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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: October 7, 2018

WFR responds to house fire in rural Codington County

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Watertown Fire Rescue and Henry Fire Department were called to a house fire at 44273 172nd Street on 10/6/18 at approx 10 pm. The caller stated that there was a fire in the basement that they tried to extinguish but couldn't. Upon arrival crews found whit...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Smoke in the hallways of Palace Apartments

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Watertown Fire Rescue (WFR) was called for smoke in the hallways of Palace Apartments early this morning.  Upon arrival light smoke was found in the hallways of the Placae Apts. Crews made entry into the building and found that a pot was left on ...

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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: October 19, 2018

Residential Collection Customers May Sign Up For Holiday Garbage Collection Notifications

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Watertown Regional Landfill

 Holiday Collection Electronic Notification

 

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

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Drug Arrest Report 10.08.18 to 10.14.18

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Drug Arrest Report 10.08.18 to 10.14.18

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Conspiracy/Robbery/Sex Crime

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On 10/13/2018 at approximately 6:39pm law enforcement officers with the Watertown Police Department, Codington County Sheriff’s Office, and South Dakota Highway Patrol responded to the 1900 block of Fish Rd. for a reported kidnapping.

A 16-year-o...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Drug Arrest Report 10.01.18 to 10.07.18

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Drug Arrest Report 10.01.18 to 10.07.18

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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: October 9, 2018

Yard Waste Drop-Off Site Is Open Tuesday through Saturday

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Watertown Regional Landfill

Fall Yard Waste Drop-Off Site Schedule for 2018

The Watertown Regional Landfill will open the 4th Avenue SW Yard Waste Drop-Off Site starting on Tuesday, October 9th.  The closing dat...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Snow Removal Procedures & Policies

Watertown Street Department

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

Watertown Street Department

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: August 22, 2018

Golf Course Road & South Lake Drive Redesign

Watertown Street Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, AUGUST 22nd, 2018

Contact: Rob Beynon, Street Superintendent

The Watertown Street Department would like to inform drivers that the intersection of Golf Course Road and South Lake Drive is being redesigned to create a safer environment...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Ordinance Reminder: Obstructing Gutters & Storm Drains

Watertown Street Department

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

Watertown Street Department

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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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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