South Dakota News Watch, the state’s first and only non-profit news organization, will double its full-time staff as it begins its second year delivering in-depth reporting on important statewide topics. “With the encouragement and financial support of everyday South Dakotans, News Watch is expanding its reporting team in 2019
The struggling ShopKo retail chain has added Chamberlain and Custer to the growing list of small towns in South Dakota that will lose their only department store in the coming months. A spokeswoman for the Wisconsin-based retail chain said Thursday that it will begin liquidating merchandise at its stores in
South Dakota News Watch has been selected to participate in NewsMatch, a national campaign providing funding to non-profit news organizations. South Dakota News Watch is among more than 150 non-profit news organizations chosen to receive funding through the NewsMatch program. The matching gift campaign has helped non-profit newsrooms across the
As part of its ongoing Rivers at Risk project, South Dakota News Watch reached out to the two major party candidates for South Dakota governor to ask what each would do to reduce pollution and improve the quality of state waterways. Here are statements emailed to News Watch by U.