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    LITCHFIELD — Four suspects were arrested early Sunday morning in connection with an apparent break-in at Ness Church in rural Litchfield. Sheriff Brian Cruze says shortly before 2 a.m. the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office was …

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    18 May 15
  • Storms

    Storms that passed through Meeker County have left sporadic damage. According to the sheriff’s office, Saturday evening’s storm destroyed outbuildings of one residence and left the house with roof, window and water damage. The damage …

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    18 May 15
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — More pieces of Minnesota’s next budget are falling into place. They affect poultry farmers battling the bird flu, college students seeking a financial lift, the upkeep of public parks and …

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    18 May 15
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    A Winsted man is charged with felony theft after allegedly snatching a woman’s purse in the Hutchinson Shopko parking lot Wednesday evening. 22-year-old Justin Jon Myers has been charged with one count of felony theft. …

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    15 May 15
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    Court appearances continue for two Dassel men each charged with first-degree criminal sexual assault involving the alleged sexual abuse of a 12-year-old girl they reportedly met on a social networking website. The West Central Tribune …

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    15 May 15
  • bird flu chickens

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Bird flu keeps spreading to Minnesota farms. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health reported Thursday that two more flocks have a presumptive positive test for the virus. One flock is …

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    15 May 15
  • Crow River and Lakes

    A group focused on the well-being of the Crow River and its lakes is having an open house for anyone interested in joining the group and volunteering, with the ultimate goal to be a membership …

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    14 May 15
  • Fire

    A fire yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon destroyed a barn in Meeker County. At just after 3:30, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Litchfield Fire Department, and Cosmos Fire Department responded to 17567 590th Avenue in Greenleaf Township, for …

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    14 May 15