User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


11° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Flags To Be At Half-Staff On Saturday In Honor Of Johnson

April 14, 2011, 9:45 AM

Flags To Be At Half-Staff On Saturday In Honor Of Johnson
Ron Johnson

SIOUX FALLS, SD - Funeral preparations are underway for the South Dakota correctional officer killed in an escape attempt on Tuesday.

Ronald Johnson, who many friends and colleagues simply called "RJ," was working at the state Penitentiary on his 63rd birthday.  Authorities say two inmates killed Johnson in an unsuccessful escape attempt. They face murder charges. 

Visitation starts Friday at 8 a.m. and goes through 9 p.m. at the Miller Funeral Home in Sioux Falls. Funeral services are Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Rushmore Room of the Ramkota Inn.

Gov. Dennis Daugaard is asking that all flags in South Dakota be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. until sunset Saturday in Johnson's honor.

Previous Story

Next Story


RELATED STORIES
Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

You may also like

Moving A 200-Ton Home Across Fargo

3/3/2015 1:56 PM

Scott Adelman paid $70,000 for a 4,500-square-foot brick home in Fargo, but he has to move it out to nearby Horace.

Full Story
Minnesota Man Catches Walleye Whopper

2/27/2015 10:21 AM

Paul Ell of Big Lake, MN snagged a 11.6-pound, 29.5-inch walleye after 6 p.m. Thursday night.

Full Story
Woman Admits To Having Sexual Contact With A Teenager

2/27/2015 10:44 AM

A former Sioux Falls teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact charges for a relationship she had with a student. 

Full Story
Storm Center Update - Sunday AM

3/1/2015 5:47 AM

Temperatures this morning are mostly in the single digits and teens with clouds moving out of the area. Some areas of southern KELOLAND could see some...

Full Story
Brookings Teenager Makes History At State Wrestling Tournament

2/27/2015 5:58 PM

After more than a decade of eligibility and few brushes with history, South Dakota finally has its first-ever female participant at the state wrestlin...

Full Story | Watch


Events