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Posted on: September 1, 2017

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Terrry Redlin Center

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Watertown is the home of Terry Redlin, the award-winning artist that is famously known for his outdoor and wildlife themed paintings. Watertown houses the Terry Redlin Center which is popular tourist site right off I-29.

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Downtown

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Watertown’s historic downtown has everything you need including delicious local restaurants, unique shopping, beautiful art, and much more. Visit downtown Watertown to enjoy the many amenities and discover the unique history!

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Posted on: November 4, 2018

WFR responds to vehicle fire

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At 7:33 pm tonight Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle fire behind 1401 9th Ave SW in Watertown. The vehicle was a late model Chevy Pick-up truck that was parked at the time of the fire. No injuries have been reported. The vehicle was a total los...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Kitchen fire in HI Rise Apartment Complex

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Watertown Fire rescue (WFR) responded to a stove fire at the Hi Rise Apartments. Upon arrival crews found an apartment with large amounts of smoke coming from it into lobby area. Resident of apartment, attempted extinguishment of fire prior to calling WFR...

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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: August 3, 2018

WFR Becoming ISO 2

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Watertown Fire Rescue will present the findings of the ISO evaluation at the next council meeting on August 6th.  To read more, Click Here....                  &...

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Posted on: November 17, 2018

Downtown Business District Plowing Schedule For 11/19/18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Watertown received more than 2” of snowfall on November 16th, 2018. Therefore, on Monday, November 19th, 2018 starting at 2 AM, the Watertown Street Department will be plowing the Downtown Business District. Plea...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Injury Accident

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On Tuesday November 6, 2018 at 2:19PM, Watertown Police and Watertown Fire Rescue were dispatched to a two-vehicle injury accident at the intersection at 4th Avenue SW and SD HWY 20.

A 2000 Buick Regal operated by Jason Roling traveled through a red signal...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Drug Arrest Report 10.29.18 to 11.04.18

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Drug Arrest Report 10.29.18 to 11.04.18

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

SCAM ALERT

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We have recently been made aware of a new scam targeting our area. In this scam the caller says he is from the government and your Social Security Number (SSN) has been suspended. This is false, your Social Security Number will never be suspended.

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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: May 8, 2018

SCAM ALERT

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Over the last few days, individuals have contacted the Watertown Police Department inquiring into a recorded message they have received from telephone number (716) 513-8654. Here is an example of the message played when the phone call is answered:

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Drug take Back Collection Site

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The Watertown Police Department is pleased to announce that we are implementing another program in the fight against drug abuse and the increasing drug epidemic. A permanent drug take back vault has been installed in the Police Department’s lobb...

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Posted on: November 17, 2018

Final Week of Yard Waste Collection

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Watertown Regional Landfill

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Yard Waste Collection Truck Final Week

The Watertown Regional Landfill’s yard waste collection truck will operate through Friday, Novemb...

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Regional Landfill (Solid Waste)

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Posted on: November 17, 2018

Downtown Plowing Scheduled For 11/19/18

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

On Monday, November 19th, 2018 starting at 2 AM the Watertown Street Department will be plowing the Downtown Business District. Please note, this does not include residential areas.

Downtown Business Owners: Please assist the...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Snow Removal Procedures & Policies

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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

Snow Removal Policies & Procedures For The City Of Watertown

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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

Ordinance Reminder: Obstructing Gutters & Storm Drains

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Rob Beynon, Street Superintendent

The Watertown Street Department would like to remind residents that it is unlawful to deposit leaves or grass into streets/alleys, as per Ordinance 5.0306. Recently there have been issues with...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Digging Deadline For Digging In City Streets

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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: October 2, 2018

Temporary No Passing Zone

Tractor Hauling Biosolids

The Wastewater Treatment Facility is hauling biosolids on 20th Avenue South between Highway 81 and 17th Street East.  The tractors are making left hand turns into the biosolids application fields and the Wastewater Treatment Facility entrance. &a...

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Wastewater
Posted on: September 25, 2018

Temporary Sump Pump Variance

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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 15th. Applications for a written ...

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