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The Rapid City Fire Department hosted a demonstration at Fire Station 3 Thursday morning on the importance of residential fire protection sprinkler systems.   Two small units with similar equipment were part of the display with one unit equipped with a single sprinkler. The alarm sounded about 10 seconds after…
  Navy veteran Wiley Cress now helps seriously ill children become honorary submariners RAPID CITY--Following in the footsteps of family members, there was never a question in Wiley Cress' mind if he would enlist in the US Armed Forces.             The question was when.             His father and two uncles…
RAPID CITY--A new activity is officially being added to the list of the many activities for the public to pursue in Rapid City's parks system.             The Nehemiah Larimer Memorial Slackline and Balance Park was dedicated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony September 21 in Sioux Park.  The event included a slacklining…
Beginning Monday, September 18, Robbinsdale Park will be closed to begin grading, storm sewer construction and improvements work. The Park along with Robbinsdale Park Road and East Fairmont Boulevard to East Oakland Street will be closed to through traffic for the construction work and improvements as part of the Robbinsdale…
RAPID CITY--Changes in traffic flow are coming soon to the intersection of Fifth Street and Main Street in Rapid City.             Persistent problems with traffic safety at the intersection has prompted the change, which will include converting the northbound approach of Fifth Street at Main Street to two left turn…
A City team of department directors and officials participated in the United Way of the Black Hills annual Day of Caring in Rapid City September 7.    The City team provided clean-up work at the educational gardens at the Canyon Lake Senior Citizens Center.   Before the work site activities, City…
A quick three-day donation drive to help victims of Hurricane Harvey proved successful at the City/School Administration Center. Serenna Zeisler of City Building Services organized the quick donation drive to assist a local church that is collecting toiletry items for hurricane victims.  Prime items of collection included baby wipes, diapers,…
Rapid City, S.D. – The Rapid City Police Department has received several reports of scammers targeting residents in both Rapid City and around the Black Hills. The scam involves a salesperson travelling door-to-door through a neighborhood. The salesperson informs a resident that they represent a local television/internet provider and their…
Swimming at the City's Jimmy Hilton Sioux Park pool has really gone to the dogs, in a big way. More than 400 dogs frolicked at the pool Sunday for the second annual Wags and Waves event at the Sioux Park pool facility.  Dogs of just about every shape, size and…
Community, business and industry officials gathered for Wednesday's groundbreaking for the Village On Monroe, an affordable housing partnership project at the corner of Dilger and Monroe in north Rapid City. The project includes five small affordable homes and is scheduled to be completed in 120 days. Mayor Steve Allender spoke…

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