The Rapid City Council declared a state of emergency following a blizzard hitting the region on October 4th and 5th. According to the Rapid City Journal, this is the first step to getting federal assistance. Pennington County Commissioners will meet today on the same issue, then it will move on to the governor.
KOTA News has provided continual updates during the storm and aftermath.
Follow the work of the Rapid City Council in the archive.
Update, 3:30 pm: Meade and Pennington County Commissions have both approved a state of emergency.