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This is the Records summary for April 29.

Two injured in Meeker County accident

LITCHFIELD — Two people were injured in a one-vehicle accident reported at 6:09 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of 624th Avenue and County Road 28 south of Litchfield in Greenleaf Township of Meeker County.


Todd Smith Jr., 28, of Grove City, was airlifted by Life Link to the Hennepin County Medical Center. Ashlley Ramthun, 22, of Litchfield, was transported by Gold Cross Ambulance to the Meeker County Hospital in Litchfield, according to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Department.

Smith was driving a 1999 Mazda Protégé southbound on 615th Avenue when his vehicle ran a stop sign and rolled in the southwest field.

The Meeker County Sheriff’s office, Minnesota State Patrol, Litchfield, Fire Department, Litchfield Rescue, Gold Cross Ambualnce and Life Link Helicopter responded. The accident is under investigation by the Meeker County Sheriff’s Department.

Garage fire

DASSEL — Fire fighters in Dassel extinguished a fire that damaged an unattached garage at 1:08 p.m. on Friday.

The fire fighters were able to confine the fire to the north side of the 24-foot by 64-foot garage at 551 First Street North in Dassel. There was moderate smoke and fire damage to the garage and contents.

Mark Erickson, 49, was in the garage welding when a spark ignited some fuel that was on the cement floor. It spread to the surrounding area of the garage.

Burglary at Atwater Church

ATWATER — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a report of a burglary to the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 302 Third Street, Atwater. It was reported Friday evening.

Marriage licenses

Kandiyohi County

Andrew Ramirez, Litchfield; Veronica Roberts, Litchfield

Nathan George Mosterd, Holland, Mich.; Kelsey Ann Anderson, Hull, Iowa

Adam Paul Dingmann, Belgrade; Tanya Le Storms, Belgrade