Rapid City News Room (596 items)

YOUTH TRANSIT RIDES HOLD STEADY IN APRIL More than 3,000 passenger trips recorded in six of eight months this school year RAPID CITY, SD—For the sixth month during the 2020-21 school year, more than 3,000 youth passenger trips were recorded on RapidRide.             Rapid Transit System (RTS) officials report 3,134…
NATIONAL DAY OF AWARENESS FOR MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS PEOPLE Mayor Steve Allender has proclaimed today (May 5) as National Awareness Day for Missing and Murdered Indigenous People in Rapid City. The City issued a similar proclamation in 2018 and in 2019, hosted a booth by the Red Ribbon Skirt…
CITY SHATTERS APRIL PERMIT VALUATION RECORD Valuation total for month tops $55 million; Second-highest # of permits issued for April RAPID CITY, SD—It was another record-setting month for the City’s Building Services Division in April.             The City issued 559 building permits in April for a valuation total of $55,054,531. …
PRESERVATION COMMISSION HOSTING VIRTUAL FORUM ON CITY’S HISTORIC CONTEXT DOCUMENT, PRESERVATION PLAN Tuesday Virtual Session To Gather Input, Provide Updates on Importance of History to City’s Future RAPID CITY, SD—The public is reminded and encouraged to participate in a virtual public forum, hosted by Rapid City Historic Preservation Commission.  The…
IT’S OFFICIAL! BADLANDS SABRES NAMED NEW MEMBER OF HOCKEY LEAGUE Council discussing agreement between Sabres & City at Wednesday work session; Formal approval scheduled for Monday’s Council meeting RAPID CITY, SD (April 27, 2021)—The North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) announced earlier today the transfer of the Missoula Jr. Bruins…
Rapid City, S.D. (April 27) – The Rapid City Fire Department will conduct a prescribed burn in the Springbrook Acres area later this week. This is a cooperative effort with local, state, and federal agencies, along with help from the Springbrook Acres HOA. This is all part of the Survivable…
CITY’S TRENCHING BOARD SEEKS INPUT ON PROPOSED CHANGES FOR TRENCHING CONTRACTORS Board hosting May 20 public meeting; City Council must approve any changes RAPID CITY, SD—The City’s Trenching Board will host a public meeting seeking feedback on changes to the City’s code for trenching contractors and the operating manual for…
‘GREEN THUMB’ SEASON RAMPS UP AT CITY’S GREENHOUSE THIS WEEK RAPID CITY, SD—John Berglund’s thumbs are several weeks away from turning a full shade of green.  For now, his fingers are taking on the color and appearance of black dirt.             And John couldn’t be happier.             Berglund, the City’s…
MAYOR RECOGNIZES ROLE OF VOLUNTEERS WITH NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK PROCLAMATION Efforts of volunteers during COVID recognized; Mayor: Impact of volunteers’ time and talents ‘immense’ RAPID CITY, SD—Perhaps it’s taking a neighbor to a doctor’s appointment or the grocery store, taking time each day or week to read to children, answering…
CITY PLANNING COMMISSION ACKNOWLEDGES 2020 TRAFFIC VOLUME COUNTS REPORT **Four road segments have 30,000+ vehicles per day; **21 segments with 20,000+ vehicles on a daily basis; **COVID-19 impacted 2020 overall traffic RAPID CITY, SD—At its meeting Thursday morning, the Rapid City Planning Commission acknowledged the 2020 Traffic Volume Counts Report.…

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