Skip to main content
Former Worthington resident explores climate change, nuclear power in new book
Bound for Baxter: Chapulis leaving Worthington for city administrator post
Faces of Hope banquet set for April 22
TSC pet adoption event is Saturday
Foam soap may not measure up to liquid soap
Wild draft pick Kunin inks 3-year deal
Twins' Puerto Ricans rejoin camp
Wild sign Wisconsin captain Kunin
Former juniors reunite at NCAA West Regional, recall lessons from Clark Cup season
Goodell: NFL officiating chief gets final say on all replays
Letter: District 518 board ‘out of sync’ with most of community
Column: Protecting firefighters' health
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Column: District 518 progressing well with online testing
Column: Trump deals his base a double-whammy
Dolores C. Berning
Marvin "Pat" Schettler
Dorothy M. Buys
Geraldine "Gerry" (Hansen) Christensen
William J. Wintz
Disheveled Theologian: Forsaken -- A few thoughts during Lent, week 4
Looking Back: 1992 -- Proposed hospital expansion plan advances
Cleaning up for colon health: Timmerman plays it safe
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Disheveled Theologian: Performance review: A few thoughts during Lent, week 3
out and about
Ostrem 80th birthday
Doppenberg 80th birthday
Wagley 100th birthday
Johnson 90th birthday
Goettsch 65h anniversary
Data: March 24, 2017
Data: March 23, 2017
Data: March 22, 2017
Data: March 21, 2017
Data: March 20, 2017
December 27, 2008
Phony firefighter faces another felony
AVOCA -- A man charged last month with receiving stolen fire department property now faces a second charge, and his friend and roommate is now facing a felony count, too. Joshua Michael DeGuara, 31, of Avoca, is charged with two felony counts of receiving stolen property.
December 27, 2008 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
Dorr claims Osceola County Sheriff's Department can be sued
SIBLEY, Iowa -- In the civil suit between Sibley native Paul Dorr and son against Osceola County, Sheriff Doug Weber, his successors and the Sheriff's Department regarding denial of concealed weapons permits, the Dorrs have filed a brief and some letters in opposition to the defendants'...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Neilson attorney asks for new trial
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Defense attorney Edward Bjornstad has filed a motion asking for a new trial for Kenneth George Neilson Jr., the Spirit Lake man convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Worthington native Marlan Lutterman. Instead of the sentencing scheduled...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
Busy day at Murray County Court
SLAYTON -- During a busy Monday in Murray County District Court, Judge David Christensen presided over hearings, sentencings and pleas from some new faces and a few familiar ones. Richard Mortensen, charged in late October with test refusal, terroristic threats, fourth-degree assault...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Currie woman arrested for assault
SLAYTON -- Assault charges were filed Monday against a Currie woman who allegedly told the arresting officer he should be charging her with attempted murder. Sandra Jayne Boltjes is facing charges of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, domestic assault and terroristic...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
Man charged after impregnating minor
WORTHINGTON -- Bennito Matias, 20, of Brewster, was charged this week in Nobles County District Court with first-degree criminal sexual conduct, almost a year after he allegedly had consensual sex with a 15-year-old girl. The complaint states the girl gave birth to a baby in August....
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
Buarapha arrested in Wisconsin
WORTHINGTON -- A Worthington man who didn't bother to show up for his jury trial in October was arrested in early December in Wisconsin and is now sitting in the Nobles County Jail. Phoui Buarapha, 22, appeared before Judge Timothy Connell Tuesday for a bail hearing, but Connell...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
City's claim against New Vision dismissed
WORTHINGTON -- Fifth Judicial Court Judge Jeffrey Flynn issued an order Monday dismissing the City of Worthington's claim against New Vision...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 13, 2008
Alleged assailant arrested at C-store
WORTHINGTON -- A man wanted by authorities in connection to a month-old assault case was arrested Friday for possession of a small amount of marijuana. A warrant was issued last week for Nery Ontoneil Perez, aka Nery Ontoneil Hernandez-Perez, 19. Perez was to have voluntarily left...
December 13, 2008 - 12:00am
December 2, 2008
Neilson trial will begin today
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- After more than a year, long hours of investigation and numerous delays, the trial of Kenneth George Neilson, accused of felony-level manslaughter, is scheduled to get under way today with jury selection followed by the start of opposing arguments. Neilson, 56,...
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
March 12, 2008
Court denies Shane appeal
WORTHINGTON -- A decision was filed Tuesday on Lisa Shane's appeal of her conviction for second-degree murder while committing child neglect and the 180-month sentence resulting from the conviction. The court affirmed both the conviction and the sentence, which was an upward departure...
March 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 25, 2006
Shane files for appeal
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Attorney Gordon Moore was served on Thursday with a notice of appeal filed by the state public defender on behalf of Lisa Marie Shane, who was convicted in April of second-degree unintentional murder, which occurred during an underlying offense of felony...
August 25, 2006 - 12:00am
May 27, 2006
Shane receives 15 years
WORTHINGTON -- Despite requests by her attorney and her mother for a shorter prison term, Lisa Marie Shane was sentenced Friday to 15 years incarceration in a state facility by Judge David Christensen in Nobles County District Court. Shane, convicted of second-degree murder in April...
May 27, 2006 - 12:00am
May 11, 2006
Shane sentencing scheduled for May 26
WORTHINGTON -- The sentencing for Worthington native Lisa Shane has been scheduled for 10 a.m. May 26 in Nobles County District Court. Shane, who was convicted of second-degree murder and child neglect in late April for the death of her 3-month-old infant daughter, Ashanta, was acquitted...
May 11, 2006 - 12:00am
April 25, 2006
Shane guilty on two charges
WORTHINGTON -- After two days of jury selection, eight days of testimony and about four hours of deliberation, a verdict of guilty for two of the three charges against Lisa Shane was handed down Monday in Nobles County District Court. Shane shook her head and sobbed as the court...
April 25, 2006 - 12:00am