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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Mellette House

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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: 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 3, 2020

Adult City League Basketball Tournament

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ADULT CITY LEAGUE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

March Madness at Prairie Lakes Wellness Center is here! There will be 2 Men’s divisions and 2 Women’s divisions. Tournament format to be set after registration deadline. Please call 882-6260 for a...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Wiffleball Spring League

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 WIFFLEBALL SPRING LEAGUE

Summer will be here in no time and that means softball! Get ahead of the game and play in our spring Wiffleball league! This 8 week league will be held back at its original location, the City Auditorium! Get your...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Advanced Skill Development Workouts

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ADVANCED SKILL DEVELOPMENT WORKOUTS

 (VOLLEYBALL & BASKETBALL) SESSIONS FOR INDIVIDUAL 

& SMALL GROUPS (2-5 participants)

All ages and grades of youth boys and girls who need some extra time to work on and develop your skills for vo...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to 2 vehicle accident

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to the intersection of Hwy 212 and Interstate 29 for a 2 vehicle accident on Friday February 26th at approximately 7:56 pm.  On scene fire rescue personnel found a Dodge Ram 2500 had collided with a Nissan Altima o...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

WFR responds to semi vs utility pole accident

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Watertown Fire Rescue crews were dispatched to a 1 vehicle accident on the South Bypass across from the shooting range. On arrival crews found a semi truck pulling a drop deck trailer jackknifed in the north ditch and struck a high line electric pole. The...

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Posted on: February 20, 2021

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to Two Vehicle Collision

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February 20, 2021 at 7:20pm, Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of 1st Ave and 4th St NE.  Engine 4 and Medic 5 responded to the incident.  The two vehicles met head-on in the intersection. &am...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

WFR Fights Multi-Building Fire

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Watertown Fire Rescue was Dispatched to a multi-building fire just west of the intersection of 460th Ave. and 161st St.  Northeast of Watertown. When crews arrived the fire had spread to 3 buildings, a tractor, and multiple hay bales.  W...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to 2 vehicle accident

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a 2 vehicle accident 2 miles south of Kranzburg on 2/17/21 at approximately 6:30 pm.  Upon arrival ambulance and fire rescue personnel found a Chevy Silverado 1500 had collided with a Ford Ranger in a T Bone acc...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to house fire

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Watertown Fire Rescue (WFR) was called for a structure fire at 5920 9th Ave SW at 2:30pm on February 17th. Upon arrival to scene, fire crews found smoke and flames coming from underneath the residence. Access was gained to the area and the fire was quickl...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Busy night for Watertown Fire Rescue

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Watertown Fire Rescue had a busy night.  At 10:21pm they were dispatched to 909 12th Ave NW for a structure fire.  When crews arrived, they saw heavy smoke and fire coming from the back of the trailer house.  The fire was under ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to fire

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Watertown Fire Rescue responds to a structure fire at 10:20 pm on 2-15-21. Fire was at 909 12th Ave NW in Watertown SD. Upon arrival crews found that the fire in the mobile home had self vented from the windows and door on the north and east side of the s...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to fire

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a commercial fire at 1639 13th Ave SE at 1 pm 2/9/21. Fire was found upon arrival and was in the wall and attic space of the business. Crews contained the fire quickly after the utilities were disconnected. The cause of ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2021

WFR Responds to Natural Gas Smell

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Shortly before 0800 hours yesterday morning, Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a possible gas leak in the area of 101 N. Broadway.  WFR was requested by Municipal Utilities.

A strong smell of natural gas was reported outside the building. &nb...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Public Comment Decorum Policy

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City of Watertown Policy Regarding Council Meeting Public Comment Decorum

 

1.0 Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to establish rules of decorum for public comments at City Council meetings. 

2.0 General

In accordance with SDCL 1-25-1, t...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Open Skate at the Ice Area

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Open Skate at the Ice Arena

The Ice Arena located at 112 21st. ST. has two options for Open Skates starting late October through early March.   Two different nights and two different sessions each night.

Wednesdays   7-8 p.m. for Little Sk...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Suspicious Activity

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On 03/02/2021, at approximately 8:39 pm, the Watertown Police Department responded to a report of possible drug activity in a parking lot located in the 500 block of 14th Ave. SE.  Officers arrived and made contact with several individuals in the...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

COVID-19 Scams

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The Watertown Police Department received information regarding scams occurring in our state and all over the United States.  Scammers are using the coronavirus vaccines as a way to scam individuals out of personal information and money.  ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

New Mental Health Officer Program

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Watertown police officers are frequently called to incidents where people are in a mental health crisis or suffer from substance abuse and addiction. From September 2019 to September 2020, WPD Officers responded to 368 mental health related calls. &nb...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Digging Deadline For Digging In City Streets

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

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

Starting Oct. 23rd, 2020 through May 1st, 2021, only emergency sit...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

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 normally from October 15th to April 15th and must be renewed...

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