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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....
news / state
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 County Sheriff Jeff Norlin said damage was mainly in central to the southern half of the county. Traffic on U.S. Highway 12 was...
news / region
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,...
news / region / business
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...
news / region
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...
news / region
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
July 2, 2009
Waste Management worker found dead at rural Dassel job site
LITCHFIELD -- The Meeker County Sheriff's Office and Medical Examiner's Office are investigating the death of a Waste Management employee who was found lying next to a rolloff container at a job site on Wednesday. The employee's name is being withheld until all his family can be...
news / region
July 2, 2009 - 10:20am
Sheriff seeking information on Dassel break-in
LITCHFIELD -- Anyone with information about a break-in at the Midwest Garden Company on County Road 18 in Dassel is asked to contact the Meeker County Sheriff's Office at 320-693-5400. According to a news release from the sheriff's office, a report of the burglary was received around...
news / region
April 2, 2009 - 9:35am
September 24, 2008
Cross Country roundup
Results Tuesday Dassel-Cok.
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 18, 2008
Willmar man arrested after short stand-off near Dassel
DASSEL -- A 54-year-old Willmar man was arrested after a short standoff with law enforcement Tuesday afternoon. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's office, a report was made around 4 p.m. that a man had entered a home along the 21600 block of 746th Avenue. A wallet and other...
September 18, 2008 - 12:00am