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Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
Italy quake death toll hits 250 as rescuers search demolished towns
Trump, Clinton spar over who is best for minority voters
Records published Aug. 26
He's un-fur-gettable: Minnesota State Fair mascot dishes on staying cool, big huggers and Goldy ties
BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Paul J. Willems
Connie Lee Ulferts (Key Carelli)
Carol J. Hansen
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
November 13, 2012
Duck hunters rescued off of Marsh Lake in western Minnesota
MADISON -- Law enforcement officers rescued three stranded duck hunters from an island in Marsh Lake Sunday evening. According to a news release from Lac qui Parle County Sheriff Rick Halverson, his office received a 911 call around 7:40 p.m. that the hunters were stuck on the island...
November 13, 2012 - 10:33am
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
October 4, 2012
Outdoor community theater to open Meander weekend in Granite Falls, Minn.
October 4, 2012 - 7:50am
August 20, 2012
Two hurt in head-on crash northwest of Montevideo, Minn.
MADISON -- The drivers of both vehicles involved in an early morning head-on collision northwest of Montevideo were taken to area hospitals for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. According to a news release from Lac qui Parle County Sheriff Rick Halvorson, the crash was...
August 20, 2012 - 2:06pm
July 10, 2012
Juveniles to Dawson, Minn., hospital after ATV crash
DAWSON -- Three juveniles were injured in an ATV crash Monday evening and were taken to Johnson Memorial Hospital in Dawson for treatment. According to a news release from the Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's office, the incident was reported around 7:15 p.m. Monday on County Road...
July 10, 2012 - 11:12am
June 22, 2012
Three face drug charges, marijuana grow found in Lac qui Parle County, Minn.
MADISON -- Three people were arrested Monday and face felony drug charges for their alleged roles in a marijuana growing operation at a home in Cerro Gordo Township of Lac qui Parle County. According to a news release from the Lac Qui Parle County Sheriff's Office, Raymond Eugene...
June 22, 2012 - 10:46am
June 19, 2012
State Baseball: Eagles dream season ends in 6-0 loss
MINNEAPOLIS -- There's an old Swedish saying that "You can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy." The...
June 19, 2012 - 12:00am
June 16, 2012
Lac qui Parle Valley (Minnesota) wins again to reach Class A baseball final
CHASKA -- So many dramatic twists and comedic turns have been played out in the Lac qui Parle Valley baseball team's season that it was fitting...
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
June 2, 2012
Lac qui Parle Valley (Minnesota) 1 win from State; Morris, BOLD still alive in elimination brackets
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. -- With junior pitcher Ben Morken dialed in the Lac qui Parle Valley Eagles posted a 5-0 victory over the Windom Eagles...
June 2, 2012 - 5:27pm
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
March 24, 2012
Infant dies near Boyd, Minn., after mother suffers medical problem
BOYD -- A 15-day-old infant died Thursday after her mother apparently experienced a medical problem and fell on top of her. The Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's Office received an emergency call at 5 p.m. Thursday requesting medical help for an unresponsive infant and mother at a home...
March 24, 2012 - 11:31am
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
Burglars shoot open doors with shotgun on grocery, convenience store in Milan and Clara City
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. The burglars...
March 9, 2012 - 3:04pm
February 2, 2012
Arrest made in alleged cattle theft in western Minn.
MADISON -- Authorities in Lac qui Parle County said late Thursday afternoon that all the cattle missing in an alleged theft Saturday from a rural Madison feedlot have now been accounted for. According to the Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's Office, 40-year-old Richard Kenneth Nelson...
February 2, 2012 - 7:04pm