Jail - Contact Information



Brad Marks: #147

Jail Administrator: Lyon County

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Steve Erickson #145

Administrative Sergeant: Lyon County Jail

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Mike Portinga #155

Program Sergeant: Lyon County Jail

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The Lyon County Jail is located at 611 West Main Street in Marshall, Minnesota.  You may call the Jail at (507) 537-7666.  We are connected to the Lyon County Law Enforcement Center and directly adjacent to the Lyon County Courthouse.

For questions regarding the current Jail operation please call (507) 537-7666 and ask to speak with Brad Marks.   For questions regarding work or school release programs please contact Sergeant Steve Erickson at (507) 537-7666.  Sergeant Erickson handles all release programs and is able to assist and answer questions as needed. For questions regarding medical issues for an inmate please contact Sergeant Mike Portinga at (507) 537-7666.  Sergeant Portinga is able to assist with medical/dental/mental health issues in relation to the Lyon County Jail.  


Vital Statistics

Birth and Death Certificate Application If you are interested in obtaining a certified birth or death certificate you must complete an application found under Applications and Forms and be able to show tangible interest in the certificate you are requesting. There are a couple of ways you can obtain the certificates other than in person.  Non-rush orders: (through the mail)

Complete the entire application form, sign it in front of notary public (if required), send the application and appropriate payment to our office: Lyon County Recorder
607 West Main Street
Marshall MN 56258 Once the application is received the certificate will be processed and sent out either that same day or the following day depending on the Post Office mail pick up time. Faxed or Rush orders: Complete the entire application form, sign in front of a notary public, on the second page of the application you will need to complete your credit card information, fax the application to our office: 507-537-7988 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. We process your application as soon as we receive it and send out the certificate(s) that same day by mail to the address shown.  In order to get it in the mail that same day, we need to receive it by 12:30 pm. If there are problems or questions – we will contact you if you have given us your phone number.  For even faster return service we can return through “Express Mail” for an additional fee.  If you should choose this faster service – you can mark “Express Mail” on the application, which authorizes us to add the additional fee to your credit card.      


1st Birth Certificate-$26.00                            Each additonal Certificate at that time-$19.00
1st Death Certicate-$13.00                             Each additional Certificate at that time-$6.00

OTHER INFORMATION: If you (with a tangible interest) want someone (without a tangible interest) to obtain the birth or death certificate(s) for you, you must provide that individual with a letter authorizing him/her to get the certificate(s).  Your signature must be notarized.  The individual then must complete an application, present your letter of authorization and pay the fee.

Certified Certificate of Marriage

If you purchased your marriage license from Lyon County and are looking to obtain a certified copy of the marriage record, please fill out the form which you will find under Applications and Forms.

Certified Copy of a Marriage Record-$9.00

STATEWIDE SEARCH FOR MARRIAGES If you are unsure whether the license was purchased in Lyon county you can check the Minnesota Official Marriage System (MOMS)  http://www.moms.mn.gov. It is the website address for a statewide marriage search.  The site will tell you what county to contact for a specific marriage certificate and assist you in ordering one.  If you have any questions, please contact the Recorder's Office at (507) 537-6722 and we will assist you.

Marriage License Information


Couples applying for a marriage license in Lyon County can save time and simplify the process by filling out the application form online at www.moms.mn.gov/application/.  After completing the online form, couples receive a confirmation email.  The couple must appear in person at the county office to have their signatures witnessed, pay the license fee and complete the marriage application process. 


$115.00 - Full Fee
$40.00 - Reduced Fee-applicants must present an "Educators Statement" at the time of making the application to receive the discounted fee. The Educators Statement must appear on the educator’s letterhead, be signed and notarized or have the church seal as following the requirements shown in MS 517.08 Subd. 1b (b).

Waiting Period:     

Minnesota Statute requires there to be a five-day waiting period before the marriage license can be issued. In case of an unforeseen emergency - applicants can request a five day waiver from a Judge.  EFFECTIVE August 1, 2016 - the five-day waiting period no longer exists.  Upon applying, the applicants will receive their marriage packet immediately.

License Expires:

The marriage license is good for six-months. If it is not used within that six-month period, it becomes null & void. Applicants will need to purchase another license and pay the appropriate fee. The license can be purchased in any county within MN and the marriage ceremony must take place  within the geographical boundaries of the State of Minnesota.


