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Willmar man charged with indecent exposure at the library
5 injured in Stearns County accident
Minnesota man pleads guilty in birthday shooting case
Former Willmar officer one of the agents justified in fatal shooting of MN sex offender, prosecutor says
Marriage licenses for Kandiyohi County published Oct. 22
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'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
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Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
An Epic journey
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The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
Harold L. Wieber
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Jim Vossen letter: Viable solutions for MNsure
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Jim Van Der Pol letter: Falk supports public education
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Lac qui Parle
October 17, 2016
Court of Appeals upholds dismissal of poaching charges
ST. PAUL — It is unlawful for law enforcement to place a tracking device on a vehicle without a search warrant, the Minnesota Court of...
October 17, 2016 - 8:20pm
September 29, 2016
Celebrating the spirit of the landscape he loves
Doug Pederson still loves to paddle to his favorite fishing holes and hike the trails where he hunts shed deer antlers and captures the images...
September 29, 2016 - 11:11am
September 22, 2016
Zebra mussels confirmed in Lac qui Parle Lake
MILAN - Zebra mussels have now been confirmed in another popular recreational lake in west central Minnesota. They were found in Lac qui Parle...
September 22, 2016 - 1:44pm
September 3, 2016
Corps to replace Lac qui Parle dam gates
ST. PAUL—Water levels in Lac qui Parle Lake will be higher this autumn as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, replaces...
September 3, 2016 - 9:16am
August 9, 2016
Internet access will continue at highway speed in Lac qui Parle County
MADISON—High-speed internet access arrives at the speed of highway travel for some in Lac qui Parle County, and that's a good thing. For...
August 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
July 11, 2016
MnDOT urges caution, potential for roadway flooding in Lac qui Parle, Chippewa counties
WILLMAR – Motorists should drive with caution in Lac qui Parle and Chippewa counties today due to the potential for some roadway flooding,...
July 11, 2016 - 11:07am
April 13, 2016
Update: Judge dismisses poaching case, says use of GPS without warrant violated constitution
MADISON — A district judge has dismissed all 13 charges against a Dawson man in a poaching case that has attracted statewide attention. District...
April 13, 2016 - 8:21am
April 23, 2015
Lac qui Parle Mission open house set for Sunday near Montevideo, Minnesota
MONTEVIDEO —The Chippewa County Historical Society will open the Lac qui Parle Mission for the season with a free open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. It is located 6 miles north of Montevideo on U.S. Highway 59 and 2.2 miles west on Chippewa County Highway 13. A volunteer from the...
April 23, 2015 - 9:44am
November 5, 2014
Voters decide municipal races in region
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...
November 5, 2014 - 12:59pm
October 2, 2014
Opening our eyes on the prairie
We belong to a place of beauty, but it’s a beauty that can be as moody as it is elusive. It can require a certain light to reveal its full...
October 2, 2014 - 9:36am
June 4, 2014
Six defendants sentenced in Lac qui Parle fatal party
MADISON — One by one Wednesday, six of the college-age students who pleaded guilty after a party that led to a young man’s death stood before a judge to receive their sentences. Dawson-Boyd High School senior Michael Anyasike was among an estimated 100 youths attending the party...
June 4, 2014 - 11:44pm
March 24, 2014
Lac qui Parle files charges in party that led to student’s death
MADISON — Lac qui Parle County has filed misdemeanor charges against a 19-year-old college student and his 59-year-old father for allegedly violating Lac qui Parle County’s social host ordinance. The charges follow the March 9 death of a Dawson-Boyd High School senior and athlete,...
March 24, 2014 - 11:20pm
Charges filed following underage drinking party in Lac qui Parle County
MADISON — A 19-year-old college student and his father are facing misdemeanor charges for allegedly violating Lac qui Parle County’s social host ordinance. The charges follow the March 9 party in rural Lac qui Parle County that led to the death of a Dawson-Boyd High School...
March 24, 2014 - 1:12pm
February 11, 2014
Lac qui Parle superintendent: District does not take food from low-income students
WILLMAR — The Lac qui Parle School District is listed in a report released this week as a district that would withhold a meal from a low-income student whose lunch account is empty, but that just doesn’t happen, according to Superintendent Renae Tostenson. Lac qui Parle Valley...
February 11, 2014 - 11:23pm
December 27, 2013
Weather advisory as Arctic blast on way
WILLMAR — Strong winds and snow are on the way, leading the National Weather Service in the Twin Cities to issue a weather advisory for the...
December 27, 2013 - 10:53pm