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Police: Minn. liquor store employee fatally shoots robber
Lawmaker says speaker tied to anti-Muslim groups shouldn’t hold talk at Capitol
MPR says Garrison Keillor wasn't fired for simply touching 'a woman's bare back'
Ramsey County jail in St. Paul no longer taking detainees
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Minnesota Duluth falls by a goal at Minnesota State-Mankato
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Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
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Passing the hat for a good cause
Neil Diamond says he has Parkinson's disease, will retire from touring
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Around the Arts, January 21
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Paul Bunyan State Trail to close for bridge repairs in July
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Delbert & Linda Olson
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VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Matrilineal culture among Indigenous people
A February without a full moon
December 29, 2017
Minnesota county takes on public lands debate over farm sale
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — A version of the national debate over public lands has recently played itself out in Meeker County, where conservationists were surprised when the county board initially denied the transfer of land by willing sellers to the state. The Meeker County Board...
December 29, 2017 - 6:46pm
October 26, 2017
Minn. man pleads not guilty in raping, killing of 5-year-old girl
WALKER, Minn. – The man charged with raping, kidnapping and murdering 5-year-old Alayna Ertl of Watkins has pleaded not guilty to 19 charges. Zachary...
October 26, 2017 - 3:04pm
October 3, 2017
Man sentenced for Grove City rampage involving a beer bottle and an ax
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — A Grove City man was sentenced to more than two years in prison for a violent rampage last year at a Grove City residence...
October 3, 2017 - 10:00pm
September 21, 2017
Firing of central Minn. police officer for DWI upheld by arbitrator
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — The termination of a former Litchfield police sergeant — who was charged last year with DWI while off-duty —...
September 21, 2017 - 6:59pm
July 31, 2017
Minnesota father pleads guilty to gun, drug charges after his son shot his daughter in murder-suicide
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — 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 - 9:18pm
May 19, 2017
Four more Minnesota game farm deer test positive for chronic wasting disease
DASSEL, Minn. - Four of the 14 white-tailed deer previously euthanized at an east-central Minnesota deer farm near Dassel have tested positive...
May 19, 2017 - 6:10pm
May 10, 2017
Farmers out in force as temperatures increase
WILLMAR, Minn. — After a cool, wet spring kept most farm implements inside the machine shed in April, farmers are out in force this week...
May 10, 2017 - 6:11pm
Missing central Minnesota man found
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — The Meeker County Sheriff's Office has located and made contact with John Rassat, who was announced missing in central...
April 10, 2017 - 8:43pm
April 9, 2017
Central Minnesota authorities seek missing man, fear for his safety
April 9, 2017 - 5:24pm
February 27, 2017
After murder-suicide, Minn. man faces child neglect, obstruction charges
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — A Grove City man is facing five charges, including child neglect and obstruction, for behavior before and after the murder-suicide...
February 27, 2017 - 3:44pm
March 1, 2016
Two teens found dead in rural Meeker County home
LITCHFIELD, Minn. -- Two teenagers were found dead with gunshot wounds in a rural Meeker County home Monday.
March 1, 2016 - 9:38pm
February 27, 2014
Death of 4-year-old girl investigated in Meeker County
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — Authorities are investigating the death of a 4-year-old child Wednesday afternoon in Watkins. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, authorities received a 911 call about 5:45 p.m.
February 27, 2014 - 1:35pm
December 28, 2012
Girl dies in Meeker County sledding accident
DASSEL – A 10-year old girl from North Carolina died Thursday after a sledding accident at her grandparents’ home in rural Dassel. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s office, emergency crews were called to the Craig and Barbara Kay residence in Dassel Township around 3:33...
December 28, 2012 - 8:26am
November 2, 2012
Two of three rescued horses adopted
WILLMAR, Minn. — A spokesperson for the Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties said Thursday the prognosis for a rescued colt is “poor at best,” while the two mares that were rescued were being released to homes on Thursday.
November 2, 2012 - 11:05am
October 30, 2012
Donations sought for rescued horses
WILLMAR, Minn. —Three horses are in the care of the Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties after being surrendered over the weekend by their Kerkhoven, Minn., owners.
October 30, 2012 - 8:08am