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News in Pennington County, South Dakota
Woman dies in rock climbing incident in SD
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:49:26 -0700
Authorities say a 39-year-old woman has died as a result of injuries sustained from a fall while rock climbing in western South Dakota.
Pennington County Sheriff reflects on solved cold case
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:34:36 -0700
The 1971 disappearance of Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson was a mystery, until this week. Pennington County Sheriff Kevin Thom, who worked on the case, says he is glad there is now closure.
Former Rapid City attorney to retire from Supreme Court
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:30:00 -0700
PIERRE | A former Pennington County deputy state's attorney has announced he will retire this year after working for 20 years as a state Supreme Court justice.
Rapid City Police officers get new ride
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:20:04 -0700
The RCPD recently purchased two $35,000 Ford Police Interceptors.
Rapid City man charged with felony child abuse
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:04:34 -0700
Jamey Brewer, 38, faces a felony count of child abuse and misdemeanor simple assault.
Early voting begins; Penn. Co. Auditor expects high turnout
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:19:45 -0700
The first person cast a ballot in Pennington County at 8:01 Friday morning. A total of six had voted by noon.
County sticks with spring load limit through April
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:39:49 -0700
DEADWOOD — Prompted by several calls and complaints regarding Lawrence County's current six ton per axle spring load limit, the Lawrence County Commission discussed different options to amend or relax
South Dakota children's health coverage on the rise
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:04:27 -0700
The share of uninsured children in South Dakota fell from 9.2 percent in 2008 to 4.2 percent in 2012. This results in only one in 24 remaining uninsured.
High smoking rates persist in western SD counties
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:51:51 -0700
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - The legacy of the Marlboro Man has not been completely snuffed out in western South Dakota. Although the percentage of daily smokers statewide declined to 15.6 percent in 2012, nine of its top 13 smoking counties are in the West River, according to ...
Easter Bunny pays a visit to South Canyon Elementary Egg Hunt
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:04:53 -0700
The hunt featured more than 3,000 plastic eggs.