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Todd Matheson, 48 | Obituaries  Crow River Media

July 2, 2019. Todd Donald Matheson, 48, was taken from us way too soon July 2, at Buffalo Hospital in Buffalo. He fought a very hard battle of Esophageal ...

Eric Koepp, 48 | Obituaries  Crow River Media

July 3, 2019. Eric Christopher Koepp, 48, of Litchfield died Wednesday, July 3, from a tragic work accident in Elwood, Nebraska. A memorial *service* will be at ...

Litchfield High School Senior Breaks 36-Year State Baseball Record  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Last Friday, a baseball player from Litchfield broke a state record that had stood for 36 years. Owen Boerema extended his hitting ...

Litchfield High School second quarter "A" honor roll  Crow River Media

Ninth grade. Ava Atkinson, Kyara Banken, Abigail Barus, Benjamin Blomberg, Margaret Boerema, Coltyn Bomkamp, Grace Borowicz, Emma Brown, Brady ...

Litchfield's Lake Ripley Elementary turns 50 | Education  Crow River Media

More than 30000 kids have passed through the halls of Litchfield's Lake Ripley Elementary School since its opening Sept. 21, 1969.

Litchfield High School Little Theatre presents the 'The Grunch' April 4-7  Crow River Media

Litchfield High School Little Theatre will present “The Grunch” from 7-8:30 p.m. April 4-6, and from 2-3:30 p.m. April 7 at 901 N. Gilman Ave.

Litchfield Marching Band brings old tunes to life  Crow River Media

The Litchfield High School Marching Band is bringing nostalgic music Thursda, June 6.

Litchfield School Board discusses open lunch | Independent Review  Crow River Media

Litchfield High School Principal Jason Michels proposed changes to open lunch next year during a school board meeting Monday.

Litchfield Marching Band sets summer parade schedule | Independent Review  Crow River Media

Summer parade season has arrived for marching bands across the state, and the Litchfield Marching Dragons will step off at their first parade on Saturday.

Litchfield High School Honor Roll announced | Education  Crow River Media

Following are students who earned spots on the “A” and “B” honor rolls at Litchfield High School for first quarter of the 2018-19 school year:

LHS class of 2019 graduates | Independent Review  Crow River Media

In the Litchfield High School gymnasium Sunday, 109 seniors received their diplomas, commencing their high school years and moving on to college, careers or ...

Litchfield students, administrators speak to City Council in support of raising tobacco age to 21  Crow River Media

Litchfield school administrators faced youth and underage vaping in schools this year — a problem that's not only districtwide but affecting schools statewide.

High school baseball player breaks Minnesota hitting streak record set in 1983  Bring Me The News

Litchfield's Owen Boerema has hit safely in 34 straight games.

On the record: Litchfield's Owen Boerema has 34-game hitting streak  Crow River Media

Owen Boerema had just completed an interview with a reporter from a Twin Cities television station when another reporter appeared to talk with him Monday ...

Litchfield alum wins VFW teacher of year award  Crow River Media

1988 Litchfield High School graduate Andrew Nelson said he still remembers what it felt like when Mayor Keith Johnson, who was formerly a band director at ...

Litchfield's student of the week | Education  Crow River Media

Litchfield High School senior Mason Dietel was named student of the week for Feb. 4-8 and junior Mariah Crosbie and sophomore Hazel Chvatal were named ...

Litchfield School Board candidates discuss issues | Election  Crow River Media

Editor's note: Litchfield Chamber of Commerce sent questionnaires to Litchfield School Board candidates. Responses from candidates Darrin Anderson, Dan ...

Litchfield to celebrate 150 years in style | Business  Crow River Media

Litchfield will recognize its 150th anniversary this year with a celebration hosted by the newly-formed Litchfield Visitors Bureau.

Gregg Zender says goodbye to Lake Ripley School July 1  Crow River Media

As I look at it, I sit back and I say to myself, OK, my identity is the Litchfield Elementary principal, it's been that for 26 years. ... Come July.

