COVID-19 Test at Home

COVID-19 Test at Home

Order an at-home test at no cost Vault: No-Cost COVID Testing For All Minnesotans Tests are shipping as quickly as possible. Due to high demand, you may experience delivery delays. Note that shipping and delivery does not happen on Sundays or holidays. …

Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Considerations for Wearing Masks Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19 CDC recommends that people wear masks in public settings, like on public and mass transportation, at events and gatherings, and anywhere they will be around other people. Masks may help prevent people …

Solar Community Input Session

Solar Community Input Session

Thank you for your patience as we rescheduled this event. New registration dates and times below. Murray County is working with the Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships, Southwest Regional Development Commission and the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment to better understand …

Minnesota Broadband Speed Test Initiative

Minnesota Broadband Speed Test Initiative

Take the Test: http://mnruralbroadbandcoalition.com/speedtest   The speed test can be taken with any device that has an internet or cellular connection and takes less than one minute to complete. No personal information will be collected.

Online Driver’s License Renewal

Online Driver’s License Renewal

Minnesotans now have the option to renew their standard driver’s license or ID card online at drive.mn.gov. This is only available if there is no name, address, signature or license number change.   More information: http://ow.ly/U5CU50A0fmY

United States Census – 2020

United States Census – 2020

Article 1, Section 2 of the United States Constitution mandates that our country conduct a census every 10 years. That count matters for a variety of reasons, but most importantly, the census count determines the distribution of federal dollars to state and …

Notice of Adoption of Ordinance Amendments

Notice of Adoption of Ordinance Amendments

NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT AMENDMENTS TO THE MURRAY COUNTY SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE, RENEWABLE ENERGY ORDINANCE, ADULT USE ORDINANCE, ZONING ORDINANCE AND THE MURRAY COUNTY ZONING MAP NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That on October 22, 2019 the Murray County Board of Commissioners approved …

FLOOD INSURANCE

FLOOD INSURANCE

Myth:  “My Agent said I can’t get flood insurance since I’m not in the floodplain.” Reality: That is NOT true.  Rural properties throughout the county may be eligible as well as those located within the city limits of Chandler, Lake Wilson and …

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

 Economic Development Coordinator Murray County is accepting applications for a regular part-time Economic Development Coordinator. Normal work hours are 30 hours per week. Position open until filled, first review of applications will be November 3, 2020. Applicants must complete a county application. …

REAL ID LICENSE

REAL ID LICENSE

DID YOU KNOW YOU CAN PRE-APPLY? You can Pre-Apply for a Driver’s License or ID, schedule an exam and more ONLINE! You will still need to visit a license office in person, but by filling out some of the information out online …

Zebra Mussels found in Lake Sarah

Zebra Mussels found in Lake Sarah

Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Sarah in Murray County   DNR PRESS RELEASE:  October 25, 2018   Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Lake Sarah in Murray County. A lake service provider business contacted the DNR after finding zebra …

Drone Photos of Flood Waters

Drone Photos of Flood Waters

These photos were taken by the Pipestone County drone on behalf of Murray County Emergency Management on July 5, 2018.    If you use any of these photos, please credit Murray County Emergency Managment. To view the photos, click on any photo …

Broadband Internet Feasibility Study

Broadband Internet Feasibility Study

Murray County, in partnership with Chippewa, Lincoln, Lyon, Pipestone, and Yellow Medicine counties, hired CCG Consulting and Finley Engineering to study the feasibility of extending broadband internet service to unserved and underserved areas of our counties. The Murray County portion of the …

Residential Lots in Fulda: Wood Duck Addition

Residential Lots in Fulda: Wood Duck Addition

The City of Fulda has lots for sale in its Wood Duck Addition near Fulda Second Lake. The lots are .41 to .88 acres and range in price from $10,000 – $15,000. For more information, call Fulda City Hall at 507-425-2504.

