Rapid City News Room (682 items)

At the Monday, November 21 City Council meeting, Mayor Steve Allender presented a proclamation declaring it as Brandi Tonkel Day in Rapid City.  The proclamation recognizes Tonkel's exemplary work as a forensic interviewer for the Children's Home Child Advocacy Center for the past five years. The proclamation states for the…
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/November 22, 2016   COUNCIL APPROVES RATE ADJUSTMENTS FOR PARKS/REC ACTIVITIES Most Aquatics, Golf, Ice and Cemetery Rates Increasing RAPID CITY--The City Council approved rate adjustments for the Rapid City Department of Parks and Recreation at Monday night's meeting, including rate increases for swim, golf, ice and…
Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender and Assistant Police Chief Don Hedrick participated in a pair of events Monday, focusing the spotlight on homelessness and its many related issues in the community. At a kickoff event at the HOPE Center announcing various community awareness activities, Mayor Allender presented two proclamations.  The…
**For Immediate Release** Fire Chief Maltaverne Announces Retirement From: Lt. Jim Bussell- Rapid City Fire Department Rapid City, S.D. - After a successful 26 year career with the Rapid City Fire Department, Fire Chief Mike Maltaverne is announcing his retirement, effective December 31, 2016. Chief Maltaverne informed Mayor Steve Allender…
Rapid City has set a record for building permit valuation in a year, according to the City's Building Services Division.             October's valuation total of $16,210,240 brings the total valuation for 2016 to a record $261,980,456 with two months remaining in the calendar year.  The $261 million mark surpasses the…
Rapid City has set a record for building permit valuation in a year, according to the City's Building Services Division.             October's valuation total of $16,210,240 brings the total valuation for 2016 to a record $261,980,456 with two months remaining in the calendar year.  The $261 million mark surpasses the…
The City of Rapid City is partnering with the 211 Helpline Center this winter to notify affected residents and business employees when a downtown snow removal alert is declared as well as other winter messaging.             Anyone wishing to receive downtown snow removal alerts via text message may subscribe by…
Dallas Dietrich, a long-time area businessman and tireless advocate for promoting the abilities of people with disabilities and for educating the public on the importance of breaking down barriers, has died.  He was 68.             Among his numerous accomplishments, Dietrich started the Ski For Light program, which offers downhill and…
The Vision Fund Citizens Committee is continuing its work after last month's public presentations. The nine-member Committee is conducting weekly work review sessions through November and plans to make recommendations for possible funding from the Vision Fund to the City Council in early December. Committee chairman George Grassby praised the…
Changes in parking and improved accessibility features in bathrooms, stairwells and corridors are some of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and life-safety enhancements nearing completion at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.             The improvements were contained in a $1.5 million renovation project approved by the City Council six months…

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