Rapid City News Room (682 items)

CITY OFFICES CLOSED ON LABOR DAY *Monday trash collection altered **Swim Center’s 50-meter pool, Ice Arena open ***City Council meeting moved to Tuesday RAPID CITY—City of Rapid City offices will be closed next Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day with the City Council meeting moved to Tuesday, September…
DOUBLE DOG DARE YOU! DOGS SET TO RULE THE POOL SUNDAY DURING ANNUAL WAGS AND WAVES EVENT 'Wags & Waves' Humane Society fundraiser event expected to draw in canines and caretakers RAPID CITY—It’s not certain whether the strains of ‘Hound Dog’ or ‘Who Let the Dogs Out’ will play overhead,…
Swimmers Can Still Find Relief In Closing Days of Summer Season RAPID CITY, SD—As the City loses most of its seasonal help to college and high school, anyone seeking some cool relief as hot temperatures continue through the Labor Day holiday weekend, the City's 50-meter outdoor pool at the Roosevelt…
FINANCE DIRECTOR PAULINE SUMPTION RETIRING FROM CITY SERVICE Sumption’s 23-year municipal career includes years of service to Rapid City & Sturgis; Leaving to become CFO of Dream Design International RAPID CITY, SD—City Finance Director Pauline Sumption has announced her retirement after 15 years of service with the city, concluding a…
CITY OFFERING ‘YOUTH RIDE FREE” TRANSIT PROGRAM FOR SEVENTH YEAR **More than 33,000 youth riders utilized free transit program during 2021-22 year RAPID CITY, SD—The City’s Rapid Transit System (RTS) is again offering the ‘Youth Ride Free’ program for the 2022-23 school year.  This is the seventh consecutive year youth…
BANANA PLANTS AN EYE-CATCHER IN CITY’S WILSON PARK Big Brutes Find Home Each Summer in One of Rapid City’s Parks RAPID CITY—‘Majestic’, ‘Awesome’, ‘Huge’, ‘Impressive’…just a few words describing the four gargantuan-sized banana plants in Wilson Park.              The plants are thriving again for a…
(UPDATE 8/18/2022) Last evening (August 17), the Rapid City Council approved first reading of the City's 2023 budget and set Monday, August 29 for further discussion and possible action on the budget.  The session is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of City Hall.  The public is invited. RAPID…
CITY HOSTING ‘COFFEE WITH PLANNERS’ AUGUST 17 TOPICS: TRANSPORATION PROJECTS, OVER-SIZED GARAGES AND 5-YEAR BLOCK GRANT PLAN Informal coffee, bagel discussions provide updates, gather input from planners, developers, public RAPID CITY—A trio of timely topics will be featured for discussion at the upcoming ‘Coffee With Planners’ session, hosted by the…
CLOSURE DATES ANNOUNCED FOR CITY POOLS Officials release attendance for City pools; #’s down slightly from 2021 RAPID CITY, SD—The City’s Parks and Recreation Department today announced the schedule for summer closure of city pools.  Many seasonal workers begin leaving in mid-August with the start of high school and many…
(Yes, there's a stop sign hidden behind those tree branches) RAPID CITY, SD—City officials are reminding homeowners and property owners to trim or remove tree branches or bushes from private property and boulevard areas to avoid creating safety hazards by obstructing traffic signs at intersections and other areas in the…

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