FREE Residential Lots in Lake Wilson – Prairie Addition

FREE Residential Lots in Lake Wilson – Prairie Addition

The City of Lake Wilson has developed the Prairie Addition: 8 beautiful lots on the south side of Lake Wilson. Buyers who build a new home within 1 year and occupy the home for 10 years can get a FREE lot! More…

Recycling – Small Effort Big Impact

Recycling – Small Effort Big Impact

The Southwest Regional Waste Commission has created a new website to make it easier for you to have a big impact on recycling with little effort! It includes information for Cottonwood, Jackson, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood-Renville, Rock and Yellow …

Chandler-Lake Wilson Tornado (1992)

Chandler-Lake Wilson Tornado (1992)

Chandler-Lake Wilson Tornado (1992) On June 16, 1992, an F5 tornado devastated the towns of Chandler and Lake Wilson in Murray County. It was the most powerful tornado recorded in the US that year and the eighth F5 to touch down in Minnesota, …

Economic Development Tax Abatement in Murray County

Economic Development Tax Abatement in Murray County

The purpose of Economic Development Tax Abatement is to encourage desirable development and/or redevelopment that would not otherwise occur “but for” the assistance provided. Tax abatement in this context is a rebate of taxes, rather than an exemption from paying property taxes. …

Snowmobile Safety Certification

Snowmobile Safety Certification

Slayton DriftBreakers Snowmobile Club Youth Snowmobile Safety Certification Step 1. Complete The online course at snowmobilecourse.com for ($29.95 fee) OR go to snowmobile-ed.com for a ($29.50 fee) Print off completed voucher and bring to Review / Driving Test day Step 2. Complete the Review …

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing

PACE is a financing tool for energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements. If your business, farm, multi-family housing building, nonprofit, or place of worship is interested in energy efficiency or adding renewable energy like solar, PACE can help you move forward. How …

Minnesota Buffer Law

Minnesota Buffer Law

  Minnesota Buffer Law Minnesota’s buffer law establishes new perennial vegetation buffers of up to 50 feet along lakes, rivers, and streams and buffers of 16.5 feet along ditches. These buffers will help filter out phosphorus, nitrogen and sediment. The deadline for …

There are lots of lots in Murray County!

There are lots of lots in Murray County!

There are bare lots available in many locations withing Murray County.   Contact a Murray County Real Estate Agent for more information – or check out the possibilities listed below!   Lime Lake in Avoca There are lots available on the north …

Mattress Recycling Program

Mattress Recycling Program

Mattress Recycling Program Murray County is launching a new program to help keep recyclable mattresses out of the landfill. Mattresses are bulky, springy, and a challenge for landfill disposal.  These bulky items can fill up landfills in an alarming rate and it …

Honor Rewards for Veterans

Honor Rewards for Veterans

Murray County Recorder Announces Rewards Service for Veterans Murray County Recorder Evey Larson, in partnership with Fidlar Technologies, is excited to announce a new service for Veterans, known as Honor Rewards. With Honor Rewards, Veterans can sign up at the Recorders office …

Highway Department 5 year plan

Highway Department 5 year plan

Click on the photo or HERE for a copy of the Murray County Highway Department Five Year Plan that was presented by Highway Engineer Randy Groves to the Murray County Board of Commissioners on August 6, 2019.

Improve Your Affordable Rental Property with Help from Minnesota Housing

Improve Your Affordable Rental Property with Help from Minnesota Housing

  Improve Your Affordable Rental Property with Help from Minnesota Housing The Minnesota Housing Rental Rehabilitation Deferred Loan (RRDL) program provides zero interest deferred loans with up to 10% loan forgiveness. Click here for program details.  

Disc Golf

Disc Golf

What is Disc Golf? Disc Golf has a close history to the recreational flying disc called a Frisbee and the first known instance of anyone playing golf with a flying disc occurred in Canada in 1926.  For more information go to Wikipedia. …