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SD National Guard prepares to transfer armories

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Webster and Watertown should get ownership of old National Guard armory complexes in the two northeastern South Dakota cities, a state Senate panel agreed Wednesday.

The two bills, HB 1126 and HB 1127, won approval from the Senate Sta…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Two tigers headed to Watertown zoo

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Officials at the Lansing zoo say two Amur tigers born there three years ago are heading for a new home in South Dakota.

The Lansing State Journal says the Potter Park Zoo tigers known as Kira and Savelii have a new home a…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

No injuries in 7-vehicle Watertown pileup involving school bus

January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATERTOWN (AP) — Icy conditions in eastern South Dakota led to a low-speed pileup on a curve southwest of Watertown that involved a school bus, a semitrailer and five other vehicles.

Codington County Sheriff Toby Wishard said no one was hurt i…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

No injuries in 7-vehicle Watertown pileup involving school bus

January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATERTOWN (AP) — Icy conditions in eastern South Dakota led to a low-speed pileup on a curve southwest of Watertown that involved a school bus, a semitrailer and five other vehicles.

Codington County Sheriff Toby Wishard said no one was hurt i…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Watertown man dies in snowmobile wreck

January 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATERTOWN (AP) — Authorities say a 31-year-old Watertown man has died in a snowmobile accident in the northeast part of the city.

Watertown police detective Sgt. Troy VanDusen tells KWAT radio that officers received a call about 8 a.m. Tuesday w…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lake Area Technical Institute president to retire in summer

December 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

WATERTOWN (AP) — The president of Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown is retiring.

KWAT reports that Deb Shephard will step down from the post at the end of June.

Watertown School District Superintendent Leslie Jutting made the an…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lake Area Technical Institute president to retire in summer

December 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

WATERTOWN (AP) — The president of Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown is retiring.

KWAT reports that Deb Shephard will step down from the post at the end of June.

Watertown School District Superintendent Leslie Jutting made the an…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Reward out for info on bald eagle killing

November 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

STRANDBURG (AP) — State and national wildlife agencies are offering an reward for information on the fatal shooting of a bald eagle northeast of Watertown.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks Department say …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Body found in Minnesota River likely Watertown kayaker

November 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) — Nicollet County Sheriff’s deputies say they believe they’ve found the body of a kayaker missing since June.
The Journal in New Ulm reported the body is believed to be Steven Fritze, a sixth-grade teacher from Watertown….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Cambree Larryn Robinson

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_original","fid":"373458","attributes":{"alt":"Cambree Larryn Robinson","class":"media-image","height":"316","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"224"}}]]  A girl, Cambree Larryn Robinson, was born on Aug…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com