Watertown

What a year! So many good things have happened in Watertown, and we have a lot to look forward to in the new year. Do you remember the City of Watertown’s 2013 mission statement? It was: The City of Watertown is a small tightly-knit city that is welcoming, friendly, and supportive with a vibrant downtown [...]

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Another year has come and gone in Watertown, and not surprisingly, talk of the bridge reconstruction project dominated headlines once again in 2013. The bridge has been one of the top stories in Watertown for several years running, and don’t expect anything to change in 2014. That’s when the bridge — if everything finally falls [...]

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When Pastor Paul Kling arrived at the Watertown Evangelical Free Church 29 years ago, he had no idea he’d still be around as he neared his 60th birthday. But now, after spending nearly half his life as the church’s pastor, he’s finally ready to move on. Kling informed his church nearly six months ago that [...]

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A better idea of just what the new bridge across the Crow River might look like when it’s done was presented during last week’s Watertown City Council meeting, and it certainly has a familiar look. Based on feedback received from the City Council during two previous workshops to discuss the aesthetics of the new bridge [...]

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The city of Watertown is continuing to engage in discussions with Trinity Lutheran Church regarding the possibility of purchasing the land that currently makes up Madison-Green Park. That 1.5-acre parcel, located at the intersection of Madison Street and Green Avenue, is owned by the church, but has been leased to the city for the last [...]

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The Watertown City Council moved closer to the idea of appointing a new city council member through an application process during its Nov. 26 meeting. The City Council, which needs to replace Steve Crowder, who resigned Nov. 12 as his family moves to Waconia, had asked city staff at the last meeting to inquire with [...]

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