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

Real Estate & Mobile Home Taxes - Second Half
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

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.

Property Tax Payment Drop Box
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

The Treasurer's Office also offers a drop box for property tax payments ONLY located between the double doors of the north entrance to the courthouse. Payments must include the payment coupon or parcel number with each payment and be in the exact amount only (all others will be returned). If you would like a receipt, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope. Payments dropped off after 4:30 p.m., M-F will be credited the following business day.

County Offices Closed
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

County offices will be October 14 in observance of Native Americans Day!

Physical Review Request
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Due to the County Wide Flooding, the Equalization Office encourages any property owners who have suffered property damage or loss due to flooding to contact our office immediately to request a physical review by our office. Damage will be documented to determine the potential for a value reduction as of 11/1/19, which is the Legal assessment date for the 2020 (current) Assessment Year. Please call our office (605-256-7605) with any questions, or to report structural damage.

Electronic Recycling Drop Off Event
Friday, September 20, 2019

Lake County's FREE Electronic Recycling Drop Off Event will be held on 10/19/19 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Madison Recycling Center. Click on the flyer for additional information.

FLOOD RESOURCE GUIDE
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

County and city official have put together a RESOURCE GUIDE for Flood Response Efforts and information for local residents. This guide will be updated as needed. RESOURCE GUIDE

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