City Manager
 Crystal Hansonl  320-769-2154

City Clerk/Treasurer
 Tami Schuelke-Sampson  320-769-2154

Administrative Assistant
 Kristi Kvaal  320-769-2154

City Attorney
 Richard Stulz 320-769-2473

Police Chief
 Andy Stock  320-769-4700

Fire Chief
 Brian Hersom  320-769-2689

Pub. Utilities Superintendent
 Brent Powers  320-769-2111

Liquor Store Operations Supervisor
 Garney Jager  320-769-2755

 Kathie Behrens  320-769-2069

Zoning Official
 Merlin Ellefson  320-769-2482

Daws the Gnome

Dawson - The small city with the bright future

Lac Qui Parle River

Forecasts, Watches, Warnings, and Data

NWSFO Chanhassen, MN Sioux Falls, SD Aberdeen, SD
NOAA Storm Prediction Center Climate Prediction Center U.S. Drought Monitor

USA Climate Division Temperature & Precipitation Time Series Plots
PAGES - Past Global Changes (Paleo climate & ecology research)

River and Lake Levels

Yellow Bank River near Odessa W branch LqP River at US Hwy 212 & 75
W branch LqP River at Dawson   (Flood Stage - 1040 MSL) LqP River near Providence (Maxwell Bridge)
LqP River near LqP Village LqP Lake & Upper MN Reservoirs  (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
USGS Stream Gages  (Real-Time & other data) MN DNR Stream Gages   (Real-Time Flood Warning)
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service Minnesota River Basin Data Center

Road Conditions

MN / DOT Traveler Information Service
U.S. Road Conditions (

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City of Dawson
Box 552
675 Chestnut
Dawson, MN  56232
City Manager: 320-769-2154
City Clerk: 320-769-2154
Fax: 320-769-2858

Office hours: Weekdays, 8 am to 4:30 pm

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