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Tuesday, May 4

LqPV School Board to meet with potential interim superintendent on May 4

Following their decision on April 22 to delay a superintendent search until January of 2022, the Lac qui Parle Valley School Board is eyeing Rick Ellingworth for interim superintendent. As Board Chair Cory Thorsland explained, Ellingworth is currently serving as an interim for the...

City of Madison addressing blight, dilapidated properties

The city of Madison is getting more assertive in addressing blight and dilapidated properties. During the April 26 Madison City Council meeting, the council approved an amendment to a blight enforcement ordinance, allowing the city to take action to abate the problems and assess the cost...

Submit nominations for Madison Chamber Outstanding Citizen by June 1

The Madison Chamber Outstanding Citizen Committee will soon be starting their search for the 2021 Outstanding Citizen. If anyone has a name they would like to submit, the qualifications are:  The person to be recognized must live in the Madison area, may be either active or retired, a...

Hill convicted of felony in two separate incidents; charge in third case dismissed 

In Lac qui Parle County Court on Wednesday, April 28, Tiffaney Hill, age 45, of Madison, Minn., was placed on supervised probation after being convicted of felony charges in two separate incidents in 2020. In the first of those incidents on March 2, 2020, Hill conspired with Tanner Lageson...

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