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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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Help Save a Life!!


Help Save a Life!

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Minnesota Secretary of State Election FAQ


In a League of Minnesota Cities Fall Forum webinar for city officials, David Maeda shared the Minnesota Secretary of State's website has a frequently asked questions page for elections. 

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Mayor for a Day Essay Contest


The League of Minnesota Cities announces the annual Mayor for a Day Contest!

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Fall Residential Curbside Clean-up 10/15


Today is a great time to clean up your property before the snow hits! See the attached photo for instructions of what is or is not allowed. 

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Fall Hydrant Flushing


The City of Lafayette will send out a Public Alert notification on Monday, September 26, 2022 to alert residents and businesses of the city's fall hydrant flushing. The flushing will begin Tuesday morning, September 27 from approximately 7 am until 3:30pm and daily thorough September 30th or until the work is completed. You may see sediment or discoloration this time, if you draw water while the flushing is occurring in your area. 

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Western Nicollet County Flu Shot Clinics Announced


Nicollet County Public Health will be offering FREE Flu vaccine clinics in Western Nicollet County on Wednesday, October 19, 2022

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Lafayette Legion Post #300


Lafayette Legion Post #300 will meet on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 7 pm in the Community Center at 540 7th Street.

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Community Night for Nicollet County Families


Community Night for Nicollet County Families
The Adolescent Chemical Wellness Advocates (ACWA) coalition invites you and your family to a Nicollet County Community Night on Wednesday, September 14 at the St. Peter High School. In addition to a free meal and a resource fair, Cory Greenwood, a national speaker, will share a message supporting mental wellbeing. Cory is a professional at tackling tough subjects and inspiring healthy conversations, creating an accepting and supportive environment for students and families.
Join us!
Wednesday, September 14 from 5:00 to 7:30 PM
Saint Peter High School – 2121 Broadway Ave, St. Peter, MN 56082
5:00-7:30 PM – Resource Fair
5:30-6:00 PM – Food served (while supplies last)
6:00-7:00 PM – Community Event with Cory Greenwood

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