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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
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CMCS rebounds to play for consolation crown
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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American wines are gaining in popularity
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June 27, 2013
Juvenile arrested after standoff in rural Lac qui Parle County, man faces gun charges
MADISON — A male juvenile was arrested after an 8-hour armed standoff with law enforcement Monday in rural Lac qui Parle County. According to a news release from County Sheriff Rick Halvorson, officers were investigating a report that Kevin Ernest Morris, 40, of rural Dawson,...
June 27, 2013 - 10:28am
November 6, 2012
AMPI plant closure in Dawson, Minn., to affect 130 employees
DAWSON -- Associated Milk Producers Inc.
November 6, 2012 - 12:00am
October 5, 2012
$1.2 million in federal funds to Dawson, Minn., for industrial park project
DAWSON -- Dawson's role as an agricultural processing center in western Minnesota got a big boost Thursday, when city, state and federal officials joined to celebrate a $1.2 million federal grant that will be used to expand its industrial park. Representatives from the U.S. Department...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
October 4, 2012
Dawson, Minn., receives $1.2 million grant today for industrial park project
DAWSON - The city of Dawson got a big shot in the arm today when it was awarded a $1.2 million federal grant that will be used to expand its industrial park. Representatives from the U.S.
October 4, 2012 - 2:11pm
September 7, 2012
Dawson, Minn., health facility earns recognition for workplace safety
DAWSON -- Leaders at Johnson Memorial Health Services first started talking late in 2009 about how they could make the workplace safer for their...
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am
September 6, 2012
Detour removal delayed a week on Hwy. 212 near Dawson, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The U.S. Highway 212 detour near Dawson will remain for an additional week, as crews add centerline rumble stripes to the road surface. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a news release that the road now will open Tuesday, weather permitting. The remaining...
September 6, 2012 - 3:11pm
August 20, 2012
Two hurt in head-on crash northwest of Montevideo, Minn.
MADISON -- The drivers of both vehicles involved in an early morning head-on collision northwest of Montevideo were taken to area hospitals for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. According to a news release from Lac qui Parle County Sheriff Rick Halvorson, the crash was...
August 20, 2012 - 2:06pm
July 10, 2012
Juveniles to Dawson, Minn., hospital after ATV crash
DAWSON -- Three juveniles were injured in an ATV crash Monday evening and were taken to Johnson Memorial Hospital in Dawson for treatment. According to a news release from the Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's office, the incident was reported around 7:15 p.m. Monday on County Road...
July 10, 2012 - 11:12am
May 26, 2012
Prep Softball: Unbeaten Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg (Minn.) in 3A final
SLAYTON -- The unbeaten Fighting Saints of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg mowed down Edgerton SW Christian 4-0 and Lakeview 1-0 in two tough games on Saturday to gain a spot in the Section 3A fastpitch softball final round. The Saints (22-0) will await the winner in the comeback bracket...
May 26, 2012 - 10:06pm
May 12, 2012
Meetings set Wednesday in Montevideo and Dawson, Minn., for projects on Hwys. 212, 75
WILLMAR -- The public is invited Wednesday to learn more about the U.S. Highway 212 and Highway 75 paving projects near Montevideo and Dawson at two public meetings. The first meeting will be 11 a.m. at Trailways Café, 605 U.S. Highway 212 W., Montevideo. The second meeting will...
May 12, 2012 - 8:10am
May 11, 2012
MnDOT sets public meetings May 16 for Highway 212, 75 projects
MONTEVIDEO -- Representatives from the Minnesota Department of Transportation and prime contractor Duininck Inc. will provide a progress report and plans for upcoming construction activities, answer questions and address concerns Wednesday, May 16, for the Highway 212 and Highway...
May 11, 2012 - 10:05am
April 12, 2012
Dawson, Paynesville: Associated Milk Producers Inc. ... by the numbers
12 - number of AMPI plants 54 - percentage of AMPI sales that come from cheese 170 - number of brands AMPI packages products under 200 - number of employees at both the Dawson and Paynesville AMPI plants 3,000 - number of AMPI dairy farmer-owners $25,000 - average economic impact...
April 12, 2012 - 2:34pm
Dawson, Paynesville: AMPI plants produce food for the masses
Every day, people across the country likely consume products made by Associated Milk Producers Inc. without even realizing it. AMPI, which...
April 12, 2012 - 2:30pm
November 22, 2011
Dawson hospital named to top 100
DAWSON -- Johnson Memorial Health Services of Dawson was recently named one of the top 100 critical access hospitals in the United States. The announcement was made during the National Rural Health Association's annual critical access hospital conference, which attracted 650 rural...
November 22, 2011 - 12:00am
November 21, 2011
Behind sophomore QB, Dawson-Boyd rolls into Class A title game
MINNEAPOLIS - Dawson-Boyd head coach Cory Larson said his quarterback really can't be considered a sophomore any more.
November 21, 2011 - 12:00am