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The Madison Fire Department will hold a nut feed on Saturday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Madison Fire Hall. The cost is $15 for adults and $10 for age 12 and younger. There will also be gun and 50/50 raffles.

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SIOUX FALLS — Sen. Mike Rounds was among the dignitaries present when Dakota State University announced a $90 million initiative on Wednesday to grow the cyber-research industry in South Dakota.

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The Madison Interlakes Senior Games will be held on June 23-24. The annual event gives people 50 years or older a chance to compete against each other or just enjoy a friendly stroll around the track.

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The Entre Nous Study Club met on Jan 17 at 2 p.m. at the Methodist church. The parlor was adorned with a collection of snowmen. Ten members were welcomed by Joyce Welbon, hostess and seated at a table adorned with an ivory lace tablecloth which was Welbon’s mother-in-law’s.

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MADISON 4TH-GRADE BOYS put on a halftime scrimmage during the boys’ varsity contest at home on Friday. The future of Bulldog basketball is bright. Pictured are (front, left) Callan Crabtree, Oakley Nelson, Briggs Abraham, Beau Nelson, Isaac Peters, Bode Anderson, (middle) Hudson Morehouse, K…

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On Monday morning, while a crew from Inside Edge systematically put down Life Floor tiles on the pool deck at The Community Center in Madison, a management team from Falcon Plastics was seeing for the first time how tiles produced in Madison were installed.

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Joanne Kallhoff is the librarian for Madison Central School District and has helped to pull off a third successful year of Project Warm Blanket.

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A new business has opened in Madison just in time for tax season: Liberty Tax. Located on S. Egan Ave. next door to Sundog Coffee, the business also includes a bookkeeping service and Bulldog Financial.

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Judy Koob grew up in Flandreau, but small-town South Dakota wasn’t her first love. She spent most of her adult life in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota.

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Communication remains a key concern among members of the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC). In a regular quarterly meeting on Wednesday night, the topic dominated conversation.

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Brooke Rollag, executive director with the Lake Area Improvement Corporation, spoke with Lake County commissioners on Tuesday morning about ways in which the area could be impacted by the current legislative session. In doing so, she was presenting her first quarterly report since being hire…

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Madison Regional Health System is experiencing an influx of patients requesting COVID-19 testing. This influx is not organic to this area and can be seen nationwide. Subsequently, testing supplies are depleting at a much faster rate. In a commitment to best serve patients and conserve testin…

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On Tuesday morning, Lake County commissioners told opponents to a Chester business proposal that they must be guided by ordinances, not emotion, in making their decision.

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East River Electric Power Cooperative and its Employees Committee, along with the Sioux Valley Energy Operation RoundUp program, CoBank’s Sharing Success program and Basin Electric Power Cooperative’s Charitable Giving program, recently donated $14,500 to the Lake County 4-H program. East Ri…

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The Journal of Pediatrics reported in 2019 that between 13% and 20% of adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 have a mental, emotional or behavioral disorder each year. Among these are depression and anxiety, which can negatively impact healthy development.

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The Madison City Commission will meet on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the commission room at City Hall. The change of date was made due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday.

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An email from Superintendent Joel Jorgenson on Monday informed school district parents that seven students or staff members at Madison Elementary School, three at Madison Middle School and eight at Madison High School have tested positive for COVID-19.

The Lake County Commission will receive quarterly reports from the Lake Area Improvement Corporation and several county departments as part of a regular meeting which will begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday in the commission meeting room of the Lake County Courthouse.

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Dead chickens and land deals are an unlikely business combination, but the two come together in a rollicking comedy which Madison High School students will be taking into competition later this month.

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Two Madison Middle School students will perform with the South Dakota Junior Honors Choirs at 2 p.m. on Jan. 22 at the Jeschke Fine Arts Theatre on the University of Sioux Falls campus.

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SIOUX FALLS — Augustana University announced that Oliver Jankord of Madison has earned a scholarship through the School of Music for the 2021-22 academic year. This award is designed to recognize students’ musical talents, their ability to contribute to excellence in AU ensembles and help ma…

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