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Column: Plenty of art activities in District 518 classrooms
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Luverne native succeeding as professional mountain bike racer
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Coyer 100th birthday
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December 30, 2016
Chippewa County jury awards over $10 million in abuse case
MONTEVIDEO – A Chippewa County jury has awarded a total of $10,199,000 in a civil lawsuit brought by a 42-year-old woman who alleged that her father had sexually abused her when she was a child.
December 30, 2016 - 8:41pm
December 29, 2016
Reward offered in search for vandals at Sibley-Ocheyedan Middle School
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office continues to search for clues and information in a case involving burglary and vandalism...
December 29, 2016 - 8:56pm
Wife of SD child rape suspect charged from same incident
PLANKINTON, S.D. — The wife of a man awaiting trial for multiple counts of raping a minor has been charged with sexual exploitation more than a year after her husband’s arrest. Elizabeth Thomas, 36, of Plankinton, was charged on Dec. 19 with sexual exploitation of a minor, stemming...
December 29, 2016 - 8:47pm
December 21, 2016
Beer-mug attack victim from Somalia forgives her attacker
COON RAPIDS, Minn. -- Her attacker smashed a beer mug into her face for speaking another language. The blow cut deep into her skin, tearing away bits of flesh that left physical wounds requiring 17 stitches — and a psychological wound that left her fearful of living in Minnesota,...
December 21, 2016 - 8:56pm
Charges: Driver in fatal four-car pileup had just read text message
NEW BRIGHTON, Minn. -- A woman who had been texting while driving caused a four-car pileup on Interstate 35W in New Brighton this spring that ended up killing a young woman and critically injuring her fiance, charges say. Destiny Xiong, 35, of Hudson, Wis., was charged Wednesday with...
December 21, 2016 - 8:54pm
December 20, 2016
New evidence presented in Menjivar-Melendez drug case
WORTHINGTON — Carlos Menjivar-Melendez, 26, of Worthington, appeared in Nobles County District Court Tuesday morning for a motion hearing. He is facing one felony count of first-degree drug possession after selling more than 50 grams of methamphetamine.
December 20, 2016 - 8:50pm
December 11, 2016
As Minnesota works to close racial gaps, law enforcement plays a key role
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s criminal justice system arrests, charges, tries and incarcerates people of color at rates that are disproportionate to those of white residents. A Pioneer Press analysis of state data found that in 2015, Minnesotans of color were nearly three times more...
December 11, 2016 - 8:45pm
December 8, 2016
Charges: Kidnapped pregnant woman choked with scarf till she passes out
WILLMAR – A pregnant Willmar woman was repeatedly stalked, forced into a vehicle, assaulted and choked with a scarf until she passed out by a man against whom she has a two-year court order for protection, court documents indicate. Kandiyohi County authorities charged 28-year-old...
December 8, 2016 - 8:57pm
SD stepfather charged with killing 18-month-old boy with six blows to the head
DELL RAPIDS, S.D. - A 36-year-old stepfather has been charged with murder after he apparently delivered six blows to the head of his 18-month-old stepson in Dell Rapids, a small town about 25 miles north of Sioux Falls near Interstate 29.. Keith Cornett apparently had been left at...
December 8, 2016 - 8:53pm
December 6, 2016
Menjivar-Melendez set for contested omnibus hearing
WORTHINGTON — Carlos Menjivar-Melendez, 26, of Worthington, made his initial appearance Tuesday morning in Nobles County District Court on first-degree drug charges. According to court records, a confidential informant (CI) told a special agent from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal...
December 6, 2016 - 9:35pm
December 4, 2016
Package thieves beware: Residents have their eyes (and cameras) on you
APPLE VALLEY, Minn. — Spooked by reports of home-delivered parcels being stolen in her Apple Valley neighborhood, Suzi Forrest Magill recently installed a couple of internet-connected security cameras on the outside of her house — one pointing at her front steps, the other at...
December 4, 2016 - 8:19pm
It’s a growing battle: Package thieves vs. residents
ST. PAUL — Many Twin Cities residents have had just-delivered parcels snatched from their doorsteps in what has become a “porch piracy” epidemic in recent years. And some victims have tried to fight back. That’s what happened to Dariush Amirahmadi of St. Paul, who dabbles...
December 4, 2016 - 8:18pm
November 30, 2016
Montana teen pleads guilty to drug charges
WORTHINGTON -- Ariel Mullins,18, of Montana, pleaded guilty Wednesday afternoon in Nobles County District Court to a drug-related felony charge. Mullins was charged with fifth-degree possession of methamphetamine, and also faced a gross misdemeanor charge of fifth-degree possession...
November 30, 2016 - 9:38pm
Wetterling’s killer confessed crime to cellmate months before admission in court
ST. PAUL -- They were separated from the others. It wasn’t much — one additional door blocking Danny Heinrich and Anton Martynenko’s cells from the other six in the pod. But it was enough to help solicit a confession in the murder of Jacob Wetterling months before Heinrich made...
November 30, 2016 - 8:40pm
November 24, 2016
Duckworth pleads not guilty to prostitution charges
WORTHINGTON -- Jaquon Duckworth, 24, of Sioux Falls, S.D., pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning in Nobles County District Court to prostitution charges. Duckworth is facing two felony counts of promoting prostitution of an individual and engaging in sex trafficking. According to...
November 24, 2016 - 9:35pm