KXLG NEWS PODCAST 10/19/21
Melissa Herrboldt was on scene live at Roosevelt School last week as we were informed student Lexi Riley would be riding in a fire truck to school that morning.
The Watertown Police Department will be a host site for the Saturday, October 23rd National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. This is an opportunity for people to drop off unused or expired prescription medication - no questions asked. This year they will also be accepting vape products.
KXLG NEWS PODCAST 10/18/21
You may have heard a new voice coming out of the news department the last week.
In a historic community team up with service clubs Kiwanis, The Lions Club, The Optimist Club, and Rotary collecting items and money for People Against Child Hunger, The Salvation Army, and The Beacon Center.
On Friday 10/15/21 some of the KXLG staff participated in a community wide program to help support the Junior Achievement. Businesses donated a minimum of $5 to participate and wear their favorite jersey to work.
On Friday 10/15/21 around 2pm the Watertown Fire Department was called to a fire at 703 9th Ave NE.
Dakota Nation Sports Book Coming Soon
Public Service Announcement
SDDOT Reminds Landowners to Remove Hay Bales from the Right of Way
KXLG NEWS PODCAST 10/15/21
Businesses and consumers are being warned to prepare for sharply higher natural gas prices this winter.
If you are downtown Watertown and come across 15 1st St NW you’ll notice it’s being demolished. Turns out this is another project from Crestone Companies.
SOUTH DAKOTA READY TO “ROLL OUT THE ORANGE CARPET”
From the Halls of City Hall on 10/13/21
The South Dakota Parks and Recreation Association State Conference was held in Watertown last night October 14th, 2021.
KXLG NEWS PODCAST 10/14/21
The Watertown new City Manager Amanda Mack and Finance Officer Kristen Bobzien receive kudos after the presentation of the city’s 2022 budget proposal last night.
The body of a 75 year old angler was found at Dry Lake #2 by Willow Lake on Saturday 10/9/21.
KXLG NEWS PODCAST 10/13/21
South Dakota's pheasant season could be hit or miss for hunters. The Sioux Falls Argus Leader reports the state's season opens this weekend. Hunters killed more than 1.1 million pheasants in 2020 but the outlook this season looks dicey. The state Game, Fish and Parks Department hasn't done a…
On 10/12/2021 at approximately 5:44pm, the Watertown Police Department
RAPID CITY, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says due to heavy snow and high winds, Interstate 90 will be closed both eastbound and westbound from Rapid City to the Wyoming state line beginning at 10 p.m. (MT).
Watertown Regional Landfill
Another topic of discussion at the Codington County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday October 12th was whether to approve the hire of the Eide Bailly accounting firm as a consultant for guidance on spending the received American Rescue Plan Act funds.
A topic of discussion at the Codington County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday October 12th was Watertown’s current mental health crisis.
The City of Watertown has containers for sale that can be used to store and dispose of yard waste. These containers have wheels and attached lids.
KXLG NEWS PODCAST 10/12/21
Watertown Fire Rescue was called at 345pm for a fire in an exhaust unit at Dynamic Engineering located at 221 Cessna Street today. Upon arrival found that all the employees had evacuated safely and some were attempting to extinguish the fire with fire extinguishers. The fire was located in a…
There has been much talk about the school lunch program recently.
At the Watertown School Board Meeting on Monday, October 11th Brad Brandsrud and Patty McClemens discussed the purpose of the High School Advisory Board and the goals of the program.
Our story comes from rural Hayti, SD. Sarina Kinnunen a wife, mom of 5, event stylist, and party blogger that was approached by the editor of Woman’s World Magazine to be featured.
KXLG News Podcast for Monday 10/11/21
Radio Ink Magazine a radio-industry trade publication reached out to Melissa Herrboldt, owner of KXLG radio to find out how she went from working at the front desk and helping with promotions to becoming the local owner of the KXLG radio station.
News out of Milbank via The Valley Express as the Milbank FFA Chapter’s cattle judging team attended the World Dairy Expo and competed in the dairy cattle judging career development event on September 29th in Madison, Wisconsin.
The ALL-NEW KXLG App is now available on Android in the Google Play Store and on the Apple App Store.
In response to President Biden’s comments last Monday, Governor Kristi Noem says she plans to sue President Biden in court over the vaccine requirements announced on Thursday.
From the City Attorney’s office. Applications for Medical Cannabis Establishments are now available. Initial applications for Medical Cannabis Dispensaries in the City of Watertown are due to both the City and the State by November 1st, 2021.
On 10-06-21 at 08:33 AM, Watertown Police Department, Watertown Fire Rescue, and South Dakota Highway Patrol responded to a car versus motorcycle crash at 10th Street and 2nd Avenue SW.
Watertown Fire Rescue responded to 164th St and 447th Ave for a two vehicle accident involving a semi-truck and minivan around 9:30 AM.
Great News if you live in this area! Codington County Highway Department in association with Contractors have Reopened County Road 7-5, 460th Ave between 169th Street and 170th Street. Bridge work has been completed and road is now open to traffic
Each residence of the City of Watertown is entitled to 2 free tons of compost annually with a Municipal Utility bill. Please bring your residential Watertown Municipal Utility bill when requesting free compost at the Watertown Regional Landfill. Without a utility bill at the time free compo…
As of October 15th, any home or business that needs to continue operating a sump pump discharging clear water may request a variance to discharge to the sanitary sewer.
During this week’s County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday they approved to promote Kari Kraayenbrink from a part-time position to a full time position. She started in the position July of 2020. This is the first time they have had a full-time position in the Welfare Office.
We spoke with Lois Wiarda about the missions of the Grow Castlewood Committee and the Castlewood Community Foundation.
Sophomore Jake Olson took home 1st place at the State AA Boys Golf Tournament at Broadband Creek Country Club in Huron Wednesday October 6th, 2021. Also, we mention Kaden Rylance took 11th place, Ty Lenards tied for 21st, and Mark Mahowald tied for 39th.
This morning (Wed October 6th) on KXLG radio, Watertown Mayor Reid Holien had the following announcement about the new ice arena:
Mayor Reid Holien updates the ice arena project and more......
Governor Kristi Noem has appointed Brian Sandvig and Joy Nelson to the Board of Technical Education. Brian Sandvig will replace the late Bob Faehn and serve the remainder of Faehn’s term. Joy Nelson will replace Ed Mallett effective November 1, 2021.