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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
Column: E15 an affordable, clean-burning option at the pump
Letter: WHS marching band something to take pride in
Letter: Be sure to attend NCHS book release event
Column: Republicans' kangaroo court
Column: A Republican worth voting for
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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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
March 29, 2016
Names of former New Ulm Diocese priests accused of sexually abusing minors released
WILLMAR — The names of 16 former priests of the New Ulm Diocese, who have been identified as being credibly accused of sexually abusing minors, were released Tuesday by the diocese and the law firm of Jeff Anderson & Associates. The New Ulm Diocese was the last diocese in the...
March 29, 2016 - 9:03pm
February 25, 2016
$1,000 reward offered in dog abuse case
ST. CLOUD — A $1,000 reward is being offered after a dog was shot six times with a pellet gun near Avon. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s...
February 25, 2016 - 8:28pm
February 8, 2016
Faces of Hope nominations sought
WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Crisis Center is seeking nominations for Faces of Hope, an awareness and fundraising event that honors individuals who have made a difference in the lives of victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking in southwest...
February 8, 2016 - 7:59pm
November 10, 2015
Lawmakers say state not putting child safety first in abuse cases
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators who crafted legislation earlier this year to make sure a child’s safety is first priority in abuse cases say the state is not following through with that requirement. Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, opened a Tuesday meeting of a legislative...
November 10, 2015 - 8:15pm
August 13, 2015
Protesters fill courtroom at deputy’s arraignment in K-9 assault case
CARLTON — A Ramsey County sheriff’s deputy accused of assaulting his canine partner at a training event in Carlton County was met with a...
August 13, 2015 - 8:47pm
August 12, 2015
Christensen Farms accused of improper animal care
LUVERNE — Seven employees of Christensen Farms have been suspended by the company after allegations of improper animal care at a Christensen hog farm near Luverne. According to a Tuesday Star-Tribune report, the suspensions are a result of hidden camera footage that appears to...
August 12, 2015 - 10:55am
June 3, 2015
Luverne man makes first appearance in abuse case
LUVERNE — A Luverne man facing multiple abuse-related charges made his initial appearance in Rock County District Court earlier this week. Jacob...
June 3, 2015 - 8:57pm
May 26, 2015
Moore pleads guilty in animal neglect case
WORTHINGTON — A Reading woman pleaded guilty Tuesday morning in Nobles County District Court in an animal neglect case stemming back to March of last year. Originally, Joan Moore was charged with 11 felony counts of animal neglect and nine misdemeanor charges of depriving an...
May 26, 2015 - 9:11pm
April 21, 2015
Holloway sentenced on felony assault charges
LUVERNE — James Holloway, 35, formerly of Hardwick, was sentenced Monday on two of five counts relating to a Feb. 6, 2014, incident of domestic...
April 21, 2015 - 9:41pm
April 6, 2015
Domestic abuse program offered
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Council on Family Relations (MCFR) and the University of Minnesota Extension will offer a presentation on the complexities of domestic abuse. The professional development opportunity is from 8 a.m. to noon May 1, and is open to all professionals and students...
April 6, 2015 - 8:42pm
January 21, 2015
Anti-abuse bill puts children first
ST. PAUL — Hank Marotske’s mother allowed her children one meal a week. “That pot of whatever she cooked had to last a week,” he said. When...
January 21, 2015 - 8:30pm
January 14, 2015
Worthington man accused of sexual conduct with a minor
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man will make his initial court appearance later this month following his arrest Sunday on charges of sexual conduct with a minor. Otto Gonzalez-Bautista, aka Jose Silva, 33, faces felony charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and second-degree...
January 14, 2015 - 8:50pm
January 12, 2015
Boy’s death prompts efforts to improve child abuse investigations
ST. PAUL — The death of 4-year-old Eric Dean in west-central Minnesota is producing state legislative discussions about how to improve child abuse investigations. “There has been a light shining onto the child protection system in our state...” Human Services Commissioner...
January 12, 2015 - 9:29pm
October 30, 2014
DFL, GOP trade jabs over late-campaign mailings
ST. PAUL — It’s that time when campaigns get a little rough, as shown Thursday when Minnesota Democrats and Republicans criticized each other for mailing inaccurate and inappropriate literature in state House races. Democrats, led by House Speaker Paul Thissen, complained that...
October 30, 2014 - 8:41pm
October 23, 2014
Republicans to remove photo of abuse victim
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Republican Party Thursday agreed to remove a photograph of a young abuse victim from a television commercial accusing Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton of making it easier to mistreat children. “The ad is currently being revised and an edited version will...
October 23, 2014 - 9:10pm