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Discrepancy in Meeker County Commissioner race changes tie vote

November 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD A discrepancy in the number of votes cast and the number of voters’ signatures has changed the outcome in a tie vote between two Meeker County Commissioners.
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Two workers from co-op in Meeker Co., Minn., assisting with recovery from superstorm

November 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD Two linemen from Meeker Cooperative Light and Power of Litchfield have been dispatched to Long Island, N.Y., to aid in the recovery from Superstorm Sandy.
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Meeker Co., Minn., weighs options for tie vote in race

November 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD Meeker County Auditor Barb Loch was consulting with state officials Wednesday to determine the correct action to take to resolve a tie vote for the District 2 seat on the County Board of Commissioners.
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County commission, contested SWCD races for west central Minn. counties

November 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The following are unofficial election results for contested races only for county board posts in the region. Continue Reading

Gabrielson, Fenrich tie for Meeker Co. board, all incumbents upset

November 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD Meeker County board incumbent David Gabrielson and his challenger Dale Fenrich have apparently tied in their race for a county board seat. Continue Reading

UDPATE: Meeker County officials ID woman killed in crash north of Grove City

November 5, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GROVE CITY Meeker County officials have identified Andrea Lee Diaz, 22, of Willmar, as the woman killed in a one-vehicle rollover crash around 3 a.m. Sunday about 7 miles north of Grove City. Continue Reading

Hutchinson, Minn., woman to hospital after crash west of Dassel

November 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune

DASSEL A 26-year-old Hutchinson woman was taken to the Hutchinson Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries after a two vehicle crash Thursday evening west of Dassel. Continue Reading

Rural Grove City, Minn., house burns, cause undetermined

November 1, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GROVE CITY The cause of a fire that burned a rural Grove City residence Wednesday afternoon is under investigation by the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office and the State Fire Marshal’s Office. Continue Reading

Newman, Schiroo seeking Senate 18 seat: Scott Newman

October 31, 2012 in West Central Tribune

HUTCHINSON Incumbent Sen. Scott Newman, R-Hutchinson, and challenger Steven Schiroo, the DFL-endorsed candidate from Cokato, are seeking election to the Minnesota Senate seat in District 18.
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Teens hurt in ATV crash in southern Meeker County, Minn.

October 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD Two teenagers were hurt in a ATV crash reported around 3:15 p.m. Sunday in Cedar Mills Township of Meeker County. Continue Reading