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Law enforcement urges peace during pipeline protests
How will it end? Experts weigh in on possible outcomes of Dakota Access Pipeline protest
Fire at California loft party kills 9, higher death toll feared
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
July 30, 2015
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
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