Meeker County

'Ghost Hunter' Sentenced To Probation For Litchfield Church Break-InOne of the self-dubbed ghost hunters who broke into a historic Litchfield church in May has been sentenced to five years of probation.
DNR: Starry Stonewort Confirmed In Minnesota LakesThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says an invasive pest has been confirmed in Minnesota lakes for the first time.
Man Attempts To Flee Police By Driving Into Cornfield In Meeker Co.A 35-year-old man was arrested Thursday after fleeing police in Meeker County. Brian Berwald, of Hutchinson, faces charges of driving after cancellation of license and fleeing a peace officer.
Sheriff: Driver, 21, Dies In Meeker Co. Rollover CrashOfficials in central Minnesota say a 21-year-old driver died Wednesday evening after he was thrown from a sports car in a rollover crash.
Sheriff: 2 Teens Injured In Meeker County ATV CrashTwo teenagers have been injured – one seriously -- in an ATV crash Saturday evening, according to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office.
Damage Reported In Meeker Co. Following Saturday’s StormsAfter a day of funnel clouds and heavy rains, at least one Minnesota county in the central part of the state has reported damage.
Bird Flu Found In Renville, Meeker FlocksOfficials said Thursday that two more Minnesota flocks are presumed positive for bird flu, bringing the total number of farms affected in the state to 87.
2 More Turkey Flocks Presumed To Have Bird Flu In MinnesotaThe presumed cases reported Friday are in Kandiyohi and Meeker counties. Both counties have already been found to have infected flocks.
Jennie-O Turkey Farm In Minnesota Hit By Deadly Bird FluFederal authorities have now confirmed that a ninth Minnesota turkey farm has been hit by a form of bird flu that's deadly to poultry.
Carbon Monoxide Caused Meeker Co. DeathSheriff's officials say carbon monoxide caused the death of a 27-year-old man in Meeker County. The Meeker County sheriff's office identifies the victim as David Allen Harrison. A 21-year-old woman in the Greenleaf Township residence also suffered the effects of carbon monoxide
Patrol: 1 Dead After Head-On Crash In Meeker CountyThe State Patrol says a head-on crash on an icy highway Sunday evening in Meeker County left a 37-year-old man dead.
DNR: Bird Disease Closes Pigeon Lake IslandsDNR officials say the islands in Meeker County’s Pigeon Lake have been closed due to discovery of a disease in double-crested cormorants.