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Lake County Emergency Management Director Kody Keefer will be recognized on Tuesday morning at a regular meeting of the Lake County Commission. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the commission meeting room of the Lake County Courthouse.

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SIOUX FALLS — A group of nearly 1,000 gathered at Sanford Health’s Menlo campus. The rally was organized by employees and grassroot coalitions, following the announcements by both Sanford and Avera Health systems that all employees and staff must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Oct. 18 o…

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COVID-19 threw a wrench in a lot of lives, including that of a local attorney with plans to retire. Jay Leibel is still working on cases that were delayed as a result of the virus.

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A state kiosk at Sunshine Foods in Madison, originally used to update license plate tags, has been upgraded to allow for the renewal of driver’s licenses.

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Dr. Ashley Podhradsky was the keynote speaker for the 2021 Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS) conference last week in Denver, Colo.

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The city of Madison’s vaccine incentive program will be open to all Lake County residents, not just residents of Madison.

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Shoppers shouldn’t feel bad if they are a little overwhelmed when they visit the new Runnings in Madison. The new store is seven times the size of Runnings’ old location with increased stock in every department.

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The discussion of a potential wrestling cooperative as well as the Dakota State University athletic facilities project will be on the agenda when the school board of the Madison Central School District meets at 5:30 p.m. on Monday in the high school/middle school library.

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Details of the community vaccine incentive program will be on the agenda when the Madison City Commission meets at City Hall at 5:30 p.m. on Monday.

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Residents of Madison who have had their COVID-19 vaccinations will have a chance to win a share of $25,000 in a new incentive program approved Tuesday night by the Madison City Commission.

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Lake County commissioners supported the Lake County Highway Advisory Committee’s recommendation that a highway management plan be developed by including the services of IMS in the budget for 2022.

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At its next meeting, the Madison City Commission will consider the second reading of two medical marijuana ordinances as well as discuss the creation of a vaccine lottery incentive program.

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A two-block extravaganza on Saturday is going to offer both family fun and the opportunity to pick up small gifts. South Dakota’s only bacon festival will kick off at 11 a.m. with a scavenger hunt and continue into the evening.

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Sportsmen have a new place to look for guns and shoppers have a new place to look for bargains with the opening of R&A Pawn, Guns Sales and Service in downtown Madison.

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Late Tuesday afternoon, when a reporter visits Lindsey Dietterele’s third-grade classroom, the students are working on writing a friendly letter to the residents of Bethel Lutheran Home.

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The burn ban which has been effect since late June in Lake County has been lifted. Lake County Emergency Management Director Kody Keefer said the change was effective immediately.

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Madison Elementary School has recorded its first positive test COVID-19 for the new school year, but that won’t change the safety status of the school.

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Like city government leaders across the state, the Madison City Commission on Monday grappled with how to license and zone medical marijuana dispensaries.

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Officials with the Madison Central School District have put out special calls for certain types of workers because K-12 schools have needed to deal with the continuing complications caused by COVID-19.

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One Madison business is serving a national and international clientele. The flight school at Riggin Flight Service serves students from across the country and around the world.

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Its arrival was a day late, but the wait seemed to only whet the appetites of visitors to the Prairie Village Steam Threshing Jamboree last weekend when they were able to watch Walt Schaefer’s Belgian horses power a century-old threshing machine that separated wheat stalks into grain, straw …

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Dakota State University alum Matt Paulson returned to his alma mater on Saturday to help celebrate the opening of the DSU Entrepreneurial Building and Paulson Cyber Incubator and Entrepreneurial Center.

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The Madison City Commission will consider taking action on legalized marijauana sales when it meets at 5:30 a.m. on Monday at City Hall.

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On Thursday during the annual Prairie Village home-baked pie contest, the jokes about banana cream pies in the face and pie fights seen in old Laurel and Hardy and Three Stooges movies were not to be found. Expert judges determined that the banana cream pie baked and entered by a Howard woma…

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