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Posted on: September 1, 2017

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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: June 29, 2022

WFR Responds to rural house fire Northeast of Watertown

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Watertown Fire Rescue crews were called to a structure fire just before 6:15 pm at 45961 165th Street, Waverly, SD. Passerby noticed heavy black smoke coming from a private farm site with heavy tree coverage. Initially it was unknown what was burning. Onc...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

WFR Responds to house fire in Watertown

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Watertown Fire Rescue crews responded to house fire at 1340 25th Street SW. The call came in at 3:40 pm and initially was reported as a power line down from a tree limb falling on it. When the power line fell it started a near by tree on fire and with the...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to fire in Contractors Shop

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Watertown Fire Rescue (WFR) responded to 613 11th Street NW for a report of a shop on fire.  Crews arrived on scene to find smoke coming out of eves and door of structure.  WFR crews gained access and made entry into the building. &n...

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Posted on: June 26, 2022

WFR Responds to large bale fire

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Watertown Fire Rescue was dispatched to a large bale fire Sunday June 26, 2022, at 44440 168th Street just before 6:45am. Once on scene crews found a large hay storage lot with approximately 800 bales burning. The bales appeared to have start on fire some...

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Posted on: June 25, 2022

Dempsey's Fire

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Watertown Fire Rescue (WFR) responded to a outside building fire at Dempsey's in uptown Watertown.  At 18:27 WFR was dispatched for a fire on the outside of the building.  WFR arrived on scene to find business Owner/Manager usin...

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Posted on: June 25, 2022

Watertown Fire Responds to Vehicle Vs Building

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Early Saturday morning, at about 5:50am, WFR crews were dispatched to a car vs building accident at Deuces Casino.  Upon arrival, crews found a passenger vehicle in front of the building, with all of the air bags deployed.  The vehicle m...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to Rural Florence Fire

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On Tuesday, June 21, at approximately 5:30pm Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a residential fire near Florence, SD.  The fire was located at 16246 447th AVE, about 3 miles southeast of Florence.  The fire was reported by an individual ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

WFR Responds to Storm Damage

At approximately 10:15 PM on 06/20/2022 WFR units responded multiple calls after a severe storm traveled through the areas of the golf course and Lake Kampeska.  Units responded to the area of 800 block of 43rd St NW for a home and out building t...

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Posted on: June 12, 2022

WFR Responds to ATV fire

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WFR responded to the south side of Lake Kampeska Sunday for an ATV fire.  This fire was located adjacent to Sandy Shore Recreation Area, near 1100 South Lake Drive.  Crews were on scene for about 45 minutes.  The cause of the fi...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to a detached garage fire

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Watertown Fire Rescue was called to a garage fire at 19 11th St. SE on June 8, 2022, at approximately 6:25 am. Upon arrival crews found heavy smoke coming from a 2 stall detached garage. Crews made entry into the garage and quickly knocked down the fire. ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Watertown Fire Rescue responded to a mutual aid assist with South Shore Fire

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On June 8th at approximately 230 am Watertown Fire Rescue responded for a mutual aid assist with South Shore Fire on Interstate 29 between mile markers 194 and 195. A semi was headed south on the Interstate when it struck a piece of debris and tore the pa...

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Posted on: June 5, 2022

WFR Responds to Vehicle vs. Garage

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Yesterday, at around 1800 hrs, WFR responded to a vehicle vs. garage at the address of 1225 E. Kemp.  The vehicle had driven through the back wall of the garage.  One patient was transported by WFR to Prairie Lakes Hospital for evaluatio...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Monday, July 4th Solid Waste Collection Will Be On Friday, July 1st

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If your solid waste and recycling is normally collected on Monday it will not be collected on Monday, July 4th 2022.  It will be collected on Friday, July 1st.  (Please set your containers out on Thursday evening June 30th to ensure you ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Press Release for the Watertown Regional Airport feature in Business View Magazine

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WATERTOWN REGIONAL AIRPORT – ON THE RISE!

We are excited to announce that the Watertown Regional Airport was just featured in the Business View and Aviation View Magazine  (the full article and link can be found below in this email).

 

The 12-page feature is based on an interview ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

West Nile Prevention Program - Mosquito Spraying Alerts

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Click the link below to see upcoming spraying events:

www.watertownsd.us/mosquitoalert

To receive mosquito spraying notifications by email and/or a text message:

1.   Go to: www.watertownsd.us/notifyme

2.   Enter your email address and click...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

PLWC will be CLOSED on Monday, July 4th

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Prairie Lakes Wellness Center will be CLOSED all day on Monday in observance of the 4th of July and we will be open from 7am- 10pm on Tuesday, July 5th.


Thank you and have a safe 4th of July!

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Yard Waste Containers Are Available

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Yard Waste Containers Are Available

 

The City of Watertown has containers for sale that can be used to store and dispose of yard waste. These containers have wheels and attac...

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Posted on: June 26, 2022

The Week of Monday, June 27, 2022 Recycle Route A is Collected and Ordering Containers

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Recycle Update & Food Containers

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Free Tree Branch Disposal at Landfill for Watertown Residents Ends July 2nd

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Free Landfill Tree Limbs and Branches 

 

The Watertown Regional Landfill will provide free residential dumping of trees limbs and branches only (not garbage) for City...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Mowing Ordinance Reminder

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The Watertown Street Division 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 localized flooding due to leaves/grass clogging storm drains. Th...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

2022 Downtown Business District Sweeping Schedule

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Weather permitting, on Friday morning, May 20th, 2022 from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m., the Watertown Street Division will be sweeping the roadways in the Downtown Business District

 

This will encompass all streets and avenues within the ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

2022 Street Sweeping Schedule

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For Immediate Release 

On May 2nd, 2022 the City of Watertown will begin the annual Street Sweeping Schedule. This schedule starts by sweeping primary roadways, which include Highway’s 212, 20, & 81 as well as the South Bypass, Willow...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Sump Pumps Prohibited From Discharging to Sanitary Sewer

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Sump pump water is prohibited from being discharged to the sanitary sewer.  It is imperative that sump pump water be directed to your yard, street curb and gutter, or another acceptable location.Sump pump flows have a significant impact on the se...

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