Residents Of 'Gnometown' Take Up Permanent Residence In Dawson, MinnesotaAbout 1,400 people live in the town of Dawson, but that doesn’t account for the entire population. Every city has its thing. And in 1987, the first gnome moved to town.
Muslim Family, Pastor Come Together To Educate Town On IslamThere are about 3.3 million Muslims living in the United States. Five of them live in Dawson, Minn. And all of them are part of the same family.
A Minnesota Doctor Answers His Town's FAQs on IslamIn Dawson, Minn. there are only five people who are of the Muslim faith. In an effort to educate the community, and to bring people of different faith together, Lutheran Intern Pastor Mandy France asked Ayaz Virji and his family to speak to the community about the Islam faith.
Victims ID’d In Fatal Lac Qui Parle Co. CrashFog may have contributed to a fatal crash early Friday morning, according to the Lac Qui Parle County Sheriff's Office. The accident occurred at about 4:52 a.m. at the intersection of county roads 25 and 2. One of the drivers was pronounced dead at the scene.
Charges Filed In H.S. Football Player's Death After PartyCharges have been filed against a number of people – including a father and son – in connection to the death of a Dawson teenager who fled an underage drinking party and died of hypothermia, the Lac qui Parle County Attorney's Office announced Monday.
Dawson Teen Who Fled Party Died Of HypothermiaA report released Thursday shows a Dawson teenager who fled an underage drinking party died from hypothermia. The incident happened on March 9 after the Lac Qui Parle Sheriff's Office was called to the 2700 block of 280th Street at about 12:30 a.m. in rural Madison, Minn., on an underage party with alcohol.
Playwright's 'Hamlet' Hits The Road In MinnesotaMinnesota playwright Jeffrey Hatcher is taking his one-man show about his childhood experience staging Hamlet on the road this month. "Jeffrey Hatcher's Hamlet" will travel to seven Minnesota communities. Hatcher was 11 when he adapted, directed and performed in Shakespeare's drama "Hamlet" for a fifth-grade English class in Steubenville, Ohio.
Dawson Meat Processor Gets Pollution PenaltyA western Minnesota meat processing plant has been given a $20,000 civil penalty for discharges of blood- and manure-contaminated water.