October 16, 2021


Government Offices and Roads Closed

Blizzard and Winter Storm conditions continue at this hour causing road closures and some government offices to close.

According to the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), Interstate 90 from Rapid City to Mitchell is closed and will remain closed until Monday.  Interstate 29 in South Dakota is closed from Watertown to the North Dakota boarder.

On State Highway 44 in Jackson County, SDDOT reports that road is blocked because of a disable vehicle and all roads around the area have a no travel advisory.


Photo Credit:  South Dakota Highway Patrol

Because of conditions, the courthouses in Brown and Hutchinson County will be closed tomorrow, Monday, December 29th.  In Kingsbury County, the courthouse will not open until 10:00am Monday morning and in western, South Dakota; the Eagle Butte Indian Health Service was shutdown for the day.

In Watertown, the Watertown Regional Airport has closed today and those who had flights into the airport are asked to check out united.com for flight status.

NEW at 5:47pm CST - Edmunds County Courthouse closed for Monday.