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Fire Department

5 Stories
Posted on: April 12, 2014

Mobile home fire

WFR responded to a mobile home fire at 925 11 Ave NW in Watertown on Saturday at 1617. They discovered a fire under the trailer and were quickly able to extinguish it before the fire moved into the home. The cause is under... Read on...

Posted on: April 2, 2014

WFR Responds to mobile home fire

WFR responded to a mobile home fire at 1829 14th Ave SE, in Prairie Pasque Mobile Home Park. Upon arrival firefighters found heavy smoke coming from the water heater compartment and rear bedroom. Firefighters made an... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2014

WFR responds to car accident

WFR responded to fatal car accident near the intersection of 7th St and 32nd Ave SW. No details are available or being released regarding this accident by WFR at this time.

Posted on: March 16, 2014

WFR responds to garage fire

At 0922, WFR responded to a garage fire at 119 15 St SW. The call was made by the owner of the home who smelled smoke and called 911. The 2 people then got their pets and got out of the home safely. Upon arrival fire... Read on...

Posted on: February 17, 2014

Fatal Accident

Watertown Fire Rescue was dispatched to a 2 vehicle accident Monday morning at 1045 am. The collision occurred on Highway 20 near the 166 Street intersection. A semi and an SUV had a head on type collision and the driver of... Read on...


Home Page Watertown News

5 Stories
Posted on: April 15, 2014

Temporary Sump Pump Variance - Ended

The temporary variance period for sump pumps to discharge clear water to the sanitary sewer ended April 15th.

The temporary variance period for sump pumps to discharge clear water to the sanitary sewer ended April 15th. Sump pump water must be directed to your yard or another acceptable location and not to the sanitary sewer... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2014

Household Hazardous Waste Event Is April 26th From 8 AM to Noon

Spring 2014
Household Hazardous Waste Event

Wastewater Treatment FacilitySouth of Sears and southwest of the Watertown Mall

Saturday April 26th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

This is an opportunity for area... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2014

Free Landfill Weeks Starts April 21st

FREE LANDFILL WEEKS
Spring 2014

The Watertown Regional Landfill will provide free residential dumping (trees, white goods, cardboard, yard waste, garbage, and e-waste) for City of Watertown residents at the Landfill... Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2014

Mobile Home Fire

WFR responds to mobile home fire.

WFR responded to a mobile home fire at 925 11 Ave NW in Watertown on Saturday at 1617. They discovered a fire under the trailer and were quickly able to extinguish it before the fire moved into the home. The cause is under... Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2014

Spring Yard Waste Drop-off Site Is Open April 14th through April 26th

Public Service Announcement

Watertown Regional Landfill
Spring Yard Waste Drop-off SiteApril 14th through April 26th
2014

The Watertown Regional Landfill will operate the Yard Waste Drop-off Site this spring. The... Read on...


Police Department

1 Story
Posted on: April 3, 2014

Media Release-Utility Scam UPDATE

***UPDATE***

The Watertown Police Department has been notified that there was another potential utility scam in Watertown. A person posing as a representative from Municipal Utilities was calling to collect payment or... Read on...


Regional Landfill (Solid Waste)

4 Stories
Posted on: April 15, 2014

Free Landfill Weeks Starts April 21st

Public Service Announcement
City of WatertownSolid Waste Department

FREE LANDFILL WEEKS
Spring 2014

The Watertown Regional Landfill will provide free residential dumping (trees, white goods, cardboard, yard waste... Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2014

The week of Monday, April 21, 2014 Recycle Route B is collected and ordering containers.

Public Service Announcement
Watertown Sanitation DepartmentRecycle Update & Aluminum
The week of Monday, April 21, 2014 Recycle Route B is collected. Recycle Route B is south of 3rd Ave N. For Single Stream... Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2014

Spring Yard Waste Drop-off Site Is Open April 14th through April 26th

Public Service Announcement

Watertown Regional Landfill
Spring Yard Waste Drop-off SiteApril 14th through April 26th
2014

The Watertown Regional Landfill will operate the Yard Waste Drop-off Site this spring. The... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2014

Household Hazardous Waste Event Is April 26th From 8 AM to Noon

Public Service Announcement
City of Watertown Solid Waste Department

Spring 2014
Household Hazardous Waste Event

Wastewater Treatment Facility South of Sears and southwest of the Watertown Mall

Saturday... Read on...


Upper Big Sioux Watershed

1 Story
Posted on: February 27, 2014

Phosphorus Removal Demonstration Project Earns Awards

HDR has been awarded the Small Projects Grand Prize for the Lake Kampeska Phosphorus Removal Demonstration Project from the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists. The award will be presented at the 2014... Read on...


Wastewater

1 Story
Posted on: March 27, 2014

Temporary Sump Pump Variance - Ended

The temporary variance period for sump pumps to discharge clear water to the sanitary sewer ended April 15th. Sump pump water must be directed to your yard or another acceptable location and not to the sanitary sewer... Read on...


Watertown Regional Library

7 Stories
Posted on: April 17, 2014

Holiday Closings

The library will be closing at noon on Friday (4/18). We will be open on Saturday (4/19), but closed again on Sunday (4/20).

Posted on: April 14, 2014

Author Visit

Local authors Bob Waite and Susie Guddal Waite will discuss their new book, "Thy Kingdom Come". For more information about the book, visit the publishers website at http://bhgpub.wordpress.com/about/

Posted on: April 15, 2014

Book Sale

The 2014 Friends Of the Library Book Sale is set for Friday, April 25th thru Monday, April 28th, in the Watertown Mall, during regular mall hours. Once again, we will be in the former Radio Shack Store, next to Dunham's... Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2014

Teen Poetry Slam

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Teens are welcome to participate in the Watertown Regional Library's first annual Poetry Slam. Sunday, April 27th at 3:00pm. Poems must be your original poetry. Top poets will be invited to read their poetry at the... Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2014

Lost and Overdue Materials

May 1, 2014 we will be changing the procedure we use for notifying people that they have materials that are past due. Generally we will do the following:
• One week after the material is due we will attempt to contact the... Read on...

Posted on: April 2, 2014

Poetry Contest for Grades K-12!

Poetry Contest at the library.

April is National Poetry Month! Submit a poem in any style by April 30th. Poems can be submitted by email to dwhitman@watertownsd.us by 11:59pm on April 30th or in print at the library desk by 9:00pm April 30th. Prizes... Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2014

Donate Books For The Friends Book Sale

We ask donors to begin bringing books on Monday, April 21st to the former Radio Shack Store, next to Dunham's Sports. Friends are asked to come to the Mall on Monday, April 21st at 10 AM and/or 7PM, to help set up for the... Read on...