PENNINGTON COUNTY

Sections of Highway 32 in MN closed due to pipeline protest

Pennington County Road 17 will be used as a detour.

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. (KFGO) – Ongoing protests over the Enbridge Energy Pipeline project in northwestern Minnesota have prompted the state patrol and DOT to close a section of highway. The eight-mile stretch of State Highway 32 between Thief River Falls and St. Hilaire will remain closed until further notice. The agencies say the highway has become extremely congested with…

People Asked To Check Property For Homicide Suspect Eric Reinbold

PENNINGTON CO., Minn. — People in Pennington County, Minnesota are being asked to check their property for any sign of homicide suspect Eric Reinbold. The 44-year-old man is wanted for the July 9th murder of his wife, Lissette Reinbold of Oklee. Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office determined that Lissette died of homicidal violence. Reinbold is also wanted for violating the…

Search for Pennington Co. murder suspect

PENNINGTON COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) – A man who spent time in federal prison after pipe bombs were found at his hunting cabin near Oklee, Minnesota is wanted for a rural Pennington County murder. A federal warrant is out for 44 year old Eric Reinbold who’s considered armed and dangerous. In 2018 a federal jury found him guilty on explosive charges….

South Dakota Reports First Coronavirus Death Among 5 Cases

The state has tested a total of 20 people

PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota confirms its first 5 coronavirus cases, and first death. A Pennington County, South Dakota man in his 60’s died Tuesday. He had underlying medical conditions. Four other people are quarantined in their homes in Beadle, Charles Mix, Davidson and Minnehaha counties. The state has tested a total of 20 people. Categories: Coronavirus, Local News Tags:…

Lake Bronson Man Dies In Crash Near Thief River Falls

58-year-old Gary Austad's SUV rolled into a ditch after the crash on Pennington County Road 22

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN –A Lake Bronson, Minnesota man dies after running a stop sign and hitting a vehicle near Thief River Falls, Minnesota. 58-year-old Gary Austad’s SUV rolled into a ditch after the crash on Pennington County Road 22 after 11 o’clock Saturday night. He was not wearing a seatbelt. Authorities say there was evidence that Austad had been…

Search For Young Children’s Home Runaway Halted Due To Weather

It has been more than a week since anyone has heard from Serenity Dennard

ROCKERVILLE, SD — The search for a missing nine-year-old South Dakota girl has been put on hold due to rough winter weather. It has been more than a week since anyone has heard from Serenity Dennard. The young child ran away from the Black Hills Children’s Home in Rapid City and disappeared into the woods near Rockerville. Officials say snow and…