Both applicants must make application for the marriage license.  If either of the parties have been previously married, you will need to enter the date of the divorce on the application so it may be helpful to bring a copy of your divorce decree with you. If one of you has been convicted of a felony and wants to change your name through marriage, there is additional paperwork required and it will delay the issuance of the marriage license for 30 days. The application for a marriage license can be found under Applications and Forms. You can print and complete the application but do not sign it until you bring it into the office. We accept application for marriages between 8:30 - 4:30.

Lyon County Commissioners

The Lyon County Board normally meets at 9am on the first and third Tuesdays of the month in CR 1 & 2


Left to Right: Paul Graupmann, Rick Anderson, Charlie Sanow, Gary Crowley, Steve Ritter


Charlie Sanow (District 1)

Charlie Sanow

1109 Birch St. #4
Marshall, MN 56258
Term of office expires: 2016
Phone: Cell # (507) 530-4806
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Served on the County Board since: 2013

Board/Committee Appointments:

Airport Commission
Amateur Sports Committee
Audit Committee
Insurance Collaboratvie (alternate)
Investment Committee
Joint LEC Management Board
Plum Creek Regional Library Board
Library Board,  Jt. Powers and Budget Committee
Policy Committee
Safety Committee
Southern Prairie Community Care
Supporting Hands Nurse Family Partnership
WCA Transportation Advisory Committee

Association of Minnesota Counties

Transportation Committee
Public Safety Committee

Steve Ritter, Vice Chair (District 2)

Steve Ritter

100 Elaine St.
Marshall, MN 56258
Term of office expires: 2018
Phone: Cell # (507) 829-8070
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Served on the County Board since: 2003

Board/Committee Appointments:

ACE (alternate)
Airport Commission (alternate)
Building Committee (alternate)
Capital Expenditures
Drug Court
Insurance Collaborative
Insurance Committee
IEIC - SW/WC Service Coop
Lyon County Alliance
MLCL Board
Planning and Zoning Board
Planning and Zoning Board of Adjustment
Regional Landfill Board
Rural Energy Task Force
SW Regional Solid Waste Committee
SWCD Board  (alternate)
Union Labor - Mgmt Committee
Western Mental Health  (alternate)
Zoning Appeal Board

Association of Minnesota Counties

HHS Committee
Environment & Natural Resources Committee

Paul Graupmann, Board Chair (District 3)

 Paul Graupmann

901 N 4th Street
Marshall, MN 56258
Term of office expires: 2018
Phone: (507) 532-5182
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Served on the County Board since: 2015

Board/Committee Appointments:

Advance DAC
Audit Committee
Fairgrounds/Ag Society
Extension Committee
Joint LEC Management Board (alternate)
Library Board-Jt.Powers-Budget Committee
Law Library
Natural Resources and Recreation (Park Board)
Planning & Zoning (alternate)
P&Z Board of Adjustment (alternate)
Zoning Appeal Board (alternate)
PrairieNET WAN
Regional Radio Board

Association of Minnesota Counties

General Government Committee
Transportation Committee

Gary Crowley (District 4)


2994 210th Ave
Marshall, MN 56258
Term of office expires: 2020
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Served on the County Board since: 2017

Board/Committee Appointments:

Area II Water Project  Alternate
Cottonwood Shop Committee
Drainage Committee
P & Z
MLCL Board (alternate)
PrairieNET WAN ( alternate)
RCRCA  (Alternate
Regional Landfill Board (alternate)
Regional Radio Board (alternate)
Rural Energy Task Force (alternate)
SW Regional Solid Waste Committee (alternate)
SWCD Board
Western Mental Health Center (Alternate)
Yellow Medicine River Watershed
AMC: Environment and Natural Resources,


Rick Anderson (District 5)

Rick Anderson

2332 140th St.
Balaton, MN 56115
Term of office expires: 2016
Phone: Cell # (507) 829-2608
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Served on the County Board since: 2011

Board/Committee Appointments:

Airport Zoning Board - Tracy
Area II Water Project (alternate)
Building Committee
Capital Expenditures
Drainage Committee
Extension Committee
Historical Society Liaison
Planning & Zoning Board
Planning & Zoning Board of Adjustment
Policy Committee
Regional EMS Board (alternate)
Southern Prairie Community Care
Supporting Hands Nurse Family Partnership
Trails Committee
Union Labor - Mgmt Committee
Zoning Appeal Board (alternate)

