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Crosby City Council members want embattled mayor to resign after arrest on four felonies
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
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February 20, 2017
Corps prepares for final construction repairs at Lac qui Parle Dam
WATSON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is nearing completion of repairs to Lac qui Parle Dam. The final repairs...
February 20, 2017 - 9:05pm
February 12, 2017
Ice Castle Tournament pulls in 2,200 on Lac qui Parle Lake
WATSON — Record-breaking temperatures helped attract approximately 2,200 anglers to Lac qui Parle Lake for the fourth annual Ice Castle...
February 12, 2017 - 8:11pm
January 13, 2017
Update: Ice conditions consistent on Lac qui Parle Lake
WATSON - Chuck Ellingson's phone has been ringing ever since news and social media accounts this week began advising anglers to use caution on...
January 13, 2017 - 2:17pm
Ice seeping up on Lac qui Parle fish houses
WATSON — People with ice fishing houses on Lac qui Parle Lake are being advised to check on them. Water has seeped on top of the ice around some houses on the lake. It's not known how extensive the problem might be, but a word of caution would be to the wise, according to Walt...
January 13, 2017 - 8:27am
January 6, 2017
Lac qui Parle Lake level to return to normal
ST. PAUL — The water level on Lac qui Parle Lake will soon be down to the normal range for winter, and should stay there for at least the near term. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, announced Friday that it plans to reduce outflows from the Lac qui Parle...
January 6, 2017 - 10:27pm
December 17, 2016
Caution urged on ice as repairs continue at Lac qui Parle dam
ST. PAUL — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is urging caution for those going on the ice of Lac qui Parle Lake or the Minnesota River. The Corps continues to alter flows as it complete repairs to the Lac qui Parle Dam, located on the Minnesota River in west...
December 17, 2016 - 7:32am
November 30, 2016
Corps to increase flows from Lac qui Parle Dam
WATSON — Recent rains and high water levels have led the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to continue to increase flows from Lac qui Parle...
November 30, 2016 - 6:42pm
November 19, 2016
Corps to lower pool in order to continue Lac qui Parle Dam repairs
ST. PAUL — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, completed the first phase of its planned repairs to the Lac qui Parle...
November 19, 2016 - 9:48am
November 15, 2016
Western Minnesota citizens show support for Standing Rock
WATSON — They came to protest, but left a thank you note. Sixteen people gathered at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lac qui Parle Project...
November 15, 2016 - 11:00pm
October 24, 2016
Former Watson mayor pleads guilty to burglary
MONTEVIDEO — Described at the time as believing the city had "a conspiracy going against him," the former mayor of Watson pleaded guilty...
October 24, 2016 - 7:47pm
September 29, 2016
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
Hours for the annual Meander are from noon until 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information call 866-866-5432, or go online at www.artsmeander.org. Social media fans can access information on Facebook at "meanderartcrawl." Brochures...
September 29, 2016 - 5:00pm
September 3, 2016
Corps to replace Lac qui Parle dam gates
ST. PAUL—Water levels in Lac qui Parle Lake will be higher this autumn as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, replaces...
September 3, 2016 - 9:16am
July 14, 2016
Watson pitches a baseball comeback story
WATSON—It may be too late for a Twins comeback story, but the tiny community of Watson has one to tell this season. Youth baseball has...
July 14, 2016 - 12:00am
July 11, 2016
Tiny town of Watson pitches a baseball comeback story
WATSON -- It may be too late for a Twins comeback story, but the tiny community of Watson has one to tell this season. Youth baseball has returned...
July 11, 2016 - 2:10pm
June 22, 2016
Judge commits former Watson Mayor for mental illness, addiction
MONTEVIDEO — A Chippewa County district judge has ordered the former mayor of Watson to be committed for up to six months on the basis of mental...
June 22, 2016 - 7:32pm