perspectives on Rapid City’s aldermanic form of municipal government, how citizens impact local government and interact with…
Hundreds turned out for today's (October 10) Remembering The Children Memorial Walk events.  The fifth annual event included an opening program at the Sioux Park flower gardens and included remarks from family members, a greeting and proclamation from Mayor Steve Allender, traditional prayer and the reading of names of the…
There are a number of event scheduled in Rapid City this weekend as part of the Native American Day celebration.  Among the events: BLACK HILLS POWWOW The annual Black Hills Powwow will be held Friday through Sunday, October 7-9 at the Summit Arena at The Monument.  Come out and view…
RAPID CITY ORGANIZATIONS RECEIVE AWARDS AT DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS BREAKFAST The Workforce Diversity Network of the Black Hills is hosted the ninth annual awards breakfast this morning at The Rushmore Hotel.  October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and the awards breakfast recognizes several businesses and organizations for their work,…
More than 10,000 diapers and wipes and more than $600 in cash donations were received in the past week from community donations, City Hall department competitions as well as community collections at the main fire station and public safety building.         The collections were part of the…
CITY RECEIVES $2 MILLION GRANT TO ENHANCE COMMUNITY INTERVENTION EFFORTS Grant will bolster efforts of Journey-On, Wambli Ska & Red Ribbon Skirt Society RAPID CITY, SD—The US Department of Justice has announced the City of Rapid City has been awarded a $2 million Community Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative (CVIPI)…
CITY HOSTING PUBLIC MEETING ON PLANNED REPAIRS TO DOWNTOWN PARKING STRUCTURE Work includes closing 8 weeks for needed repairs and renovations RAPID CITY, SD—Details on planned infrastructure repairs to the City’s downtown parking structure will be profiled at an upcoming presentation by city officials next week.             The City’s Community…
  COMMUNITY DIAPER DRIVE CITY HALL, FIRE & POLICE SERVING AS COLLECTION POINTS FOR CITYWIDE DIAPER DRIVE Mayor declaring Sept. 26-Oct. 2 as Diaper Need Awareness Week RAPID CITY—The average child will use 11,000 diapers.  The average infant requires a dozen diaper changes per day over three years and toddlers…

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