Rapid City News Room (784 items)

MORE HIKERS PARTICIPATED IN SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE’S TRAIL CHALLENGE RAPID CITY, SD—A total of 126 hikers participated in the annual Earth Day Trail Challenge in May and June.  Despite weather conditions, event organizers were pleased with the increased level of interest and participation.             This year’s number was an increase over…
RENOVATED SIOUX PARK PLAYGROUND OPENS FOR PLAY RAPID CITY, SD--City Parks Division Manager Scott Anderson indicates maintenance crews completed final cleanup and adjustments at the renovated Sioux Park playground and the area is open to public access.             The popular park had been closed since November 1 so crews could…
‘YOUTH RIDE FREE’ TRANSIT OPTION EXTENDS TO SUMMER MONTHS FOR LOCAL YOUTH RAPID CITY, SD—Rapid Transit System officials remind community youth and their families the popular ‘Youth Ride Free’ program isn’t just a transportation option for the school year, but also extends to the summer months.             “We see a…
CITY, COUNTY, FEDERAL OFFICIALS ADDRESS PACTOLA WATER RELEASES, DOWNSTREAM IMPACTS, WATER RESTRICTIONS RAPID CITY, SD—City, county and federal officials gathered recently at Sioux Park along Rapid Creek to address recent water releases from Pactola and Deerfield Reservoirs, the increased stream flows in Rapid Creek through Rapid City, shared safety precautions…
105 YEARS OLD! MUNICIPAL BAND KICKS OFF SEASON OF CONCERTS THIS WEDNESDAY Community band has been entertaining audiences  with free concerts for 105 years RAPID CITY, SD—The Rapid City Municipal Band will kick off another season of weekly free concerts tomorrow (Wednesday) beginning at 8 p.m. at the Memorial Park…
FITZGERALD STADIUM DISPOSAL SITE CLOSING JUNE 28-JULY 6 FOR LEGION FIRECRACKER TOURNEY City Council approved plan at Monday’s meeting RAPID CITY, SD—The Rapid City Council Monday night approved a plan to temporarily remove recycling and yard waste containers at Fitzgerald Stadium for the upcoming American Legion Post 22 Firecracker Tournament. City…
RAPID CITY MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS HISTORY, FAST FACTS & RECENT RESULTS: **The winner of today’s mayoral race will become the City’s 59th mayor. **The first mayor of Rapid City was John Richard Brennan, who served 1882-1883. **There are five candidates running to become Rapid City’s next mayor. In June 2007, there…
1972 FLOOD MEMORIES FLOOD SURVIVORS AND VOLUNTEERS REMINDED TO SHARE AND RECORD MEMORIES, EXPERIENCES RAPID CITY, SD—Survivors of the 1972 Black Hills flood and volunteers who assisted in the area’s recovery are reminded to share their memories and experiences by providing oral histories to the Rapid City Public Library as…
SPLISH, SPLASH!!! CITY REC SETS DATES FOR OPENING OF OUTDOOR POOLS Roosevelt’s 50-meter pool opens Memorial Day; Horace Mann, Parkview, Jimmy Hilton pools open June 8 RAPID CITY, SD—It won’t be long when some of the dominant smells and sounds of summer take over city pools: sunscreen, lifeguard whistles, loud…
CITY OFFICIALS REACT TO WALLETHUB RANKING Rapid City ranks fifth in nation for summer jobs RAPID CITY, SD—Rapid City is ranked as the fifth best place in the nation for summer jobs in a report released today by WalletHub.             Rapid City was among more…

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