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For additional information please contact Lyon County Emergency Management at 507-929-6615.

 

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Pay My Citation

Payable Citation/Method of Payment

To find out if your citation is payable without a court appearance, how much to pay, or to pay your fine, or provide proof of insurance prior to payment, choose one of the following methods:

Online: Using MasterCard or Visa, access www.mncourts.gov/fines. Have your citation number available. A convenience fee will apply.

By Phone: Using MasterCard or Visa, call 651-281-3219 in the metro or 1-800-657-3611 outside of the metro area. Have your citation number available. Disponible por teléfono en Español. A convenience fee will apply.

By Mail: Check or Money Order payable to Court Administration. Send to: Minnesota Court Payment Center, PO Box 898, Willmar, MN 56201. Include a copy of your citation or indicate the citation number on the check or money order.

Fax: Provide proof of insurance, prior to making a payment. Proof of insurance may be faxed to the Minnesota Court Payment Center at 320-231-6507.

You have the right to appear in court. Please refer to the front of this citation. If a court date is noted, you must either pay your fine by this date or you may choose to appear in court on the date, time and at the location indicated. If no court date is noted, you must pay the amount owed or you may schedule an appearance within 30 days from the date this citation was issued. To make a payment or schedule an appearance call: 651-281-3219 in the metro area or 1-800-657-3611 outside of the metro area. Please allow 10 business days (from the date you receive your citation) for processing before calling.

BY PAYING THIS FINE(S), YOU ARE ENTERING A PLEA OF GUILTY to this offense(s) and voluntarily waive your rights to the following: (Minn. R. Crim. P. 23.03)

1. To a court trial, if the offense is a petty misdemeanor, or a court or jury trial for all other offenses;

2. To be represented by counsel;

3. To be presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt;

4. To confront and cross examine all witnesses; and

5. To either remain silent or to testify on your own behalf.

A guilty plea will result in a conviction. If convicted, you must pay a state imposed surcharge under Minn. Stat. § 357.021, subd. 6. The current amount of the required surcharge is $12 for parking-related offenses and $75 for all other offenses, and an additional $1 for citations issued in Ramsey County (Minn. Stat. § 169.99). Additionally, a law library fee will be owed. These surcharges and fees are included in the total payable amount provided to you by phone or web.

Under Minn. Stat. § 480.15, subd. 10c, unpaid fines may be referred for collections. You have the right to contest the referral.

Issuance of a worthless check to the court is a crime, and you will be subject to civil and criminal penalties. In addition, a charge of up to $30 will be assessed on all returned checks (Minn. Stat. § 604.113, subd. 2).

Other important notices regarding your rights can be found on the Minnesota Judicial Branch website at: www.mncourts.gov/fines

If a Court Appearance is Required

Certain charge(s) require you to appear in court. To verify if the charge(s) you have received require a court appearance, please call 651-281-3219 in the metro or 1-800-657-3611 outside of the metro area and refer to the front of this citation. If you must appear in court and a court date is noted on the front of this citation, your appearance is scheduled for the date, time and location indicated. If you must appear in court and no court date is noted on the front of this citation, a Notice to Appear indicating a court date will be mailed to the address on the citation. If this address is not correct, you must immediately notify the court at the number noted above of your current address. If you have questions regarding the charge(s), call the number noted above.

Penalties for Failure to Appear or Respond

Failure to appear or respond as required may result in the following:

• The Department of Public Safety and/or the Department of Natural Resources may be notified of your failure to appear and/or conviction, depending on the charge(s). These agencies may suspend your driver’s license or DNR licenses for failing to appear.

• A warrant may be issued for your arrest.

• Late penalties may be assessed.

• For Petty Misdemeanors, and Misdemeanors Certified as Petty Misdemeanors, failure to appear or respond as required is considered a waiver of the right to trial, and a guilty plea and conviction will be entered on the charge(s), unless the failure to appear is due to circumstances beyond your control. (Minn. Stat. § 169.91; 609.491; Minn. R. Crim. P. 23.04-23.05.)