LHS Hall of Fame inductees announced | Education  Crow River Media

Intentionally or not, the Litchfield High School Hall of Fame committee struck a balance in choosing the 2018 class of inductees.

Litchfield Middle School "B" honor roll third quarter  Crow River Media

Fifth grade. Adyson Blake, Evan Block, Gideon Boerema, Tyler Boesen, Elijah Capistrant, Grant Dengerud, Lincoln Dille, Carmen Espina-Straus, Cecilia ...

Litchfield honors athletes at awards banquet | Sports  Crow River Media

Litchfield athletes were honored Wednesday at the Litchfield High School Athletic Banquet.

Michael “Mick” Revering, 74 | Obituaries  Crow River Media

May 31, 2019. Michael “Mick” Revering, 74, of Litchfield died Friday May 31, at the VA Health Care Center in St. Cloud. A memorial *service* will be at 10:30 a.m. ...

Auf Wiedersehen, Deutschland: students reminisce on their trip overseas  Crow River Media

For six Litchfield High School students, the summer of 2018 will remain one of the most memorable highlights of their lives.

Litchfield's students of the week | Education  Crow River Media

Litchfield High School senior Tommy Johnson and freshman Dillon Maurer were named students of the week for Oct. 22-26. Seniors Shayna Rohrbeck and Zach ...

50 YEARS AGO: Body of 77-year-old found in abandoned house  Crow River Media


Litchfield history all around you: Celebrating Women's History Month  Crow River Media

In celebration of March being National Women's History Month, the Litchfield Historic Preservation Committee would like to acknowledge three women who ...

Litchfield choirs present world of music | Community  Crow River Media

Litchfield High School and Middle School took listeners around the world in 23 songs and highlighted some award-winning performances during their March ...

Roger "Shaker" Kloos, 63 | Obituaries  Crow River Media

May 25, 2019. Roger Alan Kloos (Shaker), 63, formerly of Litchfield, passed away Saturday, May 25, at his home in St. Paul. Roger was born May 23, 1956, in St.

"You did it!" — Litchfield High School seniors celebrate graduation  Crow River Media

Just under 100 Litchfield High School seniors hit a milestone Sunday afternoon. In a sea of Dragon-green caps and gowns, family members, friends and faculty ...

Go green! Go Dragons! | Independent Review  Crow River Media

Litchfield High School celebrated the Dragons Homecoming football game against New London-Spicer last week.

Enrollment increases at Litchfield Public Schools | News  Crow River Media

To the delight of administrators, opening-day enrollment has increased at Litchfield Public Schools at the start of the 2017-18 academic year.

Full Ensemble sings 'Million Dreams' | Education  Crow River Media

Soloist Gray Nelson opens up the "full ensemble" performance of "Million Dreams" during the 2018 Fall Vocal Concert Nov. 13 at Bernie Aaker Auditorium.

LHS debuts 'Cry of the Peacock' Jan. 24 | Independent Review  Crow River Media

Litchfield High School seniors Zach Olson, Madelyn Allee and Julia Richardson are all preparing for the 2019 Minnesota State High School League One Act ...

Litchfield Police reports April 17-22 | Independent Review  Crow River Media

Wednesday, April 17, 2019. At 4:48 a.m. Litchfield Police charged a 20-year-old Litchfield man with driving after revocation at a South Swift Avenue and West ...

50 YEARS AGO: Litchfield soldier, 23, dies of spinal meningitis  Crow River Media


Litchfield honors fallen soldiers on Memorial Day | Independent Review  Crow River Media

Although it was raining, the community of Litchfield came out to honor those who died serving the country.

Luaine “Butch” C. Weseman, 76 | Obituaries  Crow River Media

April 24, 2019. Luaine “Butch” C. Weseman, 76, of Litchfield died Wednesday, April 24, at St. Cloud Hospital. Funeral *service* will be 1 p.m. Monday, April 29, ...

TRACK AND FIELD: Litchfield hosts opening meet; Eagles top girls standings  Crow River Media

Teams battled cold and windy conditions Thursday night in the season-opening track and field meet at Litchfield High School. Litchfield, Eden ...

