Rapid City News Room (768 items)

$92.5 million permit to RC Regional Hospital comes on heels of second consecutive $300 million year in permit valuation RAPID CITY, SD--Rapid City's Building Services Division issued the largest building permit in the City's history Thursday.  The permit, with a valuation of $92,500,000 was issued to Rapid City Regional Hospital…
RAPID CITY, SD--The City of Rapid City is seeking applicants to fill a two-year term on the City's Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.             The Parks & Recreation Advisory Board meets the second Thursday of each month.  The Board advises the City Council and Parks and Recreation Director on all…
RAPID CITY, SD--December youth ridership on the RapidRide System increased more than 63 percent over the same month in 2016, according to numbers released by the Rapid Transit System (RTS).             A total of 11,800 youth passenger trips were recorded in December, compared to 7,225 trips in December 2016--a 63.32…
Rapid City, S.D. – In alignment with the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the Rapid City Police Department will participate in saturation patrols during the nationwide law enforcement mobilization campaign known as ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.’ The campaign runs through January 1st, 2018. The RCPD has added officers…
Staff Picks Favorites in Movies, Music, Meals, TV Shows, Treats RAPID CITY, SD--When it comes to their favorite Christmas and holiday traditions in movies, music and meals, City employees are very diverse and varied in their selections.             More than 100 City staff participated in a survey this week, with…
RAPID CITY, SD--New to this year's LNI activities is the Hand Games Corporate Citizen Challenge, where 10 community teams squared off Friday morning in the traditional Native American guessing game.              The largest event at the LNI each year is not basketball but the Hand Games competition.  This year's competition…
RAPID CITY, SD--The City's Building Services Division issued the third highest-valued building permit on record Thursday with a single permit valued at more than $34.9 million.  The permit was issued to Rapid City Regional Hospital for its Advanced Orthopedic and Sports Institute facility at 1635 Caregiver Circle.             With the…
RAPID CITY--The City Council approved a measure at its December 18 meeting authorizing the Parks and Recreation Department to harvest 150 deer during the 2017-18 season.              This season's harvest number is up from the 100 deer harvested the last two seasons.  The last time the harvest program reached 150…
LNI teams were escorted by local law enforcement to the Civic Center Wednesday night for a red carpet welcome from community and business leaders and citizens. Teams entered to raucous applause, high-fives and encouragement. The 41st annual LNI begins officially today at the Civic Center with numerous events. Mayor Steve…
City residents are reminded and encouraged to take the detailed community survey to assess Rapid City's budget priorities.  Information collected from the survey will be used to help prioritize City programs and services.            In addition to the online survey, paper surveys were mailed to 3,000 randomly-selected…

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