Rapid City News Room (573 items)

IT’S OFFICIAL! BADLANDS SABRES NAMED NEW MEMBER OF HOCKEY LEAGUE Council discussing agreement between Sabres & City at Wednesday work session; Formal approval scheduled for Monday’s Council meeting RAPID CITY, SD (April 27, 2021)—The North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) announced earlier today the transfer of the Missoula Jr. Bruins…
Rapid City, S.D. (April 27) – The Rapid City Fire Department will conduct a prescribed burn in the Springbrook Acres area later this week. This is a cooperative effort with local, state, and federal agencies, along with help from the Springbrook Acres HOA. This is all part of the Survivable…
CITY’S TRENCHING BOARD SEEKS INPUT ON PROPOSED CHANGES FOR TRENCHING CONTRACTORS Board hosting May 20 public meeting; City Council must approve any changes RAPID CITY, SD—The City’s Trenching Board will host a public meeting seeking feedback on changes to the City’s code for trenching contractors and the operating manual for…
‘GREEN THUMB’ SEASON RAMPS UP AT CITY’S GREENHOUSE THIS WEEK RAPID CITY, SD—John Berglund’s thumbs are several weeks away from turning a full shade of green.  For now, his fingers are taking on the color and appearance of black dirt.             And John couldn’t be happier.             Berglund, the City’s…
MAYOR RECOGNIZES ROLE OF VOLUNTEERS WITH NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK PROCLAMATION Efforts of volunteers during COVID recognized; Mayor: Impact of volunteers’ time and talents ‘immense’ RAPID CITY, SD—Perhaps it’s taking a neighbor to a doctor’s appointment or the grocery store, taking time each day or week to read to children, answering…
CITY PLANNING COMMISSION ACKNOWLEDGES 2020 TRAFFIC VOLUME COUNTS REPORT **Four road segments have 30,000+ vehicles per day; **21 segments with 20,000+ vehicles on a daily basis; **COVID-19 impacted 2020 overall traffic RAPID CITY, SD—At its meeting Thursday morning, the Rapid City Planning Commission acknowledged the 2020 Traffic Volume Counts Report.…
CAST YOUR VOTE! CITY’S ‘NAME THE GARBAGE TRUCK’ CONTEST ENTERS VOTING PHASE Public will choose among 35 finalists to name nine City garbage trucks RAPID CITY, SD—The City’s ‘Name The Garbage Truck’ contest enters its voting phase this week with the public getting the chance to weigh in and make…
RESIDENTS REMINDED TO REMOVE SUMP PUMPS FROM THE SANITARY SEWER Actions can contribute to sewer backups; RAPID CITY, SD--City officials are again reminding residents it is illegal to discharge water from sump pumps into the City's sanitary sewer system and are advising residents to remove existing sump pump connections to…
CITY PROCLAIMS APRIL 5-12 AS DARK SKY WEEK RAPID CITY, SD—Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender is proclaiming April 5 through April 12 as Dark Sky Week in Rapid City, encouraging the community to celebrate the wonders of the night sky and to learn about responsible lighting practices to lessen light…
(UPDATE 4/6/2021) REMOTE YARD WASTE SITES COLLECT ‘TONS’ OF MATERIAL ON FIRST DAY Crews hauled away 32 containers with nearly 47 tons of material RAPID CITY, SD—Monday was the first day for placement and public use of the large, green containers at the City’s two remote yard waste locations and…

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