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Driver, 34, flees Minn. troopers then shoots himself in car
A man wrestled a rattlesnake to show off. He was bitten in the face and nearly died.
Hospital employees removed after photos show them giving newborn babies middle finger, calling them 'mini Satans'
Buildings topple as 7.2 magnitude quake hits Mexico
A university president held a dinner for black students - and set the table with cotton stalks and collard greens
Local Roundup: Cardinals tennis team rolls by Marshall in straight sets
Schultz Column: Prep football by the numbers
Yankees closer comes in to shut down Twins in tight game
Wild captain Mikko Koivu re-ups with Wild for two years
Twins' Max Kepler after sitting again: 'I'm not scared to face lefties'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
What's coming to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in September 2017
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
LOST ITALIAN: Say goodbye to summer with two favorite flavors: grilled steaks and fresh tomatoes
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Sylvia M. Gunderson
Gerald "Jerry" Asche
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
Mystery plant has edible berries
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
September 13, 2017
Meeker County Ditch 47 plans to be discussed Tuesday
LITCHFIELD — The Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District is hosting an open house and information session to present potential and upcoming...
September 13, 2017 - 8:28am
September 12, 2017
Minn. rural electric cooperatives assist Florida recovery
LITCHFIELD — Rural electric cooperatives in the region are sending help to restore power in storm-damaged areas of Florida. Two linemen...
September 12, 2017 - 6:32am
September 7, 2017
Zens earns banking diploma
LITCHFIELD — Tom Zens, of Center National Bank in Litchfield, has graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin...
September 7, 2017 - 11:07am
August 26, 2017
Jury convicts Litchfield man in sex assault case
LITCHFIELD — A Meeker County jury returned guilty verdicts Friday in Litchfield to two charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct...
August 26, 2017 - 6:18am
August 21, 2017
Local Roundup: Thunder honored for sportsmanship
The Willmar Thunder 13AA baseball team received the Youth 1st Team Award from the Youth 1st and the Minnesota Sports Federation. Youth 1st Director...
August 21, 2017 - 11:45pm
August 8, 2017
Dr. Ruades to see patients in Willmar and Litchfield
WILLMAR — Dr. Jose Ignacio Ruades Ninfea, an oncologist/hematologist, has joined the Willmar Regional Cancer Center, and will begin seeing...
August 8, 2017 - 10:27am
August 4, 2017
Cosmos man sentenced for child pornography possession
LITCHFIELD — John Permar, 49, of Cosmos, has been convicted of two felony charges of possessing pornographic work which involved minors....
August 4, 2017 - 6:46am
July 31, 2017
Grove City father pleads guilty to gun, drug charges stemming from probe into teen children's deaths
LITCHFIELD — The father of two Grove City teens killed in a murder-suicide last year has pleaded guilty to two felony charges stemming...
July 31, 2017 - 5:57pm
July 14, 2017
Homeowner and guest escape burning home in rural Meeker County
Two escape burning house in rural Meeker CountyLITCHFIELD – A homeowner and guest safely escaped a house fire that broke out as they were sleeping at 1:15 a.m. on Friday, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office reported. Homeowner Kellie Heggem and guest got out of the home on the...
July 14, 2017 - 10:45am
July 11, 2017
Reinke named Trifac chairman
LITCHFIELD — The Trifac Workers Compensation Fund has elected Randy Reinke as its chairman. Reinke is the president and CEO of Custom Products...
July 11, 2017 - 5:43am
June 23, 2017
Hwy. 12 open house set Monday in Litchfield
LITCHFIELD — The first open house for a 2019 project on U.S. Highway 12 in downtown Litchfield will be Monday at Litchfield City Hall....
June 23, 2017 - 8:04am
Meeker County deputy pleads to disorderly conduct
LITCHFIELD — A Meeker County sheriff's deputy accused of stalking a man has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct....
June 23, 2017 - 5:32am
June 21, 2017
'Old' Renville County Hospital coming down
OLIVIA — Work is underway to raze the former Renville County Hospital and Clinic in Olivia. DRC of Litchfield will remove the 55,000-square-foot...
June 21, 2017 - 9:00pm
June 20, 2017
Menk takes new United FCS role
LITCHFIELD — Wendy Menk has moved into a new role at the Litchfield office of United FCS. She will now be working as a customer service...
June 20, 2017 - 5:28am
May 25, 2017
Prep Baseball: Dragons blanked in season-ender
LITCHFIELD - The beauty of baseball is that, on any given day, the game is subject to volatile randomness and the baseball gods. To repeat the...
May 25, 2017 - 11:35pm