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Sioux Falls caps medical marijuana retail licenses at five

September 9, 2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Sioux Falls City Council has capped the number…

KWAT News On Demand for September 8, 2021

September 8, 2021   Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT newsroom…..    

Avera Health moving to full vaccination requirement for employees and volunteers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Health officials have reported two additional deaths from COVID-19 and the largest…

COVID fears, rainy weather hold attendance down at Minnesota State Fair

September 8, 2021 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota State Fair wrapped up its 12-day run with total…

It’s official: New Watertown Regional Airport terminal will feature restaurant! (Audio)

September 7, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–It’s official. The city of Watertown has a lease agreement in…

Curbside parking spaces approved for three downtown Watertown businesses, but not without debate (Audio)

September 7, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–The Watertown City Council approved permits for three businesses to have…

South Dakota governor orders restrictions on abortion medications

September 7, 2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has issued an executive…

Watertown Regional Airport tops 2,400 passenger boardings in August

September 7, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown Regional Airport has seen a busy summer in terms of…

UPDATE: Watertown City Council now favoring higher application fee for medical marijuana sellers (Audio)

September 7, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–The Watertown City Council continued its debate Tuesday night on the…

USDA: Meat, farm workers to get $600 grants in new $700 million aid plan

September 7, 2021 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says workers on farms and…