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April is Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month and the Watertown Police Department is bringing awareness to this important topic by hosting two community events
 
Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month
April 16, 2024
Agency of the Month: Watertown Police Department  Child sexual and physical abuse is a hard topic to think about but it’s even harder to talk about. Children are our tomorrow and they are...
 
How to Talk to Kids About Drugs and Alcohol
April 4, 2024
We live in a culture where alcohol and drugs are prevalent.  The news covers stories of delta products, fentanyl, opioids, vaping, binge drinking, etc. We have seen too many stories of how alcohol...
 
Watertown Team Selected for Federal Department of Justice Grant
March 31, 2024
We are proud to announce that The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (OJP) selected a team from Codington County as participants in the Reaching Rural: Advancing Collaborative Solutions...
 
Community Health Survey
March 27, 2024
Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) and Human Service Agency (HSA) have partnered to conduct a community health survey open to all residents in Watertown and the surrounding communities.   “By...
 
Asset of the Month: Planning and Decision Making
March 20, 2024
Decisions, decisions . . . Wear a blue shirt or a red shirt? Try to fit in or create your own style? Go out with so-and-so or find a way to say “No thanks”? Watch some TV or do homework...
 
Stacy Hendricks, Individual of the Month
March 12, 2024
Stacy Hendricks has served as the Executive Director of Brothers and Sisters Behind Bars (BSBB) for six years. Her humble service and personal pursuit of living for Jesus aligns with the organization’s...
 
Teen Dating, Info for Parents
February 28, 2024
February is known for being the month associated with love.  Navigating romantic feelings at any age can be a challenge.  We all want to find that special person that we have a connection with,...
 
Brothers & Sisters Behind Bars, Agency of the Month
February 22, 2024
Founded in 2017, Brothers & Sisters Behind Bars works to break the chain of addiction by building healthy relationships, advocacy, and providing unmet basic needs to people in our community battling...
 
Caring, Asset of the Month
February 8, 2024
Follow your good intentions with great actions People can help and care for others directly or indirectly. Direct help is when you spend time and interact with people who need care. Indirect help is...
 
Never too late for a resolution.
January 30, 2024
As January comes to a close and we all look into the forecast of 40-degree weather (heat wave), many also look back at the month and how New Year’s resolutions are going.  Did you make a resolution?...

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