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NOTICE - Updated 4/9/2020

Due to the continued health concerns raised by the COVID-19 virus the Lyon County Government Center, Public Works and the landfill will be closed to the public until further notice.  
Auditor/Treasurer - 507-537-6724
Driver’s License - 507-537-6727
Recorder, Birth, Death, Marriage - 507-537-6722
Assessor - 507-537-6731
Court Administration - 507-537-6734
Probation - 507-537-6746
Veteran’s Services - 507-537-6729
Human Resources, Administration - 507-537-6961
Passports - 507-532-1339
Environmental (including Household Hazardous Waste and mattress recycling)   - 507-532-8210
Landfill - 507-865-4615
Lyon County Soil & Water Conservation District - 507-532-8207 Ext. 3
Highway - 507-532-8205
Residents may also contact county staff by email. Email addresses are listed on the county website at www.lyonco.org/departments. We apologize for any inconvenience that that this may cause, and we thank you for your understanding.  These precautions are necessary to ensure the safety of our employees and to slow the spread of the virus.  For more information about COVID-19 and how to prevent the spread of the virus, please visit www.cdc.gov or www.health.state.mn.us.
Further updates will be posted to our website https://www.lyonco.org and Facebook page as they become available.

 ***PRESS RELEASE***

COVID-19

March 18, 2020

Due to the continued health concerns raised by the COVID-19 virus the Lyon County Law Enforcement Center will be closed to the public effective 03/18/2020 at 4PM.  We will continue to monitor the ever-changing health crisis and re-open the law enforcement center to the public as soon as it is safe to do so.

The law enforcement center will continue to be staffed 24 hours a day. Normal law enforcement services and operations will continue to be provided.  Citizens are still to call 911 for an emergency.  All non-emergency calls can still be directed to 507-537-7666 or 507-537-7000.  The lobby of the law enforcement center will remain accessible for those who need a safe place to report an incident.

The Marshall Police Department and Lyon County Sheriff’s Office are encouraging requests for accident reports, public data, and permit applications be directed to Sherri at 507-929-6653, sherrischwisow@co.lyon.mn.us , or sent via the US postal service. 

A listing of department contacts for the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office can be found at https://www.lyonco.org and for the Marshall Police Department at https://ci.marshall.mn.us/

On-site jail visiting will be suspended until further notice.  Please contact the Lyon County Jail at 507-929-6622 for further information regarding on-line visitation options.

Money can deposited on inmate accounts by visiting www.inmatecanteen.com.

I would like to apologize for any inconvenience that that this may cause, and we thank you for your understanding.  I feel that these precautions are necessary to ensure the safety of our law enforcement staff and allow for the continued service to our community.  For more information about COVID-19 and how to prevent the spread of the virus, please visit www.cdc.gov or www.health.state.mn.us.

Further updates will be posted to our website https://www.lyonco.org and Facebook page (Lyon County MN Sheriff’s Office) as they become available.

Respectfully,

Sheriff Eric Wallen

 

SheriffWallenThe Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is committed to providing the highest level of law enforcement and public safety services in an efficient and professional manner directly and in collaboration with our public safety and community partners. The Office serves our community with the ultimate goal of making Lyon County a better and safer place for all.

As Sheriff I strive to ensure that we continue to build relationships with stakeholders in our community and preserve the public's trust by ensuring that the office operates in a fiscally responsible manner. Our relationship with our community is the most vital resource we have and it is our goal to work proactively with our citizens to keep Lyon County safe. Please let us know how we can improve in providing service and public safety.

Sheriff Eric Wallen

 

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