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Streets Department worker to be recognized at tonight's Council meeting; 'Whenever we need him, he's there,' says supervisor RAPID CITY, SD--In 1978, gas sold for 63 cents per gallon; kids were wearing Star Wars pajamas; most cars had an 8-track player and a CB radio; Affirmed was winning the Triple…
Bike path users advised to use street level crossings at Mount Rushmore Road, Canyon Lake Drive; Public reminded to use abundance of caution around Rapid Creek due to increased water releases RAPID CITY, SD (Updated June 8)--Two bike path crossings remain closed in Rapid City due to flooding from increased…
The Rushmore Little League Minors Complex was chosen by the Rapid City Urban Forestry Board as the 2018 Rapid City Arbor Day project.   Rushmore Little League and the Rapid City Parks Department gathered Friday, June 1 to plant over 25 trees at the complex, located at 260 E. Main North…
Popular cable cars take visitors, residents on relaxing ride through City; Seasonal rides begin Friday RAPID CITY-- A relaxing tour of the City's most iconic points of interest is just a hop away.  Visitors and residents alike can get a unique view of the City with a ride on the…
Airport, RC Swim Center & Roosevelt Ice Arena will be open RAPID CITY, SD--Most City facilities will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day with a few exceptions.             The Rapid City Swim Center and Roosevelt Ice Arena will be open Monday.  The Swim Center will be open at…
'Squirrel Earl' Fisher Served in Several World War II Hot Spots RAPID CITY, SD--World War II Navy veteran Earl Fisher, a life-long resident of the area, is Rapid City's Veteran of the Month for May.             Fisher was recognized at the May 21 City Council meeting.  The Veteran of the…
Mayor Steve Allender held a signing ceremony in Council Chambers Wednesday, declaring Friday, May 25 as National Poppy Day in Rapid City.  Susan Frantzick, American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Chairman for South Dakota, and her husband Leon participated in the ceremony.     Each year, the American Legion Auxiliary raises more…
RAPID CITY--The City's outdoor pools are getting ready to open for the summer.             The Roosevelt Swim Center's 50-meter outdoor pool will open Wednesday, May 30 followed by the opening of Sioux Park's Jimmy Hilton Pool and the Parkview Pool on Thursday, May 31 and the Horace Mann Pool is…
City Council President Jason Salamun presented the 'State of the City' address at the State of Local Governments Luncheon May 22 at the Civic Center.  Updates were also provided by Dr. Lori Simon of the Rapid City Area Schools, Lloyd LaCroix of the Pennington County Commission and Linda Rabe of…
As part of National Bike to Work Week, residents commuting to work May 18 were treated to a light breakfast on their travels.             The Rapid City Parks and Recreation Division is hosted the annual 'Bike For Bacon' event in Founders Park.  Bicyclists, walkers and joggers stopped by the resting…

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