Holien: “This is a big win for Watertown!”  (Audio)

July 2, 2021
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–“A big win for Watertown.”

That’s how Mayor-elect Ried Holien describes a recent vote taken by South Dakota’s Republican Party Central Committee….

Holien tells KWAT News they made that a selling point when they pitched their bid to the committee…

Its been a long time since Watertown has hosted this event…

The convention will be held June 23,-25, 2022 at the Watertown Event Center.

Holien expects more than 1,000 delegates to attend.

Holien takes the oath of office as Watertown’s new mayor on Tuesday.