Rapid City News Room (692 items)

RAPID CITY, SD--The City's Building Services Division issued the third highest-valued building permit on record Thursday with a single permit valued at more than $34.9 million.  The permit was issued to Rapid City Regional Hospital for its Advanced Orthopedic and Sports Institute facility at 1635 Caregiver Circle.             With the…
RAPID CITY--The City Council approved a measure at its December 18 meeting authorizing the Parks and Recreation Department to harvest 150 deer during the 2017-18 season.              This season's harvest number is up from the 100 deer harvested the last two seasons.  The last time the harvest program reached 150…
LNI teams were escorted by local law enforcement to the Civic Center Wednesday night for a red carpet welcome from community and business leaders and citizens. Teams entered to raucous applause, high-fives and encouragement. The 41st annual LNI begins officially today at the Civic Center with numerous events. Mayor Steve…
City residents are reminded and encouraged to take the detailed community survey to assess Rapid City's budget priorities.  Information collected from the survey will be used to help prioritize City programs and services.            In addition to the online survey, paper surveys were mailed to 3,000 randomly-selected…
RAPID CITY, SD--The City's Community Development Department is hosting an open house for the proposed 'Urban Commercial Zoning District'.  The open house will be held Wednesday, December 13, 2-6 p.m. in the First Floor Community Room at the City/School Administration Building, 300 Sixth Street.             The new zoning district is…
RAPID CITY--With a month left in 2017, the City has achieved the second highest year for building permit valuation.  The City's Building Services Division issued 349 building permits in November with a total valuation for the month of $18,784,979.             Through 11 months of this year, the City has issued…
RAPID CITY, SD--An air quality alert for dust has been issued for Rapid City, west of The Gap, effective until 8 p.m. Monday.  The alert is issued by the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources and relayed by the National Weather Service. The City's Air Quality Office recommends…
(Thursday, 11/30 Update) PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has requested that all flags in the state be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. until sunset on Monday, Dec. 4, to honor the life of state Rep. Craig Tieszen, of Rapid City, on the day of his funeral. Tieszen died…
The ninth annual Wilson Park Tree Lighting ceremony was celebrated by a large crowd Tuesday night, Nov. 21.     Santa Claus handed out candy canes and volunteers served up hot chocolate and cookies from Mount Rushmore Road businesses.  The Wilson School Elementary singers serenaded the audience with holiday songs. …
Mayor Steve Allender, the Rapid City Council, City Directors and City Employees wish everyone a safe, happy and memorable Thanksgiving holiday! Remember, City offices are closed Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday.  The City-School Administration Center will be closed Thursday and Friday.  Don't…

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