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Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Sen. Franken mocks Donald Trump in opening night DNC remarks
Sanders wows delegates on first night of DNC convention
Crowds gather at Jennie-O Turkey Store anniversary celebration
Records published July 26
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Fern A. Heglund
Jervey C. Christiansen
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
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...
18 hours 34 min ago
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
July 3, 2012
Fire burns camper near Darwin, Minn., fridge is suspected cause
DARWIN -- A man pulling a burning camper was able to disconnect the trailer from his vehicle before emergency crews responded to the blaze. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, deputies and the Dassel Fire Department were paged just after noon Monday...
July 3, 2012 - 8:40am
April 16, 2012
Thieves clean out cars in Darwin, Dassel, Minn.; sheriff reminds citizens to lock vehicles
LITCHFIELD -- Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin reminds citizens to lock their vehicles and homes at night and when not in use after his department took multiple theft reports Saturday morning in Dassel and Darwin. According to Norlin's news release, the thefts likely happened early...
April 16, 2012 - 8:58am
March 7, 2012
Fire damages home in Darwin, Minn.
DARWIN -- A home in Darwin sustained moderate damage this morning due to an electrical fire. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, the Dassel Fire Department was called around 11:45 a.m. to the Philip Kloeckl residence at 401 First St. N. in Darwin. Kloeckl...
March 7, 2012 - 3:41pm
February 19, 2012
Weekend fire destroys house in Darwin, Minn.
LITCHFIELD -- A fire early this morning in Darwin destroyed the home and belongings of a 61-year-old renter. The Meeker County Sheriff's Office said the fire at 120 County State-Aid Highway 24 was reported at 4:25 a.m. today by a passerby on U.S. Highway 12. Deputies who arrived...
February 19, 2012 - 6:50pm