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Panel OKs projects at five South Dakota airports

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — Aberdeen, Eagle Butte, Pierre, Spearfish and Wall can look forward to federal improvements at their local airfields. The South Dakota Aeronautics Commission gave the green light Thursday to the projects. Aberdeen will see a $3.78 million apron expansion. The FAA will pay 95%, with state...
ABERDEEN, SD
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‘Drive High, Get a DUI’ Campaign in Pennington County

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KELO) — Starting today, the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office is participating in the “Drive High, Get a DUI” Campaign by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In 2019 in the U.S., 49 percent of the people that were killed in crashes and tested...
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Captain Tony Harrison set to retire

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — After 26 years in law enforcement, Captain Tony Harrison with the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office is hanging up his badge. Harrison held a number of positions during the time he served. Including Patrol Officer, Detective, Drug Investigator, Patrol Sergeant and ultimately a Captain of Investigations.
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Veterans Court congratulates three new graduates

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Pennington County Veterans Court congratulated three new graduates Tuesday. During a ceremony at the courthouse, with friends and family in attendance, the grads were recognized for their accomplishments. The Veterans Court program is an alternative to incarceration that’s offered to veterans who end up in the criminal justice system. The program helps the vets with treatment, therapy and employment.
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Wall focused on making it to the dome

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) -The Wall football enters the new season with big expectations. Cedar Amiotte is one of the players featured on this year’s pigskin preview magazine. After making it to last year’s state semifinals the Eagles are focused on claiming a state title this season.
WALL, SD
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Authorities identify man who died in Sturgis motorcycle accident

STURGIS, S.D. — Authorities have confirmed the identity of a man that died Tuesday night in a motorcycle accident in Sturgis. Pennington County Sheriff’s Office Spokesperson Helene Duhamel confirmed that 59-year-old Ron Brevka died after being transported to Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City on Wednesday. NewsCenter1 has...
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Duhamel #2 Fire 90% contained Wednesday

WALL, S.D. — The Duhamel #2 Fire is 90% contained Wednesday afternoon and is estimated at 1,000 acres in size. The fire is located 23 miles north of Wall, South Dakota, and the call came in at 3:43 p.m. Tuesday, with federal, state and local entities attacking the blaze.
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Twists and turns through the Black Hills

KEYSTONE, S.D. (KELO) — The scenic roads of the Black Hills are full of twists and turns. Few areas have as many as the area known as ‘the pigtails’ south of Keystone. This area features blind turns, one way tunnels and loops, all of which make attentive driving a must.
KEYSTONE, SD
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Out-of-town police forces in the Hills for Rally

KEYSTONE, S.D. (KELO) — Cody Sunderland is a Sergeant with the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office, but this week, he has a new title; Special Deputy with the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office. Sunderland is one of a number of law enforcement officials from across the country who have...
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Wisconsin native gains valuable experience working as intern at Philip Health Services

Growing up in Osceola, WI, McKenzie Burke has always found the health care field exciting. "I have always been drawn to the field of medicine," said Burke. McKenzie has just completed her second rotation of working with the professionals at Philip Health Services. She was in Philip for six weeks in February and March and this past week completed the total 13 week internship.
OSCEOLA, WI
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Raccoons discovered in fairground garbage bins

PENNINGTON COUNTY, S.D. (KELO) — Some furry fairgoers got to the Central States Fairgrounds a little early this year. The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office found the raccoons inside a garbage bin. Officials say they were getting ready for all the fair food their about to enjoy. The Central...
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911 Dispatchers get a boost in telecommunication thanks to a state radio update

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - Law enforcement and other emergency responders will have better radio access in the Black Hills thanks to new radio tower coverage. $2.4 million was allocated by the 2021 legislature for the purchase of new radio equipment.... and Pennington County spent $600,000 of those funds to find tower locations and oversee the construction of the new towers.
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Rapid City woman shot by police after chase makes court appearance

RAPID CITY, S.D. – A Rapid City woman made her initial court appearance on Thursday after a Rapid City Police Department officer shot her multiple times on May 31. Shania Watkins, 32, appeared before Pennington County Magistrate Judge Scott Bogue to address a criminal complaint against her accusing her of aggravated eluding, a class six felony.
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Department of Public Safety, local law enforcement holding 13 sobriety checkpoints this month

Thirteen sobriety checkpoints in 11 different counties are planned for the month of August, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. The monthly checkpoints are designed to encourage people to not drink and drive. The checkpoints are funded by the South Dakota Office of Highway Safety and conducted by the South Dakota Highway Patrol with the help of local law enforcement.
MINNEHAHA COUNTY, SD
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