September 17, 2019

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Lake County flood: Social media provides bet updates

Lake County Emergency Management is advising people to check social media to get updates regarding road closures and other matters related to area flooding.

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Monday 09/16/2019
Homecoming candidates

MADISON HIGH SCHOOL seniors selected (front, left) Lexie Roeman, Hailey Delzer, Morgan Anderson, Briana Steuerwald, Grace Nelson, (back) Sean Rollins, Cody Brown, Mason Avery, Tyler Tappe and Ammon Hawkes as Madison High School's 2019 homecoming royalty candidates. MHS students will vote for their homecoming king and queen on Monday, and coronation is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Dakota Prairie Playhouse.

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Friday 09/13/2019
City to consider county disaster request

The Madison City Commission will consider acknowledging a disaster-declaration request when it meets at 5:30 p.m. on Monday in the county commissioners' meeting room at the Lake County Courthouse.

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Noem visits Lake County to view flood damage

Gov. Kristi Noem visited Madison on Thursday to gather information about how local officials were dealing with flooding and flood-related problems in the city and in Lake County.

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Bethel evacuates

ONLY VEHICLES assisting with the precautionary evacuation were allowed to enter S. Egan Avenue on Thursday night as Bethel Lutheran Home in Madison was evacuated. The county's Dive Team truck was one of the vehicles used to notify drivers of an emergency situation so they would stop. Bethel residents were moved to The Community Center to Madison Regional Health System.

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Thursday 09/12/2019
Flood talks

GOV. KRISTI NOEM visited the Emergency Operations Center, the American Red Cross shelter and Lake Herman on Thursday in order to learn more about the flooding which is being seen in Madison and Lake County. While at the EOC, Noem viewed a video which showed the extent of the flooding with Madison Police Chief Justin Meyer.

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Storm hits Madison with flooding

Flooded streets and basements greeted Madison residents on Thursday morning after a thunderstorm dropped more rain in Madison during the previous 24 hours. The Madison Municipal Airport reported about 6 1/2 inches of rain since the previous day.

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Wednesday 09/11/2019
Fire destroys house east of Howard

The Howard Fire Department and other area first-responders were called at midday Tuesday to a house fire that destroyed an unoccupied home located about 6 miles east of Howard along SD-34.

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Tuesday 09/10/2019
MHS class of 1955 to hold reunion

The Madison High School class of 1955 and guests will celebrate this weekend. It has been 64 years since the class graduated.

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Monday 09/09/2019
City approves sidewalk assessments for 2018 projects

The Madison City Commission approved on Monday two resolutions creating assessment rolls for properties involving one sidewalk installation project and 16 sidewalk repair projects.

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Water Dept. requests $1.84 million in spending requests

Madison officials have proposed $1.84 million in spending for non-personnel expenses with the Madison Water Department in 2020.

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Friday 09/06/2019
City to review 2018 sidewalk assessments

The Madison City Commission will review a list of assessments the city has collected regarding sidewalk repairs performed on behalf of property owners when it meets at 5:30 p.m. on Monday at City Hall.

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Oldham-Ramona School Board to meet

The Oldham-Ramona School Board will meet on Monday at 6 p.m. in the superintendent's office (Room 114).

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Madison School Board to review school district policies

The Madison School Board will hear the first readings of changes to school district policies related to school board and school administrator responsibilities when board members meet at 5:30 p.m. on Monday in Room 400 at the high school.

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Chester School Board to meet

The Chester Area School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Monday in the high school library.

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Rutland School Board to meet

The Rutland School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Monday in the board room.

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Thursday 09/05/2019
Washington Ave. businesses focusing on the positive

Businesses along Washington Avenue don't deny they have been impacted by this summer's road construction project, but the extent of the impact varies widely.

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Chester royalty

HOMECOMING ROYALTY -- Chester Area School crowned Makenna Larson as queen and Mason Stanford as king during coronation ceremonies on Monday night. This is homecoming week for Chester.

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