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South Dakota primary turnout highest since 2010 election

June 10, 2022 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Officials say South Dakota recorded its largest primary election…

Watertown man sentenced in deadly boat crash in Clark County

June 9, 2022 Mike Tanner CLARK S.D.– A Watertown man recently avoided a court trial by pleading…

New brand identification logos for city of Watertown are released!

June 9, 2022 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–The city of Watertown’s “rising star” brand and logo has served…

Tax preparer under IRS investigation for filing false or fraudulent returns for many North Dakota clients

June 9, 2022 FARGO, N.D.  – The Internal Revenue Service is investigating a tax preparer from Houston…

Ducks Unlimited, feds to restore South Dakota grasslands

June 9, 2022 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Ducks Unlimited and federal officials are teaming up to…

Republican candidate for northeast South Dakota House seat withdraws from race

June 9, 2022 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Republican candidate for the South Dakota House is…

KWAT Exclusive: Watertown man indicted on two felony counts of theft

June 8, 2022 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–KWAT News has learned a Watertown man is facing a pair…

KWAT News On Demand for June 8, 2022

June 8, 2022   Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT newsroom…..    

Watertown Fire Rescue called out to garage fire

June 8, 2022 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–A garage fire in Watertown this (Wednesday) morning. Fire crews were…

Watertown Fire Rescue called to clean up diesel fuel spill on I-29

June 8, 2022 Mike Tanner SOUTH SHORE, S.D.–Watertown Fire Rescue provided mutual aid to the South Shore…