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November 13, 2012
Duck hunters rescued off of Marsh Lake in western Minnesota
MADISON -- Law enforcement officers rescued three stranded duck hunters from an island in Marsh Lake Sunday evening. According to a news release from Lac qui Parle County Sheriff Rick Halverson, his office received a 911 call around 7:40 p.m. that the hunters were stuck on the island...
November 13, 2012 - 10:33am
October 22, 2012
UPDATED: Madison, Minn., man killed by falling tree
MADISON -- A 32-year-old Madison man has died as a result of injuries sustained Sunday afternoon when a tree fell on him at a rural Madison location. According to a news release from Lac qui Parle Sheriff Rick Halvorson, Robert Tonn was one of three men cutting down trees in Section...
October 22, 2012 - 3:05pm
October 4, 2012
Outdoor community theater to open Meander weekend in Granite Falls, Minn.
October 4, 2012 - 7:50am
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
June 22, 2012
Three face drug charges, marijuana grow found in Lac qui Parle County, Minn.
MADISON -- Three people were arrested Monday and face felony drug charges for their alleged roles in a marijuana growing operation at a home in Cerro Gordo Township of Lac qui Parle County. According to a news release from the Lac Qui Parle County Sheriff's Office, Raymond Eugene...
June 22, 2012 - 10:46am
June 19, 2012
State Baseball: Eagles dream season ends in 6-0 loss
MINNEAPOLIS -- There's an old Swedish saying that "You can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy." The...
June 19, 2012 - 12:00am
June 16, 2012
Lac qui Parle Valley (Minnesota) wins again to reach Class A baseball final
CHASKA -- So many dramatic twists and comedic turns have been played out in the Lac qui Parle Valley baseball team's season that it was fitting...
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
June 2, 2012
Lac qui Parle Valley (Minnesota) 1 win from State; Morris, BOLD still alive in elimination brackets
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. -- With junior pitcher Ben Morken dialed in the Lac qui Parle Valley Eagles posted a 5-0 victory over the Windom Eagles...
June 2, 2012 - 5:27pm
April 14, 2012
A timely help for an untimely accident
MADISON -- There are a lot of thoughts that can go through your mind while lying helpless on the ground with four broken ribs and the bones in...
April 14, 2012 - 12:00am
March 24, 2012
Infant dies near Boyd, Minn., after mother suffers medical problem
BOYD -- A 15-day-old infant died Thursday after her mother apparently experienced a medical problem and fell on top of her. The Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's Office received an emergency call at 5 p.m. Thursday requesting medical help for an unresponsive infant and mother at a home...
March 24, 2012 - 11:31am
March 10, 2012
Burglars shoot doors on businesses in Milan, Clara City, Minn.
MONTEVIDEO -- Burglars used a shotgun to blast glass doors on two Chippewa County businesses located 68 miles from one another. They may also be responsible for shooting out the windows and the radiator of a pickup truck parked at the Lac qui Parle Valley High School in rural Madison. The...
March 10, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
Wrobleski granted request to move trial out of Renville County, Minn.
OLIVIA -- A district court judge has approved a request to move the trial for a Willmar man accused of stealing vehicles and burglarizing a farm...
March 9, 2012 - 3:43pm
Burglars shoot open doors with shotgun on grocery, convenience store in Milan and Clara City
MONTEVIDEO -- Burglars used a shotgun to blast glass doors on two Chippewa County businesses located 68 miles from one another. They may also be responsible for shooting out the windows and the radiator of a pickup truck parked at the Lac qui Parle Valley High School. The burglars...
March 9, 2012 - 3:04pm
February 2, 2012
Arrest made in alleged cattle theft in western Minn.
MADISON -- Authorities in Lac qui Parle County said late Thursday afternoon that all the cattle missing in an alleged theft Saturday from a rural Madison feedlot have now been accounted for. According to the Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's Office, 40-year-old Richard Kenneth Nelson...
February 2, 2012 - 7:04pm