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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
February 18, 2016
Records published Feb. 18
This is the records summary for Feb. 18: Drugs found in Madison MADISON — The Lac Qui Parle Sheriff’s Office executed search warrants Tuesday at a residence and storage unit in Madison. As a result of the search, officers seized drugs and stolen property. A 52-year-old Madison...
February 18, 2016 - 12:02am
October 1, 2015
Madison man pleads guilty to federal weapons charge
MADISON — A Madison man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of being a felon in possession of firearms. Joseph Alan James, 29, of Madison, was arrested in July and had faced multiple firearms violation charges in addition to burglary and criminal damage to property charges....
October 1, 2015 - 11:01pm
July 30, 2015
Lac qui Parle County deaths homicide, suicide
MADISON — The two people found dead Wednesday in rural Madison have been identified, and law enforcement has determined that they died as a result of a homicide and suicide. Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office deputies found William C. Walley, 78, and Shelley B. Walley, 69,...
July 30, 2015 - 10:58pm
Lac qui Parle County deaths determined to be homicide
MADISON – The two people found dead Wednesday in rural Madison have been identified, and law enforcement has determined that they died as a result of a homicide and suicide. Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office deputies found William C. Walley, 78, and Shelley B. Walley, 69,...
July 30, 2015 - 5:11pm
July 29, 2015
Two found dead at rural Madison residence
MADISON – Two people were reportedly found dead this morning at a rural Madison Township residence. The Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office reportedly found the two dead adults during a welfare check at the residence around 8 a.m this morning. The bodies were transported...
July 29, 2015 - 6:03pm
July 22, 2015
State Patrol IDs driver killed in Madison crash
MADISON — The Minnesota State Patrol identified the person who died Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash as Jeffrey J. Kowitz, 58, of Watertown, South Dakota. The crash at the intersection of U.S. Highway 212 and Lac qui Parle County Road 7 involved Kowitz’s 2009 Chevy Silverado and...
July 22, 2015 - 10:46pm
July 20, 2015
County dismisses cannabis oil charge
MADISON — Friends offered toasts and their congratulations, but Angela Brown felt no real sense of relief or success on Friday. “I don’t...
July 20, 2015 - 11:56pm
July 9, 2015
Madison man faces 22 felony charges
MADISON — Law enforcement has determined that the 29-year-old Madison man arrested Tuesday for the attempted burglary of two Madison businesses is also tied to the burglary and theft of firearms at a Madison gunsmith shop. Joseph Alan James made his first court appearance Wednesday...
July 9, 2015 - 11:40pm
July 7, 2015
Madison authorities arrest man for attempted burglaries
MADISON — Law enforcement has identified and arrested the suspect alleged to have shot a firearm late Friday night at an ATM and liquor store in Madison during two attempted burglaries. The Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office arrested the 29-year-old Madison man Tuesday at...
July 7, 2015 - 10:34pm
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
April 16, 2015
Child endangerment charge expected to be dismissed against mother who treated son with cannabis
MADISON -- Angela Brown of Madison has signed off on an agreement that will lead to the dismissal of a child endangerment charge against her for giving her 15-year-old son cannabis oil to treat his seizures and pain from a traumatic brain injury. Brown said her attorney Michael...
April 16, 2015 - 7:40pm