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Minnesota lawmakers consider loosening state’s liquor laws

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are considering a lifting a cap on growler sales, a…

Crew safe after fighter jet slides off South Dakota runway

May 12, 2022 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say the crew of a South Dakota Air…

Johnson wants answers from FDA on baby formula shortage

May 12, 2022 Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) sent a letter to the…

Eastern South Dakota under enhanced risk for severe storm development (Audio)

May 12, 2022 MIke Tanner ABERDEEN, S.D.–It could be an active weather afternoon and evening across eastern…

KWAT News On Demand for May 11, 2022

May 11, 2022   Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT newsroom…..    

More than 700 diplomas will be handed out to LATC graduates on Friday (Audio)

May 11, 2022 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–May is graduation season, and diplomas will be handed out this…

Severe storm development possible over eastern South Dakota (Audio)

May 11, 2022 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Forecaster Troy Kleffman says the next couple of days will be…

Noem pushes back against media reports saying she’s attempting to “purge” some members from the Legislature

May 11, 2022 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Governor Kristi Noem is pushing back against some media outlets in…

Viral disease reduces deer hunt licenses in North Dakota

May 11, 2022 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The number of licenses for this year’s deer hunt in…

Man facing possible life sentence is a lottery winner in South Dakota

May 11, 2022 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A man facing a possible life sentence on federal drug…