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Watertown’s Crossings Plaza filling up its available space; Sawyer Brown concert scheduled October 2nd (Audio)

September 21, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Construction work continues on the Crossings Plaza...

KWAT News On Demand for September 21, 2021

September 21, 2021 Mike Tanner Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT...

UPDATE: Man killed in Milbank area collision with semi is identified

September 21, 2021 Mike Tanner MILBANK, S.D. — A Sioux Falls man has...

Summer 2021 was a strong one for travel and tourism in South Dakota (Audio)

September 21, 2021 Mike Tanner PIERRE, S.D.–The final numbers won’t be in for...

Annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup this weekend

September 21, 2021 PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish...

BREAKING: Watertown City Council approves $20 million bond to build new ice arena (Audio)

September 20, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Two major hurdles were cleared Monday night...

UPDATE: Watertown City Council gives final approval to local ordinance on medical marijuana (Audio)

September 20, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–After hours of discussion that spanned multiple...

Noem: Changes to social studies standards should be delayed

September 20, 2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem...

Three members of South Dakota family sentenced for grain fraud

September 20, 2021 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Three members of a South Dakota...

New numbers released on COVID-19 vaccinations in South Dakota

September 20, 2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials say...

KWAT News On Demand for September 20, 20201

September 20, 2021   Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT newsroom……...

Noem, other Republican governors request meeting with President Biden to address border policy

September 20, 2021 PIERRE, S.D. – Today, Governor Kristi Noem and 25 other...

Key votes to be taken tonight on proposed new Watertown Ice Arena

September 20, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Tonight’s a big night for the future...

Noem-Rhoden ticket planning re-election campaign in 2022 (Audio)

September 20, 2021 YANKTON, S.D.–The team of South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem and...

Man killed in crash with semi south of Milbank

September 20, 2021 MILBANK, S.D. — One person died and another person was...

Fire restrictions lifted in Minnesota’s Superior National Forest

September 20, 2021 DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say they have lifted fire...

South Dakota’s top lawmakers release Ravnsborg impeachment petition

September 20, 2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota legislative leaders are...

Two escaped South Dakota prison inmates recaptured in Rapid City

September 20, 2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say two South Dakota...

Man killed in ATV crash in west-central Minnesota

September 20, 2021 DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn.– A man died in an ATV crash...

Early voting begins on Minneapolis policing ballot question

September 17, 2021 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Early voting is underway in Minneapolis, a...