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17. 11. 28

A 911 Call was recieved November 27th at 0923 am at the Pennington County Sheriff's Office. The caller stated that a group of people had assualted two indivisuals at a residence in the city of St Hilaire. The caller stated that one of the victims was laying in the yard and was bleeding.

Officers from the Pennington County Sheriif's Office, the Thief River Falls Police Department, Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force and the Minnesota State Patrol were dispatched to the scene. Emergency services from Thief River Area Ambulance and St Hilaire First Responders were also dispatched.

Read More: Media Release 11-28-17
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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.

Press Release PDF

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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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17. 05. 22

Highway 219 detour north of Goodridge will begin Tuesday, May 30th for a project to replace 4 bridges. The detour follows Highway 1, Pennington County Road 28/Marshall County Road 54 and Highway 89. Project is schedualed to be complete mid-July.

More information on this project can be found on the Minnesota Department of Transportation website. Click here.

New Direct Phone Numbers

The new Corrections (Jail) Phone Number is 218-416-7097. Please call this number for any inmate related questions.

Inmate voice mail line is 218-416-1120.

Sentence to Serve (STS) / Wade Cota - 218-683-7001

Jail Administrator / Dave Casanova -  218-416-7095 * Assistant Jail Administrator / Jo Williams - 218-416-7098 * Jail Programmer / Travis Black - 218-416-7082