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'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
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
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