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News in Pennington County, South Dakota

SD board seeks input on proposed name change to Harney Peak
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:19:46 -0700

CUSTER (AP) — A South Dakota board is seeking the public's input on the proposed name change to Harney Peak in Pennington County.

At 125-years-old, Newtown Fire Association continues to blaze a trail in firefighting, protection and awareness
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 05:37:10 -0700

NEWTOWN BOROUGH The year 1889 brought us the first issue of the Wall Street Journal, the Great Seattle Fire and four new states – North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington. It also brought a new fire association to the sleepy farming village of Newtown.

Directive on higher license fees upsets some county treasurers
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:49:52 -0700

RAPID CITY (AP) — Some county officials are upset over a directive from the South Dakota Division of Motor Vehicles as to when county treasurers should impose an increase in vehicle license fees.

Man charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly spilling beer, using slurs at hockey game
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 05:37:51 -0700

A South Dakota man was charged Wednesday with disorderly conducted for allegedly spilling beer on and using racial slurs toward a group of Native American students last month at a Rapid City Rush hockey game.

Panel approves plan to allow concealed carry without permit
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 03:52:36 -0700

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - A legislative panel has approved a proposal that would allow people in South Dakota to carry a concealed pistol without a permit. The House State Affairs Committee on Monday narrowly voted to pass the measure, which removes the requirement for a concealed pistol permit from state ...

ICE HOCKEY: Princeton, Robbinsville aim to make noise in Mercer County Tournament
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:12:38 -0800

Well, two of the four teams expected to make it to the Mercer County Tournament semifinals have taken care of business.

Johnson resigns as U.S. Attorney
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:05:51 -0700

RAPID CITY - Many Native Americans felt secure when five years ago, it was announced that the son of one of Indian Countries closest allies was appointed to the post of U.S. Attorney for the District of South Dakota.

In symbolic case, Native American man beats fishing-without-license charge
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:00:00 -0700

A Native American man scored a legal and symbolic court victory on Thursday in Rapid City with his acquittal on a charge of fishing without a license.

Man accused of spilling beer, using racial slurs at game
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 08:55:54 -0700

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A South Dakota man was charged Wednesday with disorderly conducted for allegedly spilling beer on and using racial slurs toward a group of Native American students last month at a Rapid City Rush hockey game. The misdemeanor charge against 41-year-old Trace O'Connell is the result ...

Fires scorch over 20 acres of grassland Friday afternoon
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:00:00 -0700

Two fires sprang up in a span of 15 minutes, injuring two people, and scorching more than 20 acres of grassland Friday afternoon.