Rapid City News Room (596 items)

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. …
WINTER STORM ATLAS ANNIVERSARY IS OPPORTUNITY TO REFLECT, PLAN AHEAD Officials Say Now Is Time To Prepare For Upcoming Season; City Shares Messages, Snow Policies, Facts RAPID CITY, SD—Sunday marked the eighth anniversary of the weather system nicknamed 'Winter Storm Atlas' or 'The Great Blizzard of 2013' or 'The Cattlemen's…
4,200 passenger trips recorded; Highest number since onset of COVID-19 RAPID CITY, SD—Rapid Transit System (RTS) recorded more than 4,200 youth passenger trips in September, the first month of the 2021-22 school year.  The total is the highest number of youth passenger trips for a month since the onset of…
NEXT WEEK: CITY HALL, FIRE & POLICE SERVING AS COLLECTION POINTS FOR CITYWIDE DIAPER DRIVE Mayor declaring Sept. 27-Oct. 3 as Diaper Need Awareness Week RAPID CITY—The average infant requires a dozen diaper changes per day over three years and toddlers about eight changes per day. The average child will…
MARK YOUR CALENDARS-OCTOBER 16, 2021 from 8am to 1pm CITY’S SOLID WASTE DIVISION HOSTING HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL EVENT Time to get rid of old paints, aerosols, chemicals RAPID CITY, SD--The City's Solid Waste Division will again host the popular Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Event Saturday, October 16 at the…
HELP WANTED… CITY CONTINUES PUSH FOR SEASONAL WORKERS PARKS & THE MONUMENT HAVE NUMEROUS VACANT POSITIONS TO FILL IMMEDIATELY RAPID CITY, SD—The start of school often means the departure of dozens of seasonal workers in the City’s Parks and Recreation Division.  This year, City officials say the loss of seasonal…
DOGS SET TO RULE THE POOL! SIOUX PARK'S JIMMY HILTON POOL GOING TO THE DOGS MONDAY 'Wags & Waves' Humane Society fundraiser event expected to draw in canines and caretakers RAPID CITY--Pool etiquette may be in short supply Monday when Bella, Max, Luna, Charlie, Lucy, Buddy, Duke and all their…
OLD IS NEW AGAIN… CITY COUNCIL RETURNS TO COMMITTEE MEETING FORMAT RAPID CITY, SD—The City Council returns to its traditional committee format next week, abandoning the working session format for discussion of agenda items. The City’s Public Works Committee will resume Tuesday and the Legal and Finance Committee will meet…
Rapid City, SD – September is Library Card Sign up Month – anyone who renews or signs up for a library card will be entered to win an iPad. Throughout September, the library will accept donations at the library and fines and fees will be forgiven. Here’s how: 1.) Return late…

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