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News in Pennington County, South Dakota
South Dakota county looking to add 13 deputies
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:11:37 -0700
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A preliminary budget approved by Pennington County commissioners includes $500,000 to hire more deputies in the sheriff's department.
South Dakota man charged in kidnapping of toddler
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 06:38:18 -0700
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Police accuse a South Dakota man of taking a 2-year-old boy hostage and barricading himself inside a home for six hours.
Pennington County Commissioners Approve Fireworks Resolution
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:22:35 -0700
Pennington County Commissioners voted to approve a fireworks resolution to take to the South Dakota County Commission Officials in Pierre.
Police charge man in kidnapping of toddler and 6-hour standoff in South Dakota city
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 07:02:38 -0700
Police accuse a South Dakota man of taking a 2-year-old boy hostage and barricading himself inside a home for six hours.
South Dakota sheriff wants budget increase for more deputies
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 05:35:56 -0700
RAPID CITY - Pennington County Sheriff Kevin Thom says he will ask county leaders to provide him more deputies. Thom tells says that he is concerned that sheriff's office response times for calls for service have gone up along with increases in serious crimes.
Study: One-fifth of rural South Dakota bridges need serious repairs
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:22:14 -0700
South Dakota's rural bridges, already considered among the most poorly maintained in the nation, have further declined since last year, according to a report by TRIP, a Washington D.C.-based transportation advocacy group.
S.D. Achievement Days lineup set
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:07:16 -0700
BROOKINGS, S.D. – Hundreds of South Dakota 4-H members, their families, friends and volunteers are gearing up for 2014 4-H Achievement Days.
Most whooping cough cases found in Lawrence County
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 15:35:15 -0700
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota Department of Health says it has confirmed more than 50 cases of whooping cough statewide this year and the majority of those have been in Lawrence County. The Rapid City Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1vH0hVB ) that the state has so far ...
Protestors petition for pot at Pennington County courthouse
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:47:01 -0700
James Stevens protests in Pennington County courthouse parking lot to legalize marijuana and support Zephania Thompson.
Law Enforcement Responding to Barricaded Subject
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:52:37 -0700
A 2-year-old child is safe and reunited with his mother and the suspect is in custody after a police standoff Tuesday night.