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Patchy frost possible tonight along James River valley (Audio)

ABERDEEN, S.D.–The National Weather Service in Aberdeen says there’s a chance some areas of eastern South Dakota, mainly along the James River Valley, could see their first frost of the season overnight tonight. But once you get along and east of the I-29 corridor, the frost threat is gone. Forecaster...

SOCCER: Arrow girls blank Huron to wrap up reglar season

WATERTOWN, S.D. ( — Huron outlasted Watertown Thursday night 6-4 in high school boys soccer. Jaxson Fiechtner knocked two through the net, Hunter Mitchell and Ryan Roby each had one goal. Mitchell, Roby, and Braxten Endres each notched an assist. Blake Hight had 15 saves in net. Watertown took 13 shots in the game.

Weather Forecast For Watertown

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Watertown: Thursday, September 23: Sunny during the day; while mostly cloudy then slight chance of rain showers overnight; Friday, September 24: Chance of rain showers during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, September 25: Sunny during the day; while
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Prep Volleyball: Mitchell records 3-1 ESD victory over Watertown

Mitchell defeated Watertown 3-1 in an Eastern South Dakota Conference volleyball match Thursday night in the Civic Arena. The Kernels prevailed 25-22, 18-25, 25-18 and 25-15 to improve to 9-4 on the season. Karli Hanten made 139 good sets with 44 assists and 11 good serves with an ace, one...

HSFB PREVIEW: Watertown at Tea Area on 950 KWAT

TEA, S.D. ( — Watertown football will try to play spoiler again on a team’s homecoming this Friday night as the Arrows travel to Tea Area. The Titans are ranked number one in Class 11AA and are 4-0 after a 47-14 win versus Mitchell last Friday. Tea Coach, Craig Clayberg talks about that W:

Watertown job market expert calls tight labor market “unprecedented” (Audio)

WATERTOWN, S.D.–The workforce shortage has been an issue that’s been talked about locally and nationally for several months. The message is the same–employers are having a very hard time finding workers. And in some cases, it’s gotten to the point where they’ve gone out of business because of it, or they’ve scaled back their hours of operation to fit the number of workers they do have.

Watertown Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Watertown: Friday, September 24: Mostly sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, September 25: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Sunday, September 26: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Monday, September 27: Sunny during

SOFTBALL: Gronau strikes out eight in draw with number three Brookings

BROOKINGS, S.D. ( — Watertown Arrow Softball would earn a 1-1 seven-inning draw with Brookings in game one on Thursday. Brooklyn Gronau grabbed the W in the circle striking out eight and allowing one hit. Gronau and Jade Lund would go 2-3 at the plate, each with a double. Number...
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Memorial Park to close at end of month, mosquito trapping finished as fall sets in

Memorial Park along Lake Kampeska, a popular place with campers and tourists, will close next week, Codington County Facilities Manager Steve Molengraaf told members of the county commission this week. This summer, the county park had 2,665 reservations, he said at Tuesday's meeting. Camping at the park is allowed April...

CFB PREVIEW: South Dakota State at Indiana State

BROOKINGS, S.D. ( — After their bye week, known in the Jacks camp as improvement week, number two South Dakota State (2-0) will begin Missouri Valley Football Conference play this week. Coach John Stiegelmeier says they had a good week of practice during improvement week with one notable exception:. State...

CROSS COUNTRY: Arrows compete at Russ Strande Invitational

BROOKINGS, S.D. ( — Watertown Arrow Cross Country competed Thursday at the Russ Strande Invitational held at Edgebrook Golf Course in Brookings. The Arrow boys would place fifth as a team. Ty Sulivan paced all the Arrow runners with a time of 18:48.24. On the girl’s side, the Arrows would place fourth with Kate McElroy taking home a second-place time of 19:46.23.

Huron boys soccer snaps skid

WATERTOWN — After building a 4-0 advantage, the Huron boys’ soccer team held on for a 6-4 victory against Watertown on Thursday. The win snaps a three game losing skid for the Tigers, who are now 4-6-1. “It was a much improved game by our offense tonight. We finally were...
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Coteau Community Market offers local, organic, minimal waste foods

The Watertown area is in for a healthy treat. A member-owned, organic health foods co-op is in the works. The Coteau Community Market is a sustainable food system that will offer organic, minimal waste foods to the public and plans on opening this fall. Annie Mullin moved to Watertown with...

Career nights help Mitchell volleyball to road win at Watertown

WATERTOWN — The winning streak for the Mitchell High School volleyball team climbed to five matches in a row with a four-set win Thursday night. The Kernels decisively claimed the third and fourth sets to earn a road win at the Watertown Civic Arena in Eastern South Dakota Conference play. Set scores were 25-22, 18-25, 25-18, 25-15.

VOLLEYBALL: Arrows play better in second go around with Mitchell

WATERTOWN, S.D. ( — Mitchell earned a 3-1 victory over Watertown Thursday night. Set scores of 25-22, 18-25, 25-18, 25-15. Kendall Paulson would lead the attack with 20 kills, and 10 digs, Karli Hanten would have one ace at the serving line, 44 ace assists and 10 digs, Maddi Rohdie had 18 digs, Emma Kick with 8 kills and Jaclyn Lloyd had two aces at the serving line.

TENNIS: Arrows back on winning track with W over Roncalli

WATERTOWN, S.D. ( — Watertown Arrow Girls Tennis got back on the winning track on Thursday with an 8-1 home W over Aberdeen Roncalli. It was a clean Arrow sweep for singles with Ellie Zink, Sophia Nichols, Jaida Young, Leyla Meester, Grace Ortmeier, and Faith Berg earning the win. Doubles wins would go to the teams of Young/Ortmeier and Meester/Nichols.