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Opening eyes to danger on the road
Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud
Minnesota heroin dealer found guilty in first of 4 deaths
Residents of halfway house found two men dead from overdoses - their drug counselors
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
NFL eases celebration rules. One player already planning a TD party
Murphy: Michael Floyd the fresh face of old news at Vikings camp
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
Harrop: 'Bro Culture' companies may do poorly by being bad
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
May 9, 2017
Lac qui Parle County again needs a sheriff
MADISON — Lac qui Parle County Sheriff Lou Sager has tendered his resignation 11 months after having moved from the East Coast to take...
May 9, 2017 - 7:26pm
March 30, 2017
Full circle return for versatile trumpeter from Lac qui Parle Valley
DAWSON — Doug Woolverton performs at famous venues around the world, alongside talent that most recently included Aretha Franklin, and...
March 30, 2017 - 8:02am
February 12, 2017
Lac qui Parle County 'out of network'
DAWSON — Living in Lac qui Parle County means more than being rural. It also means being "out of network'' for many farmers, business owners...
February 12, 2017 - 5:29pm
February 2, 2017
Former secretary pleads guilty to stealing from Dawson chamber
MADISON — The former secretary of the Dawson Chamber of Commerce pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing over $7,000 from the group in 2016. Melva Jean Larson, 63, of Dawson, entered a guilty plea to felony theft in Lac qui Parle County District Court. She is expected to receive...
February 2, 2017 - 5:01pm
December 1, 2016
Celebrating 100 years of what matters most
CLARKFIELD — There are lots of ways to measure the changes of the past 100 years, but ask those who have witnessed them and you will learn...
December 1, 2016 - 9:41pm
November 3, 2016
Western Minn. woman sentenced for taking $4,400 from daughter
MADISON — A Dawson woman accused of misusing thousands of dollars from her vulnerable adult daughter's Social Security checks was sentenced...
November 3, 2016 - 6:32pm
October 31, 2016
BjornQorn treats New York to Minnesota-grown, solar-popped popcorn
NEW YORK — It's estimated that one of every three rows of corn raised in western Minnesota is exported overseas. Some of those rows on...
October 31, 2016 - 10:45pm
October 12, 2016
Two injured in alcohol-involved Montevideo crash
MONTEVIDEO—A Dawson teenager and a Montevideo man were injured Tuesday night following a broadside crash on State Highway 7 in Montevideo. The...
October 12, 2016 - 10:51am
September 29, 2016
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
Hours for the annual Meander are from noon until 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information call 866-866-5432, or go online at www.artsmeander.org. Social media fans can access information on Facebook at "meanderartcrawl." Brochures...
September 29, 2016 - 5:00pm
May 24, 2016
Johnson Memorial Health Services of Dawson recognized for performance
DAWSON — Johnson Memorial Health Services of Dawson received one of four 2015 Performance Excellence Awards from the Performance Excellence Network, formerly the Minnesota Council for Quality, during the network’s 2016 conference. The award is based on an evaluation of the organization’s...
May 24, 2016 - 5:43am
Records published May 24
This is the records summary for May 24. Man arrested after making threats with gun WILLMAR — A 29-year-old Willmar man who is alleged to have threatened residents while showing a firearm in his waistband is in jail this afternoon, at least partially thanks to an “alert citizen”...
May 24, 2016 - 12:00am
May 16, 2016
Dawson woman accused of taking $4,426 from her vulnerable adult daughter appears in court
MADISON — A Dawson woman who investigators say misused nearly $4,500 of her vulnerable adult daughter’s funds in 2013, skipping payment for...
May 16, 2016 - 11:36pm
March 29, 2016
Johnson Memorial Health Services in Dawson receives CALS designation
DAWSON (Staff reports) — Johnson Memorial Health Services in Dawson is now among only seven hospitals in the state to be designated as a Comprehensive Advanced Life Support facility. Dr. Darrell Carter, a physician with the Affiliated Community Medical Centers clinic in Granite...
March 29, 2016 - 5:13am
March 8, 2016
Dawson man, 61, faces charges after massaging 14-year-old girl
DAWSON — A 61-year-old Dawson man has been charged with second-degree and fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct in Lac qui Parle County District Court. Garry Lee Ochsendorf was arrested in February after a 14-year-old girl told law enforcement she had been sexually abused by him....
March 8, 2016 - 11:23pm
March 4, 2016
Volunteers pick up garbage on LQP Lake
DAWSON — Shannon Larson intended to show his son, Holt, some ice fishing action when they ventured out on the north side of Lac qui Parle Lake...
March 4, 2016 - 11:54pm