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'Our family is complete': Minnesota family reunited with dog who spent 10 days in ND cold
Willmar council unanimously OKs Rice Hospital lease to newly formed Carris Health
Essentia nurses' union challenges firings over mandatory flu shots
Former northern Minnesota cult leader has sentence reduced
Devils score goal in overtime to nip Wild
Howard, Hornets down Timberwolves
Vikings' Riley Reiff ready for return to Detroit
Gophers need to focus more on perimeter defense, coach says
Fleck, Gophers scrambling to fill QB void after Ohio prep star decommits
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Helen D. Johnson
Thomas "Tom" Rice
Shelby Kingman Jr.
Donald Schmitz Sr.
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
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July 31, 2017
Darwin man dies after ATV rollover
DARWIN — David Ahlgren, 66, of rural Darwin, was killed Friday, when his all-terrain vehicle rolled after one of the vehicle's wheels dropped...
July 31, 2017 - 8:46am
April 10, 2017
Missing Meeker County man located
LITCHFIELD — The Meeker County Sheriff's Office has located and made contact with John Rassat, who was announced missing Saturday afternoon....
April 10, 2017 - 5:53pm
April 9, 2017
UPDATE: Ground search called off but authorities still seek missing Meeker County man
LITCHFIELD — Ground search efforts have been called off today after a 32-year-old Meeker County man who has been missing since Friday...
April 9, 2017 - 9:02am
March 28, 2017
Driver in crash that killed Litchfield woman to serve 50 months
LITCHFIELD — Noelle Anise Pridgen, 29, will serve a 50-month prison sentence for a fiery vehicle crash that killed a Litchfield woman. District...
March 28, 2017 - 8:46pm
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
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.
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