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Rapid City council unanimously approves city-wide texting while driving ban - This approval makes texting behind the wheel a primary offense, meaning officers do not have to have another reason to pull you over. - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

SD airport wants help from hunters to cull geese - RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Rapid City Regional Airport officials hope to enlist hunters in an effort to curb rising numbers of migrating Canada geese which pose an increasing threat to aircraft. The Rapid City Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1gTxwxJ ) that state wildlife officials have been asked to consider ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Rapid City passes strong local texting and driving ban - If a potential $100 fine isn't incentive enough to stop people from texting while driving in Rapid City, perhaps Jami Martin's personal story of deep loss may convince them. - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

SkyWest flight to Rapid City grounded after hitting bird - The 50 passengers flying from Minneapolis to Rapid City learned late Tuesday night just how dangerous a bird can be. - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Woman visits Rapid City pawn shop with war relics - including a live grenade - An elderly woman brought in two items to Presidential Pawn in Rapid City that her husband had collected while serving in the Philippines during World War II.The items happened to be grenades, and one of them was still live. - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Athlete of the Week: Kevin Blackett of Rapid City Stevens - Kevin Blackett got a bit of a late start on his senior track season but he’s making up for it rather quickly. - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

City of Rapid City Remote Yard Waste Drop Off and Curbside Pick Up - The Rapid City Solid Waste Division would like to remind residents the yard waste must be disposed of properly to maintain convenience and the efficiency of this service. - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Rapid City Council Votes Unanimously, Texting while Driving will be Primary Offense - The Rapid City Council unanimously approved an ordinance to prohibit drivers from texting and driving within the city Monday night. - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Rock Climbing Accident Claims Life of Rapid City Woman - Days after her death, friends pay sorrowful tribute to a Rapid City woman killed Saturday while rock climbing in Falling Rock Canyon. - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

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Rapid City airport wants help from hunters to cull geese - Sioux Falls Argus Leader - RAPID CITY — Rapid City Regional Airport officials hope to enlist hunters in an effort to curb rising numbers of migrating Canada geese which pose an increasing threat to aircraft. The Rapid City Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1gTxwxJ ) that state ...Airport officials seek help from hunters to clear the skies of geese - Rapid City Journal - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Rock Climbing Accident Claims Life of Rapid City Woman - Newscenter1.tv - Days after her death, friends pay sorrowful tribute to a Rapid City woman killed Saturday while rock climbing in Falling Rock Canyon. Besides being the latest in a string of accidents in that part of the Black Hills, friends of the victim say Saturday ...Dangerous cliff claims another victim - Rapid City Journal - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Athlete of the Week: Kevin Blackett of Rapid City Stevens - Rapid City Journal - The Rapid City Stevens senior was a starter on the Raiders basketball team that made it to the state tournament, pushing his track conditioning back a little further than years past, but Blackett, who has committed to run at the University of Wyoming ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Layton, Benjamin C. - Rapid City Journal - He is survived by his fiance, Sheena Koegh of Rapid City; his parents, Wayne and Carol Layton of Rapid City; his brother, Jason Layton of Rapid City; and his grandparents, Don and Vivian Hamling of Rapid City, Verlin and Phyllis Schultz of Hill City ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Authorities identify Rapid City woman killed while rock climbing - Sioux Falls Argus Leader - RAPID CITY — Authorities have identified a woman who died from a fall while rock climbing in western South Dakota. The Pennington County Sheriff's Department says 39-year-old Michelle Goodgion of Rapid City died Saturday after a rock-climbing accident ...Woman who died in fall ID'd - Rapid City Journal - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Hats and Horses fundraiser less than two weeks away - Rapid City Journal (blog) - The Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce's Diplomat Committee will host Hats and Horses, its annual Kentucky Derby-themed party and fundraiser, at 6 p.m., May 3 at the Best Western Ramkota. Party-goers are encouraged to dress up in their finest outfits ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Delta flight makes emergency landing in Rapid City after hitting bird - Rapid City Journal - A flight to Rapid City from Minneapolis made an emergency landing Tuesday night after hitting a bird, an airport official said. The Delta Airlines flight was traveling from Minneapolis, according to Kevin Hittle, operations and security officer for the ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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