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Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
Litchfield newsman hits 5,000 milestone
LITCHFIELD — Every weekday at about 8:15 a.m., Tim Bergstrom greets the newsmaker of the day at the KLFD radio station in downtown Litchfield....
April 27, 2016 - 8:14am
April 26, 2016
Litchfield woman honored by Dollar General
LITCHFIELD — Vicky Spangler, of Litchfield, was named the Divisional District Manager of the Year at a Dollar General company awards ceremony April 19 in Nashville, Tennessee. Spangler was recognized for her outstanding performance in 2015. She was one of nine divisional district...
April 26, 2016 - 8:20am
April 21, 2016
Litchfield, Meeker County to join Central Community Transit
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners signed a new joint powers agreement Tuesday that brings Meeker County and the city of...
April 21, 2016 - 2:34pm
April 20, 2016
Bank robber formerly of Litchfield gets five-plus year sentence
FARGO, N.D. — A former Litchfield man who pleaded guilty to robbing a south Fargo bank was sentenced Monday to five years and three months in prison. Jeremy Craig Fahleen, 35, robbed Fargo’s Gate City Bank April 25, 2015, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in North Dakota....
April 20, 2016 - 9:40pm
Former Meeker Co. deputy charged with stealing drugs makes court appearance
LITCHFIELD — The former Meeker County sheriff’s deputy charged with stealing drugs from a drop box for unwanted drugs made an initial appearance...
April 20, 2016 - 10:24am
April 19, 2016
West central Minn. employers to be honored for military support
WILLMAR — Best Buy of Willmar, Meeker County Community Homes of Litchfield and Starbuck Head Start WCMCA of Starbuck are among the area companies to be honored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Minnesota Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for...
April 19, 2016 - 8:16am
April 17, 2016
Prep Softball: Litchfield cranks up offense but can’t corral win at HLWW Invite
Litchfield cranked out 40 hits in its two games at the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Invitational on Saturday, but the Dragons lost 16-15 in 10 innings in their first game and then fell 16-7 in the third-place game
April 17, 2016 - 11:36pm
Spotting an eagle something to crow about
Tribune photographer Rand Middleton doesn’t golf but he “shot an eagle” minutes after leaving the Willmar-Litchfield boys golf invitational...
April 17, 2016 - 10:44pm
April 16, 2016
Boys Tennis: Dragons sweep doubles to blow by LQPV/DB
A clean sweep of doubles and four total straight-set wins lifted Litchfield to an easy 6-1 win over Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd on Friday
April 16, 2016 - 12:07am
April 8, 2016
Former Watkins church secretary sentenced for $21K theft
LITCHFIELD — The former Watkins church secretary who pleaded guilty to transferring herself over $21,000 in church funds was sentenced Friday...
April 8, 2016 - 2:23pm
April 5, 2016
Man faces charges for allegedly threatening a witness
LITCHFIELD — Meeker County Social Services received an emotional call Thursday from a woman set to testify in a child protection case: She said a man had threatened to kill her if she followed through with her planned testimony. The man in question has now been charged in Meeker...
April 5, 2016 - 8:25pm
March 24, 2016
Letter: Protesters didn’t make sense
Once again the protesters have won, even though their reasoning doesn’t make any sense. Pastor Toya Woodland’s reasoning doesn’t make sense. The legislators didn’t force people to commit the crimes they are in prison for. It is about time they take credit for their own bad...
March 24, 2016 - 6:00am
March 21, 2016
Meeker County seeks aggravated sentencing against man charged in crash that killed two
LITCHFIELD — The Meeker County Attorney’s Office intends to seek aggravated sentencing against a Paynesville driver if he is convicted in...
March 21, 2016 - 10:14pm
Appeals Court reinstates Meeker County case
LITCHFIELD — Meeker County law enforcement officers did not violate a woman’s Fourth Amendment rights when they entered another person’s residence to arrest her with a valid warrant, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled. In a decision released Monday, the Court of Appeals reinstated...
March 21, 2016 - 9:04pm
March 17, 2016
Litchfield woman accused of draining $200K-plus from elderly mother's accounts enters Alford plea
LITCHFIELD — A Litchfield woman accused of financially exploiting nearly $220,000 from her elderly mother, a vulnerable adult, entered a plea...
March 17, 2016 - 9:58am