Rapid City News Room (629 items)

RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM PROVIDES OPTIONS TO LESSEN IMPACTS OF HIGH GAS PRICES RapidRide, Dial-A-Ride offers convenient, reliable, fuel & cost saving options RAPID CITY, SD—With local gas prices climbing 70 cents a gallon in the past week and national prices averaging a record $4.17 a gallon, the public is searching…
Sales tax receipts for 2021 set a record as did December's receipts total.  In addition, February's building permit valuation total set a record for the second month of the calendar year. SALES TAX REPORT DECEMBER SALES TAX RECEIPTS SET MONTHLY AND ANNUAL RECORDS December total was highest month ever; 2021…
INPUT SOUGHT FROM 1972 RAPID CITY FLOOD SURVIVORS, FAMILIES, COMMUNITY MEMBERS Afternoon, evening open houses scheduled for 50th anniversary events RAPID CITY, SD—Wednesday marks 100 days from the 50th anniversary of the 1972 Rapid City Flood.  Two open houses have been scheduled for survivors, family members and community members to…
**HELP WANTED** PARKS & REC SEEKS SEASONAL HELP IN MANY AREAS Lifeguards, Golf Course, Parks/Landscape Maintenance, Concessions, Greenhouse Workers Needed RAPID CITY, SD—With the calendar set on February and bitterly cold temperatures and snow gripping the region, some City officials are already thinking about the summer with visions of pools…
CITY ANNOUNCING CHANGES IN LANDFILL HOURS OF SERVICE Hours of operation to change February 28; Labor shortage causing move to fewer hours of operation RAPID CITY, SD—The Rapid City Landfill will be adjusting its hours of operations effective next Monday (February 28), according to officials with the City’s Solid Waste…
TODDLER RECEIVES SPECIAL BIRTHDAY VISIT ON TRASH DAY FRIDAY **City trash operators recognize Maddux Reed on his third birthday RAPID CITY, SD---For three-year old Maddux Reed, Fridays are a day filled with excitement and anticipation. Friday morning is trash day in Maddux’s neighborhood on the south side of Rapid City.…
CITY RELEASES IMPORTANT DATES FOR JUNE 7 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS First day to circulate petitions is March 1; Deadline to file petitions is March 29 RAPID CITY--Candidates for positions on the Rapid City Council can begin circulating petitions Tuesday, March 1. One position in each of Rapid City's five wards is…
CITY EMPLOYEES PREDICT SUPER BOWL OUTCOME, OTHER FAVORITES Survey discloses favorite NFL teams, snacks; Respondents narrowly predict Rams to win Sunday's game in close contest RAPID CITY, SD—And the winner is… In a survey of City employees and officials, a slight majority of respondents predict the Los Angeles Rams to…
PUBLIC TURNS IN TONS OF NON-WORKING HOLIDAY LIGHTS Solid Waste officials impressed with collection numbers; Removes ‘tanglers’ from Landfill equipment RAPID CITY, SD—For several years, City Solid Waste officials have requested the public’s help to properly recycle strings of non-working holiday lights by discarding them in collection boxes placed at…
CITY REMINDS PUBLIC TO MONITOR AIR QUALITY CONDITIONS ONLINE Features on City’s home page offers updated air quality conditions RAPID CITY, SD—With an air pollution alert for dust issued today (February 8) for west Rapid City, officials remind the public they can monitor daily and hourly air quality air conditions…

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