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On December 22nd at around 1:10 p.m., police were dispatched to the area of 665 Mountain View Road for a report of a car-vs-pedestrian crash. Emergency medical personnel arrived and began treatment of the 77-year-old Rapid City man. The pedestrian was transported to Rapid City Regional Hospital where he died…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/December 16, 2016   ROOSEVELT SWIM CENTER & ICE ARENA CLOSING AT 4 PM   RAPID CITY--Due to the weather conditions, the Roosevelt Park Swim Center and Roosevelt Park Ice Arena will be closing at 4 p.m. today, according to Doug Lowe, City Recreation Division Manager.             The…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/December 16, 2016    WEATHER CANCELS PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS   RAPID CITY--Due to the weather, the Rapid City Public Library is cancelling two programs scheduled for today and Saturday.             The 'Love Actually' movie scheduled for showing tonight from 6:30-8:45 p.m. is cancelled as is the Rapid City…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/December 16, 2016   NO DOWNTOWN SNOW ALERT DECLARED, HOWEVER... City urges drivers to move parked cars to plowed areas after 7:30 p.m.   RAPID CITY--After assessing current road and weather conditions and reviewing forecasts for the remainder of today's snow event, City officials have decided not to…
Members of the Rapid City Police Department/Pennington County Sheriff’s Office Special Response team were called to 1313 N. Lacrosse Street in Rapid City after receiving information that a wanted murder suspect, 26-year-old Thomas Joseph Brewer, was inside the hotel. Brewer was wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as the…
On December 3rd, police began investigating an incident in which two individuals were kidnapped as they exited the business at 1601 Haines Avenue. In the early morning hours of December 3rd, two adult male subjects had just left the business and entered their vehicle. At that point, two unknown Native…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/December 14, 2016    AMERICAN FLAG NOT FLYING AT SKYLINE'S DINOSAUR PARK Flag pole cable broke; flag should be flying again next week   RAPID CITY--The American flag on Skyline Drive's Dinosaur Park is not flying temporarily after the flag pole cable broke.  Rapid City Parks officials indicate…
CITY REITERATES SNOW POLICIES, ALERTS, MESSAGES TO RESIDENTS   RAPID CITY--City officials are reiterating information and important messages to the public and local media outlets regarding policies involving the City's new Downtown Snow Removal Alert Policy as well as emergency preparedness, residential snow and ice removal, the City's snow plow…
In alignment with the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the Rapid City Police Department will participate in saturation patrols during the nationwide law enforcement mobilization campaign known as ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.’ The campaign runs December 14th, 2016 through January 1st, 2017. The RCPD will be adding officers…
Mothers Against Drunk Driving will be honoring the lives of victims killed in alcohol-related crashes during the organization’s annual Candlelight Vigil. The ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, December 8th at 4:00 p.m. in the Western Dakota Tech Community Room.  The event is centered around paying tribute to the victims of…

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