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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Mellette House

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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: May 2, 2022

OpenGov Community Development permits are now live!

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You can now apply for community development permits on OpenGov, our new online permitting portal! The permits you can apply for are: Concept Plan Application, Preliminary Plan Application, Construction Plan Application, Plat Application, Annexation and Zo...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Watertown Fire Responds to Injury Accident

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   At approximately 1400 hours on May 18th, Watertown Fire Rescue was dispatched to the report of a two vehicle accident with injuries at the Intersection of Highway 81 and 3rd Avenue NE. Multiple patients were reported in the initial di...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

WFR Responds to Out of Control Burn Pit

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Crews responded to a fire that escaped a burn pit into a nearby shelterbelt.  3 Brush trucks and a water tender responded to 44854 169th Street, for a burn pit fire that spread from the pit to nearby brush.  On scene crews observed a bur...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to Glacial Lakes Energy for a Dryer Fire

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On 05/09/2022 at approximately 7:00 pm, Watertown Fire Rescue received a call for an alarm at Glacial Lakes Energy.  While responding to the scene, fire units noticed smoke in the area of the plant.  Upon arrival crews found heavy smoke ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to a Camper Fire

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On 05/09/2022 at approximately 12:40 PM Watertown Fire Rescue was dispatched to the area of 216 2nd St SW for a camper that was on fire.  Upon arrival fire crews found a 5th wheel camper heavily involved in fire in the alley.  There were...

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

WFR responds to Vehicle vs. Pedestrian

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to the scene of a vehicle versus pedestrian accident. One patient was transported to Prairie Lakes Hospital with serious injuries. 

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

WFR Responds to commercial building fire

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Watertown Fire Rescue was called to a general fire alarm at 3516 9th Ave SW, on Tuesday May 3rd, 2022, just after 4pm. On arrival crews met with the business employees who state that they have a couple electric breakers that keep tripping and some lights ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to Kranzburg for Fire

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On the evening of 04/27/2022 at approximately 5:30pm, Watertown Fire Rescue responded with three apparatus to 201 W Hwy 212, Kranzburg for a fire.  Upon arrival Watertown Fire Rescue crews found 3 scrap vehicles on fire in a salvage yard. &nb...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Watertown Fire responds to Outlet Fire

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Shortly after 0800 this morning, Crews responded to a possible fire at 2002 11th Ave. SW.  Crews were met by the occupant of dwelling upon arrival.  After direction from the occupant, crews made entry to find an electric outlet smolderin...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to afternoon fire call

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Watertown Fire rescue responded to 418 5th street SE at 2pm on April 20 for the report of Smoke coming from the back of the house and under the eaves. Upon arriving on scene no smoke was seen from the initial 360. Crews used an A-frame ladder to cross a c...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

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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Holiday Garbage Collection

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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: April 26, 2022

2022 Sand Volleyball League

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Coed Sand Volleyball will be played on Tuesdays, June 7 - July 26 

Women's Sand Volleyball will be played Thursdays, June 9 - July 28 

Game times will be between 5:45PM-9:00PM, 

Games will be played at the Stokes-Thomas Ci...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

MLB Junior Home Run Derby

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Watertown Parks and Recreation presents MLB Junior Home Run Derby on Friday, June 3. Competition begins at 10am at Foundation Fields. There is no fee to enter, but registration is required.

Major League Baseball® Jr. Home Run Derby™ is a ...

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Posted on: May 16, 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: May 16, 2022

Free Tree Branch Disposal at Landfill for Watertown Residents Ends May 21st

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Free Landfill Tree Limbs and Branches 

 

The Watertown Regional Landfill will provide free residential dumping of trees limbs and branches for City of Watertown residents at th...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Free Compost for Watertown Residents with Municipal Utilities Bill

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 Public Service Announcement

 

Watertown Regional Landfill

Compost Available 2022

 

Each residence of the City of Watertown is entitled to 2 free tons of compost annually with a Municipal Utility bill.  Please bring...

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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 12, 2022

Spring Thaw Reminder

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The Watertown Street Division would like to remind everyone that the spring thaw is upon us. Motorists will be seeing and feeling more potholes and frost heaves within our asphalt roadways, as well as gravel roadways & alleys. 

 

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Implementation of Roadway 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 15th, 2022.

 

The maximum load lim...

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Posted on: May 16, 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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