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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…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/November 22, 2016 COUNCIL APPROVES APPOINTMENTS TO CITY COMMISSIONS RAPID CITY--At Monday's meeting, the Rapid City Council confirmed appointments to the Historic Preservation Commission and the Zoning Board of Adjustment/Planning Commission.             Jenn Johnson was confirmed to the Historic Preservation Commission by the Council, which also reappointed Galen…
The annual broomball competition between the Rapid City Police Department and the Rapid City Fire Department is set to take over the Main Street Square Ice Rink on December 3rd at 11:00 a.m. While the broomball match serves as a friendly competition between Rapid City’s first responders, the real goal…
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/November 30, 2016   PRESENTATION SCHEDULED ON FINAL ROBBINSDALE PARK MASTER PLAN RAPID CITY--A presentation on the Final Master Plan for Robbinsdale Park will be held Tuesday, December 6 at South Middle School from 6-8 p.m.  The public is invited.             "The City has been working on preparing…
A recent 16-hour seatbelt safety saturation patrol is being dubbed a success by all three participating agencies. On November 22nd, officers, deputies, and troopers of the RCPD, the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, and the South Dakota Highway Patrol conducted a high-visibility saturation patrol focused on education and enforcement of seatbelt…
The RCPD is currently investigating a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of E. Anamosa Street and N. Lacrosse Street which sent at least four people to Rapid City Regional Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the crash. The preliminary stages of the investigation indicate that the incident started shortly…
Ahead of the busy Thanksgiving travel week, the RCPD is joining forces with the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office and the South Dakota Highway Patrol for a 16-hour saturation patrol focused on education and enforcement of seatbelt safety laws. The campaign will take place from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., on…

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