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Madison Daily Leader

Lake County hosts 4-H Horse Show: Results

Sixteen Lake County young people competed in 19 events at the Lake/Moody County 4-H Horse Show on Thursday evening at the Lake County 4-H Grounds. Results are as follows, listed in alphabetical order by last name:. Abigail Eppe: purple, Junior Western Showmanship. Emma Eppe: purple, Senior Western Showmanship; blue, Senior...
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Interlakes Area United Way’s WIN BIG Raffle tickets on sale for CASE IH tractor

WIN BIG Raffle sponsors join Interlakes Area United Way (IAUW) board members to promote the annual contest. From left to right: Matt Bruns of Farm Credit Services of America, IAUW President Lori Gustaf, Lake County International Co-Owner Tom Bloom, IAUW Board Members Mandi Stegenga, Savannah Olinger and Katie Hahn, Lake County International Co-Owner Jeff Bloom, IAUW Executive Director Melissa Dougan, and IAUW Vice President Danielle Kearin.
LAKE COUNTY, SD
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LAIC holds annual meeting; presents Growth & Achievement Award to Runnings

Runnings Store Manager Mike Larson and LAIC Executive Director Brooke Rollag. The Lake Area Improvement Corporation held its annual meeting Thursday, highlighting some of the achievements of the past year and looking forward to future projects. LAIC Executive Director Brooke Rollag said that more housing projects have been underway in...
MADISON, SD
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Horsemanship grows out of passion for riding

The day was hot, but the breeze made the evening tolerable – as long as folks stayed in the cool of the shade. Unfortunately, the competitors were not in the shade. Participants in the 2022 Lake/Moody County 4-H Horse Show were competing in an arena bathed with sunlight on Thursday as they put their horses through their paces. Attired in white, long-sleeved shirts and blue jeans, they projected cool confidence and poise atop their mounts.
LAKE COUNTY, SD
Madison Daily Leader

Win Big tickets on sale for tractor

The WIN BIG Raffle benefitting Interlakes Area United Way (IAUW) has kicked off. One lucky ticketholder could win a 2022 Case IH Farmall 35A Tractor. Premier sponsor and longtime partner Lake County International donated the prize. Additional raffle sponsors include BankWest, Dakota State University, Dakotaland Federal Credit Union, East River Electric Power Cooperative, Farm Credit Services of America, First Bank & Trust, First Interstate Bank, First PREMIER Bank, FirstLine Funding Group, Heartland Consumers Power District and KJAM Radio.
LAKE COUNTY, SD
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LAIC completes Forward Madison 4 Campaign

The Lake Area Improvement Corporation has completed its Forward Madison-4 Campaign, meeting its goal of one-point-one-million dollars. Forward Madison is a five-year capital campaign with donations committed from 2022 to 2026. The campaign was completed entirely by LAIC staff and the board of directors. The fundraising committee was chaired by LAIC President Terry Schultz, President-Elect Eric Sinclair, and Secretary/Treasurer Floyd Rummel.
MADISON, SD
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Lake County Commission approves development plan; taking applications for Planning Commission seat

The Lake County Commission on Tuesday approved the final Phase One Developmental Plan for Lee’s Addition. Lee’s Addition includes the development of The Gravel Pit east of Madison for future single family residential use. The property is owned by Lee Yager, and is being developed by Harr and Lemme Real Estate, Incorporated. The Phase One development plan approved Tuesday includes three lots. The lots are located on 457th Avenue, along and north of Highway 34. Zoning Officer Mandi Anderson said that the county Highway Department has approved the request for an approach for the development.
LAKE COUNTY, SD
Madison Daily Leader

Initial assessment indicates county roads in 'great shape'

The initial assessment is good. Lake County Highway Superintendent Nels Nelson has achieved his initial goal of making the county’s paved roads safe. “They’re in great shape for county roads,” reported Ben Steffen with Infrastructure Management Services (IMS) last week while demonstrating his company’s services to county commissioners. “I’ve seen much worse.”
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Lake County Commission meets Tuesday

The Lake County Commission is holding its regular meeting on Tuesday morning. On the agenda for county commissioners are Commissioners Dennis Slaughter and Aaron Johnson, along with Human Resource Specialist Shelli Gust, to discuss American Rescue Plan Act funds and wages. They will also meet with Zoning Officer Mandi Anderson to discuss a planning commission vacancy, the Final Phase One Developmental Plan for Lee’s Addition, and five plats.
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Madison Daily Leader

County building permits issued in May

Lake County issued 26 building permits in May with total construction costs projected at $3,990,500. Of the building permits issued, four were for single-family homes and one was for a four-plex. The following applications were submitted:. — Tony and Martin Seten, Summit Township, 54X80X16 storage shed, $200,000. — Brian and...
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Madison Daily Leader

Lake County commissioners consider significant raise for employees

Lake County employees could see a significant raise as early as next month. At Tuesday morning’s regular meeting of the Lake County Commission, Shelli Gust, commission administrative officer, laid out the argument for using funds received through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for wage increases for county employees. The county has approximately $1.67 million of the $2.4 million received to expend by Dec. 31, 2024.
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Sioux Falls man facing charges after Lake County accident

A Sioux Falls man is facing charges in Lake County after rolling the vehicle he was driving and damaging some mailboxes early Wednesday morning. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office reports that just before 5:00 Wednesday morning, law enforcement found a 2006 Dodge Caravan with no driver present that had been northbound on South Dakota Highway 19 near the intersection with 237th Street and had rolled into the west ditch. The vehicle was unoccupied and nobody was around the vehicle. The initial investigation determined that the vehicle was traveling north, lost control and struck three mailboxes before going into the west ditch and rolling. The Sheriff’s Office searched the area, but did not find the driver of the van.
SIOUX FALLS, SD
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Madison police standoff ends with arrest in Brookings

MADISON, S.D. (KELO.com) — A man is in custody after a police standoff in Madison Sunday. Madison Police and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home where a suspect was holding another person at gunpoint. Authorities set up a perimeter but the suspect said he was...
MADISON, SD
Madison Daily Leader

First Bank & Trust announces scholarship recipients

BROOKINGS – First Bank & Trust is passionate about education, for both their employees and their customers. Education is a pathway to the future. As leaders in our community, First Bank & Trust takes pride in assisting tomorrow’s leaders with the tools they need to succeed. First Bank & Trust announced that the following individuals have been selected as 2022 Community Scholarship winners:
BROOKINGS, SD
Madison Daily Leader

Gun threat reported

On Saturday at approximately 8:07 p.m., the Madison Police Department responded to the 300 block of N.E. 2nd Street for an individual who was threatening a person with a handgun. According to a press release from the police department, it was believed that prior to law enforcement’s arrival, the subject...
MADISON, SD