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Tuesday, Jan. 24

         After two decades, Lady Eagles finally beat Minneota

The first time Lac qui Parle Valley and Minneota squared off in high school girls’ basketball came all the way back in the 2003-2004 season when the Vikings beat the Eagles 66-47. From that point on, Minneota has won 18 times without a loss. That is until Tuesday night, when Lac qui Parle...

Over 300 surveys submitted for shaping Madison meeting

Work on gathering public input continues as we wrapped up the community survey and prepare for the community meeting on Feb. 6, at the Madison VFW, 5-7 p.m. (see related meeting notice in this week’s paper).  We were very pleased with the survey response as we received over 300...

Wage adjustments for part-time sheriff’s office staff approved

Lac qui Parle County Commissioners held a short and concise meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 17, inside the Lac qui Parle County Courthouse. Wage adjustments for non-union part-time dispatchers, jailers and deputy sheriffs were approved.  This matches the part-time pay rate to the full...

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