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'Your voices are important,' 15-year-old speaker says to open tribal conference
WHS Marching Trojans claim Tri-State Band Festival Parade Sweepstakes, People’s Choice
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting on St. Paul's East Side
Sanford Worthington recognized for flu protection efforts
A Q&A with new Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Prep volleyball: Worthington goes 2-5 at St. James Tournament
Prep football: E-E's precision on display in Fulda
Cross country: Fairmont wins Class 2A title at Milaca
Letter: Be sure to attend NCHS book release event
Column: Republicans' kangaroo court
Column: A Republican worth voting for
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Patricia Marie Adelmann (Janssen)
Douglas R. Geertsema
Norma J. Janssen
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Data: Sept. 23, 2016
September 25, 2016
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting on St. Paul's East Side
ST. PAUL -- St. Paul police are investigating an East Side shooting that killed one girl and sent another to a hospital Sunday morning. Responding to a report of shots fired about 7:30 a.m., officers found two young female victims in an alley near the intersection of Walsh Street...
18 hours 52 min ago
September 21, 2016
Meeting on Level 3 offender is Monday
WORTHINGTON -- A Level 3 predatory offender will move to Nobles County Jail on Monday. According to the Worthington Police Department, Brad Andrew Haugen has served the sentence imposed on him by the court and is transitioning into the community. The Worthington Police Department...
September 21, 2016 - 8:55pm
Four men arrested for drug possession
WORTHINGTON -- The Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force (BRDTF) arrested four men Monday for methamphetamine possession. The BRDTF, along with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Worthington/Nobles Emergency Response unit, executed a search warrant and approximately five...
September 21, 2016 - 7:41pm
September 20, 2016
Little Rock, Iowa man appears on assault charges
WORTHINGTON -- Chad Nachtigal, 22, of Little Rock, Iowa, appeared Monday afternoon in Nobles County District Court for a contested omnibus hearing. Nachtigal is facing two felony charges for attempted assault in second degree with a dangerous weapon, as well as a misdemeanor charge...
September 20, 2016 - 2:42pm
September 19, 2016
Farmington school put on lockdown as police search for active shooter
FARMINGTON -- A man shooting at squirrels with a pellet gun on his property caused confusion Monday morning in Farmington as authorities requested some of the city’s schools to go into lockdown after a gunfire report. “The initial call was that there was a man outside with a...
September 19, 2016 - 1:40pm
September 18, 2016
Officer, suspect ID'd in Minnesota mall stabbings
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- The FBI is investigating the Crossroads Center knife attacks in St. Cloud, Minn., on Saturday as "a potential act of terrorism."Nine people were injured by an attacker who was killed inside the Macy's store by an off-duty Avon police officer.St. Cloud Mayor Dave...
September 18, 2016 - 8:25pm
September 17, 2016
Alleged kidnapper Kinn faces new charges
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping a 5-year-old girl was arraigned Friday on one charge of first-degree criminal sexual contact with a person younger than 13. Jacob William Kinn, 33, appeared in court for an omnibus hearing related to the kidnapping charge and was then...
September 17, 2016 - 12:51pm
September 14, 2016
Thavixay pleads guilty to theft by swindle charge
WORTHINGTON -- Brandon Thavixay, 21, pleaded guilty to one count of theft by swindle Wednesday morning in Nobles County District Court. Thavixay...
September 14, 2016 - 9:22pm
As trial opens, prosecutor says former SD police chief killed pregnant girlfriend for insurance money, jealousy
BURKE, S.D. — In their opening remarks Wednesday, prosecutors suggested Russell Bertram killed his girlfriend to collect more than $900,000 in insurance money and was jealous over an unborn child that wasn’t his. Russell Bertram, 64, of Sioux Falls, appeared at the Gregory County...
September 14, 2016 - 9:09pm
September 13, 2016
Man appears on two drug possession charges
WORTHINGTON -- Steven McKnight, 54, made an initial appearance at the Nobles County District Court Tuesday morning on two felony drug charges...
September 13, 2016 - 9:21pm
Former executive to serve 78 months for $5.7 million embezzlement from Minn. company
ST. PAUL -- A former executive for a Minnesota-based industrial contracting firm will serve a 78-month sentence in the federal prison system for embezzling over $5.7 million over eight years from her former employer. U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank sentenced Kirsten Tjosaas, 38,...
September 13, 2016 - 9:11pm
Wrongly suspected, Wetterling neighbor says cops treated him unjustly
Daniel Rassier, a man wrongly suspected of abducting Jacob Wetterling, says he plans to sue law enforcement authorities for how they treated him. A Wetterling family neighbor and St. Joseph, music teacher, Rassier says police treated him like a murderer for years before another...
September 13, 2016 - 9:10pm
September 7, 2016
Woman who lost $90K part of Twin Cities scamming spree
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. -- It started with a Maplewood woman responding to an online advertisement for computer repairs in early July. For a couple hundred bucks, the company promised to fix her computer and better protect it from cyberattacks. The woman bit and coughed up $249 for the service....
September 7, 2016 - 9:56pm
September 5, 2016
Criminal sentences spark backlash, but Minnesota guidelines are set by state commission
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- One month after a jury found him guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, Brian Keith Jourdain once again stood in front of Judge Paul Benshoof, this time to find out how long he would spend in prison. The criminal complaint against Jourdain, which described...
September 5, 2016 - 9:56pm
August 31, 2016
Charges allege man angry with Zorbaz bouncers fired gun in parking lot in Spicer
WILLMAR -- Authorities say the man who allegedly fired several shots out of his truck in the Zorbaz restaurant parking lot early Sunday in Spicer had been angry at the bar’s bouncers for telling him to pour out his half-finished drink. That’s according to a criminal complaint...
August 31, 2016 - 9:06pm