Rapid City News Room (596 items)

CONTEST WINNERS TO CHRISTEN TRUCKS WITH NEW NAMES IN TUESDAY CEREMONY Trucks with new monikers to make rounds in time for National Garbage Man Day June 17 RAPID CITY, SD—Winners of last month’s ‘Name The Garbage Truck’ contest will christen nine City trucks with new names and receive prizes next…
CITY SETS PERMIT VALUATION RECORD FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE MONTH **Valuation total for month tops $44 million **Highest April/May valuation totals ever **Second-highest # of permits ever issued in May RAPID CITY, SD—The City’s Building Services Division issued the second-highest number of building permits ever for the month of May and…
PATRONS OF CITY’S OUTDOOR POOLS ADVISED TO USE CASH FOR ADMISSION, CONCESSIONS City Experiencing Connectivity Issues With Credit Card Machines RAPID CITY, SD—Patrons wishing to use the City’s outdoor pools are advised to use cash when paying for the daily admission fee and concessions.  Officials with the City’s Parks and…
The smells of sunscreen and freshly-mowed grass fill the air at Sunken Gardens as City Greenhouse Specialist John Berglund and his crews are planting flowers and mowing grass.              The crews are primarly seasonal staff and for the next week or so will be planting…
RAPID CITY—It’s been a long dry spell at the City’s outdoor pools since the last jump off the diving board, trip down the slide or chance to dip feet off the side into the cool waters.             That’s all changed as the City’s outdoor pools are now open for the…
RAPID CITY RECEIVES HONORABLE MENTION RECOGNITION BY LEAGUE OF AMERICAN BICYCLISTS RAPID CITY, SD—As the community observes National Bike Month, City officials learned last week Rapid City has received national recognition by the League of American Bicyclists. The League announced Rapid City’s designation of Honorable Mention as part of an…
CITY SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR POTENTIAL VISION FUND PROJECTS Rapid City, SD (May 21): The City is accepting public proposals for Vision Fund projects beginning May 24th through July 23rd, 2021. Vision Fund projects will be considered for a three-year plan period by the Vision Fund Citizen Committee with approximately $24…
‘NAME THE GARBAGE TRUCK’ CONTEST WINNERS REVEALED More than 800 votes cast; Winners will place signs on trucks RAPID CITY, SD—The votes have been cast and counted in the City’s ‘Name The Garbage Truck’ contest.  And the winners are… ‘Sir Dumps A Lot’ suggested by Megan Raftery ‘Cindersmella’ suggested by…
CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERING NEXT STEP IN ACCESSIBILITY UPGRADES AT DINOSAUR PARK (5/18 Update: The Council approved the measure at Monday night's meeting) RAPID CITY, SD—One of the featured items on Monday’s Rapid City Council agenda is authorizing the City to enter into a professional services agreement for accessibility improvements at…
CITY PREPARES TO OBSERVE NATIONAL PUBLIC WORKS WEEK Week will include mayoral proclamation, truck displays, presentations, booths at Main Street Square; ‘Name The Garbage Truck’ winners to be announced RAPID CITY, SD—When it comes to multi-tasking or juggling – the art of keeping two or more activities in progress at…

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