Association of Minnesota Counties

AMC General Government
AMC District 8 Vice-Chair
AMC Extension Committee
AMC Public Safety

State Committees
Citizens Advisory Comm.- Univ. of Mn. Extension
At large member on the Legacy Advisory Comm. on Parks and Trails
Governor's appointment to Greater Mn. Parks and Trails Commission

Lyon County Sheriff's Office Boat & Water Patrol


 Grant Name: State Boat & Water Safety Grant to Counties
 Project Manager: County Sheriff
 Type: Legislatively-directed appropriation

Preventing or reducing boating accidents & drownings and making Minnesota's waters safe & enjoyable.  This includes boating law enforcement, aids to navigation, response to & investigations of boating accidents / drownings, search, rescue, & recovery operations, permitting of events & temp. structures and rental boat inspections.


2016 & 2018 Grants To Lyon County

 2016 Grant:

Allocated: $2,002.00
  Grant Period: Jan. 1st 2016 - June 30th 2017
  Total Expended and Invoiced to date: $2,002.00

 2017 Grant:

Allocated: $1,198.00
  Grant Period: Jan. 1st 2017 - June 30th 2018
  Total Expended and Invoiced to date: $227.35

Early season boating safety reminders.

 Primary Messages:

Cold water kills. Wear your life jacket!

Inflatable life jackets are a convenient and comfortable option for adults.

2014 stats: 14 boating-related deaths statewide; a life jacket was not worn in 13 of those cases.

Taking time to prepare now will help ensure a safer and more enjoyable boating season.


  • From ice-out until early summer, lakes and streams are extremely cold. To survive an unexpected fall into cold water, it is imperative that you are already wearing a life jacket.
  • New styles of life jackets, such as inflatables, are designed for convenient and comfortable preventive wear. Inflatable life jackets are a Coast Guard-approved option for adult boaters.
  • Children younger than 10 years old must wear a life jacket anytime they are aboard a watercraft that is underway (i.e., not tied to a dock or anchored for swimming).
  • There must be at least one readily accessible and wearable life jacket on board per person. Watercraft 16 feet or longer must also have at least one throwable floatation device (except for canoes and kayaks).
  • HOWEVER, boat and water safety officials strongly recommend that all boaters wear life jackets, no matter their age, especially when on cold water.
  • The shock of cold water causes an involuntary gasp reflex, leading to inhalation of water. It takes less than a half-cup of water in the lungs to drown. The shock of sudden entry into the water can also cause cardiac arrest, even for people in good health.
  • More than 30 percent of boating fatalities in Minnesota occur in cold water. Life jackets not only keep you afloat, but Type III/foam-filled styles also add some insulation against the effects of cold water.
  • Anglers should be mindful of their boat’s weight capacity and occupancy limit. Overloading of small fishing boats with people and gear is a common cause of capsizing and swamping.
  • In 2014, there were 14 boating fatalities in Minnesota. Of those, 13 were not wearing a life jacket. Boating fatality and accident details are available online at www.mndnr.gov/boatingsafety.
  • Taking a few minutes now to ensure your boat has the needed safety equipment and that items are in working order will lead to a safer and more enjoyable boating season.
  • In addition to life jackets, safety equipment for motorboats includes: a horn or whistle, fire extinguisher and navigation lights. These may be required depending on size and type of boat, but their use on all motorboats is recommended by the DNR. Details can be found on pages 10-20 of the 2015 Minnesota Boating Guide.
  • All watercraft must have a valid boat registration, except for non-motorized watercraft 10 feet or less.
  • Youth operators 12-17 are required to have a watercraft operator’s permit to operate motorboats over 25 hp (age 13 minimum for personal watercraft under the visual supervision of someone age 21 or older). Details are on pages 25 and 36 of the 2015 Boating Guide.
  • Further details on boating safety, required equipment, boat registration and watercraft operator’s permits can be found at www.mndnr.gov/boatingsafety


Download this file (2011 West Twin Ordinance.pdf)West Twin Ordinance132 kB

Disc Golf

This 9-hole course includes the unique characteristics of Garvin Park as it passes through a mix of oak woods, elevation changes, open spaces, and the ever-present SW MN winds. The Main entrance of Garvin Park is located about 2 miles North of the intersection of US Highway 14 and US Highway 59.