DANCE PREVIEW: Influx of young talent has Litchfield feeling happy  Crow River Media

Ever get into such a happy mood that you can't help but dance? That's precisely the theme that the Litchfield dance team aims to portray this season.

Vaping poses larger issue in rural schools | Independent Review  Crow River Media

Litchfield Public Schools face issues with student tobacco use, but not tobacco in the traditional sense.

Litchfield graduate Kelley Sundin believes music can unite us  Crow River Media

Kelley Sundin's music career came full circle, in a sense, during a mid-February choir concert.

2018 LHS Holiday Concert | Education  Crow River Media

Litchfield High School choir and band programs brought sounds of the holiday season to Bernie Aaker Auditorium Dec. 3 as they performed their 2018 Holiday ...

Marching Dragons collect top honors during busy parade week  Crow River Media

Litchfield High School marching band finished a stretch of five parades in four days Sunday afternoon by taking grand champion in the Water Carnival Grand ...

Kotelnicki headlines Litchfield athletic banquet | Sports  Crow River Media

Litchfield athletes will be honored at the annual LHS Athletic Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at the LHS gymnasium.

Litchfield sees major changes to sports sections | Sports  Crow River Media

The new competitive sections for the next two school years have been revealed. Litchfield High School's sports teams will see new opponents in some of its ...

Chad Rohde, 40 | Obituaries  Crow River Media

Dec. 16, 2018. Chad P. Rohde, 40, of Litchfield died at his home on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer. Friends and family may gather ...

Prep Basketball: Litchfield heats up  West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD -- Litchfield ramped up its offense in the second half, shooting 67 percent in the half and overcoming a 14-point halftime deficit to down ...

Bruce Christie, 69 | Obituaries  Crow River Media

March 21, 2019. Bruce M. Christie, 69, of Litchfield died on Thursday, March 21, at St. Cloud Veteran's Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. ...

Litchfield Live 2019 | News  Crow River Media

Litchfield High School choirs performed in concert Friday at Bernie Aaker Auditorium, as part of the vocal music department's annual Litchfield Live concert.

The Season Begins | Independent Review  Crow River Media

Litchfield High School marching band opened the parade season with a first-place finish at the Friendly City Days parade Sunday in Albertville. Take a look at ...

LHS responds to removal of coveted dragon logo  Crow River Media

As one of four schools in Minnesota nicknamed the Dragons, folks in Litchfield covet their school's distinct logo and mascot.

Tobacco ordinance revision stalls for more research, clarity  Crow River Media

Litchfield City Council's move to re-write the city's tobacco ordinance stalled after a public hearing Monday when the council asked Meeker McLeod Sibley ...

Cantata continues 20-year tradition | Local  Crow River Media

An Easter season musical tradition will continue when 78 performers take the stage Sunday at Bernie Aaker Auditorium.

Chelsea Brown hired as Litchfield Middle School principal  Crow River Media

At its meeting April 9, the Litchfield School Board announced Chelsea Brown will become the new principal at Litchfield Middle School.

George Durken, 86 | Obituaries  Crow River Media

Dec. 5, 2018. George V. Durken, 86, of Litchfield, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, at his home in Litchfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec.

A&E Calendar: For the best in local entertainment  Crow River Media

Next seven days. Wednesday, June 12. It's Toddler Time at the Litchfield Public Library, 216 N. Marshall Ave. This event is at 10:15 a.m. and continues through ...

Laurel Shoutz, 84 | Obituaries  Crow River Media

Feb. 28, 2019. Laurel Shoutz, 84, of Forest City, died Thursday, Feb. 28, at Meeker Manor Rehabilitation Center in Litchfield. Funeral *service* was Tuesday, ...

Meet Litchfield's new deans of students | Independent Review  Crow River Media

Litchfield Public Schools has three new deans of students this year, each a valuable asset to the inner workings of the schools, according to principals in their ...

Darwin Rod and Gun Club's smelt fry still running strong  Crow River Media

For 61 years the Darwin Rod and Gun Club has continued a tradition of serving up baskets of a small species of fish with a unique taste at its annual fish fry.

