Rapid City News Room (768 items)

RAPID CITY, SD--The City's Community Development Department is hosting an open house for the proposed 'Urban Commercial Zoning District'.  The open house will be held Wednesday, December 13, 2-6 p.m. in the First Floor Community Room at the City/School Administration Building, 300 Sixth Street.             The new zoning district is…
RAPID CITY--With a month left in 2017, the City has achieved the second highest year for building permit valuation.  The City's Building Services Division issued 349 building permits in November with a total valuation for the month of $18,784,979.             Through 11 months of this year, the City has issued…
RAPID CITY, SD--An air quality alert for dust has been issued for Rapid City, west of The Gap, effective until 8 p.m. Monday.  The alert is issued by the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources and relayed by the National Weather Service. The City's Air Quality Office recommends…
(Thursday, 11/30 Update) PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has requested that all flags in the state be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. until sunset on Monday, Dec. 4, to honor the life of state Rep. Craig Tieszen, of Rapid City, on the day of his funeral. Tieszen died…
The ninth annual Wilson Park Tree Lighting ceremony was celebrated by a large crowd Tuesday night, Nov. 21.     Santa Claus handed out candy canes and volunteers served up hot chocolate and cookies from Mount Rushmore Road businesses.  The Wilson School Elementary singers serenaded the audience with holiday songs. …
Mayor Steve Allender, the Rapid City Council, City Directors and City Employees wish everyone a safe, happy and memorable Thanksgiving holiday! Remember, City offices are closed Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday.  The City-School Administration Center will be closed Thursday and Friday.  Don't…
RAPID CITY, SD—Rapid City area working families and their children soon may have more options for childcare needs. The YMCA of Rapid City announced plans today to meet significant childcare service needs in the community by expanding early childhood education through the acquisition of a building conveniently located across the…
RAPID CITY, SD--Alan Kruse, a Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient who served seven months on the front lines in Vietnam, has been named Rapid City's Veteran of the Month for November.  Kruse was recognized by the City at the November 20 City Council meeting.             The City's Veteran of…
Website posting will identify new projects and their locations in community RAPID CITY--In an effort to communicate more efficiently with the general public regarding active construction projects in the community and department activities, the City's Community Development Department is publishing weekly informational reports and a quarterly newsletter.             The new…
A standing-room only crowd attended the first 'Coffee With Planners' event held in the Community Room of the City/School Administration Center Nov. 8.    The event was hosted by the Community Planning and Development Department.  Department Director Ken Young greeted the crowd of more than 60 people, introduced division staff…

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