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Willmar PD seeks use-of-force simulator
Records published March 29
NLS approves funding for track and field projects
Prosecutors want police conduct expert to testify at Minnesota police officer's manslaughter trial
Minn. legislators weigh increasing penalties for blocking highways during protests
Rubio's three FTs send Wolves past Pacers
Local Roundup: Jackson earns All-America honors
U.S. women's team settle pay dispute, avoid boycott
Gimenez hardest transition to Twins may be getting son on the bandwagon
Tonkin polishing new cutter in Twins bullpen
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Violet Gurtrude Swanson
Keith L. Sorenson
Delores A. Larson
Ethel L. Anderson
LeRoy H. Koenen
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
October 6, 2016
Football Preview: Litch, Hutch in battle of unbeatens
What a party it will be in Litchfield on Friday night if the Dragons football team can snatch a victory from perennial state powerhouse Hutchinson. Unlike previous encounters, such a win wouldn't be celebrated as an upset. The Dragons and Tigers both enter their 7 p.m. tangle with...
October 6, 2016 - 11:32pm
September 26, 2016
Roundup: Wildcats snap streak with win over GSL
NEW LONDON—The New London-Spicer girls tennis team snapped a two-match losing streak with ease Monday as the Wildcats didn't drop in a...
September 26, 2016 - 11:45pm
Records for Sept. 26
Accidents LITCHFIELD—The drivers of two vehicles escaped injury in a rear-end collision Saturday morning in Meeker County. According to...
September 26, 2016 - 6:38am
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
Kathleen Parker spends her whole op-ed column on Sept. 20 trying to defame Trump for not serving in the military when neither her candidate (Hillary), nor her daughter, nor her promoted President Obama ever served in the military. Are the requirements different for women or Democrats?...
September 26, 2016 - 1:37am
September 22, 2016
Records published Sept. 23
Attempted break-ins NEW LONDON—A woman on the 7800 block of County Road 40 N.E. in New London reported an attempted break-in of her shed....
September 22, 2016 - 11:50pm
September 19, 2016
Spicer man and Litchfield girl injured in motorcycle crash
LITCHFIELD -- A Spicer man was seriously injured Saturday afternoon in Meeker County when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a dirt...
September 19, 2016 - 9:13am
September 2, 2016
Litchfield man injured after falling asleep behind the wheel
LITCHFIELD -- A Litchfield man was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital Friday afternoon after he fell asleep behind the wheel and ran his...
September 2, 2016 - 1:46pm
August 24, 2016
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
LITCHFIELD—Willmar's girls tennis team didn't let an injury to their No. 1 singles player slow them down in their season opener on Wednesday. The Cardinals swept the competition, shutting out BBE before beating Litchfield and Rogers, both by 4-3 scores, at the Litchfield Quadrangular....
August 24, 2016 - 11:09pm
August 15, 2016
At home on the diamond: Litchfield family keeps playing ball despite tornado damage to house
LITCHFIELD—Scott Marquardt was at his daughter's softball game in Kimball when his garage was torn apart by a tornado last month. His wife,...
August 15, 2016 - 6:02pm
August 5, 2016
Fire heavily damages Rural Bird Island home
BIRD ISLAND -- A fire Thursday morning heavily damaged a rural Bird Island house and has left owners Dennis and Roberta Pyland without a home....
August 5, 2016 - 9:21am
August 2, 2016
Published Aug. 2: Authorities say meth found after Litchfield man locks himself in gas station bathroom
LITCHFIELD -- Patrons and employees at a Litchfield gas station got a shock Sunday night when a man entered the store, yelled he was being chased...
August 2, 2016 - 8:12pm
July 22, 2016
Letter: A credit to sports writing
I noticed in a recent issue news of the retirement of the Tribune's longtime sports writer, Rand Middleton. I think I can speak for all of us in the Litchfield area interested in Dragon athletics when I express sincere appreciation for the fair and balanced coverage Rand gave through...
July 22, 2016 - 2:08am
July 14, 2016
Litchfield man injured in crash with train
LITCHFIELD -- A 24-year-old Litchfield man was injured Thursday when his vehicle was hit by a train. Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze says just...
July 14, 2016 - 5:29pm
Governor tours storm-affected areas
MEEKER COUNTY—As Meeker County continues to clean up and assess the aftermath of Monday's storms, state officials made their way through...
July 14, 2016 - 12:41am
Emergency fund launched for Meeker County tornado recovery
LITCHFIELD -- The Southwest Initiative Foundation and its community affiliate, Litchfield Area Community Foundation, have started an emergency...
July 14, 2016 - 12:20am