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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

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George, Iowa man pulled over after pursuit

SIBLEY, Iowa — A George, Iowa, man is being held in the Osceola County Jail following a pursuit late Tuesday afternoon. According to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, witnesses reported seeing a white car pulling a trailer

Multiple injuries in Highway 60 accident

SIBLEY – The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office reports that 64-year-old Alan VanBeek of Orange City was driving a 2011 Ford Ranger, owned by Orkin LLC, eastbound on 210th Street, four miles south of Sibley. Witnesses advised that

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  • Notre Dame beats Baylor, advances to 5th straight Final Four (Yahoo Sports) March 30, 2015
    Notre Dame star Jewell Loyd struggled with her shot for the second straight game. Lindsay Allen was there again to help the Fighting Irish advance. Allen scored 23 points and top-seeded Notre Dame beat Baylor 77-68 in the Oklahoma City regional final Sunday night to reach its fifth consecutive Final Four. It's been awesome to […]
  • James scores 20 and Cavaliers slip past 76ers 87-86 (Yahoo Sports) March 30, 2015
    Moving 2 1/2 games ahead of Chicago for second place in the Eastern Conference was all that mattered to James, who led Cleveland with 20 points. ''You find a way to win,'' he said as the Cavaliers hung on for their 16th straight home victory despite being held scoreless over the final 4:04. No matter […]
  • Leonard has double-double to lead Spurs past Grizzlies (Yahoo Sports) March 30, 2015
    San Antonio's emphasis on continuous ball movement was cast aside in the fourth quarter. Leonard scored San Antonio's first 15 points of the final period on his way to 25 points and 10 rebounds, leading the Spurs to a 103-89 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday. ''What Kawhi did today was incredible and it […]
  • Duke back in Final Four after 66-52 win over Gonzaga (Yahoo Sports) March 30, 2015
    Mike Krzyzewski is living in the moment with his youngest team ever, not thinking too much about the significance of his latest trip to the NCAA Final Four. With their trio of freshmen starting, the Blue Devils are going to their 16th Final Four, and a record-tying 12th for Krzyzewski, after a 66-52 win over […]
  • Clippers beat Celtics 119-106 for 7th straight win (Yahoo Sports) March 30, 2015
    The Los Angeles Clippers have responded quite nicely to a pair of disappointing losses to Western Conference contenders. J.J. Redick scored 27 points, Chris Paul had 21 points and 10 assists, and the Clippers beat the Boston Celtics 119-106 on Sunday for their seventh consecutive win. On March 13, the Clippers - minus Blake Griffin […]
  • Denny Hamlin races to 25th Cup win, 5th at Martinsville (Yahoo Sports) March 29, 2015
    Denny Hamlin just needed a visit to Martinsville Speedway to get his racing team back on track. Now, with his spot in NASCAR's Chase for the championship virtually assured, they can work to make it better. Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and ended Toyota's 32-race winless […]
  • Spartans Final Four-bound after 76-70 OT win over Louisville (Yahoo Sports) March 29, 2015
    Travis Trice vowed a day earlier that he wasn't going to cry should the Michigan State Spartans continue their improbable run to the Final Four. The senior guard's vow lasted no more than 10 seconds once the final horn sounded following Michigan State's 76-70 overtime victory over Louisville in a thrilling NCAA Tournament East Regional […]
  • Jimmy Walker wins hometown Texas Open (Yahoo Sports) March 29, 2015
    Jimmy Walker made himself right at home on the Texas Open leaderboard. Walker won his hometown event Sunday to become the first two-time winner this season on the PGA Tour, beating fellow Texan Jordan Spieth by four strokes. ''(Spieth) really made me fight hard,'' Walker said. ''He kept hitting it close, and I had to […]
  • DePaul brings Dave Leitao back as coach (Yahoo Sports) March 29, 2015
    The most recent time DePaul reached the NCAA Tournament, Dave Leitao was the coach. The Blue Demons hope he can take them there again. Leitao, who coached DePaul from 2002-05, was brought back to lead the men's basketball program on Sunday. ''I underestimated what a special place DePaul University and the city of Chicago are […]
  • Rick Barnes says he wanted to stay as Texas coach (Yahoo Sports) March 29, 2015
    An emotional Rick Barnes fought back tears in saying goodbye to Texas after 17 years Sunday, insisting he's grateful for his time with Longhorns and isn't bitter about being fired. ''The wins and losses are fleeting, but it's the relationships that matter,'' Barnes said at a 40-minute farewell news conference. We've been blessed as a […]

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Luverne Cardinal baseball on KQAD

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

National Sports Summary

Duke, Michigan State reach Final Four…New leader in Southwest…Cavs pad division lead HOUSTON (AP) – Freshman Justise Winslow drained a pair of 3-pointers down the stretch and finished with 16 points as top seed Duke beat Gonzaga