Weather Forecast


Venue change request denied in Fraga retrial

Email News Alerts

WORTHINGTON -- A change of venue request made by Josue Fraga's defense team was denied during a pretrial hearing Wednesday in Nobles County District Court.


Fraga was convicted in the death of his niece, Samantha, in May 2009, after she was murdered in March 2008. An order for a new trial was granted in June 2012 after new evidence was discovered.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (800) 274-5445 and we can help you.

Alyson Buschena
Alyson joined the Daily Globe newsroom staff after spending a year in Latin America. A native of Fulda and graduate of the University of Northwestern, she has a bachelor's degree in English with a dual concentration in Literature and Writing and a minor in Spanish. At the Daily Globe, Alyson covers the crime beat as well as Pipestone and Murray counties, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and cooking. More of Alyson's writing can be found at
(507) 376-7322