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May is National Military Appreciation Month


Remember - Honor - Support 

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2022-2023 MN Energy Assistance New Applications Closing 5/31/2023


MVAC would like to take a moment to remind you that the last day for persons to apply for Energy Assistance for the current program year is May 31, 2023.  The Minnesota Department of Commerce has informed Service Providers that there are sufficient funds available to assist all those who apply and are determined eligible for benefits.  Please note that MVAC can assist EAP eligible households with help with their past due or disconnected water bills until August 31, 2023. 

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Lafayette MN Food Truck Mondays


Why cook this summer when you have these great opportunities and do not have to??

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Celebrate Earth Day! Saturday, April 22, 2023


This Saturday is Earth Day!

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Volunteers Needed for Bandstand Updates 4/23/2023


The weather looks like it will cooperate this week!

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Xcel Energy Bill Assistance Reminder


Deadline approaching for energy bill assistance programs

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Postponed due to weather. Volunteer Alert!


Postponed due to weather.

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Legion Post #300 - Paver Project


The Legion's Paver Committee has received a draft of all the paver orders received to date. There was an email sent to all April 5, as they are trying to reach all who placed a paver order to verify that the spelling and information is correct. Check your email, or stop at Citizens Bank, Lafayette Clerk's office or Fillmeup C-Store, there will be copies of the paver drafts available to review and update, if needed. 

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Weather Related News


To assist our city staff and our contracted snow removal company, if you live on a 'No Parking' area move your vehicles off the street. All other areas if you do not have off street parking, once the streets have begun to be cleaned, move your vehicle to a plowed side of the street.  With the impact of the storm's potentially high amount of snow and drifting, please have patience.  If you have a fire hydrant on your block, help to keep it free of snow. 

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125 year celebration meeting


Mayor Peterson has asked all residents and businesses in and around the Lafayette area to attend the first meeting to begin the planning of the 125-year celebration of Lafayette. The meeting will be held at the Community Center at 7pm on Wednesday, February 15, 2025A 125 year celebration is a quasuicentennial.

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Nicollet County Public Health Offers Free Vaccine Clinics


Nicollet County Public Health is offering Free Vaccine Clinics in western Nicollet County on Tuesday, January 31, 2023. 

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City updates 12/21/2022


The Thursday Garbage and Recycling will still take place Thursday morning, December 22, 2022.. Our provider suggests to put your carts out in the morning before 8 am. 

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City of Lafayette Accepting 2023 Lawn Care Service bids


City of Lafayette is accepting lawn care service bids for the 2023 mowing season; both by season and per mow. For the complete information guide, contact the city clerk’s office 507-228-8241, email, or in person at 791 Main Avenue, Lafayette. Deadline is noon on Monday, January 9, 2023. The City Council has the right to accept or reject all bids. "The City of Lafayette is an equal opportunity provider"

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Lafayette American Legion Post #300 Annual Turkey Bingo


Lafayette American Legion Post#300 is hosting their annual TURKEY BINGO! 

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