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The following table includes distances, and par settings for three levels of play. Note also that elevation change is included for fairways from box to target. The total distance of play is about 3,100 feet, while the total walking distance is about 5,100 feet.  An overview map can be downloaded from the Attachments link below.


Hole Feet Elev. Pro Amateur Novice
1 269 -6 3 3 4
walk 411        
2 371 -26 3 4 4
walk 294        
3 280 -43 3 3 4
4 342 49 3 3 4
walk 270        
5 328 -64 3 3 4
6 345 18 3 4 4
walk 343        
7 393 9 4 4 5
walk 981        
8 441 +2 4 4 5
walk 306        
9 338 -5 3 3 4
PLAY LENGTH 3,107   feet 29 31  38
Download this file (DiscGolfScoreCard_FrontAndBack.pdf)Lyon County Disc Golf Scorecard504 kB

Comprehensive Plan

This document is the Comprehensive Plan for Lyon County, Minnesota. This Plan sets forth the basic guiding principals that have been embraced by Lyon County to shape its future. It evolved through the interchange of information, analysis and response between the citizens, community leaders, staff and public officials within the county through a planning process undertaken from 2001 to 2002.

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Download this file (Introductory_Pages.pdf)Introductory Pages69 kB
Download this file (Chapter01_Introduction.pdf)Chapter 01 - Introduction132 kB
Download this file (Chapter02_Demographic_Characteristics.pdf)Chapter 02 - Demographic Characteristics257 kB
Download this file (Chapter03_Economic_Development.pdf)Chapter 03 - Economic Development124 kB
Download this file (Chapter04_Housing.pdf)Chapter 04 - Housing Chapter120 kB
Download this file (Chapter05_Community_Facilities.pdf)Chapter 05 - Community Facilities207 kB
Download this file (Chapter06_Transportation.pdf)Chapter 06 - Transportation242 kB
Download this file (Chapter07_Environmental_Features.pdf)Chapter 07 - Environmental Features151 kB
Download this file (Chapter08_Land_Use_Zoning_Growth.pdf)Chapter 08 - Land Use Zoning & Growth159 kB
Download this file (Chapter09_Growth_Corridor_SubArea_Plan.pdf)Chapter 09 - Growth Corridor Sub-Area Plan236 kB
Download this file (Chapter10_Implementation.pdf)Chapter 10 - Implementation68 kB
Download this file (Appendix_A.pdf)Appendix A47 kB
Download this file (Appendix_B.pdf)Appendix B16 kB
Download this file (Appendix_C.pdf)Appendix C15 kB
Download this file (Appendix_D.pdf)Appendix D879 kB
Download this file (Appendix_E.pdf)Appendix E82 kB
Download this file (Appendix_F.pdf)Appendix F393 kB
Download this file (Appendix_G.pdf)Appendix G16 kB
Download this file (FIG_1-3.pdf)Figure 1-3: Lyon County Base Map1255 kB
Download this file (FIG_6-1.pdf)Figure 6-1: Roadway Jurisdiction266 kB
Download this file (FIG_6-2.pdf)Figure 6-2: Jurisdiction Change Potentials272 kB
Download this file (FIG_6-3.pdf)Figure 6-3: Existing Traffic Volumes168 kB
Download this file (FIG_6-4.pdf)Figure 6-4: Projected 20 Year Traffic Volumes164 kB
Download this file (FIG_6-5.pdf)Figure 6-5: Road Restriction Map262 kB
Download this file (FIG_6-6.pdf)Figure 6-6: Roadway Right of Way462 kB
Download this file (FIG_6-7.pdf)Figure 6-7: Hierarchy of Movement32 kB
Download this file (FIG_6-8.pdf)Figure 6-8: Functional Classification Relationship-Access & Mobility50 kB
Download this file (FIG_6-9.pdf)Figure 6-9: Roadway Functional Classification270 kB
Download this file (FIG_6-10.pdf)Figure 6-10: 5 Year Construction Plan426 kB
Download this file (FIG_6-11.pdf)Figure 6-11: Trail Plan305 kB
Download this file (FIG_7-2.pdf)Figure 7-2: County Slope Information837 kB
Download this file (FIG_7-3.pdf)Figure 7-3: Public Open Space1214 kB
Download this file (FIG_8-1.pdf)Figure 8-1: Existing Land Cover2153 kB
Download this file (FIG_8-2.pdf)Figure 8-2: Important Agricultural Land1496 kB
Download this file (FIG_8-3.pdf)Figure 8-3: Future Land Use1080 kB
Download this file (FIG_9-2sub.pdf)Figure 9-2: Sub Area Plan Corridors327 kB
Download this file (FIG_9-3.pdf)Figure 9-3: Future Land Use, Sub Area Growth Corridor253 kB
Download this file (FIG_9-4a.pdf)Figure 9-4a: Future Land Use Assumptions, City of Marshall258 kB
Download this file (FIG_9-5.pdf)Figure 9-5: Trunk Highway Study Corridors284 kB
Download this file (FIG_9-6.pdf)Figure 9-6: Trunk Highway Growth Corridors - Access Inventory865 kB
Download this file (FIG_9-7.pdf)Figure 9-7: Trunk Highway Growth Corridors - Access Inventory791 kB
Download this file (FIG_9-8.pdf)Figure 9-8: Trunk Highway Growth Corridors - Access Inventory924 kB
Download this file (FIG_9-9.pdf)Figure 9-9: Trunk Highway Growth Corridors - Access Inventory729 kB
Download this file (FIG_9-10.pdf)Figure 9-10: Trunk Highway Growth Corridors - Access Inventory1095 kB
Download this file (FIG_9-11.pdf)Figure 9-11: Trunk Highway Growth Corridors - Access Inventory853 kB
Download this file (FIG_9-12.pdf)Figure 9-12: Trunk Highway Growth Corridors - Access Management Plan851 kB
Download this file (FIG_9-15.pdf)Figure 9-15: Trunk Highway Growth Corridors - Access Management Plan660 kB
Download this file (FIG_9-16.pdf)Figure 9-16: Trunk Highway Growth Corridors - Access Management Plan793 kB
Download this file (FIG_9-17.pdf)Figure 9-17: Trunk Highway Growth Corridors - Access Management Plan854 kB
Read more: Comprehensive Plan

