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Willmar PD seeks use-of-force simulator
Records published March 29
NLS approves funding for track and field projects
Prosecutors want police conduct expert to testify at Minnesota police officer's manslaughter trial
Minn. legislators weigh increasing penalties for blocking highways during protests
Rubio's three FTs send Wolves past Pacers
Local Roundup: Jackson earns All-America honors
U.S. women's team settle pay dispute, avoid boycott
Gimenez hardest transition to Twins may be getting son on the bandwagon
Tonkin polishing new cutter in Twins bullpen
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Violet Gurtrude Swanson
Keith L. Sorenson
Delores A. Larson
Ethel L. Anderson
LeRoy H. Koenen
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
February 23, 2017
Wisconsin's capital city settles police shooting of unarmed teen for $3.35 million
The family of a biracial teenager who was fatally shot while unarmed by a white police officer has settled a lawsuit against the city of Madison,...
February 23, 2017 - 5:18pm
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
December 7, 2016
Madison siblings meet sister they never knew existed
It’s a scenario like something out of a movie: Four close-knit Madison-raised siblings in Minnesota, all in their 50s and 60s, are forced to...
December 7, 2016 - 6:34am
November 4, 2016
Changes in the land as Minnesota Farmers Union president moving on
MADISON — Doug Peterson is leaving his post as president of the Minnesota Farmers Union feeling good about the strength of the 14,000-member...
November 4, 2016 - 10:48pm
October 14, 2016
61-year-old Dawson man cleared of sexual assault charge
MADISON — A 61-year-old Dawson man accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl has been acquitted on two felony counts, cleared...
October 14, 2016 - 7:52am
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
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
August 3, 2016
Law enforcement veteran trades office in Washington for self-proclaimed lutefisk capital
MADISON -- After a 25-year career with federal law enforcement chasing terrorists and drug dealers, New Jersey-raised Lou Sager answered a help...
August 3, 2016 - 4:25pm
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
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
April 23, 2016
Records published April 23
This is the records summary for April 23. Three injured in 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...
April 23, 2016 - 12:00am
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
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 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