The Mitchell City Council has approved expanding taxi service

The Mitchell City Council has approved expanding taxi service in town to the dismay of current ride providers. The Council voted 7-1 Monday to allow Thomas Schaffner to operate as part of Lyft, an alternative ride service. State law allows special exemptions for this...

Watertown Winter Farm Show Dedicated to Hurkes Implement Watertown

Kudos to the whole gang at Hurkes implement in Watertown for being named the Watertown Winter Farm show honoree this year. This nearly 100 year old Watertown Implement dealer has been a mainstay in Watertown and continues to this day on North HIghway 20. What a great...

Missouri River Runoff Report Released

With above normal snowpack in the mountains of Montana and Wyoming, the Corps of Engineers is getting the Missouri River Reservoir system ready for that expected run off. In the monthly update, Kevin Stamm (stom) with the water management office in Omaha, says they...

Date Announced For 2018 “Bash”

  WATERTOWN, S.D. – February 6, 2018 – Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation is excited to announce BASH (Building A Superior Hospital) 2018 will be held Saturday April 14th at the Watertown Event Center. BASH is an annual gala fundraising event hosted by the...

Mayor Presents State Of The City

Stating that 2017 was a busy year Watertown Mayor Caron gave her annual State of The City Message to the Watertown City Council last evening. dl37 She says the first half of 2017 was flat with the second half picking up over 4 percent with a year end 2.8 percent...

PUC Takes More Testimony For Crocker Wind Farm Project

    Watertown, SD -- The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission took pro and con testimony last evening at the Clark American Legion where a near capacity crowd gathered to share their feelings about the proposed Crocker Wind Farm which would include up to...

Governor’s Eye Still On The Budget

Governor Dennis Daugaard continues to keep his eyes on the budget process as the 93rd legislative session chugs along near its mid-point.   Speaking with reporters Friday the Governor says revenue numbers for December will be available soon… dl2 Daugaard says a major...

Equality Day Recognized

Legislative leaders will recognize Equality Day at the State Capital in Pierre on Monday. President of the Black Hills Center for Equality Michael Hanson said, as they do every year, are looking for full representation by lawmakers. dl1 Senators Phil Jensen and Stace...