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Watertown’s Crossings Plaza filling up its available space; Sawyer Brown concert scheduled October 2nd (Audio)

September 21, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Construction work continues on the Crossings Plaza development in Watertown. That’s…

KWAT News On Demand for September 21, 2021

September 21, 2021 Mike Tanner Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT newsroom…….

UPDATE: Man killed in Milbank area collision with semi is identified

September 21, 2021 Mike Tanner MILBANK, S.D. — A Sioux Falls man has been identified as the…

Summer 2021 was a strong one for travel and tourism in South Dakota (Audio)

September 21, 2021 Mike Tanner PIERRE, S.D.–The final numbers won’t be in for awhile, but they don’t…

Annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup this weekend

September 21, 2021 PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will…

BREAKING: Watertown City Council approves $20 million bond to build new ice arena (Audio)

September 20, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Two major hurdles were cleared Monday night for supporters hoping to…

UPDATE: Watertown City Council gives final approval to local ordinance on medical marijuana (Audio)

September 20, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–After hours of discussion that spanned multiple city council meetings and…

Noem: Changes to social studies standards should be delayed

September 20, 2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says she told the…

Three members of South Dakota family sentenced for grain fraud

September 20, 2021 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Three members of a South Dakota family accused of bilking…

New numbers released on COVID-19 vaccinations in South Dakota

September 20, 2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials say currently about 63% of…