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Fire Department

3 Stories
Posted on: March 21, 2015

WFR responds to large grass fire

Watertown Fire Rescue, along with South Shore Fire responded to a large grass fire Friday afternoon. The fire occurred approximately 6 miles NE of Watertown. It was reported by a passerby. The dry, windy conditions made... Read on...

Posted on: February 16, 2015

Kidde Fire Extinguiser Recall

Kidde Extinguishers

Extinguishers included in the recall were manufactured from July 23, 2012 through October 15, 2014. The recalled extinguishers are red, white or silver and are rated at either ABC or BC. They were sold online and at most... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: February 8, 2015

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to Gas Spill

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to a 25 Gallon Gasoline Spill at Cenex on Highway 20. WFR was dispatched at approximately 12 pm for a gas spill coming from a gas pump. Upon arrival on scene crews found that a car had struck a... Read on...


Home Page Watertown News

10 Stories
Posted on: March 27, 2015

Outside Storage/Parking Ordinance Revision

The WPD is urging you to take time to read a proposed city ordinance revision that the City Council currently has under consideration.

The WPD is urging you to take time to read a proposed city ordinance revision that the City Council currently has under consideration. The ordinance is for residential zoned areas only. It does not include commercial zoned... Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Fifty Shades of Wetlands: Bring Your Wild Side Into The Backyard

Is your yard begging for change but you just don’t know what to do? Does your green space lack depth or color? When you look out your window is the view visually unappealing?

Saturday, April 11th from 9:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the LATI Student Center

You don’t need a little green pill: join the discussion with water management around your home, choosing, planting and caring for vegetation,... Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2015

Mango Languages Class - April 6th - 5:30pm

Did you know you could take free online language courses with your library card?

Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, German, and more. Come learn how to use Mango Languages.

Did you know you could take free online language courses with your library card?

Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German,... Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2015

Microsoft Excel - March 30th - 5:30pm

Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2007. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets. Preregistration is required and space is limited.

Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2007. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets. Preregistration is required and space is... Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2015

Phone and E-mail Scams

The Watertown Police Department wants to advise the community about phone and E-mail scams and how to protect yourself from scammers posing as legitimate organizations or financial institutions.

The Watertown Police Department wants to advise the community about phone and E-mail scams and how to protect yourself from scammers posing as legitimate organizations or financial institutions.

Recently, the WPD has... Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2015

WFR Responds to a Large Grass Fire

Watertown Fire Rescue, along with South Shore Fire, responded to a large grass fire Friday afternoon.

Watertown Fire Rescue, along with South Shore Fire responded to a large grass fire Friday afternoon. The fire occurred approximately 6 miles NE of Watertown. It was reported by a passerby. The dry, windy conditions made... Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2015

HHW EVENT 2015

FREE RESIDENTIAL DISPOSAL
Household Hazardous Wastes
SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2015
8:00 A.M. TO NOON
Wastewater Treatment Facility
Directly south of Sears on Jenson Avenue

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 10, 2015

ATV Media Release

As summer arrives and the temperatures begin to warm up the Watertown Police Department has started to receive complaints once again about 4-wheelers riding through road ditches in the area.

As summer arrives and the temperatures begin to warm up the Watertown Police Department has started to receive complaints once again about 4-wheelers riding through road ditches in the area. The Police Department would like... Read on...

Posted on: February 27, 2015

Boulevard Tree Trimming

The City of Watertown Forestry, Street and Sanitation Departments will be out trimming boulevard trees to allow clearance for snow removal, sanitation, and other large vehicles on city streets throughout town this spring.

The City of Watertown Forestry, Street and Sanitation Departments will be out trimming boulevard trees to allow clearance for snow removal, sanitation, and other large vehicles on city streets throughout town this spring... Read on...

Posted on: December 30, 2014

Register to Receive Snow Alerts

The City of Watertown website has an option called Notify Me that will send you emails
or text messages regarding Snow Alerts.

The City of Watertown website has an option called Notify Me that will send you emails or text messages regarding Snow Alerts. This may be a good reminder for individuals that need to move their cars to avoid getting... Read on...


Police Department

5 Stories
Posted on: March 27, 2015

Outside Storage/Parking Ordinance Revision

The WPD is urging you to take time to read a proposed city ordinance revision that the City Council currently has under consideration. The ordinance is for residential zoned areas only. It does not include commercial zoned... Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2015

Phone and E-mail Scams

The Watertown Police Department wants to advise the community about phone and E-mail scams and how to protect yourself from scammers posing as legitimate organizations or financial institutions.

Recently, the WPD has... Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2015

ATV Media Release

As summer arrives and the temperatures begin to warm up the Watertown Police Department has started to receive complaints once again about 4-wheelers riding through road ditches in the area. The Police Department would like... Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2015

IRS Phone Scam

The Watertown Police Department would like to alert the community of a phone scam that has been occurring in Watertown. There have been reports of individuals calling and leaving messages claiming to be from the IRS. They... Read on...

Posted on: December 30, 2014

Register to Receive Snow Alerts

The City of Watertown website has an option called Notify Me that will send you emails or text messages regarding Snow Alerts. This may be a good reminder for individuals that need to move their cars to avoid getting... Read on...


Regional Landfill (Solid Waste)

1 Story
Posted on: March 18, 2015

HHW EVENT 2015

FREE RESIDENTIAL DISPOSAL
Household Hazardous Wastes
SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2015
8:00 A.M. TO NOON
Wastewater Treatment Facility
directly south of
Sears on Jenson Avenue

Additional Info...

Street Department

1 Story
Posted on: February 27, 2015

Boulevard Tree Trimming

This process will help reduce damage to all large vehicles, using city streets and also prevent damage to the trees themselves.

If you have any questions, please contact the Watertown Forestry Department at 882-6260 or... Read on...


Upper Big Sioux Watershed

1 Story
Posted on: March 26, 2015

Fifty Shades of Wetlands: Bring your wild side into the backyard

Saturday, April 11th from 9:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the LATI Student Center

You don’t need a little green pill: join the discussion with water management around your home, choosing, planting and caring for vegetation,... 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: March 24, 2015

Microsoft Excel - March 30th - 5:30pm - Watertown Regional Library Computer Lab

Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2007. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets. Preregistration is required and space is... Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2015

Mango Languages Class - April 6th - 5:30pm - Watertown Regional Library

Did you know you could take free online language courses with your library card?

Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German,... Read on...