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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Mellette House

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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: May 22, 2018

Erosion and Sediment Control on Construction Sites

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The City of Watertown would like to remind all contractors, developers, and individuals disturbing the ground to use “Best Management Practices (BMPs)” to minimize sediment and other construction related debris leaving construction sites. Sediment that is...

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Engineering
Posted on: May 7, 2018

HWY 81 STORM SEWER STRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT TO BEGIN

Construction of the Hwy 81 Storm Sewer Structure Improvements Project will begin on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018.  The construction project consists of removing and replacing 5 existing storm sewer structure castings. The scheduled completion date fo...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

WFR Responds to two grass fires

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On 5-21-18 at 4:11 pm, WFR got a 911 call stating that a control burn had gotten away from property owner.  WFR responded with two brush trucks to the area of 450th Avenue and 177th Street.  Upon arrival, crews found that less than one a...

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Fire Department
Posted on: May 13, 2018

Watertown Fire Rescue responded to MVA.

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a motor vehicle accident south of Goose Lake at the intersection of 177th St and 447th Ave on 5/13/18 at approximately 6:28 pm.  On scene rescue crews found a 2013 Chevy Traverse sitting upright in the ditch alo...

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Fire Department
Posted on: May 8, 2018

WFR responds to grass fire at 3333 4th Ave SW

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Two Brush trucks from Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a grass fire at 3333 4th Ave SW. The fire was actually a controlled burn of a pasture, but because it was located within one mile of City limits, it was determined that the fire needed to be extingu...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Watertown Fire Rescue(WFR) responds to a fire at Dakota Finishing/Powdercoat

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WFR responded to a fire at Dakota Finishing at approximately 9:30 pm last night. Firefighters were able to make entry into the building and extinguish the cardboard that was on fire in the building. The fire destroyed some equipment and smoke had filled t...

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Fire Department
Posted on: May 7, 2018

Watertown Fire Rescue(WFR) responds to house on fire.

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WFR responded to house fire in Northwest Watertown. Upon arrival to residence, crews found thick dark smoke coming from garage. Contractors were working on the house when they noticed smoke coming from the basement and called 911. Firefighters made entry ...

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Fire Department
Posted on: May 5, 2018

Residential Fire, 610 1st Street SW

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Crews respond to a residential fire Saturday afternoon around 3:30 pm. Fire was noticed when the homes occupant woke from a nap to the smell of smoke in the house. The resident opened his front door to find a plastic cigarette butt container on fire and c...

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Fire Department
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to underground transformer explosion

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WFR was called to the area of 2nd Ave S and 2nd St E just after 6 am for a reported explosion and fire in a underground electrical vault. Upon arrival crews found black smoke coming from a manhole. A bystander stated that he heard the explosion and saw th...

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Posted on: April 29, 2018

WFR responds to grass fire

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WFR responded to a grass fire on 4-29-18, 3:30 pm, at 44513 W Hwy 212. Upon arrival WFR found a manure pile that was smoldering. There was a small grass fire that had was extinguished by residents prior to WFR arrival. The residents had a controlled burn ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

WFR responds to a grass fire

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to a grass fire on 4/27/2018 at 6:04pm.  WFR brush trucks were sent to 17543 460th Ave south east of Watertown for a field burning between a house and storage building.  Units were on scene for about 20 min...

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Fire Department

News Flash

Posted on: May 23, 2018

Monday, May 28th Solid Waste Will Be Collected On Friday, May 25th

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If your solid waste is
normally collected on Monday it will not be collected on Monday, May 28th 2018.  It will be collected on Friday, May25th.  (Please set your containers out on Thursday evening May 24th to ensure...

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Holiday Garbage Collection

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Public Service Announcement- CBD

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In early May 2018, the Watertown Police Department learned of multiple businesses selling a product containing cannabidiol (CBD). These consumable products are marketed as 100% legal and compliant with state laws. The CBD items come in various forms to in...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Lost/Missing Child

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On Monday May 21 2018, Watertown Police Department Officers were called to the area for a young boy walking through the area with no apparent supervision. Officers conducted a canvass of the neighborhood but were unable to locate a guardian or anyone that...

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Police Department
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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Police Department
Posted on: March 22, 2018

IRS Scam

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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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Police Department
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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Police Department

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

The Week of Friday, May 25 through Thursday, May 31, 2018 Recycle Route B is Collected

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Public Service Announcement

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Recycle Update & The Top 10

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Regional Landfill (Solid Waste)
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Residential Collection Customers May Sign Up To Receive Holiday Garbage Collection Date Notification

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Watertown Regional Landfill

 Holiday
Collection Electronic Notification

Residential collection customersmay sign up to receive holiday garbage collection date notifications by email
or text message on your phone.  To signup ...

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Regional Landfill (Solid Waste)

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

City Of Watertown Load Limits

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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 19th, 2018.

The maximum load limit shall be (7) seve...

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Posted on: April 15, 2018

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. Removing sump pump water from the san...

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Wastewater

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