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Two vehicles damaged in Highway 212 collision in Watertown

WATERTOWN, S.D.–There was heavy damage to two vehicles in a collision on a Highway 212 intersection in Watertown Wednesday afternoon. Police Sergeant Scott Price says it happened a little before 2:00 p.m. at Highway 212 and 21st Street Southwest. A Cadillac driven by 39 year-old Darren Shelton of Watertown...
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Downed power line causes Watertown house fire

WATERTOWN, S.D.– A house fire in Watertown Wednesday afternoon. The fire call at 1340 25th Street Southwest originally came in as a report of a power line down from a tree limb falling on it. When the power line fell, it started a nearby tree on fire, and strong...
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Farm house in rural Waverly burns to the ground

WAVERLY, S.D.–A structure fire in rural Waverly had South Shore and Watertown Fire Departments busy. The fire at 45961 165th Street was called in just after 6:00 p.m. Wednesday. A passerby noticed heavy, black smoke coming from a private farm site. Once on scene, fire crews found an old,...

Here’s why a driver may get pulled over in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — There’s at least a few thousand people driving in South Dakota cities without a driver’s license. Tickets for no driver’s license rank in the top five of traffic citations in the five most populous cities. In 2021, the Sioux Falls Police...

Watertown Fire Rescue dispatched to contractor’s shop fire

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown Fire Rescue was called out to a contractor’s shop fire Tuesday. The fire was at 613 11th Street Northwest. Fire units arrived to find smoke coming out of the structure. They used a ladder truck to gain access to the roof of the building and put...

Watertown police investigating vandalism at car dealership

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown police are investigating vandalism at a local car dealership. Officers were called Monday to Sharp Automotive on Highway 212. They found three windows on the building and on a vehicle had been shot out with a BB gun. Damage is estimated at $1,500. It’s believed the vandalism...

Watertown School Board approves $4M bid for new track, football field near high school

Work will begin this summer on the first phase of improvements to the Allen Mitchell Field. The Watertown School Board approved a $4 million bid from Mammoth Construction of Sioux Falls at a special meeting Monday, according to Superintendent Jeff Danielsen. The scope of work includes the construction of a new track, a turf infield, new bleachers on the visitors side of the field and landscaping.

Renner sweeps two from Watertown Wednesday night in legion baseball

RENNER, S.D. (Dakota News Now) -Renner picked up a doubleheader sweep of Watertown in legion baseball Wednesday night. Post 307 won the first game 9-0 behind the shutout pitching of Manny Struck who got plenty of support. Renner broke the game open in the 5th inning with 6 runs as Kyle Konechne and Garret Hoffman had key hits. Renner also won game two 5-4. Copyright 2022 Dakota News Now. All rights reserved.

Canby Bloodmobile (July 2022)

There will be a Bloodmobile in Canby on Thursday, July 14th. It will be held at the Sanford Building from 12pm-6pm. To schedule an appointment, please call Deloris at either (507)-223-7205 or (507)-530-3476.

Two local golfers compete at SDGA Junior Tour Stop at Hartford

HARTFORD, S.D. ( – The South Dakota Golf Association Junior Tour made a stop at Central Valley Golf Club in Hartford on Wednesday. Some local results include:. 16-18 Boys. 11. Logan Vavruska (Watertown) – 91 — 10-11 Boys. 4. Logan Borns (Clark) – 47 — Next local...

Post 17 falls twice to Renner

RENNER, S.D. ( – Watertown Post 17 would fall twice to Renner on Wednesday. The purple and gold were blanked in game one 9-0. Ben Althoff would put down two of Watertown’s three hits in the game. Jackson Maag pitched four and a third innings allowing eight hits, six runs, walking five while striking out three. Kyle Karst pitched an inning and two-thirds in relief.