Family Dollar is Now Open! 

  Join us in welcoming Family Dollar to town! Located on East Hwy 212, Family Dollar is open Monday-Saturday 8am-9pm and Sunday from 9am-9pm. Join them Saturday August 22nd for their Grand Opening event! Great deals and giveaways throughout the day! Welcome to Dawson, Family Dollar! 

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Riverfest Mugs!


17.5 oz double insulated mug

New this year the 17.5 oz double insulated mason jar mug, complete with lid and straw. $8 pre-sale or $10 during Riverfest. Purchase of these mugs helps to support the Dawson Riverfest Annual Celebration! During Riverfest bring your clean mug to the Movie at Veterans park to enjoy FREE root beer with your FREE popcorn.  Bring your clean Riverfest Mug to these fine business and receive:

  • Marc’s On Main – $0.75 off a Large Italian Soda
  • Dairy Queen – FREE fountain drink with $5.00 purchase
  • Dawson Subway – Free fountain drink with purchase of a 6 or 12-inch sub and chips or cookie
  • Wanda’s Coffee Cup Cafe – FREE fountain drink with meal purchase
  • Dawson VFW – FREE fountain drink with meal purchase

Supplies are limited. You can pick up Riverfest Mugs at Marc’s on Main, Dawson Drug & Gifts, Dawson Co-op Credit Union and Minnwest Bank OR order on-line.

To pick up your mug prior to Riverfest, please print a receipt and click on the link back to our website listed on the PayPal site.

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Memorial Day

Remembering those who gave their lives for our freedoms. Wishing you a peaceful and safe Memorial Day.  


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Father’s Day Drawing!


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Mother’s Day Drawing!


Enter a wonderful mother to win Bonus Bucks for Mother’s Day! Register at any participating businesses!


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2015 Gnome Nomination

Daws CarlsonRiverfest is just around the corner! That means it’s time to nominate the 2015 Dawson Gnome! The Gnome committee is looking to the community to give them recommendations for the Dawson Gnome. The person you select to be honored should be someone who has served the community and his/her fellowmen in an exemplary way over the years, exerting a positive influence on the growth and well being of the community as a whole; as well as each individual member. He/she may have achieved a specific honor, but that is not the determining factor to become the honoree. Often our Gnome puts the service to others before personal gain or comfort and gives generously of time, talent and resources without compensation or recognition.

Nominations can be given to John Nevins or Jeanne Peterson at Dawson Co-op Credit Union or emailed to You can make a new nomination by submitting a paragraph explaining why you feel your nomination should be chosen or by selecting one of the following previously nominated people.

John Roiger
Terry Overlander
Rose Wold
Wendell Gubrud
Paul and Jolayne Hanson
Jeanette Lund
Melanie Benson
Duane Hastad
DB ’11 State FB Champions
Dan and LuAnne Fondell
Sister Vivian Peterson
The Agape Singers
Tony Aafedt
Russell and Larry Dahl
Brad and Melanie Benson
Virgil Thompson
Steve Anderson

ALL nominations must include the your full name and contact info. Unsigned nominations will be discarded.  Thank you for your help in selecting our 2015 Dawson Gnome!


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Winterfest 2015


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