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Source: U.S. mortgage rates rise to highest levels in over two years
AT&T backs Time Warner merger at U.S. Senate hearing
Churches say they'll protect immigrants facing deportation
St. Cloud-based video company challenges state law on serving gay couples
Western Minn. cattlemen to serve on state association
WCT daily sports schedule
2016 Tribune Boys Basketball Previews
Boys Basketball Previews: Cards' Slagter always puts team first
Wild hold off Leafs' surge
Peterson may remain out of commission if Vikings are out of contention
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'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Harlow D. Skindelien
Marlene M. Baumann
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Dionne commentary: The disempowered majority in U.S.
Will commentary: Trump's Carrier ploy is not conservatism
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Parker commentary: Donald Trump's demagogic illogic
Thomas commentary: Remembering Pearl Harbor at 75
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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
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