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Man fires gun during long police standoff in Sauk Centre, Minnesota

SAUK CENTRE, Minn. (AP) – Police say a man has been arrested after firing a gun during…

Ravnsborg remaining neutral on Indian Child Welfare Act

South Dakota’s attorney general won’t sign a brief in support of the Indian Child Welfare Act, unlike…

NEW: Highway Patrol identifies those involved in deadly crash just west of Watertown

January 13, 2020 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.—The South Dakota Highway Patrol has released the name of a…

South Dakota lawmakers will debate name change for state’s technical schools (Audio)

January 13, 2020 PIERRE, S.D.–South Dakota legislators will consider a bill this session that would change the…

Early voting in Minnesota’s presidential primary begins Friday

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota voters will be among the first to cast ballots in the presidential primaries…

Work on new Watertown Airport terminal expected to begin this year (Audio)

January 13, 2020 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.—Construction work is expected to begin this summer on a new…

Lawmakers prepare for fast and furious session

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Lawmakers say things will be fast and furious when South Dakota’s Republican-dominated…

Noem’s State of the State Address to focus on aggressive economic growth

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Kristi Noem is pitching prospective businesses on why they should move…

KWAT News On Demand for January 10, 2020

January 10, 2020   Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT Newsroom……  

Federal judge rules South Dakota’s new ballot circulation law is unconstitutional

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP)–A federal judge has ruled a new state law that requires ballot petition circulators to…