MN BCA Investigating Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting In St. Michael Saturday Morning
The Minnesota BCA is conducting an investigation into a fatal officer-involved shooting incident in the community of St. Michael early Saturday morning. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office reported over the weekend that at approximately 4:47 AM Saturday morning (3/2/24), a Wright County deputy conducted a traffic stop on Ivory Ave NE in the City of St Michael. The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle that was stopped reportedly exited the vehicle with a weapon, confronted the deputy and refused to comply with the deputy’s commands. That confrontation resulted in the deputy discharging his firearm, striking the subject.
Wildfires break out around the state over the weekend, caution urged locally
(Undated)--Fire crews were busy over the weekend battling grassfires around the state. In one case, firefighters battled wildfires in Kandiyohi County. The first was reported west of Atwater. The second was reported near Sunburg. Fire crews from Sunburg and New London responded and were able to put out the fire.
Wolves lose ground in power rankings with latest struggles
Two straight home losses is damaging in a powerful Western Conference. Located in Litchfield, MN we deliver the latest in local News, Sports, Weather, Obituaries & More! Tune in to AM 1410 or FM 95.9 for morning updates on the go, listen to our afternoon programs to keep you informed all day long, or join us weekends for our prayer service broadcasts.
Meeker County Traffic Crash Leaves One Injured
A passenger was injured when two vehicles collided Wednesday evening in neighboring Meeker County. The State Patrol reports that around 7:40 PM, a Dodge passenger car was westbound on Minnesota Highway 24, while a Chevy Trailblazer SUV was turning east onto Highway 24 from U-S Highway 12. The vehicles collided in the intersection.
‘He’s Our Guy’
Litchfield, Minnesota is a community of 6,688 located 60 miles west of the Twin Cities metropolitan area on U.S. Highway 12. It is a country seat and a regional center of 5.45 square miles known for strong schools, excellent healthcare and economic opportunity. One day, and perhaps one day soon,...
Hutchinson, MN Residents: Your Future Kittens Best Friend Awaits!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to hutchinson..
Wright County Area Sports Update from Sat. March 2nd.
Saturday was one of the busiest day’s of the whole High School Sports season with the Boys Swim and Dive Meet, individual State Wrestling Championships and Girls Section Basketball. Below is a look at the Wright County Athletes and teams that competed this weekend. Congrats to all the players and teams.
2024 Girls Basketball Section 8AAAA Final Four Preview
The Girls Basketball Section playoffs have started all over the state of Minnesota this past week, and most sections have reached the Final 4. We will be previewing all the Sections with Wright County teams in them. Don’t worry we didn’t forget Dassel-Cokato, and Annandale, but they are only in the second round, if they win we will have a preview of their final four matchups next week. Below is a preview for Section 8AAAA. Good luck to all the teams and hope to see you at state!
CRIME & SAFETY: Arrests, fire calls, sentencings
Wright County Sheriff arrests: • Herold Wennie Page, 39, of St. Paul was arrested in Monticello Feb. 19 on a charge of third-degree DWI and a Wright County warrant for violation of a domestic abuse order for protection. • Bryer John Bakken, 26, of Buffalo was arrested in Monticello Feb. 20 on a charge of violation of a domestic abuse order for protection. ...
Cokato public accuracy test 3/4/24
Notice is hereby given that the City of Cokato will conduct a Public Accuracy Test of its Optical Scan Voting System at Cokato City Hall, 255 Broadway Ave S., from 11:00 a.m.. to 12:00 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2024. Given under my hand this day of February 23, 2024.
Why Gophers, despite upswing, are longshot for NCAA men's tournament
Improvement is unquestioned, but a weak schedule and a weak conference will keep the men’s team from dancing … unless there’s a lot of madness (and winning) this March. Why Gophers, despite upswing, are longshot for NCAA men's tournament. Located in Litchfield, MN we deliver the latest...
Presidential Primary Election is Tuesday
The Presidential Primary election is coming up on Tuesday in Minnesota. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. and you must choose a ballot for one of the 3 major political parties in Minnesota. Meeker County Auditor Barb Loch says the parties include Republican, Democrat and Legalize...
True Friends Camp Courage facilities replacement needs your help
True Friends Camp Courage has been a Minnesota and regional asset for almost 70 years, providing experiences that have enriched and changed the lives of thousands of people with disabilities. The nonprofit agency provides life-changing experiences that enhance independence and self-esteem for children and adults with disabilities. True Friends programs...
The coldest February in Meeker County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Gophers men's hockey edged 6-5 by Michigan after rallying to force overtime
Minnesota scored five goals in the third period after giving up three in the first, but Seamus Casey’s power-play goal in OT clinched the win for the Wolverines. Gophers men's hockey edged 6-5 by Michigan after rallying to force overtime. Located in Litchfield, MN we deliver the latest in...
Howard Lake American Legion manager calls it a career after 10 years
The Howard Lake American Legion will soon be without longtime employee and manager Charlotte Bruns. Bruns has served customers at the Legion for the past ten years, and as of Feb. 23, she is officially retiring based on advice from her doctors due to non-life-threatening medical issues. Bruns is a...
A Bar of Their Own opens, Minnesota's new tavern dedicated to women's sports
New establishment is the first of its kind in the Upper Midwest. A Bar of Their Own opens, Minnesota's new tavern dedicated to women's sports. Located in Litchfield, MN we deliver the latest in local News, Sports, Weather, Obituaries & More! Tune in to AM 1410 or FM 95.9 for morning updates on the go, listen to our afternoon programs to keep you informed all day long, or join us weekends for our prayer service broadcasts.
Wright County notice of issuance
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Harassment Restraining Order has been issued on January 9, 2024. A hearing has not been scheduled. You may request a hearing on this matter by filing a Request for Hearing HAR301 with the Court within twenty (20) days of the date this Notice is published. You may get a copy of the HRO from the court administrator’s office at the following address: 3700 Braddock Ave NW, Room 1100 Buffalo, MN 55313.
Cash for recruits? How the latest legal ruling over NIL could benefit the Gophers.
Things might get wild, but a recent court ruling currently means the NCAA can no longer ban players from being paid in the recruiting process. Some Gophers boosters think it could level the playing field. Cash for recruits? How the latest legal ruling over NIL could benefit the Gophers. Located...
Dassel ad for bids: parking lot and sidewalk improvements
RECEIPT AND OPENING OF PROPOSALS: Proposals for the work described below will be received online through QuestCDN.com until 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26, 2024 at which time the bids will be opened and publicly read at the office of the City Clerk/Treasurer, City of Dassel, 430 3rd Street, Dassel, MN 55325.