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Farmer says harvest yields will vary across South Dakota

September 13, 2021 VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota farmer says harvests will vary widely across…

Northern State University opens new football stadium

September 13, 2021 ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — An overflow crowd of nearly 6,000 fans showed up Saturday…

Patriot Day program held in Watertown marks 20 years since 9/11 attacks (Audio)

September 11, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Remembrance ceremonies are being held across the country on this Patriot…

First sports bets placed at Deadwood casinos

September 10, 2021 DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — The first sporting bets have been wagered in Deadwood, bringing…

South Dakota voters could be asked about changes in state drug laws

September 10, 2021 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg has introduced two ballot measures that…

South Dakota prison guard charged for committing sexual acts with prisoners

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota prison guard has been indicted on accusations of sexual…

Maverick’s hosting several fundraisers to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks (Audio)

September 10, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack on…

KWAT News On Demand for September 10, 2021

September 10, 2021   Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT newsroom…..    

Amazon plans to open new warehouse in Fargo later this month

September 10, 2021 FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Amazon officials say the first day of operations at the…

Woman with ties to Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate named Minnesota’s poet laureate

September 10, 2021 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Dakota scholar, author and artist has been named…