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Records published September 22, 2017
'Dancing With the Atwater Area Stars' scheduled Saturday
Willmar to consider new TIF district on 1st Street
Firing of Litchfield police officer upheld by arbitrator
Public given opportunity to pray, have sorrow wiped away at ceremony honoring LaFontaine-Greywind
Prep Volleyball: Willmar wins big CLC match
Local Roundup: Litchfield downs NLS to run record to 19-0
Swimming & Diving: Cards edge Spartans
Wild earn 1-0 win over Jets in second game of preseason
Ex-teammate Ramirez can feel Sano's pain
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Arthur "Art" M. Erickson
Annabelle E. Kern
Mary Ellen Zachman
Doris E. Thompson
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
Letter: Clinton uranium story is false
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
January 11, 2012
Two to hospital after Lac qui Parle County, Minn., crash
MADISON -- Two people were taken by ambulance to Johnson Memorial Hospital and one person was later taken by helicopter to a Sioux Falls, S.D., hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover Friday night in Lac qui Parle County. According to a news release...
January 11, 2012 - 10:10am
January 9, 2012
Nonprofit business assistance group based in Montevideo, Minn., needs help of its own with funding
MONTEVIDEO -- Roughly one-half of all new businesses fail within the first five years, according to the Small Business Administration. A nonprofit...
January 9, 2012 - 12:00am
December 29, 2011
Sheriff warns of bad ice at Lac qui Parle Lake
The Chippewa and Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's offices are advising fishermen to use extreme caution if they plan to go on the ice of Lac qui Parle Lake. Numerous holes have opened in the ice due to warm weather. The conditions are expected to deteriorate until several days of continuous...
December 29, 2011 - 12:17pm
December 12, 2011
Western Minn. counties take varying views of coyote bounties
MONTEVIDEO -- A $10 price was placed on the head of coyotes in Chippewa County starting Dec. 1, and some bounty hunters are answering the call. One week after the start of the bounty program, Chippewa County had paid out $10 bounties for eight coyotes. All of the coyote bounties...
December 12, 2011 - 12:00am
December 1, 2011
For a second year, Lac qui Parle, Minn., wildlife refuge playing host to goose hunting
WATSON -- Part two in a new era in goose hunting at the Lac qui Parle wildlife refuge gets underway today. Goose hunting will continue to be...
December 1, 2011 - 12:00am
November 9, 2011
Lac qui Parle Valley school bus driver and passenger suffer minor injuries in Swift County accident, 9 other students unharmed
News Region appleton holloway lac qui parle valley high school education accident MADISON -- A school bus driver and a 17-year-old student suffered minor injuries while nine other students escaped injury when a Lac qui Parle Valley school bus left a rural highway on Wednesday morning. Bus...
November 9, 2011 - 12:58pm
October 17, 2011
None for Dayton but 52 birds harvested during Governor's Pheasant Opener
MONTEVIDEO -- House Speaker Kurt Zellers bagged the rooster, but Gov.
October 17, 2011 - 12:00am
October 16, 2011
Update: Montevideo, Minn., area boasts surprising pheasant numbers for Governor's Pheasant Opener
MONTEVIDEO - House Speaker Kurt Zellers bagged the rooster, but Gov.
October 16, 2011 - 10:25am
October 15, 2011
No bird for Dayton during Governor's Pheasant Opener
MONTEVIDEO - House Speaker Kurt Zellers bagged the rooster, but Governor Mark Dayton fired plenty of zingers as he inaugurated the first Governor's...
October 15, 2011 - 6:20pm
September 3, 2011
Prep Football: Monte pounds LQPV
MONTEVIDEO -- The Montevideo Thunder Hawks piled up 573 yards offense in an impressive debut beating West Central South rival Lac qui Parle Valley 41-12 on Friday. Quarterback Brett Bergeson passed for 290 yards and three touchdowns and Jake Douglas rambled for 159 in 14 touches. Kyle...
September 3, 2011 - 12:44am
August 30, 2011
Prep Volleyball: Dawson-Boyd sweeps LQPV
MADISON -- Mari Lee hammered down 10 kills and Kelsi Schuelke and Justine Flattum combined for 27 assists to help Dawson-Boyd sweep Lac qui Parle Valley 25-16, 25-10, 25-10 Monday in the opener for both teams. Also aiding the offensive attack for the Blackjacks were Nicole Jurgenson...
August 30, 2011 - 12:00am
August 23, 2011
Pheasant numbers in west central Minnesota decline due to wet June, harsh winter
NEW LONDON -- Pheasant hunters in west central Minnesota will find fewer birds to chase this season, based on the annual, roadside counts conducted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in early August. "Disappointing'' but expected, is how Jeff Miller, assistant wildlife...
August 23, 2011 - 2:10pm
June 9, 2011
Update: Drivers hurt in crash southeast of Madison
Update 11:30 a.m. MADISON - The drivers' names have been released in a Tuesday afternoon crash in Lac qui Parle County. According to a release from the Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's Office. a 1994 Chrysler driven by Bruce Baker, 57, of Dawson was westbound on 230th Street when...
June 9, 2011 - 9:04am
June 7, 2011
Two rural telephone cooperatives will vote again on merger
CHOKIO -- Two rural telephone cooperatives are asking their patrons for a second time to approve their merger. Patrons with the Farmers Mutual Telephone Company of Bellingham and Federated Telephone of Chokio will cast ballots Thursday on whether or not to create a merged cooperative...
June 7, 2011 - 12:00am
May 28, 2011
Spring song may be falling silent on bomming grounds
WATSON -- It's getting noticeably quieter on the prairie each spring, much to the disappointment of Dave Trauba. Since 1999, he's been part of an effort to re-introduce prairie chickens to the grasslands of the Lac qui Parle wildlife management area and protected prairie areas, including...
May 28, 2011 - 12:00am