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.

Staff

Tim Walburg

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Sarina Talich

Chief Deputy Send an Email

Stephanie Ryan

Office Manager Send an Email

Contact Information

Main Office

Address:
Lake County Sheriff
200 E Center St
Madison SD 57042

EMERGENCIES - 9-1-1
Crime Stopper Tips - 256-7634

Phone:
605-256-7615
Fax:
605-256-7617
Jail Phone:
605-256-5044

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

Announcements

Auditor's Office Closed 10/20-10/21/21
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

The Auditor's Office will be closed on 10/20/21 and 10/21/21 so that staff may attend training.

Electronic FREE Drop Off Event
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Lake County's FREE Electronic Recycling Drop Off Event will be on Saturday, October 30th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Madison Recycling Center, 800 SW 7th Street. Click here to review the event flyer.

Real Estate & Mobile Home Taxes - Second Half
Friday, October 1, 2021

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
Friday, October 1, 2021

The Treasurer's Office also offers a drop box for property tax payments 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.

Application for Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemption Due on 11/1/2021
Friday, October 1, 2021

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

Planning Commission Application Deadline - 10/26/2021
Friday, October 1, 2021

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

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