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August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Dr. Harris P. Hinderaker
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Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Rural Dassel, Minn., boy stuck in head by ricocheting bullet, taken to Children's Hospital
DASSEL -- An 8-year-old rural Dassel boy was taken by ambulance to Meeker Memorial Hospital and later transported to Children's Hospital in Minneapolis this afternoon after he was accidentally shot in the head at his home. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff...
August 30, 2012 - 5:18pm
August 1, 2012
Two arrested for drugs at rural Dassel, Minn., address
LITCHFIELD -- Two men were arrested on felony drug possession charges after a traffic stop by a Meeker County deputy just before midnight Tuesday. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, the deputy stopped a 1994 Ford Tempo for expired registration at...
August 1, 2012 - 9:10am
June 5, 2012
Glencoe, Minn., woman hurt in three-wheeler incident near Dassel
DASSEL -- A 70-year-old Glencoe woman was taken by ambulance to Hutchinson Hospital for treatment of minor injuries after an incident involving a three-wheel motorcycle Saturday afternoon. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, Darlene Millerbernd was...
June 5, 2012 - 12:00pm
May 8, 2012
Dassel, Minn., woman endorsed for DFL House race in District 18A
DASSEL -- Nancy Larson, of Dassel, was endorsed last month in Hutchinson as the DFL candidate for House in District 18A. She will face Rep.
May 8, 2012 - 12:00am
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 17, 2012
Suspect arrested in Dassel, Minn., after crashing stolen Jeep, then fleeing on foot
LITCHFIELD -- A suspect is in custody after being accused of crashing a stolen Jeep into a tree in Dassel this morning and then fleeing on foot. The man, a 26-year-old from Lester Prairie, was nabbed after a foot pursuit by Meeker County sheriff's deputies and the Minnesota State...
February 17, 2012 - 4:56pm
October 7, 2011
Equipment stolen in Dassel, Minn., recovered in Wisconsin
TURTLE LAKE, WIS. -- Two men have been arrested and numerous pieces of stolen heavy equipment, including a Bobcat missing from a farm equipment dealer in Dassel, were recovered by law enforcement Thursday in Turtle Lake, Wis. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff...
October 7, 2011 - 3:29pm
August 15, 2011
Sheriff seeking information on arson south of Dassel
LITCHFIELD -- A Friday evening arson fire at a foreclosed home south of Dassel is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal's office. Anyone with information regarding the fire is encouraged to call the Meeker County Sheriff's Office at 320-693-5411 or the Arson Tip Line at 1-800-725-2020....
August 15, 2011 - 9:55am
July 2, 2011
Pea to baseball-size hail reported in Meeker County in central Minn.
LITCHFIELD -- The storms that swept through western Minnesota on Friday afternoon and evening brought pea to baseball-size hail in Meeker County. Meeker...
July 2, 2011 - 3:00am
May 19, 2011
Dassel business fire under investigation
LITCHFIELD -- The State Fire Marshal's office, along with the Dassel Fire Department and Meeker County Sheriff's office, are investigating the cause of a Wednesday morning fire that destroyed the Custom Woodcrafters shop in Dassel. According to a news release from Sheriff Jeff Norlin,...
May 19, 2011 - 9:13am
February 27, 2011
Willmar and Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato advance to finals
Willmar boys hockey advances to 6A final ST. CLOUD -- The Willmar Cardinals upended No. 2 seed Sartell 3-2 on Saturday night and will advance to the boys Section 6A championship game Thursday back at Torrey Arena. No. 3 Willmar (16-8-3) will meet No. 5 Alexandria (11-15-1) at 7...
February 27, 2011 - 12:48am
February 13, 2010
Eight students to hospital after school bus crash
DASSEL -- Eight students were transported to hospitals in Litchfield and Hutchinson after their school bus collided with a pickup early Friday morning on State Highway 15. According to reports from the Meeker County Sheriff's office and the State Patrol, the Dassel-Cokato School...
February 13, 2010 - 12:00am
February 12, 2010
Eight Dassel-Cokato students to hospital after school bus crash
DASSEL -- Eight students were taken to hospitals in Litchfield and Hutchinson after their school bus collided with a pickup early Friday morning on State Highway 15. According to reports from the Meeker County Sheriff's office and the State Patrol, the Dassel-Cokato School Bus Company...
February 12, 2010 - 11:21am
November 18, 2009
Dille announces he won't seek re-election to Senate in 2010
DASSEL -- State Sen. Steve Dille, R-Dassel, announced Tuesday he will not seek re-election to the Minnesota Senate in November 2010. "Effective at the end of my current term, I will be stepping down from my role as your state senator and will not seek re-election in 2010,'' Dille...
November 18, 2009 - 12:00am