Rapid City News Room (785 items)

RAPID CITY--The City is inviting the public to participate in a survey on downtown parking and to attend an open house on development of the Downtown Parking Study and Strategic Plan.             The open house is hosted by the City of Rapid City and Walker Parking Consultants and is scheduled…
Water Line Extension Project Moves Forward RAPID CITY--Water pressure was fully restored to residents in the Auburn Hills subdivision by mid-afternoon Thursday.  Residents had been asked to reduce water usage in the area since Tuesday as a contractor conducted additional work on newly-installed pipeline on a segment of a water…
Mayor Steve Allender continued his job-shadowing activities this summer with a morning spent with the grounds crew at the Executive Golf Course. It was not an easy way to get in nine holes on a Monday morning, rather it was a few hours assisting the crew clear brush, leaves and…
Hundreds of City employees and family members were treated to the annual Employee Appreciation Picnic in the Barnett Arena of the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Wednesday. Council members and department directors worked the serving line, dishing up brats and burgers, assorted salads, homemade chips, lemonade, tea and ice cream bars.…
WILD IDEA BUFFALO COMPANY CITED FOR LAND STEWARDSHIP AND PROMOTION OF LOCAL, HEALTHY FOODS   RAPID CITY--A local company dedicated to land stewardship, promoting local foods and the consumption of healthy protein with the production of buffalo is the recipient of Rapid City's Sustainability Award.             Wild Idea Buffalo Company…
Terri Davis served as facility's public services manager & assistant director from 2000-2015   RAPID CITY--A familiar face will be returning to the Rapid City Public Library as its next director.             Wednesday night, the Rapid City Library Board approved Terri Davis as the next director of the Rapid City…
RAPID CITY--At the July 3 meeting of the Rapid City Council, oaths of office were administered to Mayor Steve Allender and ward council members Becky Drury (Ward One), Ritchie Nordstrom (Ward Two), Chad Lewis (Ward Three), John Roberts (Ward Four) and Laura Armstrong (Ward Five).  Mayor Allender's term is for…
RAPID CITY--A total of 300 building permits were issued in June by Rapid City's Division of Building Services for a total valuation of $27,347,566.             The June permits total was the highest June total for permits issued since 2014.  The valuation total was the second highest total for the month…
Mayor Steve Allender began his job shadowing activities at city departments this week, taking time to serve as a lifeguard at the Rapid City Swim Center. The Mayor supervised swimmers around the leisure pool and on the slide, visited with lifeguards about their duties and took to the whistle to…
JENNIFER KELLSY IS JUNE'S HIDDEN HERO OF THE MONTH Veteran caregiver will be recognized at tonight's Council meeting RAPID CITY--Jennifer Kellsy has been recognized as Rapid City's Hidden Hero of the Month for June.  Kellsy was honored at the June 19 City Council meeting.             For 13 years, Kellsy has…

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