News From the Department of corrections

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12-31 Owen Spurrell Appointed As Training School Superintendent

12-28 Two Staff Hurt in Plankinton Incident

12-22 Girls Program To Move From Plankinton To Custer

12-14 City of Yankton Honors Inmates for Work on Marne Creek Project

12-31 Inmate Made License Plates To Debut in January


11-15 Bicycles To Be Distributed For Needy

11-15 Pepper Spray Helps Halt Latest Plankinton Escape

11-5 Inmates Help Fire Suppression Efforts

11-5 Juvenile Prison Lockdown Ends

11-5 Governor Praises Boot Camp Graduates For Academic Progress

11-1 Inmate Gardeners Provide 7 Tons of Food to Local Organizations


10-29 "Behind Bars" Documentary to Air on South Dakota Public Television

10-27 Juvenile Prison Disturbance

10-21 Janklow Invites Legislators To Tour State Training School

10-1 SDCA Honors DOC Employees


9-20 Inmate Built Housing Project Featured in People Magazine

9-16 South Dakota Inmate Back In Custody

9-13 Springfield Prison Named in Honor of Mike Durfee


8-3 Inmate Walkaway Arrested


7-22 Youth Offender Who Died Identified


6-10 Penitentiary Wins Physical Plant Award

6-10 Housing Project Honored

6-6 Inmate Helping Clean Up After Oglala Tornado

6-3 Boot Camp Youth Help Fight Flooding in Fall River County


5-24 First Escapee from Jameson Annex Captured

5-19 Inmate Walks Away from Prison Work Site

5-17 Inmates Do Community Service Work at Lake Thompson


4-29 Governor Proclaims "Correctional Employees Week"

4-22 SD Inmates Featured in Corrections Magazine

4-20 WalkAways from Redfield Trusty Unit are Back in Custody


3-29 Second Inmate WalkAway Now in Custody

3-23 New Parole Board Member Named

3-13 Inmate Walks Away From Trusty Unit


2-21 New Parole Board Member Named