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Man dies, father seriously injured in Meeker County accident east of Kingston

March 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

LITCHFIELD — A Cokato man was killed and his father severely injured in a one-vehicle accident at 5:33 p.m. on Saturday east of Kingston, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office reported.Timothy Keskey, 52, was pronounced dead at the scene. His passen…continue reading on wctrib.com

Electric power pole burned, fire was controlled burn near Litchfield, Minn.

November 30, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD The Litchfield Fire Department and the Department of Natural Resources were called around 1:30 p.m. Thursday to contain a controlled burn that started an electrical pole on fire. Continue Reading

Meeker County, Minn., Sheriff’s Office now on Facebook and Twitter

November 27, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office has launched both a Facebook page and Twitter feed in an effort to better connect with the county’s citizens.
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Atwater man hurt in foggy crash southwest of Litchfield, Minn.

November 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD A 50-year-old Atwater man was taken by Gold Cross Ambulance to Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash attributed to foggy conditions this morning southwest of Litchfield. Continue Reading

Litchfield-based military recruiter honored

November 5, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD Sgt. First Class John McCann, a Minnesota National Guard recruiter in Litchfield, has been honored as an Outstanding National Guard/Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year for 2012.
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Litchfield company to break ground Monday for 15,000-square-foot addition

November 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD GVL Poly of Litchfield, a manufacturer of polyethylene gatherer shields for corn harvesting equipment, will hold a groundbreaking event at 10 a.m. Monday for a 15,000-square-foot shipping and receiving addition to the nearly 40,000-square-foot manufacturing plant located 3 miles west of Litchfield.
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Fire caused by fireworks burns 250 acres north of Litchfield

October 14, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD An estimated 250 acres of slough, grass and wooded area was destroyed by fire Friday night and Saturday off Meeker County Road 34 in Harvey Township. Continue Reading

Man pleads to first-degree assault charge in stabbing

September 26, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD Nels Clarence Bonde, 24, of Dassel, pleaded guilty Monday to a first-degree assault charge for stabbing and choking a woman during a May 4 incident at a rural Litchfield residence.
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Semi trailer comes unhitched, blocks traffic in Litchfield

September 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD The State Patrol is investigating an semi-trailer incident that blocked traffic around 6:30 a.m. this morning in Litchfield. Continue Reading

Dassel, Minn., man hurt in rollover east of Litchfield

September 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD A 51-year-old Dassel man was taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon southeast of Litchfield. Continue Reading