First section of 24 inch steel pipe Construction progressing well on Lewis & Clark pipeline to Luverne
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Minnesota House Minority Leader Paul Thissen

Minnesota House Minority Leader Paul Thissen joins Newsmakers on AM 800 KQAD to discuss the 2015 Minnesota Legislative session. The Monday deadline at midnight will now lead to a special session of state law makers. Thissen discusses

Life on the Prairie

Jane Wildung Lanphere of the Luverne Area Chamber joins Newsmakers on AM 800 KQAD to preview upcoming Life on the Prairie events in Luverne during the spring and summer season. The bison at Blue Mound State Park,

Police Blotter

George man hits power lines by Boyden

Boyden, IA — A George man’s feed truck was damaged along with MidAmerican Energy power lines in an accident on Thursday, May 14th near Boyden. The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 8:46 am, 21-year-old

Spencer schools on lockdown Tuesday

SPENCER, Iowa – Several Spencer schools were placed on lockdown Tuesday after an incident with a custodian. Spencer Police say that at about 9:47 Tuesday morning, the Spencer School Resource Officer was contacted by the Fairview School

Wood pile catches fire near Rock Rapids

Rock Rapids, Iowa — A wood pile was damaged in a fire on Monday, May 18, 2015 near Rock Rapids. According to Rock Rapids Fire Chief Ed Reck, about 4:35 AM, the Rock Rapids Fire Department was

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  • Rizzo drives in 6, Cubs rally late to beat D-Backs 9-6 (Yahoo Sports) May 24, 2015
    PHOENIX (AP) -- Anthony Rizzo matched his career high with six RBIs and the Chicago Cubs snapped the Arizona Diamondbacks' five-game winning streak with a 9-6 victory Saturday night.
  • Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-4 in Game 4 of Western final (Yahoo Sports) May 24, 2015
    Antoine Vermette turned a huge disappointment into a moment of pure joy. Vermette scored at 5:37 of the second extra session, and the Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-4 on Saturday night to tie the Western Conference finals at two games apiece. ''I'm glad he finished it for us,'' coach Joel Quenneville said.
  • Curry, Golden State rout Houston 115-80 to take 3-0 lead (Yahoo Sports) May 24, 2015
    Golden State coach Steve Kerr described Stephen Curry's performance Saturday night simply. ''Steph was Steph,'' Kerr said. The MVP did what he does best, using his extraordinary 3-point shooting to power a 40-point game and the Warriors made it look easy against Houston, beating the Rockets 115-80 to take a 3-0 lead in the Western […]
  • Orioles reliever leaves game after umps inspect his forearm (Yahoo Sports) May 24, 2015
    Baltimore Orioles reliever Brian Matusz has left the game against the Miami Marlins in the 12th inning after the umpire crew chief inspected the left-hander's right forearm. With the score 0-0, Matusz retired the first two batters before new Marlins manager Dan Jennings approached home plate umpire Jordan Baker. Baker and crew chief Paul Emmel […]
  • Astros turn 1st triple play since 2004, beat Tigers (Yahoo Sports) May 24, 2015
    The Houston Astros were having a miserable defensive inning. Two mistakes - one mental, one physical - had left Detroit with men on first and second, nobody out and one run already in against rookie Lance McCullers. ''I'm thinking we're in trouble,'' Astros manager A.J. Hinch said.
  • Vermette, Teravainen return to Blackhawks lineup for Game 4 (Yahoo Sports) May 23, 2015
    CHICAGO (AP) -- Blackhawks forwards Antoine Vermette and Teuvo Teravainen are active for Game 4 of the Western Conference finals.
  • Mets 3B Wright has back problem, shut down for another week (Yahoo Sports) May 23, 2015
    PITTSBURGH (AP) -- New York Mets third baseman David Wright has been shut down for at least another week because of a back problem, further delaying his return from the disabled list.
  • Hawks-Cavaliers Preview (Yahoo Sports) May 23, 2015
    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- - Kyrie Irving plopped down on a courtside bench following a brisk workout and two team trainers quickly went to work adjusting straps on his new knee brace. The Cavaliers, completely in command of the Eastern Conference finals, may soon be closer to full strength. Irving made some cuts and drives […]
  • Kevin Na regains sole lead at Colonial (Yahoo Sports) May 23, 2015
    The last time Kevin Na took the lead into the final round of a tournament, he faltered badly. For Ian Poulter, though he laughs about it, there is that anonymous survey of PGA Tour players done by Sports Illustrated where he and Rickie Fowler tied as the most overrated player on tour. Na and Poulter […]
  • Hawks' Kyle Korver out for the playoffs with sprained ankle (Yahoo Sports) May 23, 2015
    Already facing a daunting task after losing the first two games at home in the Eastern Conference final, the Atlanta Hawks were dealt another major blow Saturday when 3-point specialist Kyle Korver was ruled out for the rest of the playoffs because of a severely sprained right ankle. Cleveland's Matthew Dellavedova slammed into the side […]

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