Rapid City News Room (682 items)

December's two snow events serve as good reminders for the general public on driving with caution and being prepared for snow event conditions.  Here are a few reminders: **Stay tuned to National Weather Service, South Dakota Department of Transportation and Pennington County Emergency Management websites, media weather reports, and your…
From the Mayor, City Council and the employees of the City of Rapid City, we wish to express our heartfelt wishes for many blessings during the Christmas and Hanukkah seasons and for the New Year's observance.  Be safe and may this holiday time be filled with great memories, joy and…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/December 9, 2016   MAYOR ALLENDER SELECTS ROD SEALS AS INTERIM FIRE CHIEF Seals is Deputy Fire Chief with 20 years of Department Experience    RAPID CITY--Rod Seals, a 20-year veteran of the Rapid City Fire Department, has been named interim chief of the department by Rapid City…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/December 7, 2016   YOUTH TRANSIT USE INCREASED IN NOVEMBER RAPID CITY--Youth ridership on the City's transit system increased in November compared to October.             There were 7,938 youth passenger trips on the RapidRide system in November or 441 youth passenger trips per day during the month's 18…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/December 6, 2016   CITY COUNCIL APPROVES VISION FUND PROJECT RECOMMENDATIONS  RAPID CITY--The Rapid City Council approved the list of Citizens Vision Fund Committee recommendations for funding from the Vision Fund at Monday night's (December 5) meeting.             After 90 minutes of presentations, questions and discussions, the Council voted…
Rapid City Parks employees gave Dino, one of Rapid City's iconic symbols, a holiday makeover Friday morning. A crew of four worked to secure a large scarf and hat to Dino.  It takes considerable effort to secure the items to make sure they are secure and can withstand December winds…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/December 1, 2016   ADULT BASKETBALL LEAGUES REGISTRATION UNDERWAY RAPID CITY--Registration for the Rapid City Recreation Department's adult winter basketball leagues is currently underway.                 Registration deadline for the six-week leagues is January 4, 2017. There are men's and women's divisions based on level of experience.  The season…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/December 1, 2016   ROOSEVELT PARK ICE ARENA HOSTING WINTER ICE SHOW RAPID CITY--The Roosevelt Park Ice Arena's Black Hills Skating Academy and the Black Hills Figure Skating Club are collaborating to host the annual Winter Ice Show December 9-10 at the Ice Arena.             The event will…
The City will serve as an Angel Tree location as part of the Salvation Army Black Hills Women's Auxiliary's Angel Tree Program. The City's Angel Tree is located in the lobby of City Hall, 300 Sixth Street.  The tree is adorned with 35 tags. The Angel Tree Tag shows whether…
Downtown Rapid City is hustling and bustling with activities throughout the Christmas holiday season. There is free downtown parking on Saturdays through December 17.  The permit includes free parking in all downtown public lots and metered spaces on the streets and in the parking ramp near Main Street Square. The City's…

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