City Planning Commission Approves Valley View Plat

The Watertown City Planning Commission reorganized at a meeting yesterday with John Stonebarger elected as the new chairman replacing Pat Shriver who is stepping down from the board. Selected vice-chair was Blake Dahle.  Among items on their agenda last night was the...

New Burglary Twist In Death Investigation That Was Ruled Accidental

UPDATE: Autopsy reports indicate Mr. William Keith Foster died as result of head injury sustained by a fall. Evidence recovered at Foster’s residence was consistent with Foster sustaining a fall and striking his head. Foster’s death has been ruled accidental. The...

Sturgis Rally Numbers Up So Far!

STURGIS, S.D. – It’s early, but indications are this year’s rally is a little bit bigger than last year. According to preliminary data from the South Dakota Department of Transportation, there was a 6-percent increase in vehicles traveling the roads into Sturgis over...

School Starts August 24th In Watertown

The first day of school is approaching in South Dakota and Watertown’s new superintendent Dr. Jeff Danielsen says they’re ready.  His advice to parents? [sc_embed_player fileurl="...

Tuesday Was Military Appreciation Day At Sturgis Rally

STURGIS, S.D. – It’s military appreciation day at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally today, and a veteran got quite a surprise today. As part of “Mission-Thank You,” Charles Swank received a brand new Harley Davidson Motorcycle. Adam Sandoval spearheaded “Mission-thank...