Rapid City News Room (573 items)

CITY REPORTS MODEST INCREASE IN SALES TAX RECEIPTS FOR 2020 Building and buying trends remained strong in 2020 despite COVID RAPID CITY, SD—Despite the restrictions, closures and various impacts resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Rapid City experienced a 3.32 percent increase in sales tax receipts in 2020 over the same…
(April 19, 2021/Update) (CLICK LINK BELOW...) https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/rapidcity/transferjobs  CITY BOOSTING SALARY, INCENTIVES FOR LIFEGUARDS; UPGRADING SYSTEM FOR SEASONAL JOB APPLICANTS System upgrade provides for more efficient, timely access to seasonal job opportunities RAPID CITY, SD—In a further attempt to boost interest among applicants and alleviate a projected shortage of summer workers,…
THESE BITTERLY COLD DAYS… PUBLIC URGED TO CONTACT POLICE IF SOMEONE NEEDS ATTENTION, IN DISTRESS City Reminds Public To Place Winter Apparel Items On Downtown Statues RAPID CITY—With this period of extended bitterly cold temperatures and wind chills, the public is reminded to contact the Rapid City Police Department if…
CLEAN-UP WEEK IS HERE! (4/22 Update) 1500 VOLUNTEERS/160 TEAMS TO COLLECT TRASH DURING SATURDAY’S CITYWIDE CLEAN-UP DAY Mayor Allender, businesses, residents combining efforts to beautify city RAPID CITY, SD—Between 150-160 teams comprised of more than 1500 volunteers will be fanning out across Rapid City later this week to clean up…
ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES NEW NONSTOP SERVICE FROM RAPID CITY TO LOS ANGELES, PLUS NINE SPECIAL LIMITED ROUTES FOR STURGIS MOTORCYCLE RALLY  ONE-WAY FARES TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AS LOW AS $79*  RAPID CITY, S.D. Feb. 9, 2021 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces service from Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) to Los…
CITY REPORTS 'SUBSTANTIAL' PROGRESS WITH UTILITY ACCOUNT PAYMENTS RAPID CITY, SD--Officials are commending City utility customers for bringing their accounts current and dramatically reducing the potential number of service discontinuations in January.             Last March, the City suspended utility service discontinuations due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.  In…
CITY OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES PREDICT SUPER BOWL OUTCOME, OTHER FAVORITES Survey discloses favorite NFL teams, snacks; Respondents give nod to Chiefs in Sunday's game RAPID CITY, SD--Like most of the 100 million people tuning into Sunday's Super Bowl LV, Rapid City's mayor, Council members and City employees have an opinion…
CITY BEGINS 2021 WITH SOLID BUILDING PERMIT NUMBERS RAPID CITY, SD--Rapid City opened 2021 with a solid building start, as the City's Building Services Division issued 254 building permits in January with a combined valuation total of $31.3 million.  The valuation total outpaces the January totals from the past two…
BLACK HILLS STOCK SHOW AND RODEO WEEK PROCLAMATION ISSUED BY MAYOR Event has $22 million impact on local economy RAPID CITY, SD--The Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo has a rich and honored tradition in the community.  The annual event has an estimated economic impact of $22 million, attracts hundreds…
RSVP RECOGNIZES HUNDREDS OF VOLUNTEERS FOR THOUSANDS OF HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE COVID Precautions Cancel Annual Banquet The Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Rapid City (RSVP) recognized hundreds of volunteers Friday (January 22) for their work with numerous community organizations in 2020. Due to COVID precautions, the annual recognition banquet gave…

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