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Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
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Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
June 4, 2014
Six defendants sentenced in Lac qui Parle fatal party
MADISON — One by one Wednesday, six of the college-age students who pleaded guilty after a party that led to a young man’s death stood before a judge to receive their sentences. Dawson-Boyd High School senior Michael Anyasike was among an estimated 100 youths attending the party...
June 4, 2014 - 11:44pm
April 18, 2014
19-year-old host pleads guilty in Lac qui Parle County drinking case
MADISON — Guilty pleas have now been entered by five of the eight defendants charged with violations related to the party attended by Michael...
April 18, 2014 - 1:00am
April 17, 2014
Party host pleads guilty in Lac qui Parle case
MADISON — Guilty pleas have now been entered by five of the eight defendants charged with violations related to the party attended by...
April 17, 2014 - 2:28pm
March 24, 2014
Lac qui Parle files charges in party that led to student’s death
MADISON — Lac qui Parle County has filed misdemeanor charges against a 19-year-old college student and his 59-year-old father for allegedly violating Lac qui Parle County’s social host ordinance. The charges follow the March 9 death of a Dawson-Boyd High School senior and athlete,...
March 24, 2014 - 11:20pm
Charges filed following underage drinking party in Lac qui Parle County
MADISON — A 19-year-old college student and his father are facing misdemeanor charges for allegedly violating Lac qui Parle County’s social host ordinance. The charges follow the March 9 party in rural Lac qui Parle County that led to the death of a Dawson-Boyd High School...
March 24, 2014 - 1:12pm
August 6, 2013
Madison, Minn., theater scripting its own destiny; it's now showing in digital format
MADISON -- Madison's solution to the digital divide is pretty old-fashioned: Everyone chips in to make up the difference. In this case, patrons...
August 6, 2013 - 11:25pm
June 9, 2013
Woman, girl die after boat flips on Lac qui Parle Lake
MADISON, Minn. (AP) — A woman and a girl have died after a boat overturned on Lac qui Parle lake, sending its occupants into the water. KARE-TV reports (http://kare11.tv/18jwmfU) the boat flipped over Saturday afternoon near Boyd's Landing. The Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's...
June 9, 2013 - 12:05pm
April 18, 2013
Songwriter, musician carries his Madison upbringing overseas
Charlie Roth made his getaway like so many others, signing up with the military right out of high school. “I had to leave Madison. I always...
April 18, 2013 - 8:57am
February 11, 2013
Snow plows battling strong winds, driving remains difficult in west central Minnesota
WILLMAR — Snow plows are continuing to battle strong winds and drifting snow in west central Minnesota, and difficult driving conditions persist. Conditions vary across the region, with the most difficult driving conditions reported in the Madison, Montevideo and Granite Falls...
February 11, 2013 - 3:45pm
December 28, 2012
Madison couple killed; Hector semi driver in critical condition after Hwy 71 crash (photo gallery)
NEW LONDON — An elderly Madison couple was killed Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and State...
December 28, 2012 - 10:10am
October 22, 2012
UPDATED: Madison, Minn., man killed by falling tree
MADISON -- A 32-year-old Madison man has died as a result of injuries sustained Sunday afternoon when a tree fell on him at a rural Madison location. According to a news release from Lac qui Parle Sheriff Rick Halvorson, Robert Tonn was one of three men cutting down trees in Section...
October 22, 2012 - 3:05pm
April 14, 2012
A timely help for an untimely accident
MADISON -- There are a lot of thoughts that can go through your mind while lying helpless on the ground with four broken ribs and the bones in...
April 14, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Man pleads to rustling cows in Lac qui Parle Co. in west central Minn.
MADISON -- The man accused of rustling 26 Holstein steers from a Lac qui Parle County farm and selling them at sales barns in Benson and Pipestone...
April 6, 2012 - 8:00am
March 10, 2012
Burglars shoot doors on businesses in Milan, Clara City, Minn.
MONTEVIDEO -- Burglars used a shotgun to blast glass doors on two Chippewa County businesses located 68 miles from one another. They may also be responsible for shooting out the windows and the radiator of a pickup truck parked at the Lac qui Parle Valley High School in rural Madison. The...
March 10, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
Wrobleski granted request to move trial out of Renville County, Minn.
OLIVIA -- A district court judge has approved a request to move the trial for a Willmar man accused of stealing vehicles and burglarizing a farm...
March 9, 2012 - 3:43pm