If this is a Juvenile Court Offense:

The Court will mail further information and instructions to you.

 

 

Permits

The following documents can be completed, and returned to Lyon County Public Works, 504 Fairgrounds Road, Marshall, MN 56258. For more information or to receive a recent addendum or bidding proposals contact Nancy at 507-532-8205 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Links

Links

Local Police Departments:
***Top Ten Most Wanted***

***Lyon County Sheriff's Office Official Auction Site (MN Bid)***

Click To Check My MN Drivers License Status 
 

Local Case Records Search 

MN Trial Court Public Access

Case Law - Federal

US Supreme Court - Search Excellent case briefs search tool for US Supreme Court cases. Includes text/audio of the rulings. 
US Supreme Court Rulings By Topic An list of US Supreme Court cases by topic. 

Case Law - Minnesota

MN Appellate Court Rulings A list of all MN Court of Appeals rulings. Hosted by the MN Law Library. 
MN State Law Library A search tool for researching case law. 
Legal Procedures
MN House & Senate Bills Current bills being reviewed by the MN House and Senate. 
Statutory Laws
Minnesota Statutes Search the MN statutes by keyword and/or index. 
United States Code Search the US Code by keyword. Available from Cornell Univerisity. 
All County/City Ordinances A list of links to MN county and city ordinances. 
Code of Federal Regulations Search the federal CFR laws. 
CriMNet Statute Search Search the MN statutes. Similar to what you can do on this website, but not as fast. 
Landlord/Tenant Laws A summarized list of laws that relate to landlord and tenants rights in MN. 
Additional Resources  
Alcohol & Drug Rehab Centers in MN Top 10 Free And Low-Cost Drug And Alcohol Rehab Centers In Minnesota.
Alcohol & Drug Rehabs That Accept Medicaid Help on How to Find Rehabs that Accept Medicaid.
   
Missing People in Minnesota
Missing Kids A detailed list of children missing from MN. Includes photos. Database is from the National Missing and Exploited Children. 

 

Items the Landfill Accepts for Disposal

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 The Lyon County Regional Landfill serves eight (8) Counties in Southwest Minnesota. In addition to municipal solid waste from residential areas and local industry, the landfill serves as a collection site for large disposal of problem materials such as appliances, electronic waste, and mattresses. 

NOTE the following PROHIBITED ITEMS and SPECIAL MATERIALS for RECYCLING

The following items are prohibited from entering the landfill waste burial area. Items listed under the *Prohibited* column are not accepted at the Lyon County Landfill for any reason. Items listed under Column 2 (Removed from Garbage for Proper Disposal) are collected at the landfill site awaiting proper recycling, reclamation, or disposal.

 

PROHIBITED


  • Agricultural Chemicals
  • Animal Carcasses
  • Asbestos
  • Medical Waste
  • Radioactive Waste
  • Septic Tank Waste
  • Sludge
  • Vehicle Fluids
  • Vehicles
  • Yard Waste

REMOVED FOR SPECIAL RECYCLING


  • Appliances
  • Ballasts containing PCBs
  • Batteries (lead acid, rechargeable, button batteries)
  • Electronics (TV, monitor, computer, printer, video, etc.)
  • Fluorescent, and HID Bulbs
  • Hazardous Waste (paints, chemicals, cleaners, solvents, pesticides etc.)
  • Pesticide Containers (triple rinsed)
  • Mattresses
  • Car Seats
  • Super Sacks & Seed Bags
  • Tires

Jail - Contact Information

 

 

Brad Marks: #147

Jail Administrator: Lyon County (507) 929-6647

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Mike Portinga #155

Program Sergeant: Lyon County Jail (507) 929-6640

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Hillary Buysse #175

Lyon County Jail Reception/Jail Records (507) 929-6622

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The Lyon County Jail is located at 611 West Main Street in Marshall, Minnesota.  You may call the Jail directly at (507) 929-6623.  The Jail is 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 Brad Marks at (507) 929-6647.   For questions regarding work or school release programs please contact Sergeant Mike Portinga at (507) 929-6640.  Sergeant Portinga also handles all release programs and is able to assist and answer questions as needed in reference to medical/dental/mental health issues in relation to the Lyon County Jail.

