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Madison City Council Report, August 22nd Meeting

The Madison City Council met in regular session Monday night (8/22) at city hall.  City manager Val Halvorson reported the the fiber installation project is progressing, about 200 homes remain to be connected and Farmers Mutual Telephone Company hopes to have some customers connected around Labor Day. The council held a public hearing dealing as part of their application for a USDA grant to do some repair work on the […]

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Construction on Highway 75 Between Graceville and Dumont Starts Sept. 6th

Starting Tuesday, Sept. 6, Highway 75 will close from Highway 28 in Graceville to County Road 6 in Dumont. For approximately two weeks, weather permitting, traffic will be detoured to Highway 28, County Road 21/County Road 15, and County Road 6, while crews replace centerline culverts ahead of paving. Driveway access will be maintained for residents, but the roadway may be temporarily impassable at the culvert sites. Once the culvert […]

todayAugust 22, 2022 37

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Madison Arts Council Seeking Grant for Mural

The Madison Arts Council is applying for a Legacy grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council (SMAC). If Madison is awarded the grant, it will be used to hire an artist to creat a mural on the north wall of the Grand Theatre next to the new Grand Park. The search is already underway for a qualified artist to design a mural which would reflect the intergenerational and rural theme […]

todayAugust 20, 2022 24 3

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A look at who will be on your city ballot on November 8th

Filings for city elections closed on Tuesday, August 16th In Madison, Greg Thole, incumbent, filed for mayor Three people filed for two open council seats: Tim Volk, Incumbent Paul Zahrbock, Incumbent and Lynn Zimmerman ------------------------ In Dawson seven people filed for three open council seats Jake Bothun David Hansen TJ Thomas Johnson II Dean Petersen Jon "JT" Schacherer William Stock Lowell Tyler ---------------------- Randy Larson was the only one to […]

todayAugust 18, 2022 26

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SW MN Arts Council Prairie Star Award

The Southwest Minnesota Arts Council is pleased to announce John Sterner of Marshall (Lyon County) as the recipient of the 2022 Prairie Star Award. The Prairie Star Award given out every other year and it recognizes an individual artist whose body of work has made a significant contribution to the arts over an extended period of time, who has been recognized by their artistic peers, and who has best exemplified […]

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