About the Jail

The current Lyon County Jail was constructed and began full operations in 2010.  The Jail operates 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.  The designed maximum capacity for the facility is 87 beds.  The Lyon County Jail operates in indirect podular style.  This design promotes our operating philosophy, which is built on individual accountability and responsibility, where staff and inmates are encouraged to interact in a positive and constructive manner through the use of good interpersonal communication.  
The Lyon County Jail provides for the safe, secure, and humane detention of offenders in Lyon County. To fulfill this responsibility the Lyon County Adult Detention Facility shall follow the standards established by the Minnesota Department of Corrections, Minnesota State Statutes, and the United States Constitution. We are committed to the embracing the following ideals:
•  All persons are held accountable for their behavior.
•  Our staff is our greatest resource and we will provide training to accomplish a safe, secure and humane environment.
•  The preservation of basic human rights and dignity of the public, staff, and inmates.
•  An atmosphere that encourages positive behavior and the integration of responsible individuals who are returning to our community.
The Lyon County Jail is an integral part of the criminal justice system.  We strive to cooperate with other agencies, promote mutual respect, and welcome community involvement.  We are a credit to our profession and a source of pride to Lyon County.





Auditor/Treasurer: E. J. Moberg
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Phone: (507) 537-6724
Fax: (507) 537-6091
Address: Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer
607 West Main Street
Marshall, MN 56258
  Auditor Services
    • Financial - Payroll
    • Current Tax Calculation
    • Settlements to School Districts, Cities and Special Districts
    • Voter Registration and Voter Tally
    • Transfer of Deeds
    • Special Assessments - Ditch and Cities
    • Transent Merchant License - application
    • Tobacco License
    • Driver's Licenses
      - Written and Driving Exams are given at the office located at 601 N. Highway 59 Telephone 537-7024 for hours and additional information.
      - For vehicle registration, tabs, automobile licensing, etc you must go to the Auto Licensing Bureau at 302 W Redwood St (507) 532-4643.
Treasurer Services
  • Current and Delinquent Real Estate Records
  • Print and mail tax statements
  • Property tax collections and payment entry
  • Compute and prove tax settlements
  • Escrow records
  • Distribute taxes to taxing entities
  • Investment Officer for county investments
  • Mortgage Registry Collections
  • Deed Tax computations and collections
  • Financial Records - banking and reconciliation of accounts
  • 1990 and 2000 Lyon County Census information
  • Maintain records of Auctioneer Certificates
District 1
Charlie Sanow
 District 2
Steve Ritter
District 3
Mark Goodenow
District 4
Rodney Stensrud
 District 5
Rick Anderson
Charlie Sanow Steve Ritter Mark Goodenow Rodney Stensrud Rick Anderson

