Ambulance Service (Madison)

  • Phone: EMERGENCY 9-1-1    Routine Calls: 605-256-6551
  • Address: 323 10th Street SW, Madison, SD 57042
  • Website

American Red Cross

  • Phone: 24-Hour Disaster Services: 1-844-272-7337     Routine Calls: 605-336-2448 or Additional Contact Information
  • Address: Main Office - 808 N. West Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
  • Website

Chester Fire Department

  • Phone: EMERGENCY 9-1-1   Fire Hall: 605-489-2241
  • Address: P.O. Box 31 - 407 2nd Street, Chester, SD 57016
  • Fire Chief: Steven Heyn      Assistant Fire Chief: John DeVries

Madison Fire Department

Nunda Fire Department

  • Phone: EMERGENCY 9-1-1   Business Phone: 605-586-4180
  • Address: PO Box 7 - 207 Main Street, Nunda, SD 57050
  • Fire Chief: Dan Hansen       Assistant Fire Chief: Rollie Wosje

Ramona Fire Department

Wentworth Fire and Rescue

  • Phone: EMERGENCY 9-1-1   
  • Address: PO Box 128 - 425 S. Main St, Wentworth, SD 57075
  • Fire Chief: Terry Reck       Assistant Fire Department President: Kory Reck        Fire District President: Kory Reck

Lake County REACT (Radio Emergency Associated Communications Teams)

  • Radio Frequency: 453.225
  • President: Gary Callies       Vice President: Bob Johnson        Treasurer: Joel Brick
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A Team Effort

In an emergency, often several emergency responder agencies will come together to meet the needs of our individual citizens, people passing through our communities, and the county as a whole. Many of these emergency responder agencies are manned by volunteers who spend countless hours away from their friends and families in service to their communities. Thank you!

Announcements

NOTICE OF VACANCY - SHERIFF
Tuesday, October 4, 2022

LAKE COUNTY is currently seeking a candidate for appointment of a full-time Sheriff. The appointment will be made by the Lake County Board of County Commissioners. The appointment will begin on January 9, 2023, and end on January 5, 2025. All letters of interest must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 17, 2022. Click here for the full Notice of Vacancy

Real Estate & Mobile Home Taxes - Second Half
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Second half property taxes are due by October 31. Please bring your tax notices with you. Tax payments must be made for the exact amount only.
Tax payments may be sent to the Treasurer's Office at 200 E. Center St, Madison, SD 57042 and MUST be postmarked by October 31. Please send your tax stubs to ensure proper credit to the correct parcels of land.
Please note: Payments received or postmarked after October 31st will reflect a late fee and interest.

Application for Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemption Due on 11/1
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Application must be made and submitted to the Director of Equalization on or before November 1.

Planning Commission Application Deadline - 10/25/2022
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Deadline to submit application to Zoning Officer for November Planning Commission meeting.

County Offices Closed - 10/10/2022
Friday, September 23, 2022

County offices will be closed on Monday, October 10, 2022, in observance of Native American Day.

Absentee Voting Begins - 9/23/2022
Friday, September 23, 2022

Absentee voting begins on 9/23/2022 for the General Election on 11/8/2022.

Riparian Buffer Strip Deadline - 10/15
Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Applications are due to the Director of Equalization's office on or before October 15, 2022. Per SDCL 10-6-116, landowners may receive a reduction in property value of 40 percent of any eligible riparian buffer strip. The law specifies 575 lake listings and 11,000 miles of streams that are eligible.

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