Rapid City News Room (490 items)

**CITY GUIDE TO INDEPENDENCE DAY** Events, Parking & Viewing Suggestions, City Offices & Holiday Trash Collection Skeds; Fireworks Usage, Safety Messages RAPID CITY--The City's Independence Day fireworks celebration will take place Saturday, July 4 at approximately 9:30 p.m.  The 20-25 minute show will coincide with patriotic music on radio station…
HOMEOWNERS AGAIN RECEIVING LETTERS OFFERING OPTIONAL UTILITY LINE SERVICE PROTECTION **Letter provides optional service line repair coverage; **City officials: plan provides protection for unexpected and costly repairs RAPID CITY, SD--Many city residents are receiving letters again regarding an optional customer exterior service line protection plan offered to homeowners.             City…
MAYOR ALLENDER APPOINTS DON HEDRICK AS INTERIM POLICE CHIEF Hedrick brings 18 years law enforcement experience to interim post RAPID CITY, SD--Mayor Steve Allender has appointed Don Hedrick as interim police chief of the Rapid City Police Department.             Hedrick, a native of Lakefield, MN, is currently service as assistant…
GIGANTIC BANANA PLANTS STAND GUARD AT CITY'S FORMAL GARDENS Big Brutes Find Home Each Summer in One of City Parks RAPID CITY—Drivers and pedestrians passing near the Noordermeer Formal Flower Gardens at Sioux Park will notice some gargantuan-sized plants standing guard over the marigolds, cosmos and other flowers.              …
HOMEOWNER ADVISORY: CITY WARNS RESIDENTS TO RESEARCH ROOFING CONTRACTORS, GET PERMITS Ensure Work Done Is From Licensed Contractor RAPID CITY, SD--With recent hail storms, the City's Building Services Division is issuing an advisory to homeowners regarding roof repairs.             The City has received more than two dozen reports recently of…
MAYOR ALLENDER APPOINTS JASON CULBERSON AS INTERIM FIRE CHIEF Culberson brings 27 years fire/EMS experience to interim post RAPID CITY, SD--Mayor Steve Allender has appointed Jason Culberson, a 27-year veteran of Rapid City Fire and Emergency Services, as interim fire chief of the Rapid City Fire Department.             Culberson replaces…
MAYOR PROCLAIMS FRIDAY AS JUNETEENTH DAY IN RAPID CITY Mayor's proclamation honors African Americans; Allender: 'None Are Free, Until All Are Free' should hold special meaning to all Americans RAPID CITY, SD--Mayor Steve Allender has issued a proclamation declaring Friday (tomorrow) as Juneteenth Day in Rapid City.             With the…
KEEPING PARKS CLEAN & MAINTAINED: CITIZENS, GROUPS HELP KEEP PARKS MAINTAINED THROUGH CITY'S ADOPT-A-PARK PROGRAM RAPID CITY, SD--Rapid City residents and organizations can play an important role in the upkeep, maintenance and beauty of local parks by participating in the City's Adopt-A-Park Program.             The Adopt-A-Park Program has been in…
SEVERAL PARK RESTROOMS OPEN TO PUBLIC BEGINNING JUNE 9 Other restrooms open July 1 when Park Shelters can be reserved; Park playgrounds also opened to public use RAPID CITY, SD--Several of the City's Park restroom facilities opened to the public for limited hours beginning June 9.  And the City's park…
CITY CREWS BEGIN ATTACK ON MOSQUITOES Residents can do their part by getting rid of standing areas of water RAPID CITY, SD--Combine warm seasonal temperatures with doses of measurable precipitation and the result is the emergence of those pesky, winged insects that can disrupt summer activities.             Mosquito season is…

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