Rapid City News Room (629 items)

CITY CREWS BEGIN DECORATING FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON Crews festooning Halley Park, Wilson Park, downtown with lights, decorations, wreaths for Christmas season RAPID CITY, SD—City crews are busy this week connecting strings of colored lights, tightening and checking bulbs and fluffing up decorations, transforming downtown Rapid City and major park…
Crews from the Rapid City Parks Division are busy winterizing the rose flower beds in Halley Park and Memorial Park this week.      City Greenhouse Specialist John Berglund said he has been waiting for Mother Nature to intervene and drop leaves from trees that can be collected to provide…
RECORD NUMBERS TURNED OUT FOR CITY’S HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL EVENT More than 1,100 vehicles brought in 5,000 gallons of material; Food, cash donations will result in 10,286 meals RAPID CITY, SD—This month’s Household Hazardous Waste Disposal event produced overwhelming numbers of collected waste material. The event was held October 16…
CITY SALES TAX RECEIPTS SURPASS $3 MILLION FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE MONTH Totals top $10 million for June-August period RAPID CITY, SD—The results are in and for Rapid City, it was a record-setting summer. Sales tax revenue surpassed the $3 million mark for a third consecutive month in August as the…
2:15 p.m. Thursday Update: City officials indicate the containers at the remote yard waste locations at Floyd Fitzgerald Stadium and West Boulevard North are overwhelmed with material.  All available containers are being utilized.  The public is advised to use the Rapid City Landfill to drop off tree limbs and branches. …
WINTER STORM ATLAS ANNIVERSARY IS OPPORTUNITY TO REFLECT, PLAN AHEAD Officials Say Now Is Time To Prepare For Upcoming Season; City Shares Messages, Snow Policies, Facts RAPID CITY, SD—Sunday marked the eighth anniversary of the weather system nicknamed 'Winter Storm Atlas' or 'The Great Blizzard of 2013' or 'The Cattlemen's…
4,200 passenger trips recorded; Highest number since onset of COVID-19 RAPID CITY, SD—Rapid Transit System (RTS) recorded more than 4,200 youth passenger trips in September, the first month of the 2021-22 school year.  The total is the highest number of youth passenger trips for a month since the onset of…
NEXT WEEK: CITY HALL, FIRE & POLICE SERVING AS COLLECTION POINTS FOR CITYWIDE DIAPER DRIVE Mayor declaring Sept. 27-Oct. 3 as Diaper Need Awareness Week RAPID CITY—The average infant requires a dozen diaper changes per day over three years and toddlers about eight changes per day. The average child will…
MARK YOUR CALENDARS-OCTOBER 16, 2021 from 8am to 1pm CITY’S SOLID WASTE DIVISION HOSTING HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL EVENT Time to get rid of old paints, aerosols, chemicals RAPID CITY, SD--The City's Solid Waste Division will again host the popular Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Event Saturday, October 16 at the…
HELP WANTED… CITY CONTINUES PUSH FOR SEASONAL WORKERS PARKS & THE MONUMENT HAVE NUMEROUS VACANT POSITIONS TO FILL IMMEDIATELY RAPID CITY, SD—The start of school often means the departure of dozens of seasonal workers in the City’s Parks and Recreation Division.  This year, City officials say the loss of seasonal…

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