Board of Regents Funding Process Underway In Legislature

The funding process for the South Dakota Board of Regents is underway in the legislature. Regents President Bob Sutton, appearing before the Joint Appropriations Committee, says state support of the universities creates a big return. dl57 Sutton says the universities...

Tapio Enters South Dakota Congressional Race

  Republican State Senator and Donald Trump State Campaign Director, Neal Tapio of Watertown has entered the 2018 South Dakota US House race. The District 5 State Senator from Watertown is making his official announcement today in a series of stops across the...

Landowners In No Rush To Use Buffer Strip Program

Landowners in South Dakota did not rush into a new program that gives tax breaks to land set aside as buffer strips near rivers and lakes. The state Department of Revenue says just under three hundred acres was enrolled in the program that was authorized by last...

Non-Meandered Waters Access Issue Topic At Watertown Cracker-Barrel

Representative Nancy York and Representative John Mills Watertown, SD --  District 4 Representative John Mills took on the Non-Meandered Waters legislation at the Saturday Cracker Barrel saying the decision in the house is to remove the sunset entirely.  He looks for...

State Legislators Address Redistricting At Watertown Cracker-Barrel

 John Wiik, Burt Tulson and Hugh Bartels Legislators from both District 5 at Watertown, 4 and 2 attended Saturday’s cracker-barrel at the Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown. Among questions directed to the group was one from Gary Leighton at Florence who asked...

Lake Kampeska Committee Forms

 KXLG Photos show Kampeska sunset and Weir Watertown, SD -- City, County and other officials along with interested individuals filled the meeting room at the Terry Redlin Environmental Education Center yesterday afternoon to help lay the groundwork for a newly formed...