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1 Welcome to

2 Madison, SD 2

3 Workforce Development Workforce Development includes creating a renewable workforce pool in developing new relationships by creating new businesses, fostering existing business relationships and providing vocational skills through partnerships that include: Dakota State University Lake Area Technical Institute Welding Lab Partnership with LATI, Gehl Company & LAIC DSU will offer a 2 year welding degree 3

4 New Business & Entrepreneurial Focus Provide rental space assistance for entrepreneurs and new growth businesses Heartland Technology Center Business incubator Egan Avenue (Main Street) Washington Pavilion, Montgomerys/Lewis area Store frontage available or build new Zoned: Retail/Commercial Lakeview Industrial Park Store frontage available via Highway 34 Option to build new building or relocate to existing Zoned: Industrial 4 Aerial of Lakeview Industrial Park

5 Housing Homebuyer Education In September of 2008, Inter-Lakes Community Action Partnership (ICAP) announced its new program, Homebuyer Education (HBE), which is available to everyone in the community. Persons who are interested in gaining knowledge that will protect them as homeowners and assure that they get a fair deal when purchasing a home may want to complete the program. 5 money management credit worthiness Homeownership home financing options down payment assistance programs maintaining your home predatory lenders protection shopping for a home foreclosure prevention ICAPs HBE program is certified by HERO, the Homeownership Education Resource Organization. HERO, a South Dakota Housing Development Authority certification, provides ICAP with standards to assure that the HBE program is of the highest possible quality. There are no income guidelines and no charge to clients who wish to attend HBE. Programs available all include one-on-one assistance: For a list of realtors, visit:

6 Schools Dakota State University Madison Central School District Madison Central District Profile St. Thomas Catholic School Madison Christian School 6

7 Healthcare Madison has a bounty of healthcare services available. Madison Community Hospital Health Services Interlakes Medical Center Bethel Lutheran Community Golden Living Center 7

8 Local News & Events Events include Motongator Joes Country Music Festival, Prairie Village Jamboree and Threshing, Lake Appreciation Day, Northern Bull Riding tour, sports tournaments, Farmers Market, and more! To find current news and events for Madison, SD follow the links below: Madison, SD Calendar KJAM Radio – Madisons local radio station KJAM Radio Madison Daily Leader – Madisons local newspaper Madison Daily Leader Greater Madison Area Chamber of Commerce 8

9 Madison Park Areas 1. Community Center NE 11th St 2. Madison HS Tennis Courts 3. Madison Elementary School Playground 4. Northwest Park - NW 9th St. & Highland Ave 4. Madison Disc Golf Course 5. Totland Park - NE 7th St. & Roosevelt Ave 6. Memorial Park - NW 4th St. & Blanche Ave 7. Westside Park - NW 1st St. & Highland Ave 7. Madison Outdoor Aquatic Center 8. Baughman / Belatti Park NE 1st St. 8. Soccer Fields 8. Youth Baseball Complex 9. East Center Park Block of East Center St. 10. Library Park - SE 1st St. & Harth Ave 11. Thue Softball Complex - SW 8th St. & S. Egan 11. Flynn Baseball Field 11. Start of 4.2 mile Recreation Trail – Ends at Johnsons Point 12. Field of Dreams 9

10 Activities and Facilities There are individual and family activities for personal fitness and fun. Community Center Aquatics Center – New in May 2009! Aquatics Center Skate Park - The City of Madison has added a new skate park at Westside Park, just west of the outdoor pool. The park is a "skate at your own risk" park and is open for all skaters. Rules for the skate park are posted and must be followed at all times.City of Madison Ice Rinks - Skating rinks will open for the season once temperatures are below freezing. Rinks are available at East Center and Totland Park. Opening date announced on KJAM and in the Madison Daily Leader.KJAMMadison Daily Leader 10

11 Parks & Recreation 11 Recreational trails Lake Herman State Park, a few miles from Madison, on Lake Herman, offers bike, walking, and fitness trials. Also, a bike trail starts at South Egan Avenue (Flynn Field) and ends near Johnsons Point Recreation Area. Coming soon, the bike trail will extend from South Egan to Lake Herman State Park.

12 Parks & Recreation (continued) Lake Herman State Park, a few miles from Madison, on Lake Herman. Offers bike, walking, and fitness trails. Lake Herman State Park Walkers Point Recreation Area Park and Recreation Department – parks and facilities information Park and Recreation Department City of Madison Parks and Recreation Department 12

13 Camping Lake Herman State Park Walkers Point State Park 9 miles SE of Madison off SD Hwy19 Prairie Village Johnsons Point 13 Prairie Village Johnsons Point bike trail Lake Herman

14 Contact 14 Economic Development Dwaine Chapel, Executive Director Lake Area Improvement Corporation P.O. Box S. Egan Avenue Madison, SD (605) Fax: (605) Tourism Julie Gross, Executive Director Greater Madison Area Chamber of Commerce P.O. Box S. Egan Ave. Madison, SD (605) Fax: (605)


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