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ITO & MTO Drivers Needed


Quad Dump Truck Driver
Class A or B License; Clean Driving Record
Side Dump Truck Driver
Class A License; Clean Driving Record
• Prevailing Wages
• Work in Dawson MN
• Monday-Friday (very limited Saturday work)
• Call Ryan Contracting at 952-894-3200 with questions

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Pink Ribbon on Your Tree?


Phase 2 of the street and utility project is gaining speed.  If you have a pink ribbon around your tree on your property, this means that it is slated for removal.  If you have any questions regarding your tree removal on your property, please contact the city office.  320-769-2154.  Thank you. 

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Phase 2 Infrastructure Project


At the Dawson City Council meeting on March 15, 2022,  the council approved awarding Phase 2 of the infrastructure project to the low bid of Ryan Contracting, Co. from Elko, MN.  This award is contingent on the grant and bond financing Dawson will be receiving.  While we recognize what a huge impact this will be for our home owners, residents, and business owners in Dawson, we are grateful to have the upgrades that our City needs.  

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LqP Computer Commuter


The LqP Computer Commuter will be holding a Google class which teaches how to use Email, Google Drive, Documents and Spreadsheets. Classes will be held Monday's and Wednesday's April 4th through May 18th, and May 25th from 8:30 - 10 am. Classes are free. Registration can be made through LqP Computer Commuter. More information to follow.

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Dawson Utility Rate Increases


The first reading of the utility rate increases was held on December 21 at 5:30 in the council chambers.  The second reading of the utility rate increases was held on January 4, 2022 at 5:30 in the council chambers.  The rates go into effect on January 20, 2022.

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Local Cafe For Sale


Nestled on Main Street in Dawson, is a quaint business opportunity looking for the perfect new owner.  If sharing your love of food with other is something you enjoy, Dawson has the perfect business opportunity. 

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Dawson Liquor Store


The Liquor Store is now open with new hours for the Fall and Winter 10am-9pm Monday - Thursday and 10 am - 10 pm Friday and Saturday.  Please stop in and introduce yourself to our new employees.  Thanks for buying local and as always, please drink responsibly.  

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Legend of the Gnomes


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

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