Rapid City News Room (682 items)

Rikki Hartupee was recognized at Monday's City Council meeting for her work as the Mayor's Office intern this summer. Rikki is a student at Indiana Wesleyan and is majoring in political science and history.  She returns next week to school. During the summer, she has attended a number of official…
Like many Americans, people in Rapid City made plans to view the Solar Eclipse and people found various ways of getting a glimpse of the celestial show. Hundreds of people lined up at the Rapid City Public Library - some as early as 5 a.m. - to get a pair…
Federal, state and city officials gathered Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the completion of the Interstate 90/Silver Street Interchange project. State Transportation Secretary Darin Bergquist and City Public Works Director Dale Tech headlined the ribbon-cutting ceremony, which was also attended by numerous business leaders, Chamber officials, City staff and industry officials.…
City staff and family members rolled up their sleeves, gathered shovels, hammers and drills and went to work Saturday as part of the Mayor's Team Build for Black Hills Habitat for Humanity. The Mayor's Team worked at Habitat's Garfield Green project on N. Seventh Street.  The project will bring several…
Welcome to the 77th Sturgis Rally and Races!  For local residents and visitors alike, be safe and have a great experience. There is a lot to see and do in Rapid City and the area during the Rally.  From Summer Nights and Main Street Square, downtown shopping, and over 35…
A student delegation from Nikko City, Japan visited City Hall earlier this week and took part in a question and answer session with Mayor Steve Allender as well as participate in a mock Council session. Rapid City and Nikko City, Japan have enjoyed a Sister City agreement since the 1990's…
RAPID CITY--The City's Division of Building Services issued 294 building permits in July with a total valuation of $29,849,728.             The July valuation total was the second highest permit valuation for July, surpassed only by the $30,483,308 total from July 2011.  In July 2016, the City issued 240 building permits…
RAPID CITY--The City is inviting the public to participate in a survey on downtown parking and to attend an open house on development of the Downtown Parking Study and Strategic Plan.             The open house is hosted by the City of Rapid City and Walker Parking Consultants and is scheduled…
Water Line Extension Project Moves Forward RAPID CITY--Water pressure was fully restored to residents in the Auburn Hills subdivision by mid-afternoon Thursday.  Residents had been asked to reduce water usage in the area since Tuesday as a contractor conducted additional work on newly-installed pipeline on a segment of a water…
Mayor Steve Allender continued his job-shadowing activities this summer with a morning spent with the grounds crew at the Executive Golf Course. It was not an easy way to get in nine holes on a Monday morning, rather it was a few hours assisting the crew clear brush, leaves and…

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