Helpful & Important Resources

Marshall Area Resources: Food Pantries & More.
Click here for a list of local food, clothing, rent, and utilities assistance,
senior services, legal assistance, job help, domestic abuse intervention, etc.

Stop Annoying Sales Calls
Sign up for the "Do Not Call" Registry, free 24/7  or 1-888-382-1222
If you are already registered and wish to file a complaint about a caller,
file online here or call 1-800-422-7128 to request a complaint form.

Political Representation
Where to vote, and how to vote.
Search for senators and representatives by zipcode here.
Find and contact local, state, and national officials here.
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Identity Theft
File an identity theft complaint with the
Bureau of Consumer Protection
Office of Privacy Protection
2811 Agricultural Drive
PO Box 8911
Madison, WI 53708-8911
1-800-224-5163 or 608-224-5058
Don't forget to file a police report at the station nearest your home.

Village of Marshall
Administration(608) 655-4017  Ext. 203
Municipal Court: (608)-655-4017 Ext. 202 

Police: 608-655-3533 Ext 1
Street Dept. (608)655-4203 or 608-381-9380
Fire Dept. (non emergency): (608) 655-3322
EMS Dept. (non emergency): (608)655-4655
Village President and Board members listed here.

Town of Medina Clerk
Patrick Lemahieu/Town of Medina
PO Box 37
Marshall, WI 53559
Phone: (608) 886-8691

Where can I recycle old...?
The Lions Club accepts donations of old eyeglasses and eyeglass cases. Drop off in the container here at the library.
United States Flags may be given to the Marshall VFW or Legion, or dropped off at the library.
Most Ace Hardware locations will accept fluorescent light bulbs.
Fastenal at 1010 W Main St. in Sun Prairie will take old powertool batteries.
Best Buy in east Madison will take rechargeable batteries.
Batteries Plus at 3721 E Washington Madison will recycle small batteries (AA, 9V, AAA etc) for 99 cents per pound, and will take car batteries for free. They will also recycle fluorescent light bulbs for free.

The Rights and Responsibilities of Landlords and Tenants
Guide available at:

Child Care & Safety
Amber Alert Wisconsin
Advice, internet safety tips, college financial aid scams, etc here.
The Marshall Schools website
Child Protective Services of Wisconsin
Report Child Abuse and Neglect during office hours:
608-261-KIDS / 608-261-5437
after office hours: 608-255-6067
DMV Child Safety Seat Laws plus EZ-read requirements & assistance
WI Child Care Information

WI Immunization Program
Lead Poisoning Prevention
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Consumer Alerts
Learn about the latest scams in Wisconsin here.
Learn about food recalls here.
Meat safety information here.
Where to buy locally farmed food here.
Consumer Guide to Health Care
Consumer Protection Hotline: 800-422-7128 or file a complaint online here.

Legal Assistance
Low-cost or free legal assistance and advice can be found at the Wisconsin State Bar.
The Wisconsin State Law Library has every court form you'll ever need, from divorce to small claims to child support.
To view the local ordinances for any municipality in Wisconsin, click here.
Need to know somone's criminal background? Wisconsin Circuit Court Access lists most charges made against WI residents over 18.
WI Vital Records Office (death, birth, marriage, and divorce certificates, etc)
Get forms for Living Will, Power of Attorney for Health Care, Power of Attorney for Finances & Property, Final Disposition

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Need to know what kind of disease, insect, or invasive species may be hurting your lawn and garden?
Contact the University of WI Extension program. They will ID your pest and tell you how to get rid of it!
Plant Diseases Diagnostic Clinic 608-262-2863 or email
Insect Diagnostic Lab 608-262-6510 or email
Soil and Plant Analysis Lab 608-262-4364 or email
Turfgrass Diagnostic Lab  608-845-2535 or email
North Central Plant Diagnostic Network

Learn About Keeping Bees
USDA Bee Keeping Resources Directory
Watch a free USDA 1 hour video on attracting pollinators here
Dane County Beekeepers Association

Wisconsin Gardening Tips
Wisconsin Master Gardeners president Verne Gilles (715) 682-4408
Dane County UW-Extension Helpline: 608-224-3721 or email
University of Wisconsin Extension Horticulture