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LAC QUI PARLE COUNTY

Storms that swept across South Dakota and western and central Minnesota on Thursday night brought damaging winds that downed trees and power lines and destroyed buildings.
Our late spring is a challenge for migrating birds and frustrating for us, but it's not without its drama.
Two new avian flu infections reported Friday by the Minnesota Board of Animal Health bring Minnesota to seven total sites. Flocks in Stearns and Morrison counties were confirmed infected Thursday.
An update late Monday from the Minnesota Board of Animal Health showed a total of five avian flu infection sites in Minnesota, with new sites identified in Lac qui Parle and Kandiyohi counties.

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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz joined Tyler Lorenzen, CEO of Puris Proteins, as the company held an event to mark the start of production at its new facility in Dawson. A $100 million investment by Cargill in Puris has allowed the company to upgrade the former AMPI plant into a state-of-the-art facility for pea protein.
The project to replace the Milan Bridge began in May 2019 but high water conditions pushed the project into a second year. Replacing the historic riprap at the site proven challenging as well, and that work continued until now.
He grew up in Eden Prairie, but Chuck Ellingson fell in love with the outdoor life and especially, the Lac qui Parle area thanks to forays to his grandparents' farm there as a youth. So much so, he made it his business and now owns and operates the Watson Hunting Camp where he introduces others to the outdoor adventures the area offers.
A grand jury in Lincoln County, S.D., returned an indictment charging Kendra Joanne Lindblad, owner of the Redemption Basketball Academy of Dawson, with two counts alleging sexual contact with a child and attempted sexual contact.
MADISON, Minn. — A 56-year old man from Lac qui Parle County was found dead early Friday morning, July 12, pinned underneath an ATV.
MADISON, Minn. — Cheryl Klefsaas, 63, of rural Bellingham, died as a result of injuries she suffered in a two-vehicle crash at 8:26 p.m. on Saturday in Lac qui Parle County, near the South Dakota state line.

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BELLINGHAM, Minn. — The fate of a Dutchman who's owned and operated a dairy farm in western Minnesota since 2001 may be in the hands of Congress.
ROSEN, Minn. — Kor Mulder was on the phone talking to a TV news reporter from his homeland in the Netherlands when yet another reporter walked into the kitchen of his farm home.
MADISON, Minn. — Lac qui Parle County Sheriff Allan Anderson is offering a tip of the hat to two sheriff’s deputies who rescued a man and woman who were stranded in floodwaters after driving around a road closed barricade at 3:49 p.m. on Thursday, March 28.

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