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Man who died in Watertown fire identified

WATERTOWN, MN – Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson has announced the deceased adult male found inside a burning residence on the 400 Block of Franklin Ave NW in Watertown has been identified as David John Reuter 69, of Watertown. The medical examiner’s preliminary report indicates the victim died of smoke inhalation. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. At this time, there is no reason to believe the cause of the fire was intentional, according to the sheriff’s office.

Previously, Olson announced that at approximately 9:47 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13  his office received a report of a house fire in the City of Watertown.

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office, Watertown Fire Department, and Ridgeview Ambulance were dispatched to the 400 block of Franklin Avenue NW in Watertown. When they arrived at the scene, the residence was fully engulfed.

The body of an adult male was located in the residence, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Also assisting at the scene were the Waconia, Mayer, Victoria, New Germany, St. Bonifacius, and Delano fire departments.

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Watertown Fire Department, Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s Office, and the Minnesota Regional Coroner’s Office are investigating the cause of the fire and the cause of death of the adult male.

UPDATE: time corrected from a.m. to p.m.

Sports schedule for Friday, Sept. 19

Football: HLWW at Pierz; 7 p.m.

Football: Norwood Young America at W-M; 7 p.m.

Football: LHS at Belle Plaine; 7 p.m.

Volleyball: LHS at Midwest Warehouse Showcase; 4 p.m.

Funeral notice: David J. Reuter, 69, of Watertown

WATERTOWN, MN – David John Reuter, age 69, of Watertown, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.  Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 10:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown. There will be a gathering of family and friends in the church from 9 to 10:30 a.m.,  prior to the Mass.  Inurnment with military honors will be at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 2 p.m.
Arrangements are with the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home.

Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 18

Volleyball: HLWW at Pierz; 7:30 p.m.

Volleyball: Sibley East at LHS; 7:15 p.m.

Volleyball: W-M at Norwood Young America; 7:15 p.m.

Cross Country: HLWW at Kimball/Eden Valley-Watkins; 4:15 p.m.

Girls Swimming: Waconia at W-M; 6 p.m.

Boys Soccer: The International School at W-M/LHS (Watertown); 7 p.m.

Girls Soccer: The International School at LHS; 7 p.m.

Photo: Hollywood Plow Day 2014 was a hit

CARVER COUNTY, MN – The Sept. 6 Hollywood Plow Day in Hollywood Township drew about 100 to 150 spectators, and more than 30 tractors. Look for more photos in the October edition of Farm Horizons, which is mailed to rural addresses in the area.

This aerial photo was taken with a drone.

This aerial photo was taken with a drone.

Man dies in Watertown fire

WATERTOWN, MN – Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson has announced that at approximately 9:47 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13  his office received a report of a house fire in the City of Watertown.

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office, Watertown Fire Department, and Ridgeview Ambulance were dispatched to the 400 block of Franklin Avenue NW in Watertown. When they arrived at the scene, the residence was fully engulfed.

The body of an adult male was located in the residence, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Also assisting at the scene were the Waconia, Mayer, Victoria, New Germany, St. Bonifacius, and Delano fire departments.

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Watertown Fire Department, Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s Office, and the Minnesota Regional Coroner’s Office are investigating the cause of the fire and the cause of death of the adult male.

The name of the deceased is not being released at this time.