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Good news! Highway 212 bridge deck pour scheduled for next week (Audio)

December 3, 2019 Mike Tanner KWAT Radio News WATERTOWN, S.D.—Contractors working on the U.S. Highway 212 construction…

Minnehaha County’s embattled state’s attorney resigning this week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Minnehaha County’s embattled state’s attorney confirms he plans to resign this week…

Governor Noem delivers budget address in Pierre today

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Kristi Noem is about to offer her proposed budget for the…

Cause of deadly Minneapolis apartment fire remains undetermined

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Fire officials say they haven’t been able to determine the cause of a high-rise…

Minnesota making additions to medical marijuana program in 2020

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota is expanding the state’s medical marijuana program to include chronic pain…

Watertown’s new VA outpatient clinic opening this week

December 2, 2019 Mike Tanner KWAT Radio News WATERTOWN, S.D.—The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced…

Bramble Park Zoo working to retain AZA accreditation (Audio)

December 2, 2019 Mike Tanner KWAT Radio News   WATERTOWN, S.D.—Only about 10 percent of the nation’s…

Downtown Watertown eatery closing its doors this month

December 2, 2019 Mike Tanner KWAT Radio News WATERTOWN, S.D.—A restaurant in downtown Watertown will be closing…

Snow gates in Watertown? The discussion continues (Audio)

December 2, 2019 Mike Tanner KWAT Radio News WATERTOWN, S.D.—There was more discussion about the use of…

UPDATE: Man killed in pickup crash south of Cavour identified

CAVOUR, S.D.—Authorities have now identified the man killed Friday in a pickup crash four miles south of…