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KWAT News On Demand for July 27, 2021

July 27, 2021   Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT newsroom……    

Change of plea hearing scheduled for woman charged in baby’s death

July 27, 2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP)–A Sioux Falls woman who has pleaded not guilty in the…

Noem orders flags flown at half-staff at State Capitol in honor of former lawmaker David Lust

PIERRE, S.D.–Governor Kristi Noem has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol from…

Mayo Clinic moving toward COVID vaccine requirement for all employees

July 27, 2021 ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Mayo Clinic says it will require employees to be vaccinated…

Watertown garage destroyed, home heavily damaged in overnight fire

July 27, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire overnight. The fire…

Noem visits South Dakota National Guard soldiers deployed to U.S.-Mexican border (Audio)

July 27, 2021 MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s whirlwind tour of the U.S…

City of Watertown issues reminder about golf cart use on city streets (Audio)

July 27, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–The city of Watertown is reminding residents about the rules and…

UPDATE: Highway Patrol names three people killed in I-229 crash in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol has identified three people who died in…

NEW: Crash on Watertown’s south Highway 81 roundabout sends three people to hospital

July 26, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown Fire Rescue was dispatched to a two vehicle accident at…

KWAT News On Demand for July 26, 2021

July 26, 2021   Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT newsroom……