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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: October 6, 2021

News Release: Medical Cannabis Application Deadline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

 

Applications for Medical Cannabis Establishments are now available.  Initial applications for Medical Cannabis Dispensaries in the City of Watertown are due to both the City and the State by November 1st, ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

WFR responds to an injury accident

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Around 4 pm Oct 18, 2021 Watertown Fire Rescue responded to an injury accident at the intersection of 9th Ave SW and 21st St SW.  WFR responded with one ambulance and one Engine.  On arrival WFR found two vehicles involved one with front...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

WFR Responds to structure fire

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WFR was dispatched at 2:07pm Friday afternoon for a shed on fire in the 700 block ofy7  9th Ave NE.  Upon arrival firefighters found a medium sized garden shed on fire.  The owner of the shed was working on a small engine in the...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

WFR responds to fire at a manufacturing plant

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WFR was called at 345pm for a fire in an exhaust unit at Dynamic Engineering located at 221 Cessna Street today. Upon arrival found that all the employees had evacuated safely and some were attempting to extinguish the fire with fire extinguishers. The fi...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

WFR Responds to a two vehicle accident

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Watertown Fire Rescue responded to 164th St and 447th Ave for a two vehicle accident involving a semi-truck and minivan around 9:30 AM. Rescue 51 and Medic 2 were assisted by Florence fire for traffic control and debris clean up. The semi-truck had damage...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

WFR responds to Car vs Motorcycle

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Around 8:30am Oct 6, 2021 WFR responded to a Car vs Motorcycle accident on Hwy 20 and 2nd Ave SW. One ambulance and one Engine responded to the scene.  WFR arrived on scene to find one car with front end damage that was turning onto 2nd Ave from ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

WFR responds to a two vehicle accident

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On October 5th, at 4:30 pm WFR responded to a two vehicle accident at the intersection of 22nd st SE and highway 212.  One engine and two ambulances responded to the scene. A car and mini van collided at the intersection with significant damage t...

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Posted on: October 3, 2021

Watertown Fire Rescue responds to Car Fire

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On October 3rd at approximately 3 am Watertown Fire Rescue was dispatched to the area of 169th Street and I29 for a vehicle fire. Upon arrival on scene just east of I29 Watertown Fire Rescue found a full size passenger car that was fully engulfed with fir...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

WFR responds to a combine fire

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WFR responds to a combine fire south of Watertown in Pelican Township.  WFR responded with two brush trucks and a tender.  When on scene, no visible flames were present.  Found many spots on the rear of the combine and in the en...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Watertown Fire Rescue Responds to Collision on County Roads

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On Monday, September 27th, 2021 at 4:45pm, Watertown Fire Rescue was dispatched to the intersection of 176th St and 458th Ave southeast of Watertown for a two vehicle collision.  A car and pickup collided at the intersection causing the driver of...

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Posted on: September 26, 2021

WFR responds to Motorcycle Vs. Car

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Late yesterday afternoon, WFR responded to a 3 vehicle accident involving 2 motorcycles and a late model coupe.  The accident happened in the area of 26th Ave. NE and Hwy 81 N.  2 ambulances responded along with an Engine.  WFR ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Summer Safety

Watertown Health Education

Summer is here! ? Local experts discussed sunscreen tips, heat exhaustion warning signs, fire pit safety, drinking alcohol safely when it is hot out, walking and biking safely, and City ordinances late June at City Hall.

 Speakers:

Abby Gietzen, Pr...

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Health Education
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Underage Drinking

Watertown Health Education

From the moderator Kelli Rumpza, Human Service Agency: As parents, we need to continually educate ourselves to help prevent substance misuse in our homes.  But where do you go for the right information?  We read the headlines, we see soc...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Mental Health Awareness Discussion

Watertown Health Education

Kari Johnston, Human Service Agency, Mental Health Officer Alexis Buysse, and Angela Hyde, NAMI join moderator Kelli Rumpza, Human Service Agency to discuss mental health. Learn about mental health, what it is like to see a counselor, self-care, and more....

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

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: October 19, 2021

Yard Waste Drop-Off Site Is Open

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Public Service Announcement

 

Watertown Regional Landfill

Fall Yard Waste Drop-Off Site Schedule for 2021

 

The Watertown Regional Landfill will open the 4th Avenue SW Yard Waste Drop-Off Site starting on Tuesday, October 12th.   The...

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Posted on: October 17, 2021

The Week of Monday, October 18, 2021 Recycle Route A is Collected and Ordering Containers

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Public Service Announcement

Watertown Sanitation Department

Recycle Update & Aluminum

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Regional Landfill (Solid Waste)
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Free Compost for Watertown Residents with Municipal Utilities Bill

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Public Service Announcement

 

Watertown Regional Landfill

Compost Available 2021

 

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

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

2021 Downtown Business District Sweeping Schedule

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For Immediate Release 

 

Weather permitting, on Friday morning, May 7th, 2021 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 ...

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Street Department
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Digging Deadline For Digging In City Streets

Watertown Street Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Every October, the Watertown Street Division asks contractors to discontinue digging in City streets due to the seasonal closure of the asphalt hot mix plant.

 

Starting Oct. 22nd, 2021 through May 1st, 2022, only eme...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Sump Pump Variance - $125 Annual Fee

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With the adoption of Resolution No. 20-48 on November 2, 2020, the wastewater rate system was amended to incorporate a sump pump variance fee effective January 1, 2021.  As such, in October 2021 there will be an annual fee for a sump pump varianc...

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Wastewater
Posted on: October 4, 2021

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 normally from October 15th to March 15th and must be renewed...

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