Breaking News from Watertown SD

Find the latest Watertown SD News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Skimmers have struck again in Watertown.

City police believe that skimmers, which illegally collect credit card information, were placed on a gas pump or pumps at a Watertown business or businesses sometime in late October of early November. Any business name hit by the skimmers can't be revealed due to Marcy's Law. According to Sgt. Chad

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-11-17 22:01:00

Tipsters leading to more drug arrests

Project Stand Up is being used for all the right reasons, according to Watertown Police Department Detective Chad Stahl. The project, where citizens can anonymously report illegal drug activity, was initiated by S.D. Attorney General Marty Jackley in May. The Watertown Kick-Off was held Oct. 17 duri

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-11-18 08:30:00

Watertown police dog retires after cancer diagnosis

WATERTOWN - After seven years of hard work, Thera-Dakota is finally taking it easy. The Watertown Police Department's narcotics-detection dog retired in October when it was discovered the 9-year-old Belgian Maltese likely has bone cancer. She now lives with her handler, Watertown police Sgt. Kirk El


'Community Voices' should be heard

We are a community living in a confusing, challenging world. Our ancestors who busted sod on the Great Plains to create shelter, gave us the skills to settle this land. Hard work, education, and a good dose of the arts and literature. Such was the overlapping story told recently at two separate even

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-11-17 23:00:00

Hlavacek leaving United Way for LATI

As foundation director, the well-spoken Hlavacek, an LATI alumna and Florence native, will use her natural people skills to solicit donations from fellow LATI alumni and other individuals as well as industry and business partners. Those donations will go toward financing many education endeavors and

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-11-17 15:20:00

More revisions proposed for city's sign code

Over two months after the Watertown City Council adopted revised ordinances to the city sign code, the Watertown Plan Commission recommended a revision to those revisions Thursday afternoon. In a 4-1 decision, the commission approved a revision allowing signs displaying messages such as public infor

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-11-17 15:10:00

Volunteers needed at local businesses

Watertown Banquet is in need of volunteers to help set tables, do dishes and clean up every Monday at Grace Lutheran Church from 5:15 to 7 p.m. Call Char at 886-5270 for more information. Help is also needed in the pastoral care area of the hospital. Volunteers are needed to sit with patients/family

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-11-17 18:15:00

Friday's Editorial - Quick Hits - Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

Thera-Dakota has been an intricate part of the Watertown Police Department over the past seven years. The German Shepherd has helped capture and convict drug dealers as part of the department's K-9 unit. But now, health problems have forced her into retirement. She'll spend the rest of her days at t

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-11-17 13:45:00

Sentinel & Enterprise files formal request with Leominster for information about city firefighter placed on leave or suspended

LEOMINSTER -- The Sun and Sentinel & Enterprise have filed a records request with the city to seek further information about a member of the Fire Department who has either been placed on leave or suspended. The newspapers learned of the situation involving an officer of the department last week. Se

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-11-17 17:02:24

Mazzarella calls for Leominster schools audit over budget crisis

LEOMINSTER -- The mayor requested a comprehensive audit this week of the last two school district budgets, a process he said Wednesday will illuminate why the School Department this year required infusions of free cash and stabilization account money and still suffered layoffs. While the city audit

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-17 11:33:04

Leominster vet's firefighting dream faces age obstacle

LEOMINSTER -- U.S. Army Sgt. Dana Seminoff is a decorated veteran who served his country for 14 years with multiple deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait and an assignment in South Korea. The Leominster native, currently an emergency medical technician with MedStar Ambulance, also spent time

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-17 11:32:46

Leominster resident Renee Dube to dance in 'The Nutcracker'

WORCESTER -- Ballet Arts Worcester and The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts Conservatory present Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker", Friday, Nov. 24 through Sunday, Nov. 26. The production will feature a full-sized live orchestra, Boston Ballet principal dancers Ashley Ellis and Yurl Yanowsky an


Leominster.TV highlights: Nov. 20-26

Monday, 8:30 p.m., "Faith for Today" Tuesday, 5 p.m., "Good Shepard Ghana" Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., "MTA Varities" Thursday, 5:30 p.m., "An Uncommon View" Friday, 10 p.m., "Eliane Brick" Saturday, 5:30 p.m., "The Big Picture" Sunday, 5 p.m., "Everlasting Gospel" Verizon 32/Comcast 9 Action Sports


Upcoming events at the Leominster Public Library

Ships Ahoy! Children aged 8-13 are invited to join Jared Quinn of Little Door Education for a hands-on STEM Workshop on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. Participants will develop an optimized sail design in order to create the fastest sailing ship. After construction of their ship, the participants will


Sharing lessons in service, community pride

LUNENBURG -- Claudette Lachance's son is a local police officer, so she knows well how it feels worry when he's called to the field. "Even my son can't tell me anything," she said. "He'll get a phone call, something just happened, and he can't even tell me." What exactly her son does on his beat,

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-18 11:32:15

MSBA survey shows many local school buildings in need of work

A new report from the Massachusetts School Building Authority serves as a reminder that some of the region's aging school buildings are in increasing need of upgrades. The MSBA's latest survey, which assessed the condition of nearly all public school buildings in the state in the fall of 2016, found

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-19 01:15:00

DAR Sweeps Brindlee - The Advertiser-Gleam: Sports

The DAR varsity basketball teams swept the Brindlee Mountain Lions last Tuesday at Brindlee Mountain. The varsity girls won 58-19, and the varsity boys won 74-60. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Tha

ADVERTISERGLEAM.COM - 2017-11-18 06:09:47

Sand Mountain police departments getting calls about church security

Recent church shootings are prompting calls by churches to local police departments for advice or training. One Guntersville church began thinking about that nearly a decade ago. Area churches are now questioning if they're safe, and those questions are going to local police departments. "Got a lot


In Whitman, Alabama, the love of food and people reigns supreme

Searching for some comfort food in Alabama has put me in the path of some neat people. We met Cathy, Samantha and Brandon, (who read Verse 16 for us), at a Vietnamese restaurant down in southern Alabama. This time around, on yet another food hunt, we met Han Vu and Dang Nguyen at a restaurant up in

AL.COM - 2017-11-17 14:53:28

Man killed on Mathis Mill Road

A man was killed in an altercation at a mobile home park on Mathis Mill Road. According to Albertville Assistant Police Chief J.T. Cartee, the shooting happened around 9:50 p.m. Wednesday night. Cartee said the investigation is still ongoing, but Jason Myers, 43, of Albertville, was dead at the scen