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NEW: Mack, Holien discuss Watertown city issues with KWAT News (Audio)

July 21, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown’s transition to a city manager-led form of government started this…

KWAT News On Demand for July 21, 2021

July 21, 2021   Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT newsroom……  

Operation and maintenance costs of Watertown’s proposed Foundation Plaza still in question (Audio)

July 21, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–At their work session last week, the Watertown City Council heard…

NEW: More housing options now available in downtown Watertown as Parkside Place opens

July 21, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Another housing option for people wanting to live in downtown Watertown…

Hennepin County ‘doubles down’ on vaccine incentive program

July 21, 2021 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota’s most populous county is boosting its incentive program for COVID-19…

Prison official fired by governor says she was not told why

July 21, 2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A former South Dakota prison official who was recently…

UPDATE: Arrest made in Wyndmere, North Dakota bank robbery

July 21, 2021 WYNDMERE, N.D. (KFGO) – A woman has been arrested for the robbery of Lincoln…

KWAT News On Demand for July 20, 2021

July 20, 2021   Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT newsroom……    

Governor Noem Praises SkyWest’s Continued Partnership in Pierre and Watertown Markets 

July 20, 2021 PIERRE, S.D. – Yesterday, during a phone call between Governor Kristi Noem and SkyWest…

One million dollar bond set for man charged in 2013 South Dakota murder

July 20, 2021 RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A judge has set bond at $1 million for…