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City crews have been busy collecting decorations and lights, and checking them twice--ready to transform downtown Rapid City, Wilson Park and Halley Park into a holiday wonderland.  Beginning this week, crews are decorating the areas for the holiday season.             City Parks Division Manager Scott…
City crews have been busy collecting decorations and lights, and checking them twice--ready to transform downtown Rapid City, Wilson Park and Halley Park into a holiday wonderland.  Beginning this week, crews are decorating the areas for the holiday season.             City Parks Division Manager Scott…
BREAKING GROUND FOR RURAL AMERICA INITIATIVES: Dreams continue to take shape for Rural America Initiatives. Despite gusty winds and cold temperatures, more than 100 people turned out for the groundbreaking ceremonies for Rural America Initiatives' new facility on South Valley Drive. Mayor Steve Allender, Police Chief Karl Jegeris and Council…
RAPID CITY--The City's Community Planning and Development Services will host the first in a series of "Coffee With Planners" events Wednesday, November 8, 9 a.m. in the Community Room of the City/School Administration Center.             Planning Director Ken Young is initiating the quarterly informal coffees as a way to inform…
City employees have pledged more than $53,000 to United Way of the Black Hills.  A pledge check was presented at the United Way October 26 as part of United Way's Get Back The Pack Day activities. Rapid City Police and Fire Department officials signaled the effort in fine style with…
RAPID CITY--Nick Stroot, who has served as Pennington County's Human Resources Director since 2009, has been appointed Community Resources Director for the City of Rapid City by Mayor Steve Allender.             Stroot's appointment was confirmed at the October 16 City Council meeting.  His first day in the position will be…
Mayor Steve Allender completed his fourth public presentation on options for the Civic Center's Barnett Arena Oct. 19.  Approximately 300 people have attended the four presentations with several dozen people taking advantage of tours of the Arena by Civic Center staff after the presentations. No additional public presentations are scheduled…
  Huge Increase As School Year Begins; Record Daily Number on Tuesday   RAPID CITY--Anyone wondering if the City's youth would continue utilizing free public transportation when the new school year started need only look at September's usage numbers for the answer.             Youth transportation last month on the City's…
Study's Recommendations Determine City's Five-Year Plan for Utility Rates   RAPID CITY--Findings and recommendations from the 2017 Water and Water Reclamation Utility Rate Study will be shared with the City Council Monday night, October 16.  The Study and its findings and recommendations were detailed at two open houses October 10…
With 27 years of municipal experience, Young plans to move Rapid City 'forward positively' RAPID CITY--Ken Young, who served as Community Development Director for Pleasant Grove, Utah the last 11 years, was confirmed and sworn in as director of Rapid City's Community Planning and Development Services Department at the October…

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