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18. 06. 28

Applications are being accepted for a Full-Time STS Crew Leader/Coordinator. This position will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and supervising the STS Program and staff. Applicants must have a valid driver's license, good communications skills, basic computer knowledge, and supervisory experience. Basic carpentry skills and wood cutting skills are desirable. Pennington County offers excellent health and life insurance benefits; wages are in accordance with the union contract, starting at $20.74 per hour.

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18. 06. 04

Pennington County Sheriff's Department is asking for help from the Community to help make our transition in the new facility run as smooth as possible. As of this publication occupancy is set for early July. In order to help train our staff on new policy and procedures regarding the following: booking, meal pass, med pass, recreation room procedures, and other general day to day activities. There will be 4 time slots available for sign up for in order to be able to train all of our staff in this hands-on manner.

Because this will take place inside a secure facility, an application form must be filled out and a background check will be conducted. Applications are available at the Pennington County Sheriff's Department or online at http://penningtonsheriff.org. Deadline for applications will be June 15th, 2018.

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18. 05. 26

The Hwy 1/Hwy 59 construction project in Thief River Falls includes different levels of work throughout the project to allow city crews to replace utilities in certain areas. Replacement of city utilities is more in depth and requires detours. The other portions of the project will be done under traffic.

The project is expected to last through August. Local access will be maintained for residents and businesses.

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18. 05. 15

The Pennington County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota State Fire Marshal Division are offering a reward of up to $5000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the fire that occurred at Carpenter's Corner Bar, Thief River Falls, Minnesota on April 8th, 2018.

If you have information, please call the Pennington County Sheriff's Office at 218-681-6161, extension 0 or the Arson Reward Hotline at 1-800-723-2020.

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18. 04. 08

April 8th, 2018

The Pennington County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call April 8th, 2018 at 0127 am reporting a fire at a business located at 18048 State Hwy 1 Northwest, Thief River Falls. Fire trucks were dispatched from Thief River Falls, Warren, and Viking Fire Departments along with Deputies from Pennington and Marshall County Sheriff's Offices. No injuries were reported and the State Fire Marshall has been notified.

The case remains under investigation at this time.

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