Litchfield News

11/21/2017 07:17 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Woman charged for ramming ex's truck with children inside 

A Litchfield woman faces four felony charges of second-degree assault for allegedly ramming her ex-boyfriend's truck from behind. Desirae Margaret Nelson, 21, also is charged with two misdemeanor counts of domestic assault.

11/03/2017 07:02 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Meeker SWCD names outstanding conservationist for 2017 

Nick and Joan Olson of rural Litchfield have been chosen Meeker County's Outstanding Conservationists for 2017 by the Meeker Soil and Water Conservation District . The Olsons own and operate a 33-acre diverse, organic vegetable farm south of Litchfield.

10/24/2017 09:09 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Two City Workers Hit by Semi While Working on Stoplight 

The Minnesota State Patrol says 40-year-old Michael Grabow of Litchfield and 54-year-old Randy Groskreutz of Hutchinson were in a telescope bucket, attached to a parked boom truck, working on the stoplight over Sibley Avenue when they were struck by the top of a semi going under the stoplight. The two men were thrown from the bucket and landed on top of the semi.

10/19/2017 06:19 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Collecting the Harvest: A Brief History of Grain Elevators in Kimball 

For nearly a century, two grain elevator structures have been landmarks on the southern edge of Kimball. The larger of the two structures was built in 1918, with the one closer to Main Street dating back to 1897.

10/16/2017 07:25 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Litchfield Business Destroyed in Fire 

A business in Litchfield has been destroyed in a fire. The Meeker County Sheriff's Office says they responded to an alarm at R & R Auto Salvage on Highway 12 at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday.