The Lake County Sheriff's Office provides law enforcement services to the communities of Chester, Wentworth, Rutland, Nunda, Ramona, Junius, Winfred, and Brant Lake, as well as the rural areas of the county. Duties consist of law enforcement patrol, investigations, and the serving of civil processes for the court as well as maintaining a jail facility.


Tim Walburg

Sheriff Send an Email

Sarina Talich

Chief Deputy Send an Email

Peggy Vickmark

Office Manager Send an Email

Contact Information

Main Office

Lake County Sheriff
200 E Center St
Madison SD 57042

Crime Stopper Tips - 256-7634

Jail Phone:

Business Office Hours:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday – Friday (excluding Holidays)


County Offices Closed
Friday, November 16, 2018

County Offices will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 in observance of Thanksgiving.

Zoning Office Closed - 11/21/18
Friday, November 16, 2018

The Zoning Office will be closed on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.

Medicare D Appointments - SHINE
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Medicare D Appointments are running through December 7. Lake County's SHINE Volunteer will be assisting with this process at the Extension Office. Please call 256-7603 to schedule an appointment. Dates for November and December include: 11/16; 11/19; 11/20; 11/27; 11/29; and 12/3. Clients are asked to obtain a printout from their pharmacy which includes the dosage and correct spelling of medications they are currently taking and their Medicare card to the appointment.

November - License Plate Renewal T/U/V/W/X/Y/Z
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Vehicle License plate renewal for vehicle owners with the FIRST letter in their LAST NAME that begins with T or U or V or W or X or Y or Z.

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