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Primary Election Day recap for South Dakota

June 8, 2022 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Tuesday was a good day for Republican incumbents in South Dakota…

Schoenbeck wins Republican Primary race over Paulsen in Senate District 5

June 7, 2022 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–District 5 State Senator Lee Schoenbeck (pictured) of Watertown has won…

South Dakota’s Noem, Thune survive GOP challenges from right

June 7, 2022 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has won the Republican…

UPDATE: Former Watertown Library Director banned from the facility for an additional 30 days (Audio)

June 7, 2022 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–The Watertown Library Board met today, and voted to extend a…

Butler Machinery announces $500,000 donation toward construction of DEX in Huron

June 7, 2022 Mike Tanner HURON, S.D.–Fargo-based Butler Machinery announced today that it is pledging $500,000 toward…

KWAT News On Demand for June 7, 2022

June 7, 2022   Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT newsroom….    

Facing huge inventory, Target cuts vendor orders, prices

June 7, 2022 NEW YORK (AP) — Target is canceling orders from its suppliers, particularly in home…

National average price of gasoline approaching $5.00 a gallon

June 7, 2022 Mike Tanner UNDATED–Current gasoline prices in the United States paint an ugly picture for…

It’s Primary Election Day in South Dakota!

June 7, 2022 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Today is Primary Election Day in South Dakota. Most of the…

Beryl Levine, first female North Dakota Supreme Court justice, dies

June 7, 2022 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Former Justice Beryl Levine, the first woman appointed to the…