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Fire Department

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Posted on: October 21, 2014

WFR responds to early morning fire in SE Watertown

Fire crews responded to an early morning fire in SE Watertown at 218 6th St. SE. Fire crews found smoke and heavy fire damage in the kitchen area. Nobody was home at the time of the fire. The fire is under investigation... Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2014

WFR Responds to Trailer Fire

Watertown Fire Rescue was dispatched to 700 14th Ave SE for a mobile home fire. On scene Watertown Fire Rescue found two vacant trailer houses within close proximity. One was fully involved. Watertown Fire Rescue achieved... 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 19, 2014

House fire at 927 E.Kemp

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to a early morning house fire at 927 E. Kemp Ave. Upon arrival crews found smoke coming from the front door. On entry crews found fire in the kitchen and quickly extinguished the fire. The fire... Read on...

Posted on: October 17, 2014

Fire and Wind

Grass Fire consumes nearly 100 acres before firefighters contain. Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a large grass fire yesterday afternoon north of Lake Kampeska. Both firefighters from Watertown and Florence arrived to... 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...

Posted on: October 1, 2014

Kiddie Smoke Detector Recall

Watertown Fire Rescue would like to alert the community that the manufacturer Kidde has recalled some of their residential smoke alarms.

In conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kidde... Read on...

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Posted on: September 30, 2014

House Fire at 122 N Lake Dr.

WFR responded to a house fire at 122 N Lake Dr at 1840 on Tuesday, September 30. Upon arrival found a residence that had fire on the outside of the home burning into the structure, but an attentive neighbor was spraying... Read on...


Home Page Watertown News

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Posted on: October 30, 2014

Motor Vehicle/Pedestrian Accident

On October 29th, 2014, at approximately 1 PM, Watertown Police and Ambulance personnel
responded to a report of a motor vehicle and pedestrian accident in the 1100 block of Crestview
Drive.

On October 29th, 2014, at approximately 1 PM, Watertown Police and Ambulance personnel responded to a report of a motor vehicle and pedestrian accident in the 1100 block of Crestview Drive.

Upon arriving on scene, a... Read on...

Posted on: October 29, 2014

Request for Proposals for Construction Manager at Risk

The City of Watertown is requesting proposals for Construction Manager at Risk Services for the Watertown Multipurpose Community Center. Proposals are due no later than 4:00 PM Wednesday, November 12, 2014.

Additional Info...View Complete RFP
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

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.

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 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...

Posted on: October 5, 2014

Fall Yard Waste Drop-Off Site Schedule October 6 to November 2014

The Watertown Regional Landfill will open the 4th Avenue SW Yard Waste Drop-Off Site starting on Monday, October 6th.

Watertown Regional Landfill
Fall Yard Waste Drop-Off Site Schedule for 2014

The Watertown Regional Landfill will open the 4th Avenue SW Yard Waste Drop-Off Site starting on Monday, October 6th. The end date is subject... Read on...


Police Department

4 Stories
Posted on: October 30, 2014

Motor Vehicle/Pedestrian Accident

On October 29th, 2014, at approximately 1 PM, Watertown Police and Ambulance personnel responded to a report of a motor vehicle and pedestrian accident in the 1100 block of Crestview Drive.

Upon arriving on scene, a... 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)

2 Stories
Posted on: October 5, 2014

Fall Yard Waste Drop-Off Site Schedule October 6 to November 2014

Public Service Announcement

Watertown Regional Landfill
Fall Yard Waste Drop-Off Site Schedule for 2014

The Watertown Regional Landfill will open the 4th Avenue SW Yard Waste Drop-Off Site starting on Monday, October... Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2014

The week of Monday, October 27, 2014 Recycle Route A is Collected and Ordering Containers.

Public Service Announcement
Watertown Sanitation DepartmentRecycle Update & Plastic
The week of Monday, October 27, 2014 Recycle Route A is collected. Recycle Route A is north of 3rd Ave N and all of Lake Kampeska... Read on...


Street Department

2 Stories
Posted on: September 3, 2014

Street Milling and Overlay Program

The Street Department will begin Phase II of this year’s proposed street milling and overlay program on Wednesday, September 10, in various locations around town. This will involve grinding off the top layer of the road... Read on...

2014 Street Milling & Overlay Map
Posted on: September 3, 2014

Chip Seal Program

The Street Department will begin this year’s street chip seal program on Wednesday, September 3, in various locations around town. The work will involve sweeping the surface, then applying a layer of emulsified asphalt,... Read on...

2014 Street Chip Seal Map

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

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Posted on: October 16, 2014

Pumpkin Fun Party Registration is Open!

Visit the Children's Programming page to register for one of our Pumpkin Fun Parties October 28th and 30th at 4:30pm! Bring your own pumpkin to decorate or... Read on...