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Posted on: March 24, 2019

Flood Emergency Declared

FLOOD-DECLARED

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2019

Contact: Troy VanDusen Public Information Officer(605) 881-8527 Email: tvandusen@watertownpd.com

FLOOD PREPARATIONS CONTINUE - OFFICIALS REQUEST SANDBAG VOLUNTEERS FOR MONDAY

On March 24, 2019, Mayor Sarah Ca...

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Posted on: March 24, 2019

Sandbagger Volunteers Requested

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News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2019

Contact: Troy VanDusen Public Information Officer

(605) 881-8527 Email: tvandusen@watertownpd.com

VOLUNTEERS ARE REQUESTED FOR SANDBAG OPERATIONS

Volunteers are now being requested to assist with Sandbag opera...

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Posted on: March 24, 2019

*UPDATE* - Big Sioux River Flood Preparedness

Big Sioux River Flood Preparedness Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2019

Contact: Troy VanDusen Public Information Officer Email: tvandusen@watertownpd.com

Watertown Emergency Operations Center is opened as flood preparations continue

The Watertown Emergency Operation Center began operations a...

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Posted on: March 23, 2019

City of Watertown Flood Preparedness PSA

FLOOD-PSA

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2019

Contact: Troy VanDusen Public Information Officer (605) 881-8527 Email: tvandusen@watertownpd.com

WATERTOWN OFFICIALS ARE URGING RESIDENTS TO BEGIN MAKING PREPARATIONS FOR FLOODING ON THE BIG SIOUX RIVER

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

WFR Responds to 3 Vehicle Accident

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At around 1700 hours yesterday afternoon, WFR responded to a 3 vehicle accident at the corner of 5th St. and 1st Ave. SE.   Watertown Fire Rescue responded with 2 ambulances and a Rescue Truck.   WFR transported 2 injured patients to Pra...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

WFR responds to fire during the wind storm

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WFR responded to a building fire out in the county during the wind / blizzard. At 505 pm WFR was paged out to 17176 461st Ave for a unattached garage on fire. This is located 3.5 miles east of I-29 and 0.5 miles north of Hwy 212. There was some obvious de...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Winter weather leads to multiple accidents near Watertown

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March 1, 2019

At 9:16 am Watertown Fire Rescue responded with Medic 1 and Rescue 51 to a accident on I-29 at Mile Marker 185, The driver of the pickup truck loss control of his vehicle and rolled the vehicle in the ditch. No one was transported to the hosp...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

WFR Responds to 2 vehicle accident

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Watertown Fire Rescue crews responded to a 2 vehicle accident on West Highway 212 and 78th St just after 7:30 pm on 2/27/19. On arrival crews found a car versus a semi accident. The car had heavy front and rear damage and the semi was overturned in the me...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

WFR Responds to Kennel Fire

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On the evening of November 28, 2018, WFR was called out to the city of Kranzburg for a reported kennel on fire.  Upon WFR's arrival, the structure was 60% consumed by fire and the contents were fully involved with fire.  A large portion ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

WFR Receives Grant from FireHouse Subs

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WFR Receives a $27,550 Grant from FireHouse Subs for Self Contained Breathing Apparatus.   FireHouse Subs will be having an Event to congratulate the South Dakota organizations that are receiving funds from their Public Safety Foundation. &nb...

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Posted on: March 23, 2019

City of Watertown Flood Preparedness PSA

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WATERTOWN OFFICIALS ARE URGING RESIDENTS TO BEGIN MAKING PREPARATIONS FOR FLOODING ON THE BIG SIOUX RIVER

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2019

Contact: Troy VanDusen Public Information Officer (605) 881-8527 Email: tvandusen@watertownpd.com

WATERTOWN OFFICIALS ARE URGING RESIDENTS TO BEGIN MAKING PREPARATIONS FOR FLOODING ON THE BIG SIOUX RIVER

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Posted on: March 24, 2019

Flood Emergency Declared

FLOOD-DECLARED

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2019

Contact: Troy VanDusen Public Information Officer(605) 881-8527 Email: tvandusen@watertownpd.com

FLOOD PREPARATIONS CONTINUE - OFFICIALS REQUEST SANDBAG VOLUNTEERS FOR MONDAY

On March 24, 2019, Mayor Sarah Ca...

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Posted on: March 24, 2019

Sandbagger Volunteers Requested

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News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2019

Contact: Troy VanDusen Public Information Officer

(605) 881-8527 Email: tvandusen@watertownpd.com

VOLUNTEERS ARE REQUESTED FOR SANDBAG OPERATIONS

Volunteers are now being requested to assist with Sandbag opera...

Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: March 24, 2019

*UPDATE* - Big Sioux River Flood Preparedness

Big Sioux River Flood Preparedness Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2019

Contact: Troy VanDusen Public Information Officer Email: tvandusen@watertownpd.com

Watertown Emergency Operations Center is opened as flood preparations continue

The Watertown Emergency Operation Center began operations a...

Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: March 23, 2019

City of Watertown Flood Preparedness PSA

FLOOD-PSA

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2019

Contact: Troy VanDusen Public Information Officer (605) 881-8527 Email: tvandusen@watertownpd.com

WATERTOWN OFFICIALS ARE URGING RESIDENTS TO BEGIN MAKING PREPARATIONS FOR FLOODING ON THE BIG SIOUX RIVER

City...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

City of Watertown Flood Preparedness

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Watertown City and County Officials along with Codington County Emergency

Management have begun preparations in anticipation for a possible flooding event this spring. At this point, residents should begin preparing for minor to moderate flooding in low ly...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

IRS Scam Call

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

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Posted on: August 22, 2018

Project StandUp for School Safety

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Associated School Boards of South Dakota and the School Administrators of South Dakota have joined the South Dakota’s Chiefs and Sheriffs Association, Project StandUp and the South Dakota Attorney General’s Office to bring an anonymous...

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Posted on: March 24, 2019

The Week of Monday, March 25, 2019 Recycle Route A is Collected and Ordering Containers

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Public Service Announcement

Watertown Sanitation Department

Recycle Update & The Top 10

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Regional Landfill (Solid Waste)

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Posted on: March 24, 2019

Flood Emergency Declared

FLOOD-DECLARED

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2019

Contact: Troy VanDusen Public Information Officer(605) 881-8527 Email: tvandusen@watertownpd.com

FLOOD PREPARATIONS CONTINUE - OFFICIALS REQUEST SANDBAG VOLUNTEERS FOR MONDAY

On March 24, 2019, Mayor Sarah Ca...

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Snow Removal & Ice Management
Posted on: March 24, 2019

Sandbagger Volunteers Requested

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News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2019

Contact: Troy VanDusen Public Information Officer

(605) 881-8527 Email: tvandusen@watertownpd.com

VOLUNTEERS ARE REQUESTED FOR SANDBAG OPERATIONS

Volunteers are now being requested to assist with Sandbag opera...

Read on...

Snow Removal & Ice Management
Posted on: March 24, 2019

*UPDATE* - Big Sioux River Flood Preparedness

Big Sioux River Flood Preparedness Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2019

Contact: Troy VanDusen Public Information Officer Email: tvandusen@watertownpd.com

Watertown Emergency Operations Center is opened as flood preparations continue

The Watertown Emergency Operation Center began operations a...

Read on...

Snow Removal & Ice Management
Posted on: March 23, 2019

City of Watertown Flood Preparedness PSA

FLOOD-PSA

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2019

Contact: Troy VanDusen Public Information Officer (605) 881-8527 Email: tvandusen@watertownpd.com

WATERTOWN OFFICIALS ARE URGING RESIDENTS TO BEGIN MAKING PREPARATIONS FOR FLOODING ON THE BIG SIOUX RIVER

City...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Snow Removal Procedures & Policies

Watertown Street Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Rob Beynon, Street Superintendent

The Watertown Street Department would like to remind citizens of the snow removal procedures and policies for the City of Watertown. 

When a snowfall of 2” or more occurs in ...

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Snow Removal & Ice Management

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Posted on: March 23, 2019

City of Watertown Flood Preparedness PSA

FLOOD-PSA

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2019

Contact: Troy VanDusen Public Information Officer (605) 881-8527 Email: tvandusen@watertownpd.com

WATERTOWN OFFICIALS ARE URGING RESIDENTS TO BEGIN MAKING PREPARATIONS FOR FLOODING ON THE BIG SIOUX RIVER

City...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

City Of Watertown Load Limits

Watertown Street Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

During the spring thaw, our roads are susceptible to damage by overweight vehicles. Therefore, the City of Watertown will be implementing a roadway weight restriction beginning March 22nd, 2019.

The maximum load limit shall be...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Snow Removal Policies & Procedures For The City Of Watertown

Watertown Street Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Rob Beynon, Street Superintendent

The Watertown Street Department would like to remind citizens of the snow removal procedures and policies for the City of Watertown. 

When a snowfall of 2” or more occurs in ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Digging Deadline For Digging In City Streets

Watertown Street Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Contact: Rob Beynon, Street Superintendent

Every October, the Watertown Street Department asks contractors to discontinue digging in city streets due to the seasonal closure of the asphalt hot mix plant.

Starting Oct. 25th, 20...

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Posted on: March 23, 2019

Temporary Sump Pump Variance Period - Cancelled

Due to forecasted flood conditions and a significant increase in flow at the wastewater facility, the temporary variance period for sump pumps to discharge clear water to the sanitary sewer has been cancelled.

Sump pump water must not be discharged to the ...

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