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DFCU breaks ground in Watertown

On Sept. 19, an official groundbreaking ceremony was held at the newest Dakotaland Federal Credit Union location in Watertown. The "gold shovels" are held by, from left, President of Mills Construction, Randy Hanson; Mills Project Manager Jeff Borah; Architect Angie Boersma; Credit Union President D

PLAINSMAN - 2017-09-24 17:11:45

Watertown Area Transit employees receive awards at fall conference

Deb Stuchl, left, and Jim Miller received awards at the annual Dakota Transit Association Fall Conference earlier this month in Grand Forks, N.D. (Courtesy photo) Deb Stuchl and Jim Miller each received awards recently at the Dakota Transit Association Fall Conference earlier this month in Grand For

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-23 05:25:00

Watertown's Larkin among officers elected

Watertown's Charlie Larkin, of Diversified Real Estate, LLC, has been elected as Chair during the recently completed 2017 REALTOR Convention of the Dakotas held in Aberdeen. The North Dakota-South Dakota Chapter of the Council of Residential Specialists (CRS) also elected Lorrie Nantt, of RE/MAX Int

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-23 05:15:00

Homecoming Day parade hits Watertown

The annual WHS Homecoming Day parade draw crowds of people to downtown on an unseasonably warm evening Friday. Parade-goers marveled at the traditional vans and listened to music from the WHS and the Middle School bands. Then, it was on to the stadium where the Arrows took on Sioux Falls Lincoln.

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-23 08:00:00

A look at Watertown's housing cost

Watertown Mayor Sarah Caron vowed in her first 100 days to work in various ways to improve the city's economy and on Tuesday the Economic Health Committee got to work. City Council member Mike Danforth zeroed in on one issue, as reported in Wednesday's Watertown Public Opinion. "We often hear that W

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-23 05:15:00

October's Music Sunday held in Goodwin

October's Music Sunday, the last one for the season, will be held at Goodwin Area Hall in Goodwin on Sunday, Oct. 1 at 2 p.m. The featured band will be the Rhubarb Jam band. Entertainment, lunch and prizes will be available. All musicians are welcome. October's Music Sunday, the last one for the se

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-25 13:05:00

It's going to get colder, wetter

Plans for being outside in the near future should include an umbrella and a jacket, according to the forecast for the Watertown area. After a heat wave swept across the area on Friday with temperatures approaching 90 degrees, it will be much cooler and wetter for the next several days. "We had some

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-23 07:45:00

Law enforcement train focuses on people with mental illnesses

In the basement of the Codington County Sheriff's Office Thursday, a group of fresh-faced law enforcement recruits walked a very fine line. On one end in a room off the hallway, officers were trying to de-escalate a situation with "Kevin," a man who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and ,h

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-23 07:30:00

Couple celebrates 70th anniversary with private Sherwin Linton concert

WATERTOWN - It's not every day a well known musician walks into a residential room at Stoneybrook Suites Assisted Living in Watertown and plays a concert for four people. But when you are celebrating a 70th wedding anniversary, as Walt and Ila Mae Luken were Sept. 14, who knows what might happen. Sh

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2017-09-23 11:00:00

Friday's Editorial - Quick Hits - Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

Homecoming week wraps up tonight with the Arrow football team taking on Sioux Falls Lincoln. (If you can't make it to the stadium, watch it on PO/TV!) We give a thumbs up to this year's top royalty: Brennen Gabriel, Champion of Arrows; Taylor Terronez, Guardian of the Gold, and Justice Ries, Protect

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-22 15:00:00

Theresa May: UK seeks 2-year transition period after Brexit

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) - Britain is prepared to abide by European Union rules and pay into the bloc's coffers for two years after leaving the EU in March 2019, Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday in a conciliatory speech intended to revive foundering Brexit talks. May traveled to Florence, Italy -

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-22 15:02:12

South Dakota high school football scores: Sept. 22

Scores from around the state. Check back for updates. Going to a game? Tweet #arguspreps to keep other fans informed. Aberdeen Roncalli vs. McCook Central/Montrose Alcester-Hudson vs. Colome Belle Fourche vs. Hot Springs Bennett County vs. Lead-Deadwood Canistota/Freeman vs. Irene-Wakonda

ARGUS LEADER - 2017-09-22 18:54:44

Gazelles Win Two To Finish Dual Slate

Yankton beat Milbank 9-0, then beat Brookings 6-0. Doubles action against Brookings was cancelled due to rain. The Gazelles finish the dual season at 13-11, and travel to Aberdeen for the Eastern South Dakota Conference Championships on Thursday. Start time is 8 a.m. With the sweep, Yankton senior A

YANKTON DAILY PRESS - 2017-09-25 05:49:00

Bulldogs take fifth in Eastern Volleyball Classic

LYONS - Milbank Area won two out of three matches, including a 2-0 victory over Sisseton on the fifth-place match of the Eastern Volleyball Classic on Saturday. The Bulldogs (7-7) fell 2-1 to Tea Area in the first round and rebounded to top Tri-Valley 2-1 in the consolation semifinals before taking

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-25 05:15:00

Rothe delves into 'Tater Tot & Patton' characters

Up-and-comer Jessica Rothe will be at Friday's showing of "Tater Tot & Patton" at South Dakota Film Festival at the Capitol Theatre. The actress and others involved in the film will field questions after the full-length feature. The session starts at 7 p.m. Rothe played a sidekick to Emma Stone in "

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2017-09-22 15:48:00

Cavaliers battle heat at Roy Griak

The Aberdeen Roncalli cross-country programs fought through soaring heat indexes at the Roy Griak Invitational Saturday. The annual meet hosted by the University of Minnesota at the Les Bolstad Golf Course adjusted its schedule to try and beat the heat. While races were running the full 5K distance

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2017-09-24 02:01:44

Milbank Area netters fall twice in triangular

BROOKINGS - Milbank Area suffered two losses in a girls tennis triangular on Saturday. The Bulldogs fell 6-3 to Brookings and 9-0 to Yankton. Rhianna Welberg notched a singles victory against Brookings. She also team with Rhianna Cantine for a doubles victory. Jodi DeVaal and Halli Essington also wo

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-25 05:09:00

Germanfest to be held in Webster Sept. 30

The Oktoberfest celebration Germanfest will be held Saturday, Sept. 30 from noon to 11 p.m. at the Webster Armory. The event will feature a cooking demonstration at 12:30 p.m., a Kucken contest, inflatables, Hammerschlagen music, beer tastings, a performance by the Wendinger Band from 7-11 p.m., da

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-23 05:25:00

Port of Benton wins $300,000 to help Richland start-ups

The U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded a $300,000 grant to the Port of Benton to support start-ups in the Tri-Cities Research District in Richland. The port is one of 42 organizations in 28 states to receive more than $17 million through the federal Economic Development Administration's Regiona

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-09-22 19:43:00

Richland company to pay $2M for improper Hanford contract

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) A Richland company has agreed to pay $2 million to resolve allegations of improper subcontracting at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Federal Engineers & Constructors admitted no liability in the settlement. The company was accused of using a woman-owned company, Sage Tec, as a

EAST OREGONIAN - 2017-09-22 16:20:00