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Planning gets underway for complex reconstruction of County Road 5
History made as Clinton secures Democratic White House nomination
Man robbed outside Zorbaz by two men on skateboards
Man hits Minnesota as he looks to pull his home on wheels from Washington State to D.C.
Circus returns to Atwater today for twin shows
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Fern A. Heglund
Jervey C. Christiansen
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
History made as Clinton secures Democratic White House nomination
lac qui parle county
May 19, 2016
Lac qui Parle County selects interim sheriff
MADISON — A federal law officer with 25 years of experience will serve as the interim sheriff for Lac qui Parle County. Lou Sager, of Manassas,...
May 19, 2016 - 11:37pm
May 2, 2016
ACLU joins appeal in GPS deer poaching case
ST. PAUL — The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota has filed a petition to join the appeal on the dismissal of charges in a widely...
May 2, 2016 - 11:12pm
April 22, 2016
Madison woman airlifted, two others injured after two-vehicle crash
MADISON — Two Madison women and a 12-year-old girl were injured just before 5 p.m. Thursday after a two-vehicle crash just north of Madison. The Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office says 19-year-old Julie Arends was driving a 2007 Ford truck east on 330th Street, when her vehicle...
April 22, 2016 - 3:10pm
April 20, 2016
Team to explore Lac qui Parle County’s history
MADISON — People have made what we know as Minnesota their home since the last glaciers retreated, but we know very little about these first...
April 20, 2016 - 11:48pm
Lac qui Parle County appeals poaching dismissal
MADISON — Lac qui Parle County Attorney Richard Stulz has appealed a District Court ruling dismissing 13 charges against a Dawson man for allegedly...
April 20, 2016 - 7:28am
April 8, 2016
Western Minn. man sentenced to nearly seven years for illegally possessing guns
MADISON -- The Madison man arrested in 2015 for the attempted burglary of two Madison businesses and a gun shop has been sentenced to nearly seven years in federal prison for a being a felon in possession of firearms. Joseph Alan James, 30, had been charged with 22 burglary, criminal...
April 8, 2016 - 6:14pm
February 3, 2016
Lac qui Parle to appoint interim sheriff
MADISON — There will be a new sheriff in Lac qui Parle County, and applicants are wanted. The Lac qui Parle County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday to begin advertising for a licensed peace officer to fill the remainder of Sheriff Rick Halvorson’s term, according to County...
February 3, 2016 - 11:01pm
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
December 19, 2015
Defense challenges use of GPS tracker in western Minn. poaching case
MADISON — A twice-delayed case charging a Dawson man with 13 game and fish violations for the taking of deer is on hold again. Defense attorney William Peterson of Bloomington challenged how investigators tracked the alleged activities of his client, Joshua Liebl, 38. The attorney...
December 19, 2015 - 12:13am
December 10, 2015
Community health projects receive grants
Minnesota counties will collectively receive a $27.2 million funding boost from the Statewide Health Improvement Program, a community-led health effort through the Minnesota Department of Health. According to a news release, this year’s round of funding includes a new focus on the...
December 10, 2015 - 10:55pm
April 21, 2015
Judge signs order for dismissal in medical cannabis case
MADISON — District Judge Thomas Van Hon has signed the order that will allow for the dismissal of a child endangerment charge against Angela Brown of Madison for treating her son with medical cannabis. The “continuance for dismissal” petition submitted to the court allows for...
April 21, 2015 - 12:50am
Madison man killed Thursday in motorcycle accident
MADISON — A 46-year-old Madison man died Thursday in a motorcycle accident in Lac qui Parle County. Timothy Hansen was reportedly riding his motorcycle along Lac qui Parle County Road 20 at 341st Avenue when the motorcycle went into a ditch and overturned. He reportedly was not...
April 21, 2015 - 12:38am
March 28, 2015
Avian flu hits a Lac qui Parle County farm
WILLMAR — Avian influenza has struck a second Minnesota turkey flock, barely a month after the first infected flock was discovered in Pope...
March 28, 2015 - 9:33am
February 16, 2015
The upper Minnesota River Valley's appetite for broadband Internet grows
APPLETON — Work comes before play in the countryside, and so it should come as no surprise that economic needs are driving a growing appetite to develop broadband service in the five rural counties served by the Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission. Policy-makers...
February 16, 2015 - 11:42pm
January 22, 2015
Judge dismisses one of two charges against Madison mother in medical cannabis case
MADISON -- A judge has dismissed a charge of child endangerment against 38-year-old Angela Brown, the Madison mother who has used medical cannabis to treat her son. Judge Thomas Van Hon ruled that there was not probable cause to believe Brown committed child endangerment by "selling"...
January 22, 2015 - 3:05pm