Nearly 200 teachers, students make a 'polar' plunge  Crow River Media

Litchfield Public Schools' tradition of participating in the Polar Plunge continued Friday with nearly 200 students and teachers participating in the event at Bde ...

'The Grunch' delights with songs, simplicity | Entertainment  Crow River Media

Combine a student body's love of theater, a grumpy sixth-grader, musical numbers and dance moves, and the product is “The Grunch.”

Thomas Christensen, 73 | Obituaries  Crow River Media

Jan. 24, 2019. Thomas W. Christensen, 73, passed away Jan. 24, at his home. Funeral *service* will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at First Lutheran Church in ...

Speeds to increase from 55 to 60 mph on local highways  Crow River Media

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is increasing speed limits on 5240 miles of state highways, affecting several that cross through Meeker and ...

Litchfield Chamber of Commerce warns businesses of scam | News  Crow River Media

The Litchfield Chamber of Commerce is alerting local businesses of a scam regarding a company called Sports Media.

A vocal display | News  Crow River Media

Litchfield High School and Middle School choirs performed their fall concert Nov. 13 at Bernie Aaker Auditorium.

Andrew Nothnagel Jr., 82 | Obituaries  Crow River Media

Sept. 22, 2018. Andrew George Nothnagel Jr., formerly of Litchfield, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Mesa, Arizona, with his family at his side.

Gladys Bergstrom, 85 | Obituaries  Crow River Media

Oct. 2, 2018. Gladys Irene Bergstrom, daughter of Richard and Ethel Dalton, was born Oct. 13, 1932, in Luxemburg, Minnesota. She grew up in the Darwin area ...

Springtime activities await you at Litchfield Community Education  Crow River Media

It might be spring break this week for the Litchfield Schools, but the Community Education office is humming with activity!

UPDATE: Authorities capture Kalland after three-day run  Crow River Media

The man who was on the run from law enforcement for three days after a standoff with Meeker County Sheriff's Office deputies was captured Sunday, Dec.

'A Clean Start': FCCLA students win trip to Washington D.C.  Crow River Media

Clean hands saves lives,” said Olivia Olson, Litchfield Middle School seventh-grader, at the beginning of a podcast about how washing hands can prevent the ...

Marching Dragons face a busy week | News  Crow River Media

It was a rough start, but a quick turnaround for the Litchfield High School marching band.

Nearly 100 MN School Districts Awarded Anti-Violence Grants: List  Mendota Heights, MN Patch

MN School Districts Awarded Anti-Violence Grants - Mendota Heights, MN - Projects included improvements to exterior entry security, such as access controls, ...

Gone fishin' | Independent Review  Crow River Media

Litchfield Student Anglers Club got their feet wet June 3 at its first league night at Lake Minne Belle.

GIRLS GOLF: Litchfield advances to second day of sections  Crow River Media

The Litchfield girls golf team battled rain and wind Wednesday at Oakdale Golf Club on the first day of the Section 3AA tournament, but it scored well enough to ...

Manufacturing expo let students try their hand at welding and more  Crow River Media

With help from several area businesses, Ridgewater College of Hutchinson hosted more than 100 students from Litchfield, Dassel-Cokato, Kimball and ...

LHS FIRST Robotics Team thanks community  Crow River Media

I want to take this opportunity to thank students, parents, and advisors who supported our 2017 Litchfield High School FIRST Robotics Team. The team just ...

69 YEARS AGO: Wells house sold for just $326 to be demolished  Crow River Media


Enduring cancer, staying hopeful | Independent Review  Crow River Media

Three-time cancer survivor Brian Danielson scans the paper each week for families who may have lost their loved ones to cancer, making a point to show up at ...

Dragon Tennis Ranked #9 in State | WCMP | East Central MN News, Sports, Music  WCMP

The Pine City Dragons are off to a hot start this season. The Dragon tennis team is now 6-1 on the season after a clean sweep in a quad at Litchfield high school.

