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Snow emergency declared in city

The City of Watertown will have its third consecutive snow emergency for a weekend. Read more


Library meets $10 million goal

Thanks to the generosity of the community, the money has been raised: Watertown is getting a new library. Read more


Helenville Christmas fire one month later

It’s been almost a month since the Helenville Christmas Day fire which decimated about half of the Highway D Business Development Center, N… Read more

Local Sports


Phoenix run into hot-shooting LCL, lose 69-57

HARTLAND - Lake Country Lutheran scored 23 of the game’s first 28 points and made 12 3-pointers. Read more


Vikings stymie Warriors

STOUGHTON - Lakeside Lutheran’s girls basketball team scored 10 first-half points, falling behind by 19 at halftime, in a 43-30 nonconferen… Read more


Goslings mix things up, shut down Vikings

When it comes to Watertown's 1-3-1 defense, junior point guard Aubrey Schmutzler serves as the tip of the spear, gashing opponents out on t… Read more

Weather Today

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the mid 20s.


33° 24°

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the mid 20s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:W at 7 mph
Chance of Snow:0%
UV Index:1 Low
Sunrise:07:16:44 AM
Sunset:04:59:03 PM



Coroner: 2 dead, 7 injured in South Carolina bar shooting

HARTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Two people were killed and seven people were injured early Sunday in a shooting at a bar in South Carolina, officia… Read more


Movement to highlight missing Native women expands to males

TUBA CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Margaret Bitsue's days are filled with prayer: that her son has a clear mind and that he remembers home, a traditio… Read more


What's new in the China virus outbreak

Almost 2,000 cases of a new viral respiratory illness have been confirmed since an outbreak began last month in the Chinese city of Wuhan. … Read more



Belinda Stronach tells AP: Horse racing got 'a wake-up call'

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — There was a frothy cappuccino in a tall glass mug on the table in front of Belinda Stronach. She was seated o… Read more


Friedrich wins World Cup four-man race, adds to series lead

KONIGSSEE, Germany (AP) — Germany’s Francesco Friedrich won another four-man World Cup bobsled race Sunday, adding to his dominant year. Read more


Herbert wins 1st European Tour title on Australia Day

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Lucas Herbert marked Australia Day in his native country by capturing his first professional title, beat… Read more


Death notice, Deborah Ann Sandbergh

Deborah Ann Sandbergh, 51, of Watertown, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Read more


Richard W. Burch

August 5, 1944 - January 22, 2020 Read more


Raymond "Sugar Ray" Robertson

September 24, 1927 - January 21, 2020 Read more

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This Week's Forecast

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the mid 20s.Sun
10%33° 24°
More clouds than sun. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the mid 20s.Mon
10%32° 24°
Cloudy. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the upper teens.Tue
10%31° 18°
Cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s and lows in the upper teens.Wed
20%34° 17°
Cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s and lows in the low 20s.Thu
20%34° 23°
Cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s and lows in the upper 20s.Fri
20%34° 27°
Morning snow showers. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the upper 20s.Sat
40%38° 28°