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Tuesday, May 17

Ferocious storm devastates Lac qui Parle County

A powerful storm system tore through Lac qui Parle County Thursday evening, leaving a path of destruction unlike anything the area has seen before. According to, "A particularly dangerous storm system known as a derecho moved through the Northern Plains during the late...

LqPV splits games at home tourney in Rosen

Lac qui Parle Valley played through adversity and walked away with a split in their home tournament that had to be relocated due to a disaster. After Madison Memorial Field was pummeled by Thursday’s powerful storm, Rosen stepped forward to host the Eagles tournament Saturday with...

Hamlin Township adopts feedlot ordinance

Hamlin Township held a board meeting back on Sept. 14, 2021, and recently passed an ordinance to prohibit animal feedlots that hold more than 1,000 “animal units.” The original concept to come up with a moritorium came at the Sept. 12 meeting where multiple individuals cited...

Eagle boys golf takes sixth at Minneota Invite

Lac qui Parle Valley boys golf finished in the middle of the pack at the Minneota Invite Tuesday at Countryside Golf Club. The Eagles shot 364, finishing sixth out of 12 teams. Lakeview took first place with a 321, edging second place Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa by 10 strokes.  Dawson-Boyd...

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