Rapid City News Room (517 items)

RAPID CITY, SD--Sunday marks the 30th anniversary since the signing of the landmark legislation entitled Americans With Disabilities Act, commonly referred to as the ADA.             Upon this weekend's anniversary, officials are reflecting on the City's commitment to removing physical and attitudinal barriers affecting people with disabilities in the community. …
RAPID CITY, SD--Visitors to the Mt. View-Mt. Calvary Cemeteries in Rapid City may see a stone pillar-like structure emerging from the grounds on the western edge of the cemetery campus.             Constructed last year, the Niche-Ely Ossuarium provides a final resting place for cremated remains and a low-cost alternative for…
RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM TO RESUME REGULAR MONDAY-FRIDAY OPERATIONS Saturday transit services remain suspended RAPID CITY, SD--RapidRide and Dial-a-Ride transportation operations are scheduled to resume regular weekday services effective Monday, according to Rapid Transit System (RTS) officials.             Starting Monday, RapidRide will resume Monday-Friday routes from 6:20 a.m. to 5:50 p.m.…
Second-highest # of June permits issued since 2000; Roofing permits soar RAPID CITY, SD--The City's Building Services Division issued 595 building permits last month, the second-highest total for issuance of permits in the month of June since 2000.  The total is considerably higher than the 343 permits issued in June…
RAPID CITY, SD--The public is invited to participate in an on-line public information meeting as area officials seek input on the Draft Metropolitan Transportation Plan and Bike/Pedestrian Plan.             The online meeting is presented by the Rapid City Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (RCAMPO). The public can review the plan and…
RAPID CITY, SD--With recent hail storms, the City's Building Services Division is reminding homeowners to do their homework regarding roof repairs.             The City issued an advisory last month regarding the importance of checking credentials of individuals and companies contacting homeowners about roof repairs.  By mid-June, the City had received…
STATE DENR RECOGNIZES CITY FOR WATER SYSTEM MANAGEMENT/MAINTENANCE City has met Drinking Water regulations and state regulations for 17 years RAPID CITY, SD--The State of South Dakota has recognized the City of Rapid City's public water system and the system's operation specialists for excellence in water system management and maintenance.…
**CITY GUIDE TO INDEPENDENCE DAY** Events, Parking & Viewing Suggestions, City Offices & Holiday Trash Collection Skeds; Fireworks Usage, Safety Messages RAPID CITY--The City's Independence Day fireworks celebration will take place Saturday, July 4 at approximately 9:30 p.m.  The 20-25 minute show will coincide with patriotic music on radio station…
HOMEOWNERS AGAIN RECEIVING LETTERS OFFERING OPTIONAL UTILITY LINE SERVICE PROTECTION **Letter provides optional service line repair coverage; **City officials: plan provides protection for unexpected and costly repairs RAPID CITY, SD--Many city residents are receiving letters again regarding an optional customer exterior service line protection plan offered to homeowners.             City…
MAYOR ALLENDER APPOINTS DON HEDRICK AS INTERIM POLICE CHIEF Hedrick brings 18 years law enforcement experience to interim post RAPID CITY, SD--Mayor Steve Allender has appointed Don Hedrick as interim police chief of the Rapid City Police Department.             Hedrick, a native of Lakefield, MN, is currently service as assistant…

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