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The county board normally meets at 9am on the first and third Tuesdays of the month in CR 1 & 2


County Board Room


Human Resources


Human Resources administers the personnel policies and procedures adopted by the Lyon County Board as well as classification and compensation plans, performance planning and review programs, and maintaining personnel records for each employee. Human Resources coordinates the recruitment, selection, orientation, development, transfer, and separation of employees. Affirmative action, Civil Rights compliance, Minnesota and Federal Family and Medical Leave Act, short-term disability, HIPAA regulations compliance, and ADA compliance are also major functions of the office.  The office coordinates and administers employee benefit programs for all departments, and works closely with Lyon County Administration and the County Board. 

The County Recorder is the custodian of the land records and vital statistic records pertaining to Lyon County. It is the responsibility of this office to preserve these records in an archival quality format and assure easy and accurate access to the same. Duties are defined as:

  • Record documents relating to real property transactions in Abstract
     & Torrens Divisions
  • Collect & receipt Recording Fee and Well Disclosure Certificate Fee
  • Collect & distribute Well Disclosure Certificates
  • Maintain indexes and issue copies of all recorded documents
  • Maintain and issue copies of birth, death and marriage certificates
  • Process Marriage License Applications & issue marriages license
  • File and maintain Ordinations
  • File Notary Commissions
  • Immigration and Naturalization
  • Military Discharges
  • Genealogy research
  • UCC filing and searches
    (Uniform Commercial Code)
  • CNS filing and searches
    (Central Notification System)
  • Federal and State Tax Liens
  • Hospital and Medical Assistance Liens


Sheriff Mark Mather



Sheriff Mark Mather


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Support Administration


Sergeant Todd Roelfsema #103


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Sergeant Eric Wallen #111


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Law Enforcement Center Click Map for Directions


Lyon County Sheriff’s Office has launched a new Community Information Service designed to deliver important and timely information to residents in our area using the latest technology. This service, “Nixle”, delivers trustworthy and important neighborhood-level public safety and community event notifications instantly sent to you by cell phone text message, email and web. There is NO Spam or Advertising. Nixle is completely free (standard text message rates apply for cell phone subscribers who do not have text plans with their cell phone providers). Register now and learn more at www.nixle.com. You will have immediate access to public safety alerts that are relevant to you, important neighborhood advisories you want to know about, and other valuable community information. You decide what information you want and whether you want it sent to your cell phone, email or just simply over the web. We are excited about this opportunity and hope you find it beneficial to you!

Register at: http://local.nixle.com/lyon-county-sheriffs-office/

The Lyon County Public Works Building is located on the County Fairgrounds at 504 Fairgrounds Road Marshall, MN 56258. Click HERE for a map link

 Locator Map


Lyon County Public Works includes the following Departments:

Highway (Road and Bridge): County road and bridge maintenance, road signage, flood control structure maintenance, and snow removal from county roads.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS): Maintains the County E-911 system, and provide mapping services.

Planning & Zoning: Also includes county programs for feedlots, shoreland management, septic systems, ditches, and invasive weed inspections.

Environmental: Manages the regional landfill, household hazardous waste program, and coordinates recycling, water management planning, and solid waste reduction efforts.

Parks: Manages the County Park system, and County Fairgrounds

GIS Cataegory



Lyon County operates a Geographic Information System (GIS) to provide current and accurate geospatial (map) information to County departments, the general public and other entities. We seek to ensure that Lyon County residents and decision makers have access to geographic information that is complete, timely, accurate, and reliable. We promote the use of GIS and related technologies to more effectively and efficiently address problems, develop plans, and manage the natural, cultural, economic, and infrastructure resources of the county. Lyon County is implementing GIS to streamline county operations and to make County data and records available to the citizens of Lyon County. GIS Department Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and create geospatial information
  • Maintain Lyon County Parcel data
  • Rural Address assignment and E9-1-1 System maintenance
  • Maintain GIS Interactive Mapping Sites
  • Hard Copy map production
  • Platbook creation and maintenance

Hours and Locations

Lyon County Government Center

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Public Works Building

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Law Enforcement Center

8:00-4:00 M-F   Map

Lyon County Zoning/SWCD

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Lyon County Landfill

6:00-4:00 M-F   Map


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