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Legislators drop increased penalties for highway protesters in exchange for ban on undocumented immigrant driver's licenses
UPDATE: At least 19 dead in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena
State senator's father dies, but she's at work keeping one-vote majority for GOP
Minnesota budget talks go on behind closed doors, as legislators plan to work past midnight deadline to get work done
Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Richard Pitino's message to Minnesota: 'We can really take the next step'
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
October 17, 2016
MnDOT hitting the road to get input on work ahead
LITCHFIELD — There are miles and miles of roads to repair in the next 10 years. And for the Minnesota Department of Transportation's District...
October 17, 2016 - 6:00am
October 14, 2016
Former Meeker County Sheriff's deputy pleads guilty to taking drugs and toys
LITCHFIELD — A former deputy with the Meeker County Sheriff's office pleaded guilty Friday to four charges related to theft of drugs that...
October 14, 2016 - 4:32pm
Two injured in Meeker County crash Friday
LITCHFIELD — Two people were injured Friday morning when two vehicles collided at the intersection of Highway 24 and Meeker County Road...
October 14, 2016 - 1:03pm
October 11, 2016
Roundup: Card girls in top form
ST. CLOUD—The Willmar girls cross country team continued to ransack its competition, scoring an 18 to win the 11-team Tech Invite with ease on Tuesday. Sophie Schmitz (1st, 18:08.2), Jessa Hanson (2nd, 18:15.1), Kayla Rudie (3rd, 18:29.7) and Serena Monson (5th, 18:42.6) all...
October 11, 2016 - 11:16pm
October 9, 2016
Updated: Grove City man, Litchfield teen injured in head-on crash
A 1996 Buick Century crossed the center line of U.S. Highway 12 and crashed into another vehicle, sending two people to the hospital Sunday ...
October 9, 2016 - 1:05pm
October 8, 2016
Unbeaten no more
LITCHFIELD— Critical mistakes were too much for Litchfield to overcome Friday, as the Dragons fell 30-19 to Class AAAA second-ranked Hutchinson...
October 8, 2016 - 12:07am
October 7, 2016
Spicer man dies, three weeks after serious motorcycle crash
LITCHFIELD -- A Spicer man has died from serious injuries sustained in a Meeker County motorcycle crash three weeks ago, the Meeker County Sheriff's...
October 7, 2016 - 5:51pm
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