David Osmundson, 56 | Obituaries  Crow River Media

May 20, 2019. David Osmundson, 56, passed away May 20, 2019, at the VA Medical Center in Saint Cloud, after fighting a determined 18-month long battle ...

Getting to know school staff  Crow River Media

With the second quarter of the school year underway, staff and faculty in Litchfield Public Schools have settled into their classrooms and are comfortable with ...

Remembering some of the great starting fives in MN boys basketball history  Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

This isn't a look at the best players in the history of Minnesota boys high school basketball, it's a list of opinions from coaches and announcers about the best ...

Litchfield robotics team powers up | Independent Review  Crow River Media

Here's the thing people need to know: It's not battle bots.”

TRACK AND FIELD: Dragons compete at Central Minnesota Mega Meet  Crow River Media

The Litchfield boys track and field teams traveled to Sauk Rapids-Rice middle school Saturday to compete with 10 teams at the Central Minnesota Mega Meet.

Marjorie O'Shea, 96 | Obituaries  Crow River Media

April 21, 2019. Marjorie Sheehan O'Shea, 96, of Portland, Oregon, formerly Litchfield and Hopkins, passed though the pearly gates April 21, 2019, due to a ...

Litchfield students, staff take the plunge | News  Crow River Media

On a mild March day, dozens of students and staff from Litchfield Middle School and High School plunged into Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis to raise money for ...

Surprise for longtime Litchfield coach  KARE

After nearly 30 years and coaching hundreds of athletes the head basketball coach at Litchfield high school is hanging it up.

Greenway camp returns this summer | Sports  Crow River Media

The dates are set and registration is open for the 2019 Chad Greenway "Day to REACH" football camp.

Litchfield wrestling legend inducted to Hall of Fame  Crow River Media

Driven” and “aggressive.” Those are two words that Tim Kinsella used to describe himself as a beginning wrestler. For over 35 years of wrestling as an athlete ...

Funeral set in Litchfield gym for basketball player killed in car crash  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Instruction at Litchfield High School and other schools in the district will end early on Friday to allow students, teachers and staff to attend a funeral for a ...

Meeker County Sheriff Report 1/29/19-2/4/19 | Public Safety  Crow River Media

Tuesday, January 29, 2019. On the 29th at 12:21 a.m. the Sheriff's Office responded to a snowmobile complaint on County State Aid Highway 34, Harvey ...

Should Litchfield build a new community pool? The city will be asking for opinions.  Crow River Media

Design concepts for a proposed new outdoor pool in Litchfield are in the hands of city leaders. Now, they're going to ask residents what they think about ...

Larson, Shoutz crowned Litchfield's 2018-'19 royalty  Crow River Media

Just 13 hours after their crowns were placed, Miss Litchfield Brianna Larson and Princess Laura Shoutz had a difficult time explaining their gratitude, and ...

Cokato Shopko to remain open | Independent Review  Crow River Media

Shopko stores in Cokato, Hutchinson and Glencoe will remain open following an announcement Jan. 16 that Shopko filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, ...

Introducing Litchfield's newest teachers and staff | Education  Crow River Media

When school starts Sept. 1, students will see new faces at their schools, including six teachers, a high school counselor and activities director. Today, the ...

Meeker County Sheriff Report 3/25/19 | Public Safety  Crow River Media

Monday, March 25, 2019. On the 25th at 10:32 a.m. the Sheriff's Office received information of mailbox damage at an address on 312th Street, Kingston ...

BOYS TENNIS: Draeger advances to section semifinals | Sports  Crow River Media

The Litchfield boys tennis team has one of its singles players within a couple wins of a state berth. The Dragons competed in the first two rounds of the Section.

Peanut Butter & Milk Festival will make it to Litchfield for the 47th year  Crow River Media

The 47th annual Peanut Butter & Milk Festival will be coming back to Litchfield this weekend.

'Save Our Species' at Prairie Woods Earth Day Festival April 13  Crow River Media

An SOS for the environment will be going out from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13 at the annual Earth Day Festival at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning ...

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