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December 18, 2019
Litchfield police officer fires shot at vehicle during pursuit
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — A Litchfield police officer fired his service weapon at a vehicle Wednesday morning, Dec. 18, during a pursuit through...
December 18, 2019 - 9:55pm
November 20, 2019
‘Booby traps’ found in Minnesota cornfield raise vandalism worries
At least one Minnesota farm family harvesting corn this fall found what authorities are describing as “booby traps” in their fields, possibly...
November 20, 2019 - 9:41pm
May 4, 2018
Meeker County uncovers sophisticated marijuana grow operation
DASSEL – Federal, state and local law enforcement officers uncovered an indoor, marijuana growing operation in Dassel while arresting a suspect wanted on an out-of-state warrant on May 3. At around 11:30 a.m. agents with the U.S. Marshall Office, Drug Enforcement Administration,...
May 4, 2018 - 9:42am
February 12, 2018
Authorities investigating 40-year-old missing man's death
LITCHFIELD — Meeker County authorities are investigating the death of a 40-year-old man after his body was found other than where he was...
February 12, 2018 - 5:25pm
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
August 23, 2016
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of murdered Watkins 5-year-old girl
WATKINS, Minn—Hundreds of people, perhaps a thousand, attended a candlelight vigil Tuesday night in memory of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl. They...
August 23, 2016 - 11:22pm