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17. 10. 10
Are you looking for a career in Criminal Justice?
 
The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office is looking for individuals who want to serve the public as a law enforcement officer. Candidates must be self-motivated, and must be able to work independently as well as in cooperation with coworkers and other agencies. Applicants must be Minnesota Post License eligible.
Pennington County offers an excellent benefit package and salary is in accordance with the union contract; starting wage is $23.04 per hour. Applications are available at the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, 102 W 1st Street, Thief River Falls, MN or online at http://co.pennington.mn.us – click on ‘Employment’. Application deadline is October 30th, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
 
 
 
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17. 09. 28

FULL-TIME CORRECTIONS OFFICER
Do you want to be part of the future of corrections?
Do you want to work in a progressive, newly constructed jail?
Explore the career possibilities with Pennington County Corrections!
We are looking for individuals with excellent inter-personal communication skills to facilitate interaction with inmates and staff. Candidates must be committed to the mission of our facility, and must be energetic, observant, and have good decision-making skills. In addition, they must have a positive attitude, be self-motivated, and be a role model that is able to motivate others. Good computer skills and the ability to multi-task are essential for this position.
Pennington County offers an excellent benefit package, and salary is in accordance with the union contract, with a starting wage of $17.82 per hour. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. October 17, 2017, and are available at the Pennington County Sheriff’s Department, 102 West 1st St, Thief River Falls, MN or on our website at http://co.pennington.mn.us – click on ‘Employment’.
Pennington County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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17. 09. 23

This morning (September 23rd, 2017) at 07:50 a 911 call was received by the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office. The caller reported a plane crash near the intersection of Center Avenue Northeast and 130th Street Northeast. Units were dispatched from the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, Thief River Falls Police Department, St Hilaire Fire and First Responders, Thief River Falls Area Ambulance, Thief River Falls Fire Department and the Minnesota State Patrol.

Upon arrival , emergency responders found a downed Cessna 182 airplane and its occupants. Three individuals were found deceased on the scene; they are; Moy Wing-69, Brian Duke-27 and Zach Ostertag-26; all of Rawlins, Wyoming.

The FAA has been notified, the case remains under investigation.

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17. 09. 20

September 21st - September 28th * 140th Ave NE and 110th St NE

The intersection of 140th Ave NE and 110th St NE  just south of the Thief River Falls Airport will be closed from September 21st till aproximatly September 28th. They will be replaceing the bridge with a box culvert. 

For more information on this project, contact the Pennington County Highway Department at 218-683-7017.

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17. 07. 06

The Pennington County Sheriff's Office recieved a call of a possible drowning on July 5th, 2017 at 6:36 pm at a gravel pit in section 30 of Nordin Township.

Emergecy personnel were dispatched from the Pennington County Sheriff's Office, Thief River Falls Police Department, Thief River Falls Fire Department, FM Ambulance and the Minnesota State Patrol.

Myron Sunram, age 40, of Thief River Falls was transported from the scene to the Sanford Hospital Emergency Room in Thief River Falls where he was pronounced as deceased.

An autopsy has been ordered. There is no further information at this time.

 

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