February 19, 2020

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Taxpayers did not foot the bill for jail improvements

Lake County Sheriff Tim Walburg did not draw upon taxpayer dollars to improve security, optimize the use of manpower and improve services to prisoners in the Lake County Jail.

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Tuesday 02/18/2020
Madison libraries to hold Scan Day

As part of the 50th anniversary of the Karl Mundt Library, Dakota State University is hosting a "Scan Day" on Thursday.

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Monday 02/17/2020
Encore: Established by community for community

Much has changed at Encore in the last five years.

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Friday 02/14/2020
KELO shines spotlight on local sports announcer

When Mike Huether comes to town in his white Subaru Outback, he comes with an agenda. The host of KELOLAND's "On the Road with Mike Huether" has a story to tell.

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Thursday 02/13/2020
Local officials prepare for possible flooding

Twelve state and local agencies were at the table on Thursday morning when trainer Pat Gerdes with Blue Cell, LLC, began to prepare them for the possibility of spring flooding.

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Wednesday 02/12/2020
Schneider greets children after his overseas duty

The Schneider family held a series of reunions earlier this week when dad Jeremiah Schneider greeted his four children at their schools after spending about eight months serving overseas in the U.S. military.

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Tuesday 02/11/2020
Madison Middle School to install new chiller

A Sioux Falls contractor received the go-ahead on Monday from the Madison School Board to make improvements to the heating, ventilation and cooling system at the Madison Middle School.

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Monday 02/10/2020
Drivers' exams, immunizations discussed at crackerbarrel

District 8 legislators and a decent-sized audience for a Madison crackerbarrel exchanged information on providing Spanish-language forms for persons seeking South Dakota driver's licenses, mandatory immunizations for students, a proposed sales tax for counties, and the process in which state legislators can submit bills for consideration.

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Friday 02/07/2020
DSU students to attend world's largest security conference

Two Dakota State University graduate students have been chosen to attend the RSA Conference in San Francisco Feb. 24-28.

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Thursday 02/06/2020
Domestic Violence Network will open new shelter

Not everyone can get excited about receiving an invoice, but last week Cathy Moore was excited about one the Domestic Violence Network (DVN) had received.

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Wednesday 02/05/2020
Christian School raises money for cancer group

Madison Christian School and preschool students and families raised $531.04 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, beating their goal of $350.

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Tuesday 02/04/2020
Avery and Mullen file papers to run for office; Corbin obtains petition for city seat

The business office staff at the Madison Central School District reported on Tuesday that Richard Avery, a Madison area resident, had filed a nominating petition to run for a seat on the Madison School Board.

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Monday 02/03/2020
Gitzen family celebrates one-year anniversary

The signs are starting to fade, but the news never gets old. Gabe Gitzen is one year cancer-free.

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Friday 01/31/2020
Super Bowl excitement comes with the job for Milne; MHS grad works for Chiefs

Madison High School graduate Bailey Milne doesn't hesitate when asked who is going to win the Super Bowl on Sunday.

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Mullen, Johnson take out petitions for city election

The staff at the Madison Finance Office reported on Friday that Patrick Mullen and Kelly Johnson, both of Madison, have taken out petition to enter the spring city election for two seats up for election on the Madison City Commission.

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Thursday 01/30/2020
First Premier receives OK for Madison branch

Officials with First Premier Bank announced on Thursday that the Sioux Falls-based community bank will open a branch in Madison led by a bank executive who has experience in the community.

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Wednesday 01/29/2020
Montgomery's Furniture supports LARN with sales

September wasn't kind to Montgomery's Furniture.

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Tuesday 01/28/2020
Local businesses, employees donate $29,000 to United Way

Local businesses First Bank & Trust and FirstLine Funding Group and their employees committed nearly $30,000 in funding to Interlakes Area United Way for 2020.

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Monday 01/27/2020
S.D. VFW honors Madison teacher

Jennifer Flemming was just 17 when her cousin, Daryl Dartt, was deployed to Iraq as part of Operation Desert Storm. Because Dartt had a young family, her cousin's sacrifice made an impact on her.

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