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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Distribution and Possession of a Controlled Substance

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After an ongoing investigation, Detectives with the Watertown Police Department and Special Agents with the South Dakota DCI made contact with Randall D. Weber on 4-5-19. Randall, a Watertown resident who is 22 years old, was in possession of 50 hits of a...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Flood Update as of March 29, 2019 at 11:00 AM

FLOOD OPERATIONS CONTINUE

Flood Update as of March 29, 2019 at 11:00 AM

The Big Sioux River crested at 11.75 feet yesterday at the S. Broadway gauge. The current depth is 11.5 feet.

Kemp Avenue, 3rd Avenue N, and 4th Avenue S are in the process of being reopened for traffic. Please ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

FLOOD UPDATE FOR MARCH 28TH, 2019

FLOOD OPERATIONS CONTINUE

FLOOD UPDATE FOR MARCH 28TH, 2019

Water levels will continue to rise throughout the day. The current anticipated crest on the Big Sioux River is today at a level of 12 feet. The current level is 11.71 feet. Willow Creek crested early this morning at a leve...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

NEW FLOOD UPDATE FOR MARCH 27TH, 2019

FLOOD OPERATIONS CONTINUE

Water levels will continue rise throughout the day and into the evening The current anticipated crest on the Big Sioux River is Thursday morning at 1:00 AM at a level of 12.3 feet. The current level is 11.04 feet.

Current road closures are 3rd avenue NW in...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

FLOOD UPDATE FOR MARCH 27TH, 2019

FLOOD OPERATIONS CONTINUE

Water levels will rise throughout the day and into the evening The current anticipated crest on the Big Sioux River is Thursday morning at 1:00 AM at a level of 12.7 feet. The current level is 10.99 feet.  As the river continues to rise during th...

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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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