Watonwan County 9-1-1 landlines down 13 Aug 15

The Watonwan County Sheriff’s Department says their 911 system went down Wednesday night. According to authorities 911 is automatically being rerouted to a different number and those with an emergency should still call 911. Anyone unable to get through by dialing 911 should call 375-3121. Century Link is aware of the problem and is currently working to resolve the issue. The Watonwan County Communications Center is the answering point for all 911 calls and dispatches for Butterfield, LaSalle, Lewisville, Madelia, Odin, Ormsby and St. James.