Lac Qui Parle County, MN

Flood Warning issued May 11 at 10:19PM CDT until further notice by NWS

..The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota... Minnesota River at Montevideo affecting Lac qui Parle, Chippewa and Yellow Medicine Counties. .Flooding continues along the Minnesota River at Montevideo, with recent thunderstorm rains contributing to slightly higher levels for.
Picture for Flood Warning issued May 11 at 10:19PM CDT until further notice by NWS

Lac qui Parle Sheriff’s Weekly Report

This week’s report from Lac qui Parle Sheriff Allen Anderson saw his deputies placing buoys on Lac qui Parle Lake; responding to a report of a beaver in Madison – the beaver was removed from city limits and released; a driver arrested for 1st Degree DWI; a report of a computer tower theft; and two accidents involving vehicles hitting deers resulting in the death of the deers in both cases.

Lac qui Parle Sheriff’s Office Weekly Report

Lac qui Parle County Sheriff Allen Anderson sent his weekly report of what his deputies responded to this past week. A man walked by the park and a dog wanted to bite him; an ordinance violation involving a vulgar flag, with the flag being taken down; assisting a two-vehicle crash in Yellow Medicine County where all parties refused medical treatment and transport; assist Dawson Boyd with a physical domestic investigation where the female subject was arrested for felony domestic assault and transported to jail; a black Suburban that followed kids from a bus stop to their house; and a caller stated he came home to find a Bb was shot at his bedroom window.

This Week’s Lac Qui Parle Sheriff’s Report

This week’s report from the Lac qui Parle Sheriff’s Office includes:. an intoxicated subject at a residence with a knife making suicidal comments, who was found to be in violation of a Domestic Abuse No Contact Order and arrested for that felony violation;. an individual making multiple allegations...

Series of Grass Fires Being Investigated as Arson

This past Saturday at 5:16 a.m., the Lac qui Parle Sheriff’s Office received a call of a large out of control grass fire located in Hantho Township. Appleton Fire Department was paged to extinguish the fire. A short time later, a second fire was reported in South Dakota and Nassau Fire Department was paged for that fire. A deputy en route to one of the fires located another fire in Walter Township. A total of five fires were located and put out that morning by local fire departments.

Suspicious Activity in Madison

Between April 13th and April 15th, Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office received numerous reports of suspicious activity within the City limits of Madison. Reports indicated several items left at a grave marker in the city cemetery including personal items and a full 1 gallon jug of water left at the outside entryway of three churches.

Lac qui Parle Sheriff’s Weekly Report

Another busy week for the Lac qui Parle Sheriff’s Office, as reported by Sheriff Allen Anderson. Deputies responded to: a theft of bundles of firewood, which was later replaced by newer wood; an X-boyfriend stealing an X-Box and games while watching the kids at the X-girlfriend’s house, the items were returned; a powerline shorting out and popping; a caller reporting their neighbor shining flood lamps in their window, but there was no criminal or ordinance violation; and a vehicle that ran into a residence causing minor property damage.