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WATSON

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin its annual drawdown of the Lac qui Parle reservoir to increase storage capacity for spring runoff.
With the duck season at end, those with a passion for waterfowl hunting still have nearly a month's worth of goose hunting ahead of them. The Lac qui Parle refuge still offers opportunities for late season geese, even if the days of big numbers are over.
Court errored in basing sentence on two criminal history points instead of one, which will mean some reduction in prison time.
Work on the Churchill Dam at Lac qui Parle Lake requires limiting traffic to one lane on Chippewa County Road 13 and Lac qui Parle County Road 33 where the roads meet on the bridge by the dam.

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According to a crash report, Maikawa Manachi, 29, of Appleton was transported to CCM Health in Montevideo with non-life-threatening injuries following a crash Sunday.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on its draft master plan and environmental assessment for four Minnesota reservoirs, including the Lac qui Parle dam.
The Lac qui Parle reservoir, near Watson, is at its target summer level, as Corps hopes to raise water for winter if possible.
A new control structure allowed for the drawdown of the lake over the past year-and-a-half. The gates were closed June 21, but low water conditions will likely persist into the upcoming waterfowl season. The emergent vegetation made possible by the drawdown should attract migrating waterfowl like days of old.
Joseph Rongstad, 39, who faced burglary and criminal damage to property charges for driving a small tractor through the narthex of the Watson Lutheran Church, was sentenced Thursday to jail and probation. A prison sentence was stayed.

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The annual Mission Sunday celebration is set for July 11.
Lake levels will remain low on Marsh Lake as the drawdown will continue this summer to allow vegetation to reestablish. The drawdown has helped knock down carp populations.
An opportunity to purchase what is now Mitlyng's Bait and Tackle sounded like a good idea to two brothers who loved to hunt and fish back in 1974. One of those brothers has stayed with it ever since, knowing that his customers still consider a bait shop near the Lac qui Parle dam a very good idea indeed.

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