WATERTOWN

Mental exam requested for Moorhead man accused of intentionally causing fatal crash

Gage StevensonWATERTOWN, S.D. (KVRR/KWAT) – An attorney for the Moorhead man charged with murdering a Watertown, S.D. woman two years ago appears to be working toward a possible mental illness defense for his client. At a status hearing Wednesday for 18 year-old Gage Stevenson, his lawyer requested a psychiatric evaluation to be paid for by Codington County. At an earlier…

Attorney questions competency of Moorhead man accused of intentionally causing fatal crash

Gage StevensonWATERTOWN, S.D. (KVRR/KWAT) – A Moorhead, Minn. man charged with killing a Watertown, S.D. woman in a traffic crash nearly two years ago made a court appearance Wednesday. Eighteen year-old Gage Stevenson is charged with First Degree Murder in the death of 43 year-old Dawn Meyer. Defense attorney Tom Sannes told Judge Carmen Means it was premature to issue any…

Moorhead man arrested for 2019 homicide in South Dakota

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – A Moorhead man is in the Clay County jail in connection with a 2019 homicide in Watertown, S.D. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says 18 year-old Gage Stevenson is being held on a First Degree Murder charge. Stevenson was taken into custody Tuesday by Moorhead Police. …

Woman charged in day care death in Watertown

WATERTOWN, S.D. – A Watertown woman is facing charges after a toddler was found unconscious while in day care and later died at a Sioux Falls hospital. Police say the 16-month-old child, who was not identified, suffered “injuries consistent with abuse.” First responders were dispatched to an in-home day care in Watertown Wednesday and rushed the child to Prairie Lakes…

Discover South Dakota: Watertown

Famed Artists Helps Put Watertown In The Spotlight

  The people in this South Dakota spot call it a hidden gem, highlights by a gift left by a famous artist. Discover South Dakota took a trip to Watertown. The city sits near two different lakes, which provides plenty of fishing and recreation. There are two breweries and a bustling downtown shopping scene. But the crown jewel of the…

Post 2 Offense Puts On A Show In Double Header Sweep

Post 2 scored 21 runs in Sunday's double header against Watertown

FARGO, ND – Fargo Post 2’s offense had no trouble scoring on Sunday. Luke Rustad’s squad exploded for 10 runs in game, winning 10-0, and 11 in game two, winning 11-1, on their way to a sweep of Post 17. With that, they improve to (34-4) on the season. Fargo hosts the Blues on Wednesday with the last five regular…

Wrong-Way Driver Causes Deadly Crash, Kills 4

It happened just before 10 Saturday night in Richfield, Minnesota

RICHFIELD, Minn. — A wrong-way crash in the Twin Cities on I-35W late Saturday kills four people, including two from South Dakota, and injures one. It happened just before 10 Saturday night in Richfield. The wrong-way driver identified as 21-year-old Alfredo Torres, of St. Paul, was killed. Dead in the other vehicle were the driver, 25-year-old Briana Vazquez, of Watertown,…

South Dakota Tow Truck Driver Killed

The driver was hit when he was trying to remove a vehicle from the ditch

WATERTOWN, S.D. — A tow truck driver was killed on the job in South Dakota. It happened around 8:30 Saturday morning when 47-year-old Dale Jones of Watertown was trying to remove a vehicle from the ditch. Police say a 76-year-old man lost control of his car and struck Jones. The crash is under investigation. Tags: driver, South Dakota, tow truck,…

Police Believe Moorhead Teen Intentionally Caused Fatal Crash

Police say Meyer was driving slower than 35 mph when the teen crossed into the opposite lane and struck her.

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Police say the death of a Watertown woman who was killed in a crash is being investigated as a homicide. Authorities say a 16-year-old Moorhead, Minnesota boy was going more than 100 mph when he crashed into the woman’s vehicle in Watertown Tuesday in an attempted suicide. Forty-three-year-old Dawn Meyer died at the scene. The boy was taken to…