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Prairie protection to be part of Renville County park study
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
Alaska man injured in morning rollover in New London Township
High speed chase ends in Willmar with arrest of juvenile
Convictions published Feb. 21
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wld with win in St. Paul
Boys Basketball: Montevideo overpowers YME
Boys Basketball: Dragons edge NLS
Boys Basketball: Eisenbacher's double-double leads ACGC
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Howard J. Powers
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
January 11, 2017
Woman pleads guilty in fiery April crash that killed Litchfield woman
LITCHFIELD — A woman has pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide and operation charges related to a fiery April crash that killed...
January 11, 2017 - 11:03pm
November 23, 2016
Records published Nov. 23
This is the records summary for Nov. 23. Trailer detaches from truck, injuring two near Darwin DARWIN TOWNSHIP — A trailer detached from...
November 23, 2016 - 6:00am
November 22, 2016
Trailer detaches from truck, injuring two near Darwin
DARWIN TOWNSHIP—A trailer detached from the hitch of a moving truck here while it traveled west on 250th Street, smashing into a van and...
November 22, 2016 - 10:32am
August 16, 2016
Woman facing charges after fatal crash in Darwin
LITCHFIELD—Authorities now say a woman was high on illegal drugs April 15 when she crashed into another vehicle, igniting it and killing...
August 16, 2016 - 6:13pm
July 25, 2016
Darwin teen airlifted after one-vehicle crash
DARWIN -- A 16-year-old boy was airlifted to the Hennepin County Medical Center after his vehicle left the road and crashed Monday morning. The...
July 25, 2016 - 3:23pm
April 17, 2016
Update: Name of Darwin crash victim released, five others injured
DARWIN -- The Minnesota State Patrol has released the name of the individual killed in a two-vehicle car crash Friday night in Darwin. Christina...
April 17, 2016 - 8:33am
November 28, 2015
Records published Nov. 28
This is the records summary for Nov. 28. Fire destroys two sheds DARWIN — Firefighters with the Dassel and Lichfield Departments along with the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office responded at 5:24 p.m. Thursday to a fire that destroyed two sheds on the 1200 block of West Currant...
November 28, 2015 - 12:00am
Darwin man airlifted for injuries sustained crash
DARWIN — A 33-year-old rural Darwin man was reportedly airlifted for injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover crash early Tuesday morning south of Darwin. Jason Carl Schmidt was reportedly traveling southbound around 1:19 a.m. Tuesday in a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 on Meeker County...
July 28, 2015 - 11:23pm
Darwin man airlifted for injuries sustained in rollover crash
DARWIN -- A 33-year-old rural Darwin man was reportedly airlifted for injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover crash early this morning south of Darwin. Jason Carl Schmidt was reportedly traveling southbound in a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 on Meeker County Road 14 near 180th Street...
July 28, 2015 - 10:57am
May 26, 2014
Lakeview Ranch names Marco referral liaison
DASSEL — Lakeview Ranch announces Susan Marco of Dassel is the company’s referral liaison. Marco will manage existing and new relationships, build a network of providers to promote the best access to care for specialty dementia care services, and design and implement programs...
May 26, 2014 - 11:43pm
August 30, 2013
Darwin collision results in diesel fuel leak
DARWIN — No injuries were reported but an estimated 150 to 180 gallons of diesel fuel leaked onto U.S. Highway 12 following a collision Thursday night between a car and a semi-truck in Darwin. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office said authorities responded at 9:24 p.m. after...
August 30, 2013 - 10:39am
June 13, 2013
Horses, dogs surrendered to Humane Society by Darwin woman
DARWIN — Six horses and nine dogs were surrendered by a Darwin woman Wednesday evening after law enforcement and Kandiyohi County Humane Society officials responded to a rural Darwin address. According to Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, deputies and Humane Society agents...
June 13, 2013 - 9:01am
April 26, 2013
Records for April 27
This is the Records summary for April 27. Willmar man hurt in head-on crash LITCHFIELD — A Willmar man is hospitalized following a crash involving a minivan and semi-truck at 3:51 a.m. on U.S. Highway 12 west of Litchfield. Matthew Lindquist, 27, was transported by ambulance...
April 26, 2013 - 10:09pm
January 28, 2013
Drivers hurt in Highway 12 crash near Darwin, Minn.
LITCHFIELD — The drivers of two vehicles involved in a crash around 6 a.m. this morning along U.S. Highway 12 near Darwin were taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Michael Ostvig, 45,...
January 28, 2013 - 10:35am
July 11, 2012
Rollover crash hurts two south of Darwin, Minn.
LITCHFIELD -- Two people were hurt in a one-vehicle rollover crash around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday south of Darwin. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's office, Maxwell Garaghty, 22, of Hutchinson, was driving north on County Road 14, was distracted and did not see a curve in the road....
July 11, 2012 - 9:34am