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Swift County hires interim administrator
Sacred Heart man sentenced for killing puppy
Mealworms found in school fundraiser candy bars
Best Buy in its final days in Willmar
Clinton seeks to keep Trump on defensive after presidential debate
Bluejays soar in four
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Basketball lifer Thibodeau ready to lead Timberwolves
Salute for Palmer planned at the Ryder Cup
Cardinal Pride to induct four into Hall of Fame
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
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Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Mary A. Krogfus
Donald R. Holmgren
Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
William "Bill" D. Latham
Cal Thomas: It's time for Trump
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Froma Harrop: Can Califorinia help lower drug prices?
George Will: A Republican worth voting for
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
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
January 20, 2016
Court of Appeals affirms Lac qui Parle conviction
DAWSON — The Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld a Lac qui Parle County jury’s verdict that convicted a Dawson woman of a felony violation of a harassment restraining order. The order affirming the District Court action was filed Tuesday. Tiffaney Diane Hill, 39, of Dawson, appealed...
January 20, 2016 - 11:09pm
November 24, 2015
Records published Nov. 24
This is the records summary for Nov. 24. Icy conditions result in rollovers WILLMAR — Icy conditions early Monday morning on the Highway 71/23 bypass bridge in the area of Willmar’s Civic Center Drive resulted in two rollover accidents within an hour. According to the Willmar...
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am
May 14, 2015
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
DAWSON — The Artaria String Quartet of St. Paul will return to Dawson next week for its third and final visit in a residency project with the...
May 14, 2015 - 8:36am
May 5, 2015
Man treks state to open dialogue on mental health
MONTEVIDEO — The wide open prairie of western Minnesota might seem like a lonesome landscape. Until you strap on a pair of running shoes and...
May 5, 2015 - 11:24pm
January 20, 2015
37 guns, 28 sets of antlers among items seized in Lac qui Parle County deer case
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources provided this photo of the mounts and antlers seized. Charges have been filed against a number of violators following a five-year deer investigation recently completed by conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of...
January 20, 2015 - 4:54pm
December 31, 2014
Believe it or not: A tree felled in Madison, Minnesota, can land in Florida
DAWSON — Drop a large cottonwood tree in Madison, Minnesota, and it might just land in Orlando, Florida, believe it or not. Which is right...
December 31, 2014 - 9:27am
December 1, 2014
Dawson’s lone lumberyard could close
DAWSON — The difference between $7 corn and $3.50 corn is measured in linear board feet at Jager Building Supply on U.S. Highway 212 in Dawson. There’s...
December 1, 2014 - 11:10pm
November 5, 2014
Municipal election results
The following are election results for municipal posts in selected cities in the region. Results are reported from the Secretary of State’s website and local officials, and they are unofficial until canvassing boards meet. The unofficial winners are marked with an asterisk. Details...
November 5, 2014 - 11:18pm
August 23, 2014
Watertown, S.D., man killed Friday morning in Lac qui Parle County
MADISON - A Watertown, S.D., man is dead following a crash early Friday morning at the intersection of two county highways in Lac qui Parle County. The Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office said Robert James Coyle, 45, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver, Ryan...
August 23, 2014 - 12:05am