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Circus returns to Atwater today for twin shows
Litchfield woman hospitalized after being pinned between dump truck, forklift
Police arrest protesters outside governor’s home
A slice of Granite Falls' history comes crumbling down
Kidney dialysis center to open in Renville County
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
Police arrest protesters outside governor’s home
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
March 24, 2015
Letter: Water belongs to all of us
After reading your story “Few southwest Minnesota lakes, rivers swimmable” published March 4, we lament the state of our shared water resources. Like many Minnesotans, we are frustrated that we have allowed such pollution to continue, and we question our unwillingness to own up...
March 24, 2015 - 10:52am
January 22, 2015
Tobacco in disguise
MADISON — Erin Simmons has a good idea of who is buying the Gummy Bear-flavored e-juice and the Hello Kitty-themed e-cigarettes that turn the...
January 22, 2015 - 11:03pm
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
December 31, 2014
Believe it or not: A tree felled in Madison, Minnesota, can land in Florida
DAWSON — Drop a large cottonwood tree in Madison, Minnesota, and it might just land in Orlando, Florida, believe it or not. Which is right...
December 31, 2014 - 9:27am
December 18, 2014
Madison mom maintains innocence in medical cannabis case (video)
MADISON — Angela Brown’s attorney filed motions during a hearing Wednesday morning in District Court in Madison seeking to dismiss a charge...
December 18, 2014 - 4:19pm
December 17, 2014
Video: News conference of Angela Brown and attorney Michael Hughes in Madison
MADISON - Angela Brown's attorney filed motions seeking to dismiss a charge of child endangerment against the 38-year-old mother in district...
December 17, 2014 - 3:22pm
December 15, 2014
Group asks Lac qui Parle County to drop the charges against Angela Brown
MADISON — A threat of ice- and snow- covered roads notwithstanding, Patrick McClellan vows he will make a better than three-hour drive from...
December 15, 2014 - 11:05pm
December 11, 2014
Defense attorney to seek dismissal of criminal charges against mother who gave son medical cannabis
MADISON – A Lac qui Parle County case that has attracted national attention in the debate over medical cannabis returns to court next...
December 11, 2014 - 6:17pm
November 5, 2014
NLS to look at why its school levy failed, may try again
NEW LONDON — It’s time to regroup for the New London-Spicer School Board after the district’s voters failed to support a proposed building project. The proposed $14.6 million project would have paid for remodeling in the district’s buildings and the addition of a performing...
November 5, 2014 - 11:41pm
Municipal election results
The following are election results for municipal posts in selected cities in the region. Results are reported from the Secretary of State’s website and local officials, and they are unofficial until canvassing boards meet. The unofficial winners are marked with an asterisk. Details...
November 5, 2014 - 11:18pm
September 29, 2014
Mom accused of giving child cannabis challenges charges
MONTEVIDEO — Lac qui Parle County’s charges against a Madison mother who treated her son with medical cannabis appears headed to trial, after...
September 29, 2014 - 11:54pm