Please direct your jail records questions, and jail reception related matters to Hillary Buysse during business hours.    

Driver's License

 

Exams

Written Exam - Given in Marshall Every Monday and Tuesday from 8:00am - 11:15am & 12:30pm - 3:45pm

Driving Exams - By Appointment Only

 Located at 601 N. Highway 59

Telephone 537-7024  

 

Drivers License Manual

Schedule Road Test

 

Title and Registration

Automobile title and registration is not available at the Lyon County Government Center. Please visit their location at 302 W. Redwood St in Marshall for those services. 

 

DL/ID Fees

*Beginning July 2015 CDL driver's are required to bring proof of citizenship for renewals 

Driver’s Licenses

 Fee

Class A, regular*

$44.25

Class A, under age 21*

$24.25

Class B, regular or under age 21*

$36.25

Class C, regular or under age 21*

$29.25

School Bus Processing Fee - original and renewal applications

$4

Class D, regular or under age 21

$25.25

Provisional Driver’s License

$16.25

Class D Provisional License upgrade to under age 21 driver’s license-no violations on record ($3.50 credit)

$21.75

Duplicate Driver’s License - all classes

$14.75

   

Identification Cards

Fee

Under Age 65

$19.25

Age 65 and Older

$16.50

Physical Disability, Developmental Disability or Qualified Mental Illness

$.50

   

Permits/Endorsements

Fee

Class D Instruction Permit (valid for 2 years)

$13.25

*Class A, B or C Instruction Permit

no fee

Endorsement Examination Fees

$2.50

Motorcycle Instruction Permit/Endorsement Fee

$21

Motorcycle Endorsement Renewal (2-wheel only)

$13

 

 

Attachments:
Download this file (Exam Schedule 9-15.pdf)Exam Schedules201 kB

Auditor / Treasurer

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

located on the second floor of the Lyon County Government Center

Department Functions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Auditor/Treasurer’s office interacts with Commissioners, the Administrator, other county departments, residents, vendors, elected officials, state and federal agencies, cities, school districts, townships and special districts. The Auditor/Treasurer is the county's chief financial officer, property tax administrator, as well as the chief election official at the county level. The Auditor/Treasurer is also a member, by statute, of the County Board of Equalization and the county canvassing board.

 

Accounting & Financial Reporting The Auditor/Treasurer's office issues payments for county department obligations, including consolidated payroll and related liabilities, collects all county revenues, prepares monthly reports and the annual financial statement.

Cash Management The office invests all surplus county funds, maintains and monitors the county's investment portfolio and all county bank accounts, and reconciles monthly statements from banks and brokers.

Property Taxes, Values & Rates The office handles property tax administration which includes calculation of property taxes, collection and monitoring of current and delinquent real estate tax records, escrow management, settlement of tax receipts to taxing entities, forfeited land proceedings and special assessments including ditches.

Voter Registration & Elections Duties of the chief election officer include candidate filing, voter registration, ballot preparation, roster generation, training of election judges and clerks, maintenance of the State Voter Registration System, election reporting to the secretary of state and review for the Canvassing Board.

County Drainage Ditches The Auditor/Treasurer is a liaison between the benefited property owners on official county drainage ditches and the County Board.

County Licensing The office is a multi-licensing office that offers the following licenses:

  • Liquor
  • Tobacco
  • Auctioneer
  • Transient merchant

Driver’s License Driver’s license, permits and identification cards are processed in the Auditor/Treasurer's office at the Lyon County Government Center. Vision test and photos are taken in our office.

NOTE: - For vehicle registration, tabs, automobile licensing, etc you must go to the Auto Licensing Bureau at 302 W Redwood St (507) 532-4643.

 

Subcategories

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
      NOTE:
      - 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

532-5901
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829-8070
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532-3861
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734-5194
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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

Books

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

New!!!

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

7:00-NOON SAT

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