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Authorities searching for woman who robbed Wyndmere, North Dakota bank

July 20, 2021 WYNDMERE, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota authorities are searching for a woman accused of…

Watertown City Council approves design, consulting contracts for new ice arena (Audio)

July 19, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–More forward progress toward eventual construction of a new ice arena…

Watertown City Council approves lease agreement with SkyWest Airlines (Audio)

July 19, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–The Watertown City Council approved a lease agreement with SkyWest Airlines…

Beaver hunting under the microscope in South Dakota

July 19, 2021 WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is…

South Dakota lawmakers approve rules for medical marijuana in public schools

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Education has succeeded in its second attempt…

Noem announces $86 million budget surplus for South Dakota

July 19, 2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem announces the state finished…

KWAT News On Demand for July 19, 2021

July 19, 2021   Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT newsroom……    

NEW: Proposed new ice arena comes before Watertown City Council again tonight (Audio)

July 19, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–The Watertown City Council will vote tonight on whether to spend…

Watertown boy injured in accident at Oakwood State Park

July 19, 2021 Mike Tanner BROOKINGS, S.D.–A seven year-old Watertown boy was injured Friday night in an…

Teenage girl seriously injured in Watertown crash

July 19, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–A teenage girl sustained serious injuries in a two vehicle crash…