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Canadian soldiers being remembered in Watertown this Veteran’s Day weekend (Audio)

  November 8, 2019 Mike Tanner KWAT Radio News   WATERTOWN, S.D.—Canadian servicemen who joined U.S. military…

NEW: USD will announce addition of “Patriots Plaza” on campus this weekend (Audio)

  VERMILLION, S.D.–The University of South Dakota will be adding a “Patriots Plaza” in the center of…

South Dakota nearing full compliance with federal REAL ID requirements

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Kristi Noem says South Dakota is now more than 99 percent compliant…

Four being inducted into Watertown Hall of Fame today

    November 8, 2019 Mike Tanner KWAT Radio News   WATERTOWN, S.D.–Four men are being inducted…

Walz seeking agricultural disaster aid for northwestern Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has asked U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to…

Native American football enjoying a rebirth in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Native American football is enjoying a rebirth in South Dakota thanks to…

Colorado man transporting hemp through South Dakota pleads not guilty to drug charges

  RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The Colorado man who was arrested in South Dakota after his…

Kranzburg woman, Brookings man win trip to New York thru “Second Chance Lottery”

  November 7, 2019 Mike Tanner KWAT Radio News   WATERTOWN, S.D.–Thanks to a second chance drawing…

KWAT News On Demand for November 7, 2019

  November 7, 2019   Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT Newsroom…..   https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/214/2019/11/07110944/KWATNoon.mp3

HyVee hosting annual Veterans Day breakfast on Monday

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa–On Monday, Nov. 11, Hy-Vee will host its annual Veterans Day breakfasts…