Rapid City News Room (573 items)

OFFICIALS REMIND PUBLIC OF PROPER USE OF REMOTE YARD WASTE SITES Officials see uptick in dumping of inappropriate items; commercial dumping RAPID CITY, SD--An uptick in the dumping of inappropriate items is being reported by City officials at the remote yard waste sites at the Fitzgerald Stadium and West Boulevard…
Events, Parking & Viewing Suggestions, City Offices & Holiday Trash Collection Skeds; Fireworks Usage, Safety Messages RAPID CITY--The City's Independence Day fireworks celebration will take place Sunday, July 4 beginning at approximately 9:30 p.m.  The 20-25 minute show will coincide with patriotic music on radio station 93.9 The Mix.  The…
MAYOR PROCLAIMS SATURDAY AS JUNETEENTH DAY IN RAPID CITY Mayor's proclamation honors African Americans; Allender: 'None Are Free, Until All Are Free' should hold special meaning to all Americans RAPID CITY, SD—For a second consecutive year, Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender is issuing a proclamation recognizing and declaring Juneteenth Day…
MOA AMBASSADORS/HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION HOSTING COMMUNITY LEARNING FORUM JUNE 17 RAPID CITY, SD—How are many organizations using their resources to address community needs? The Mniluzahan Okolakiciyapi Ambassadors (MOA Ambassadors) and the Rapid City Human Relations Commission are hosting a Community Learning Forum Thursday, June 17.  The Forum begins at 6:30…
CITY HOSTING VIRTUAL PUBLIC MEETING ON RAPID TRANSIT DEVELOPMENT PLAN Public can provide online input through June 18 RAPID CITY, SD—Rapid City’s Rapid Transit System (RTS) is updating its Transit Development Plan and continuing to encourage input from the public during a multiple-week virtual public meeting.             The public can…
BANANA PLANTS MAKING SUMMER APPEARANCE AT RAPID CITY’S WILSON PARK Big Brutes Find Home Each Summer in One of Rapid City’s Parks RAPID CITY—Drivers and pedestrians may be doing double-takes while driving near Wilson Park as four gargantuan-sized banana plants make an encore appearance for a fifth summer in Rapid…
CONTEST WINNERS TO CHRISTEN TRUCKS WITH NEW NAMES IN TUESDAY CEREMONY Trucks with new monikers to make rounds in time for National Garbage Man Day June 17 RAPID CITY, SD—Winners of last month’s ‘Name The Garbage Truck’ contest will christen nine City trucks with new names and receive prizes next…
CITY SETS PERMIT VALUATION RECORD FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE MONTH **Valuation total for month tops $44 million **Highest April/May valuation totals ever **Second-highest # of permits ever issued in May RAPID CITY, SD—The City’s Building Services Division issued the second-highest number of building permits ever for the month of May and…
PATRONS OF CITY’S OUTDOOR POOLS ADVISED TO USE CASH FOR ADMISSION, CONCESSIONS City Experiencing Connectivity Issues With Credit Card Machines RAPID CITY, SD—Patrons wishing to use the City’s outdoor pools are advised to use cash when paying for the daily admission fee and concessions.  Officials with the City’s Parks and…
The smells of sunscreen and freshly-mowed grass fill the air at Sunken Gardens as City Greenhouse Specialist John Berglund and his crews are planting flowers and mowing grass.              The crews are primarly seasonal staff and for the next week or so will be planting…

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