USS South Dakota Submarine Christened

Groton, Connecticut --  Over the weekend a christening ceremony was held for the new USS-South Dakota.  The program took place at the General Dynamics Electric Boat facility in Groton, Connecticut with about 60 South Dakotan’s representing the state. Tom Muenster, who...

Health Insurers Doing Some Hand-Holding

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. Avera Health and Sanford Health must be doing a lot of hand holding with their insurance customers as a result of President's Trump's decision to end Obamacare subsidies. Avera Health Plans CEO Deb Mueller says the biggest question they're getting is...

480,000 Attend 2017 Sturgis Rally — More Details Below

STURGIS, S.D. – The inaugural Sturgis After Rally Summit concluded Thursday with the release of the city’s official attendance figure for 2017. That number was 480,000 with a total economic impact of $738-million. Public Information Spokeswoman Christina Steele says a...

Watertown City Hall Moving More To Social Media Platforms

City Hall at Watertown is moving more to social media these days as a way of getting information to the public and it was a topic of discussion at an Urban Renewal Board meeting This week.  The board chair Sarah Ries said she wasn’t sure it was a good idea for the...

Codington County Deputy To Return To Work Friday

A Codington County Deputy Sheriff who was injured while conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by 19 year old Jacob Engelhart is expected to return to work Friday.   Codington County Sheriff Brad Howell says that Engelhart attempted to flee near the 1400 block...

From The Desk Of Watertown Mayor Sarah Caron

When the Urban Renewal Board meets this morning they’ll have plenty to talk about including the future of flowers in the downtown area. Watertown Mayor Sarah Caron would like to see the flowers back on the street poles next summer, however with the Urban Renewal tax...

FFA Regional Range Winners Receive Scholarships

FFA Regional Range Winners Receive Scholarships Bath (October, 2017) - The South Dakota FFA Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of three $100 scholarships for students placing first in each of the three SD Regional Range Evaluation Competitions this fall in...