Rapid City News Room (682 items)

RESIDENTS REMINDED OF WATER RESTRICTIONS Annual conservation measure began June 1 RAPID CITY--As local residents get their lawns and gardens ready for the summer, it is also time to work water conservation measures into the schedule.  Rapid City's annual mandatory water conservation measures went into effect June 1.             For…
THE CHAMPION IS CROWNED!!! St. Petersburg University of IT, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO) of Russia emerged as the World Champions of the 41st Annual ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals in Rapid City. A total of 133 teams from 70 countries participated. It was the fourth title for…
RAPID CITY--The City's outdoor pools have opened for the summer.             The Roosevelt Swim Center's 50-meter outdoor pool opened May 30 with open swim time from 1-5 p.m. daily, and lap swim times 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturdays and 1-7:30 p.m. Sundays.             Sioux Park's Jimmy Hilton…
With a close eye on the calendar and the thermometer, City Greenhouse Specialist John Berglund is adding a little splash of color to the City's parks.             This week, crews from the City's Parks department begin planting upwards to 15,000 flowers and shrubs in the…
Potholes can form on Rapid City streets any day of the year.  They are a common occurrence and the result of traffic and weather conditions on road surfaces, and not the result of a poorly-maintained road. The City has a Pothole Hotline for residents to call if they notice a…
The survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RCCSSurvey  RAPID CITY--For the second time in 13 months, the City is asking the public to rate its experiences with City Hall, launching an online customer use and satisfaction survey.  The survey went online Monday afternoon.             An initial survey was conducted in April and May of…
Months of dedicated work by staff of the Rapid City Public Library has resulted in this week's grand opening celebration of major interior renovations of the facility. Thursday's grand opening celebration included entertainment by Hank Harris, refreshments, tours and other festivities. The public will see several new changes and renovations…
MAYOR SELECTS DALE TECH AS CITY'S PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR City Engineer has been serving as interim director for past 16 months    RAPID CITY--Dale Tech, long-time City engineer and who has served as interim public works director for the past 16 months, has been selected by Mayor Steve Allender to…
Local firefighters were recognized at Monday's City Council meeting.  Mayor Steve Allender presented a mayoral proclamation, declaring May 4th as International Firefighters' Day in Rapid City, encouraging citizens to show support and appreciation for city, county, state and federal firefighters for their dedicated efforts.   Below is the Mayor's proclamation:…
Rapid City, S.D. – Now that the weather is warming up, many students are walking to and from school. With more children choosing to walk or bike to school, the RCAS and RCPD would like to remind drivers to be vigilant and slow down in school zones. Safety is a…

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