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At the recent session of the Rapid City Council, concerns were brought up regarding Mayor Allender's proposed budget for 2018. According to a report from KOTA, chief among them were…
The Rapid City Public Works Committee discussed waiving requirements by the developer for a plot of land, reports the Rapid City Journal.  The Rapid City Area Schools requested the waiver…
Two years ago, the South Dakota State Legislature passed a law requiring all incoming sixth grade students to get the T-Dap and meningitis vaccines. According to KOTA News, last year…
The Rapid City Council opened its first 2018 Budget meeting on August 15, at 5:30 at the City/School Administration Building. Additional meetings are set for Thursday, August 17, and for…
In October, SpartanNash will close three grocery stores in Rapid City, reports the South Dakota Public Broadcasting.  Two Family Thrift stores and a Prairie Market store will close in October.…
Mayor Steve Allender gave his budget presentation last week, including cuts to arts and volunteer programs. The Rapid City Journal reported on how these cuts would affect three organizations. The…
Release by the Rapid City Collective Impact Food Security Oversight Committee:  RAPID CITY – Since April 2017, Mary Corbine, Food Security Manager at Feeding South Dakota, has been collecting baseline…
Mayor Steve Allender recently made his 2018 budget proposal to the Rapid City Council. The budget continues last year's priority-based budgeting, a system where the budget is based on the…
The history and land tenure of a portion of West Rapid City formerly belonging to the Rapid City Indian Boarding School, is currently under evaluation by researchers and government officials.…
The South Dakota Board of Regents meets next week to discuss tuition and fees for South Dakota universities, reports the Rapid City Journal.  The South Dakota Higher Education Enhancement Fee…
After a rough start to the Summer Nights series due to numerous incidents involving unsupervised teens and after issuing an appeal to parents to check on their children, the Rapid…
A request to increase security at some Rapid City parks will be heard by the city council next week, reports KOTA News. The request calls for a contract with a…
Residents of the Mesa View subdivision east of Rapid City limits who have been struggling with water quality issues for years are getting some much needed help. According to the…
Rapid City is looking for citizen input on downtown parking. The city planning department will hold an open house on August 15th at the Dahl Fine Arts Center, starting at…
The Great American Book Festival (GABFest) will take place over Labor Day weekend at Main Street Square, reports the Rapid City Journal.  Award winning authors from across the country are…
The Indian Health Service (IHS) issued a statement explaining that the Sioux San Hospital emergency and inpatient departments will close completely within a year ,according to the Rapid City Journal. …
A faulty bridge off Hwy 44 that has left some eastern Pennington County residents without a reliable route to their homes is slated to be replaced thanks to a recommendation…
Terri Davis is returning home to the Black Hills when she assumes the role of Director of the Rapid City Public Library in August. Although born in Brookings, the Rapid…
On July 25, 1974 Storybook Island officially reopened following the devastation of the 1972 flood. Symbolic keys were presented to Girls and Boys Club representatives at the dedication of the…
The Black Hills Farmers Market moved from Founders Park to 145 E Omaha Street for the 2017 season.  According to KEVN-Black Hills Fox, the move means there is more parking…
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