Ortonville News

02/09/2017 10:36 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Anderson: DNR sets new rules for northern limits in three zones come May 

The intent of the new regulations, spread over three northern pike "zones,'' is to reduce the number of small "hammer-handle'' northerns that infest too many state lakes. Department of Natural Resources fisheries managers say excessive numbers of small northerns can cut into perch numbers, contribute to smaller crappies and sunnies, and reduce the effectiveness of walleye stocking.

01/04/2017 10:53 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Fire destroys rural Litchfield home 

A rural Litchfield home was destroyed by a fire that began in the chimney early yesterday morning. The Meeker County Sheriff's Office says at 3:12 a.m. they received a report of a chimney fire in the 57000 block of 226th Street, Litchfield Township.