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Around our region published Feb. 22
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Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
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Howard J. Powers
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Fires burn as protesters march on highway as Dakota Access Pipeline camp deadline arrives
lac qui parle county
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
December 16, 2016
Lac qui Parle County overhauls management of Sheriff's Office work hours
MADISON — Lac qui Parle County has overhauled how employee work hours in the Sheriff's Office are managed after bringing in an outside...
December 16, 2016 - 6:17pm
November 19, 2016
No travel advisories lifted Saturday morning in southwestern Minnesota
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Department of Transportation has cancelled the no travel advisories that were put into place Friday for parts of southwest...
November 19, 2016 - 9:39am
November 17, 2016
Blizzard warning issued for Friday in west central Minnesota
WILLMAR – The National Weather Service has now issued a blizzard warning for Friday across much of west central Minnesota, including for Kandiyohi,...
November 17, 2016 - 9:29am
November 9, 2016
County board seats elected in west central Minnesota
Newcomers unseated incumbents this year in at least four county board races in west central Minnesota. Voters in the area elected candidates...
November 9, 2016 - 2:54pm
November 5, 2016
County board seats up for election in west central Minnesota
Incumbents seeking reelection and candidates hoping to win a spot on county boards will be on ballots Tuesday during the general election. There...
November 5, 2016 - 11:55am
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 11, 2016
Updated: 79-year-old missing Madison man has been located
MADISON—The Lac Qui Parle County Sheriff's Office says Curtis Eugene Weber has been found in Pope County..
October 11, 2016 - 3:16pm
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