Rapid City News Room (629 items)

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE? CITY EMPLOYEES SURVEYED FOR THEIR HOLIDAY FAVORITES Staff Picks Favorites in Movies, Music, Treats RAPID CITY, SD--When it comes to their favorite Christmas and holiday traditions in movies, music and treats, City employees are very diverse and varied in their selections.             This week, City employees were…
RAPID CITY, SD—After this upcoming weekend, the hustle and bustle of Christmas will begin to settle and attention focuses on what to do with all the extra cardboard, wrapping paper and trash, not to mention what to do with the tree and that string of lights that failed to light…
CITY SETS YEARLY RECORD FOR BUILDING PERMIT VALUATION $362 million total shatters previous mark with solid December underway RAPID CITY, SD—With several months of record or near-record building permit valuation totals, City officials remained hopeful in recent months the yearly valuation total would set a new record. Permits issued in…
VISION FUND COMMITTEE, MAYOR, STAFF MAKING RECOMMENDATIONS AT SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING City Council convening special session at 5:30 p.m. Monday RAPID CITY—The Rapid City Council will host a special meeting for presentations by the Vision Fund Citizen Committee, Mayor Allender, and city staff to make recommendations for the allocation of…
CITY COUNCIL APPROVES DEER HARVEST PLAN GF&P Survey Recommends 250 Deer; Meat Will Be Donated To Feeding South Dakota RAPID CITY—The Rapid City Council approved a Parks and Recreation Department proposal to harvest 250 deer within City limits during the 2021-22 season.  The proposal is part of the Department's annual…
WHAT TO DO WITH THOSE NON-WORKING HOLIDAY LIGHTS CITY AGAIN OFFERING CHRISTMAS LIGHTS RECYCLING PROGRAM RAPID CITY, SD--It's that time of year again!             You lug out the box of holiday lights from the attic, garage or crawl space.  You work tirelessly to unravel the strings, place them end-to-end on…
RAPID CITY, SD—When it comes to holiday traditions at Thanksgiving, City employees like most Americans will be dining on favorite side dishes while avoiding others, deciding where and how to spend the holiday and whether to shop for Black Friday specials or just sleep in. City employees and Council members…
RAPID CITY, SD—The City is again participating this season in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program with multiple tree locations.  The public is encouraged to stop by one of the City’s Angel Tree locations, pick up a gift tag from the Angel Tree containing a child’s holiday gift wish, shop…
RAPID CITY, SD—The City is offering an option for the public to monitor daily and hourly air quality conditions in Rapid City.             The ‘Air Quality Index’ feature link can be found at two locations on the City’s home page at www.rcgov.org , in the Community Bookmark and ‘What’s News…
News reached City Hall today via social media of the death of Dr. Richard Gowen, former long-time president of South Dakota Mines.  A member of the South Dakota Hall of Fame, Dr. Gowen was instrumental in many local endeavors, pushing South Dakota Mines to a level of national prominence and…

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