Rapid City News Room (746 items)

CITY ISSUES APRIL BUILDING PERMIT REPORT Second-highest valuation totals ever reported for January through April period RAPID CITY, SD—The City issued 229 building permits in April for a valuation total of more than $37.5 million ($37,531,775).  The monthly total is the third-highest on record for the month of April.            …
200 ELEPHANTS… CITY RESIDENTS BRING IN 800 TONS OF MATERIAL TO LANDFILL DURING CLEANUP WEEK Volunteer Teams Collect 7 Tons of Trash RAPID CITY, SD—And the results are in….             Rapid City area residents brought in more than 800 tons – yes, TONS – of material across the scales at…
About 100 Wilson Elementary School students joined crews from the Rapid City Parks Department to plant 28 trees at Wilson Park tomorrow as part of this year’s Arbor Day observance.                      The students assisted crews and received hands-on training in planting the trees of numerous varieties. Council…
CITY OPENING REMOTE DISPOSAL SITES BEGINNING NEXT MONDAY **City will reopen West Boulevard North site; **Two remote sites available for yard waste **Public advised to use containers, no dumping allowed RAPID CITY, SD—Effective next Monday, May 1, remote disposal facilities at the Fitzgerald Stadium and West Boulevard North sites will…
(May 1) SIGNAGE, FENCING, BARRICADES GO UP AS DOWNTOWN PARKING STRUCTURE CLOSES FOR NEXT PHASE OF RENOVATIONS RAPID CITY, SD—Effective Sunday night, the City’s downtown parking structure is now closed to public access for approximately six weeks for the next phase of renovation work, Signage, fencing and barricades have been…
At the April 3 meeting, the Rapid City Council voted 8-1 to approve a new logo for the City of Rapid City.  The action is a culmination of over 18 months of work by City departments and staff to develop a city wide mission, vision and set of values.  Based…
BUSY AT THE CITY GREENHOUSE Shipments of flowers numbering in the several thousands arrived at the City Greenhouse this week. Greenhouse Specialist John Berglund and his crew immediately went to work transplanting the flowers. Berglund estimates crews will be working with about 17,000 of the flowering plants to go with…
YOUTH TRANSIT RIDERSHIP NUMBERS SURPASS 30,000 MARK FOR SCHOOL YEAR Nearly 5,000 trips recorded in March RAPID CITY, SD—Youth ridership on the City’s Rapid Transit System increased 10 percent in March over the same month a year ago. Rapid Transit System has also recorded over 30,000 youth passenger trips since…
Former Rapid City Fire Chief Rod Seals passed away Wednesday at the age of 52.  Rod served the Rapid City community as a member of the Rapid City fire department for 25 years (1995-2020), including leading the department the final four years as fire chief.  He served in many capacities…
CANDIDATES FILE FOR RAPID CITY MAYOR, CITY COUNCIL RAPID CITY, SD—Several candidates turned in petitions for Rapid City mayor and candidates emerged in each of Rapid City’s five Council wards prior to today’s 5 p.m. deadline. The municipal election is scheduled for Tuesday, June 6.             Five candidates will vie…

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