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Tuesday, November 23

Lac qui Parle County to receive award from MCIT

Lac qui Parle County has been selected to receive the Outstanding Performance in the Workers’ Compensation Division for 2021 award from the Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust (MCIT). Administrator Jake Sieg informed Lac qui Parle County Commissioners of...

“A Charlie Brown Christmas” kicks off with Santaland on Nov. 26

“A Charlie Brown Christmas” will be the theme for the 2021 Madison Area Chamber of Commerce holiday promotion. Karin Moen and Amber Omland are co-chairpersons for this year’s promotion, with a committee consisting of Judie and Myron Rosendahl, Dawn Croatt, Andy Thole...
 

Health is key for talented LqPV girls basketball team

Lac qui Parle Valley girls basketball is rich with talent, but a lack of numbers pose a problem for a team that's on the cusp of making a deep playoff run. The Eagles started practice Nov. 15 under second year coach Dylan Erickson and longtime assistant John Shurb.  Thomas Daniels is coaching ...
 

Shadows begin the hunt for a fourth straight state title

The quest for a fourth straight state championship is underway for the Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd Shadows, but the journey will be led by a new voice. Former Shadow dancer and assistant coach Carly Wager has taken over for longtime and record setting head coach Lisa Johnson who...

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