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Fire Department

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Posted on: November 21, 2014

New Public Education Information

Watertown Fire Rescue has added some features to its public education tab. Please take time to check out our Holiday Safety videos and the Codington Co. Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan. Our public education tab has lots of activities for adults and children

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Posted on: November 14, 2014

WFR responds to barn fire

Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a barn fire south of Watertown Friday morning, about 7:30 am. Upon arrival, fire personnel found a barn with smoke coming from inside. Entry crews found a skid steer, a tractor, and a... Read on...

Posted on: November 11, 2014

WFR responds to house fire.

WFR responded to a house fire this morning at 0857. The home located at 321 11 St NW was occupied at the time, the caller reported smoke coming from a light fixture. Upon arrival, fire fighters found a small fire in the... Read on...

Posted on: November 11, 2014

WFR responds to multiple MVA's on I-29.

WFR responded to multiple MVA's on I-29 this morning. At 0730, a semi rolled onto its side between mile marker 183 and 184, only minor injuries to the driver with no transport via ambulance. Then at 0943, a SUV rolled... Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2014

Crews Respond to Residental Structure Fire

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to residential structure fire Sunday evening around 6 o'clock at 11 8th Ave SW in Watertown. Crews arrive to find a home ablaze, the fire was quickly knocked down on the residence by WFR... Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2014

WFR to Multiple Grass Fires On Sunday Afternoon

Watertown Fire Rescue responded to four (4) grass fires on Sunday afternoon. Three (3) of the fires were contained to road ditches with no loss of crops or structures. The last fire was near a home but did not reach the... Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2014

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to house fire

WFR responded to an early morning residential fire in north central Watertown on Friday, October 10, 2014. The homeowners were home at the time of the fire, and were able to escape without injury. Upon arrival, fire crews... Read on...


Home Page Watertown News

3 Stories
Posted on: November 13, 2014

Phone Scams

The Watertown Police Department has received reports on multiple phone scams targeting Watertown residents.

The Watertown Police Department has received reports on multiple phone scams targeting Watertown residents.

Scam #1:
A person claiming to be a representative of Publisher’s Clearing House advises the caller that they... Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2014

Increased Criminal Activity in SE Wtn-UPDATE

In the past several weeks, the Watertown Police Department has taken several reports from the
southeast part of Watertown. UPDATE

UPDATE:
On October 28th, 2014 Watertown Police Department responded to a report of a male suspectattempting to burglarize a residential garage. The suspect fled the scene but was apprehended
by Watertown Patrol Officers... Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2014

Increased criminal activity in Southeast Watertown

In the past several weeks, the Watertown Police Department has taken several reports from the
southeast part of Watertown.

In the past several weeks, the Watertown Police Department has taken several reports from the
southeast part of Watertown. The reports involve burglaries of garages, vehicles as well as occupied and unoccupied residences... Read on...


Police Department

4 Stories
Posted on: November 13, 2014

Phone Scams

The Watertown Police Department has received reports on multiple phone scams targeting Watertown residents.

Scam #1:
A person claiming to be a representative of Publisher’s Clearing House advises the caller that they... Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2014

Increased criminal activity in Southeast Watertown-UPDATE

UPDATE:
On October 28th, 2014 Watertown Police Department responded to a report of a male suspectattempting to burglarize a residential garage. The suspect fled the scene but was apprehended
by Watertown Patrol Officers... Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2014

Criminal Entry of a Motor Vehicle and Assault

On October 26th, 2014, Watertown Police Department responded to a report of an attempted theft in the 1500 block of 4th Ave NW, Watertown, SD.

The victim, observed a male suspect steal a tool from the back of his truck.... Read on...

Posted on: October 15, 2014

Recent Vehicle Burglaries in Watertown

The Watertown Police Department has noticed an increase in vehicles being entered and property being stolen out of them. We would like to remind residents to secure your property by ensuring that valuables are locked up and... Read on...


Regional Landfill (Solid Waste)

1 Story
Posted on: November 23, 2014

The week of Monday, November 24, 2014 Recycle Route A is Collected and Ordering Containers

Public Service Announcement
Watertown Sanitation DepartmentRecycle Update & Food Containers
The week of Monday, November 24, 2014 Recycle Route A is collected. Recycle Route A is north of 3rd Ave N and all of Lake... Read on...


Wastewater

1 Story
Posted on: September 18, 2014

Temporary Sump Pump Variance

As of October 15th, any home or business that needs to continue operating a sump pump discharging clear water may request a variance to discharge to the sanitary sewer. The temporary variance is from October 15th to April... Read on...


Watertown Regional Library

2 Stories
Posted on: November 10, 2014

Christmas Recipe Exchange - December 6 - 2pm

Watertown Regional Library will be holding a Christmas Recipe Exchange on Saturday, December 6 from 2-3pm.

Bring your favorite Christmas dessert recipe along with samples to share. Coffee and hot cider will be available.... Read on...

Posted on: November 25, 2014

Grinchmas Party Registrion is Open!

Grow your heart 3 sizes at our Merry Grinchmas partySaturday, December 13th at 1:00pm or 3:00pm! Visit our Children's Programming page to register or stop by... Read on...

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