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Noem to headline Republican event in early-voting South Carolina

July 23, 2021 COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is making her debut in…

KWAT News On Demand for July 22, 2021

July 22, 2021   Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT newsroom……    

Watertown Street Department looking for larger, more efficient home (Audio)

July 22, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–The city of Watertown’s Street Department has been working out of…

BREAKING: Bodies of two people recovered from Missouri River near Pierre

July 22, 2021 PIERRE, S.D.–The bodies of two people have been recovered from the Missouri River near…

NEW: COVID-19 infections back on the rise in South Dakota (Audio)

July 22, 2021 Mike Tanner PIERRE, S.D.–COVID-19 numbers are rising across the country again, and South Dakota…

Little House On The Prairie stars returning to DeSmet this weekend (Audio)

July 22, 2021 Mike Tanner DeSMET, S.D.–This will be a big weekend in DeSmet, as the Laura…

Denver Air Connection hoping Watertown’s low fares will attract customers (Audio)

July 22, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Denver Air Connection is in its first month of serving Watertown…

Watertown Fire Rescue dispatched to duplex, semi truck fires

July 22, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown Fire Rescue was dispatched early this (Thursday) morning, just after…

Sioux Falls woman sentenced for embezzling from employer

July 22, 2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls woman has been sentenced to prison…

NEW: Lake Preston man dies in boating incident on Lake Whitewood

July 21, 2021 Mike Tanner DeSMET, S.D.–A man is dead following a boating incident on Lake Whitewood…