NOTICE - Updated 5/19/2020


The Lyon County offices will be opening on May 21st, 2020 however due to the continued health concerns raised by the COVID-19 virus the Lyon County Government Center and Public Works building will be conducting business by appointment only.


We ask that you wear a face mask when doing business in the Lyon County offices. To schedule an appointment online Click Here. Please call the department if you have any questions. The Booking application works best in: Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari web browsers.

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Filing for Federal, State and County Offices Opens

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The filing period for federal, state and county offices opens Tuesday, May 19th at 8 a.m. and will continue to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2nd.  

The place of filing for federal offices is the Office of the Secretary of State in St. Paul.  The place of filing for state offices is with the Office of the Secretary of State or with the county auditor of the county in which the candidate resides.  The place of filing for county offices is the Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer’s office on the second floor of the Government Center in Marshall.

In Lyon County, County Board of Commissioner seats in District 1, District 4, and District 5 are up for election in November. Those seats are currently filled by Charles Sanow, Gary Crowley, and Rick Anderson, respectively.

The filing period also includes Lyon County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor seats in districts 1, 3, 4 and 5 open. Those seats are currently filled by Gary Laleman, Mark Meulebroeck, John Lanoue, and Steve Prairie, respectively.

The filing period for cities, many schools, and various townships will be from July 28th through August 11th.

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