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Suspects face first-degree murder charges in Minnesotan's beheading
NSA contractor to face espionage charges for alleged data theft
Charges dropped against Minnesota teacher accused of having sex with student
Trump's election results stance deepens Republican Party rifts
Lawmakers hear local concerns about rising health insurance costs
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
Section 5A could be dogfight as postseason looms
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Ridgewater takes two on Crossover's first day
Willmar riding win streak into postseason
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
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October 18, 2016
Fire destroys rural Grove City shed
GROVE CITY—An acetylene torch engulfed a rural Grove City shed in flames Monday night, completely gutting the structure valued at over...
October 18, 2016 - 1:01pm
October 17, 2016
Two injured in separate Meeker County weekend crashes
LITCHFIELD—A 47-year-old Watkins woman and a 79-year-old Litchfield man were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after separate...
October 17, 2016 - 12:14pm
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 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 6, 2016
Meeker County man airlifted after ATV accident
DASSEL – A Meeker County man sustained serious injuries Wednesday when the ATV he was driving flipped over. Daniel Miller, 48, of rural Dassel,...
October 6, 2016 - 9:11am
September 24, 2016
Records summary for Sept. 24
Arrest WILLMAR—Following a traffic stop Friday morning, a 23-year-old man was arrested on two counts of third-degree DWI, possession of...
September 24, 2016 - 12:00am
September 23, 2016
Canadian man injured in two-vehicle crash in Meeker County
LITCHFIELD -- A man from Ontario, Canada, was injured Thursday morning in a two-vehicle accident in Meeker County. Three other individuals involved...
September 23, 2016 - 1:31pm
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 9, 2016
Motorcyclist injured in weekend Meeker County crash has died
DARWIN TOWNSHIP -- The St. Joseph man severely injured in a motorcycle crash Sept. 3 on Meeker County Road 14 has died. Michael Lodermeier, 56,...
September 9, 2016 - 1:45pm
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 26, 2016
5-year-old Watkins girl laid to rest
WATKINS—"We must let this change us." A standing room-only crowd, which spilled into the overhead balcony of the St. Anthony Catholic...
August 26, 2016 - 3:56pm
August 23, 2016
Hundreds gather in memory of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl
WATKINS—Hundreds of people, perhaps a thousand, attended a candlelight vigil Tuesday night in memory of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl. They...
August 23, 2016 - 11:16pm
Wednesday: Zachary T. Anderson: Family friend sexually assaulted 5-year-old Watkins girl before killing her
WALKER—A 25-year-old Coon Rapids man faces criminal charges of kidnapping, sexual assault and murder in connection with the death of 5-year-old...
August 23, 2016 - 9:33pm