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Posted on: February 28, 2017

City Of Watertown Load Limits

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 1st, 2017. The maximum load limit shall be (7) seven tons per axle. Haul routes are to be approved by the Street Superintendent (605-882-6207) or the City...Read more »
Posted on: February 27, 2017

Traffic Stop-Eluding

On February 25, 2017 at approximately 1932 hours a Watertown Police Officer attempted a traffic stop on an unregistered off-road motorcycle operating on a Kampeska Boulevard with headlights.

The off-road motorcycle fled the Officer across an open field to the west and across SD Hwy 20. The operator of the motorcycle, Hieth Conley, lost control and was involved in a minor single vehicle crash in a field in the 1000 block of 4th Avenue SW. Hiet...Read on...

Posted on: February 7, 2017

Child Advocacy Center

Plans for a child advocacy center in Watertown are taking a big step forward, thanks in part to a partnership with Sanford Health and the Northeast Multidisciplinary Special Victims Unit.

Plans for a child advocacy center in Watertown are taking a big step forward, thanks in part to a partnership with Sanford Health and the Northeast Multidisciplinary Special Victims Unit. Sanford Health Watertown Clinic has committed to providing this mu...Read on...
Posted on: January 17, 2017

Winter Reading Bingo - Watertown Regional Library

Announcing our new "Winter Reading Bingo" game for adults (18 & up)! Complete a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line for an entry in the prize drawings. Prizes include Dakota Butcher and restaurant gift certificates.

To play, register and track your reading online at http://watertownregionallibrary.readsquared.com/. Winter Reading Bingo will be held from February 1-March 31, 2017. Pre-register at any time.
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Posted on: January 3, 2017

Municipal Utilities Scam

The Watertown Police Department has received multiple reports of attempts to defraud commercial businesses in the Watertown area.

The caller tells the person who answers the phone at the business that their utilities are going to be shut off in 30 minutes if they do not immediately pay their bill over the phone.

Watertown Municipal Utilities has verified that this is a scam. It i...Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2016

Temporary Sump Pump Variance

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.

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 ...Read on...