Rapid City News Room (692 items)

RAPID CITY, SD—Rapid City area working families and their children soon may have more options for childcare needs. The YMCA of Rapid City announced plans today to meet significant childcare service needs in the community by expanding early childhood education through the acquisition of a building conveniently located across the…
RAPID CITY, SD--Alan Kruse, a Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient who served seven months on the front lines in Vietnam, has been named Rapid City's Veteran of the Month for November.  Kruse was recognized by the City at the November 20 City Council meeting.             The City's Veteran of…
Website posting will identify new projects and their locations in community RAPID CITY--In an effort to communicate more efficiently with the general public regarding active construction projects in the community and department activities, the City's Community Development Department is publishing weekly informational reports and a quarterly newsletter.             The new…
A standing-room only crowd attended the first 'Coffee With Planners' event held in the Community Room of the City/School Administration Center Nov. 8.    The event was hosted by the Community Planning and Development Department.  Department Director Ken Young greeted the crowd of more than 60 people, introduced division staff…
City crews have been busy collecting decorations and lights, and checking them twice--ready to transform downtown Rapid City, Wilson Park and Halley Park into a holiday wonderland.  Beginning this week, crews are decorating the areas for the holiday season.             City Parks Division Manager Scott…
City crews have been busy collecting decorations and lights, and checking them twice--ready to transform downtown Rapid City, Wilson Park and Halley Park into a holiday wonderland.  Beginning this week, crews are decorating the areas for the holiday season.             City Parks Division Manager Scott…
BREAKING GROUND FOR RURAL AMERICA INITIATIVES: Dreams continue to take shape for Rural America Initiatives. Despite gusty winds and cold temperatures, more than 100 people turned out for the groundbreaking ceremonies for Rural America Initiatives' new facility on South Valley Drive. Mayor Steve Allender, Police Chief Karl Jegeris and Council…
RAPID CITY--The City's Community Planning and Development Services will host the first in a series of "Coffee With Planners" events Wednesday, November 8, 9 a.m. in the Community Room of the City/School Administration Center.             Planning Director Ken Young is initiating the quarterly informal coffees as a way to inform…
City employees have pledged more than $53,000 to United Way of the Black Hills.  A pledge check was presented at the United Way October 26 as part of United Way's Get Back The Pack Day activities. Rapid City Police and Fire Department officials signaled the effort in fine style with…
RAPID CITY--Nick Stroot, who has served as Pennington County's Human Resources Director since 2009, has been appointed Community Resources Director for the City of Rapid City by Mayor Steve Allender.             Stroot's appointment was confirmed at the October 16 City Council meeting.  His first day in the position will be…

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