Rapid City News Room (692 items)

Mayor Steve Allender completed his fourth public presentation on options for the Civic Center's Barnett Arena Oct. 19.  Approximately 300 people have attended the four presentations with several dozen people taking advantage of tours of the Arena by Civic Center staff after the presentations. No additional public presentations are scheduled…
  Huge Increase As School Year Begins; Record Daily Number on Tuesday   RAPID CITY--Anyone wondering if the City's youth would continue utilizing free public transportation when the new school year started need only look at September's usage numbers for the answer.             Youth transportation last month on the City's…
Study's Recommendations Determine City's Five-Year Plan for Utility Rates   RAPID CITY--Findings and recommendations from the 2017 Water and Water Reclamation Utility Rate Study will be shared with the City Council Monday night, October 16.  The Study and its findings and recommendations were detailed at two open houses October 10…
With 27 years of municipal experience, Young plans to move Rapid City 'forward positively' RAPID CITY--Ken Young, who served as Community Development Director for Pleasant Grove, Utah the last 11 years, was confirmed and sworn in as director of Rapid City's Community Planning and Development Services Department at the October…
President Orders Flags At Half-Staff For Las Vegas Victims PIERRE, S.D. – President Donald Trump has called for flags at half-staff out of respect for the victims whose lives were taken by the violence perpetrated in Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. 1.  In accordance with the President’s order, Gov. Dennis Daugaard asks…
Major work is scheduled for the railroad crossing areas on West Boulevard, Sixth Street and LaCrosse Street in October.  This will impact traffic in the downtown area and access to the City/School Administration Center will certainly be impacted by the crossing work on Sixth Street. Drivers can access the C/SAC…
DIAPER NEED AWARENESS WEEK HIGHLIGHTS CRITICAL NEED, IMPORTANCE OF DIAPERS   RAPID CITY--The front lobby of the City/School Administration Center or C/SAC Building, 300 Sixth Street, will serve as a collection point for diapers next week as part of Diaper Need Awareness Week.             Mayor Steve Allender has proclaimed September…
Shade will improve fish habitat, water clarity, riparian zone restoration RAPID CITY--A section of Rapid Creek received a new look recently when City crews planted 120 trees that will result in numerous, long-lasting impacts.             Crews planted a variety of native tree species along Rapid…
The Rapid City Fire Department hosted a demonstration at Fire Station 3 Thursday morning on the importance of residential fire protection sprinkler systems.   Two small units with similar equipment were part of the display with one unit equipped with a single sprinkler. The alarm sounded about 10 seconds after…
  Navy veteran Wiley Cress now helps seriously ill children become honorary submariners RAPID CITY--Following in the footsteps of family members, there was never a question in Wiley Cress' mind if he would enlist in the US Armed Forces.             The question was when.             His father and two uncles…

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