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Brookings County tractor fire results in estimated $100,000 damage

October 12, 2021 Mike Tanner WHITE, S.D.–An expensive farm equipment fire in Brookings County Monday night. The…

National Weather Service confirms pair of tornadoes in Minnesota, North Dakota

October 12, 2021 FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The National Weather Service reports that two tornadoes touched down…

NEW: Watertown School District Superintendent shuts down public criticism of nutrition director (Audio)

October 11, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–The decision-making and management style of the Watertown School District’s Director…

Man charged in central Minnesota medical clinic shooting now facing upgraded murder charge

October 12, 2021 BUFFALO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man accused of killing a staff member at…

UPDATE: Two men charged in St. Paul bar shooting that killed one, injured fourteen

October 12, 2021 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two men have been charged in connection with a…

Watertown Fire Rescue dispatched to exhaust unit fire at Dynamic Engineering

October 11, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown Fire Rescue spent about an hour extinguishing a fire at…

KWAT News On Demand for October 11, 2021

October 11, 2021   Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT newsroom……    

Watertown Regional Airport tops 2,100 passenger boardings in September

October 11, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown Regional Airport saw nearly 2,200 passenger boardings in September. Airport…

Tiger at Sioux Falls zoo contracts COVID-19

October 11, 2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A tiger at a Sioux Falls zoo has contracted…

Denver Air Connection adding Dallas-Fort Worth to its list of destinations

October 11, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown’s Essential Air Service provider–Denver Air Connection–is adding another major market…