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Registered Dietitian Janet Bush

Janet Bush, Registered Dietitian at Southwest Health and Human Services, joins Newsmakers on AM 800 KQAD to talk about National Nutrition Month. Janet gives you tips on how to have a balanced, healthy diet, as well as

Luverne Area Community Foundation

Emily Crabtree, the Executive Director of the Luverne Area Community Foundation, joins Newsmakers on AM 800 KQAD to talk about their spring grant application process for area non-profits. For more information, call the Luverne Area Community Foundation

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Jane Wildung Lanphere of the Luverne Area Chamber joins Newsmakers on AM 800 KQAD to look towards the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Luverne coming up on March 17. The parade starts at 4:30 p.m. For more

Police Blotter

Juveniles run away in Magnolia, steal truck

MAGNOLIA – At approximately 8:30 pm on Monday March 30, the Rock County Sheriff’s Office was contacted about three males juveniles that had run away from Southwestern Youth Services in Magnolia. At approximately 9:10 pm, the Rock

House fire in Luverne

LUVERNE – According to the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 2:30 pm on Tuesday, the Luverne Fire Department was called about a house on fire to 514 W. Lincoln Street in Luverne, home of Chad and

Name released in fatal crash near Ellsworth

ELLSWORTH – The driver of a pickup killed in a broadside crash Monday near Ellsworth was identified by the Minnesota State Patrol as 59-year-old Steven Hup of Luverne. According to the information released, two pickups met at

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  • Ex-friend: Aaron Hernandez thought helicopters followed him (Yahoo Sports) April 1, 2015
    A man who sued Aaron Hernandez over being shot in the face in Florida testified Wednesday in the former New England Patriots player's murder trial that Hernandez thought he was being followed by helicopters and that he was paranoid about his conversations being recorded. Instead, Bradley was allowed to tell jurors about how Hernandez had […]
  • NFL will view photos from Hardy's domestic violence trial (Yahoo Sports) April 1, 2015
    Prosecutors in North Carolina have agreed to let the NFL see photographs from Greg Hardy's domestic violence trial as the league considers whether to suspend the defensive end who signed with Dallas last month. An order filed Wednesday in a North Carolina court grants limited access to the NFL, the players association and attorneys for […]
  • Lagares, Mets working on deal to guarantee $23M from 2016-19 (Yahoo Sports) April 1, 2015
    The Mets are working to complete a new contract with Juan Lagares that would guarantee the center fielder $23 million from 2016-19, including a buyout of a $9.5 million option for 2020. ''I love the Mets,'' Lagares said Wednesday. ... This is where I want to be.'' Lagares has a $528,696 salary in the major […]
  • Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon to start season on DL (Yahoo Sports) April 1, 2015
    Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon will start the season on the disabled list because of a sprained left knee Rendon was hurt March 9 diving for a ball in the field. The Nationals expected Rendon to return within a week, but pain lingered. He was diagnosed with a sprained medial collateral ligament and was […]
  • Cowboys bring back linebacker McClain on 1-year contract (Yahoo Sports) April 1, 2015
    The Cowboys are bringing back linebacker Rolando McClain after the former top 10 pick revived his career with a solid season in Dallas. The team said on its website Wednesday that McClain had re-signed. McClain had trouble staying on the field last year because of various injuries but still finished second on the team with […]
  • Northern Iowa and Ben Jacobson agree to 10-year extension (Yahoo Sports) April 1, 2015
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Northern Iowa coach Ben Jacobson has agreed to stay with the Panthers for another decade.
  • Woman recants allegation ex-Alabama player assaulted her (Yahoo Sports) April 1, 2015
    The woman who said former Alabama football player Jonathan Taylor assaulted her has recanted the allegations. The 24-year-old woman, who has not been identified, was arrested on a charge of False Reporting to Law Enforcement, Tuscaloosa police said Wednesday in a release. She was released from the Tuscaloosa County Jail on bond. Taylor was arrested […]
  • Curry and Thompson help Warriors beat Clippers 110-106 (Yahoo Sports) April 1, 2015
    Stephen Curry snaked through the paint, came out near his bench, dribbled behind his back and faked Chris Paul to the floor on a jumper from the left corner, drawing oohs from the crowd. Curry finished with 27 points and Klay Thompson added 25. I didn't see the bench's reaction, but they said everybody was […]
  • Tiger Woods played practice round at Augusta (Yahoo Sports) April 1, 2015
    Tiger Woods played a practice round Tuesday at Augusta National, a strong indication that the four-time champion could make his return at the Masters. Mark Steinberg, his agent at Excel Sports Management, confirmed in an email to The Associated Press that Woods played 18 holes.
  • Tennessee hires former Texas coach Rick Barnes (Yahoo Sports) March 31, 2015
    When he gave his farewell press conference after an unwanted exit from Texas, Rick Barnes predicted he'd be coaching again ''quicker than you probably think.'' It turns out Barnes already had a pretty good idea where he'd end up. Barnes had begun talking to Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart about the Volunteers' coaching vacancy Saturday, […]

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Luverne Cardinal baseball on KQAD

Catch the games on AM-800, KQAD and online at with Bruce Thalhuber… Monday-3/30-15-Luverne 7,  Edgerton/SWC 2 Tuesday- 3/31/2015 Luverne 17, Adrian 3 Tuesday- 4/7/2015 5:30PM at Pipestone Friday-4/10/2015 4:00PM Doubleheader at home with Redwood Valley Tuesday- 4/14/2015

National Sports Summary

‘Canes, Cardinal in NIT final…Winston impresses on Pro Day NEW YORK (AP) – Sheldon McClellan scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half, and Miami rallied to beat Temple 60-57 to reach the NIT championship