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Help Wanted: Fill in Clerk at the Dawson Municipal Liquor Store


This position has scheduled hours and stubstitute hours when regular staff absences occur.  Hours include days, evenings, Saturdays and holidays.  An application is available at the City Office,...

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Notice of Hearing for a Consent to Zoning Permit at 1258 Pine Street


Notice is hereby given that the City Council for the City of Dawson will be holding a public hearing at City Hall in City Council Chambers June 2nd at 5:35 p.m. to consider the consent to zoning...

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Dawson City Offices and Buildings Closed


Mayor Randy Tensen has declared a State of Emergency for the City of Dawson.  The Dawson City buidlings are closed, with the exception of the Liquor store, to the public effective immediatley and...

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Council Meeting and Public Hearing Rescheduled


The City of Dawson will be canceling the March 24th council meeting and public hearing on the Phase 1 street, utility and elevated storage tank project. This public hearing will be rescheduled for...

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Dawson Public Library is Currently Closed


Dawson Public Library is closed now through the end of March to follow social distancing guidance from the CDC and MN Dept. of Health.  Due dates for all materials are extended to April 8th. ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The health and safety of our customers and employees is a top priority in the City of Dawson.  Below are a list of resources where you can find factual...

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2020 Census


Starting March 12, snowbirds can easily respond to the census online by visiting, or over the phone by calling 844-330-2020.

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Request for Bid Proposals


The City of Dawson is looking for proposals for the building preservation of the Dawson Armory and Community Building.  Work will include roof replacement, site grading, water damage repairs, and...

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Riverview Estates


Be part of the newest development for homes in Dawson.  Riverview Estates still has a few lots/homes available for purchase.  

Riverview Estates Homes

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Legend of the Gnomes


Want to know all the history about the famous Dawson Gnomes?

Check out their website,

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