Man Fatally Shot in Watertown

Watertown Police Department Believe Public IS NOT In Danger

  WATERTOWN, S.D – Watertown Police Department and Paramedics were dispatched to the 600 block of 1st Avenue NW in Watertown around 3:37am Friday morning after receiving a call from a male saying his roommate had been shot. Upon arrival, police made contact with the 30-year-old male who made the initial call as well as another 30-year-old male inside the…

Three Men Arrested In Watertown Assault

WATERTOWN, S.D. — Three men are spending New Year’s Day behind bars in Codington County, after a stabbing was reported Sunday evening. Police say a man was stabbed in the neck around 5 p.m. in the 100 block of North Broadway. According to authorities, four men were involved in an argument over property, in which a knife was presented. Todd…

Child Advocacy Center That Gives Victims A One-Stop Shop Now Open In SD

WATERTOWN, S.D.– At least 4,000 children are sexually abused in South Dakota each year. And experts believe there are additional cases that never get reported. When they do, they say many counties don’t have the resources to deal with them. But that has now changed in the northeast portion of the state. “Each and every day I’m working on a…

One Of Two Stolen Centuries Old Artifacts Returned To Watertown Zoo

The Bramble Park Zoo in Watertown says one of two stolen artifacts has been returned. The artifacts, which are on loan from the South Dakota Archaeological Society, were discovered missing last week. They’re estimated to be hundreds of years old. Bramble Park Zoo Director Dan Miller said pointing to a display case, “We had it on like this.” Miller says…

Someone You Should Know: Watertown Man Indulges In Pizza, Earns National Recognition

When we think of amazing pizza, places like Chicago, New York and, of course, Italy come to mind. But one restaurant family is trying to put South Dakota on the map when it comes to good pie. KDLT’s Jill Johnson shows us why one Watertown man is ‘Someone You Should Know’. Dempsey’s Brewery, Pub & Restaurant in Watertown got its…

UPDATE: Court Documents Reveal 19-Year-Old Who Died Of Alcohol Poisoning Had BAC Of .296

Three Charged In Connection With The Investigation

WATERTOWN – Court documents reveal that the 19-year-old woman who died of alcohol poisoning in Watertown had a blood alcohol content of more than three times the legal limit to drive. The Watertown Police Department says three people were served arrest warrants in connection to her death. A 21-year-old woman and two 19-year-old men are facing misdemeanor charges. Police say…

Changes To Homecoming Celebration Receives Opposition

A petition was created against the name change of KiYi to Sagitta

Homecoming is all about celebrating school pride.But changes to a 76 year-old- tradition have diminished that pride for some students at Watertown High School.And they want to go back.”This year’s homecoming wasn’t as motivational,” says Watertown High School Sophomore Spencer Marotz.

Terry Redlin Students Give Artist’s Son Special Gift: ‘We will miss him.’

On April 24, one of the most famous painters of wildlife and Americana, Terry Redlin passed away. A little more than a month later, students from the school that bears his name, visited his art center. For the center’s designer, who is also Redlin’s son, it was an emotional one.