Rapid City News Room (573 items)

Every year our area experiences flash flooding, wind events that cause debris or snow events that can affect travel on our roads here in Pennington County. Depending on how wide an area impacted or what drainages are affected, multiple roads could be impassable depending on the extent of the emergency…
WORK SCHEDULED NEXT WEEK ON FIFTH STREET RAILROAD CROSSINGS Crews will perform work at night Monday to Wednesday RAPID CITY, SD—Railroad crews will conduct repairs on the Fifth Street railroad crossings between Omaha Street and Main Street next week (July 19-21).  Work is expected to begin Monday night with completion…
INDIAN BOARDING SCHOOL LANDS COMMITTEE SCHEDULES SECOND PUBLIC MEETING UPDATE NEXT TUESDAY Mayor’s Committee will host meal, meeting at General Beadle School RAPID CITY, SD—The Mayor’s Indian Boarding School Lands Committee will host its second public presentation next week to provide an update on the working group’s efforts in developing…
THURSDAY OPEN HOUSE SEEKS TRANSIT PLAN INPUT, FEEDBACK Public can meet Transit staff, consultant at Main Street Square session RAPID CITY, SD—City officials are encouraging the public’s feedback and input on the Transit Development Plan this week with Rapid Transit System (RTS) and Community Development officials hosting an informational open…
CITY POOLS CONTINUE TO SEE BIG NUMBERS RAPID CITY, SD—Seeking relief from the long-standing hot weather continued to motivate the public to flock to City pools in July.  Attendance at the City’s outdoor pools for June and July far outpace the numbers from 2019.  City pools were closed last summer…
CITY ISSUES THIRD-MOST PERMITS FOR JANUARY TO JUNE PERIOD Issues third-most permits for June month RAPID CITY, SD—The City’s Building Services Division issued 456 building permits in June, the third-most number of permits issued for the sixth month of the calendar year.  The valuation of the permits totaled $23,556,450, the…
STANDING TOGETHER AGAINST VIOLENCE IS THEME OF NEIGHBORHOOD BLOCK PARTY AT KNOLLWOOD APARTMENTS Community at large invited to support children and families in area impacted by crime; Wednesday event will include food, games, anti-violence message RAPID CITY, SD—Taking a strong stand against neighborhood violence is the theme to a community…
RAPID CITY, SD—The Mayor's Indian Boarding School Lands Committee will host a public meeting next week to provide an update on the working group’s efforts in developing a proposal involving three parcels of land in west Rapid City.             The meeting will be held Thursday at 6 p.m. at the…
John Berglund combined thousands of flowers for Sunken Gardens pie design RAPID CITY, SD—Provide a dessert chef with a couple cans of cherries or a basket of fresh, red, heart-shaped cherries and they’ll likely produce a cherry pie fitting for the summer picnic table. This past spring, John Berglund didn’t…
RAPID CITY, SD—As the world focuses attention on the Tokyo Olympic Games beginning later this week, attention locally is focused on a different set of athletes getting ready to display their skills and talents in competition. Dozens of senior athletes are expected to take part in this week’s Black Hills…

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