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News in Pennington County, South Dakota

Box Elders Schools Searched for Unidentified Man
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:23:44 -0700

Pennington County Sheriff's Office, along with the Box Elder Police Department, and South Dakota Highway Patrol, responded to a report of an unidentified male near Box Elder elementary schools Friday morning.

Timelines of Lawrence County communities
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:20:09 -0700

SPEARFISH – The Lawrence County Historical Society released a new booklet to celebrate the state’s 125th anniversary and see a timeline of how the communities of Lawrence County have evolved since it

SD officials say Summerset woman committed suicide
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:09:56 -0700

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Authorities in South Dakota say a woman whose body was found in rural Custer County died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Pennington County Sheriff Office awarded $30K for new cruiser
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:30:00 -0700

The Pennington County Sheriff's Office has received $30,000 in state funding to buy a new drug-investigations vehicle for its fleet.

Western South Dakota county warns of phone scam
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:49:39 -0700

The Pennington County sheriff's office is warning of a telephone scam.

Naperville man who vanished in South Dakota died of hypothermia
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:55:13 -0700

A young Naperville man whose body was found last month in a wooded area near Mount Rushmore died of hypothermia.

SD authorities kill 3 mountain lions in September
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 02:51:00 -0700

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Law enforcement officers in South Dakota have killed three mountain lions so far in September.

Fall Prevention
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:25:38 -0700

Falls are the leading cause of accidental death in Pennington County and surrounding counties. Today the Fire Department demonstrated several simple steps that people can take to reduce fall-related injury.

A Day in the Life of South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:26:20 -0700

From the 6 AM wake up call. “I'll go workout on the treadmill, try and stay fit, I'll usually be to the office by 7:30 AM” said Governor Dennis Daugaard.

New Address for Level 3 Sex Offender
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:39:09 -0700

Daniel Mark Shern was convicted of criminal sexual conduct in the 2nd degree and possession of child pornography.