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Lawmakers strongly deny police report of 'making out': Both say description of encounter in park is false
Target cuts another 235 Twin Cities jobs
Planning commission will not revisit Stower Drive zoning
Crash near Heron Lake
UND administrator arrested in Minnesota on prostitution charges
Prep volleyball: Worthington grits out win over Fulda
Prep volleyball: Jackson County Central comes together for win
Prep volleyball: Tracy-Milroy-Balaton ousts Windom Area; Southwest Christian sweeps Luverne
Iowa prep volleyball: Harris-Lake Park splits; Sheldon goes 1-2
Prep girls soccer: Worthington falls in last-second heartbreaker
Column: Alaska's Mount McKinley is conservatives' newest molehill
Letter: What can we do to control lake algae?
Column: Jeb Bush's foot-in-mouth problem
Column: Trump, Ramos meant for each other
Letter: Union strong? JBS employee thinks not
Vernice E. Ward
Leo Henry Baumgard
Thomas B. Cobb
Merlyn "Moe" Schubert
Looking Back: 2005 -- Area comes to aid in aftermath of Katrina
Column: Worthington's women helped build our economy
Religion briefs: Aug. 27
Looking Back: 1965 -- Several building projects in progress at Worthington schools
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Chapa 55th anniversary
Chapa 55th anniversary
Jacobsen 60th anniversary
Jacobsen 60th anniversary
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Motion granted: Venue of Fraga trial moved to Lyon County
May 25, 2015
Worthington Tractor Supply hosts pet event
WORTHINGTON — Tractor Supply Company in Worthington, located at 1160 Ryan’s Road, will host a pet event Saturday to encourage adoptions and support local animal groups. The Saturday event is part of Purina Days, which lasts from Wednesday to Sunday. All Purina Days events are...
May 25, 2015 - 7:44pm
January 19, 2015
Baby Jane Doe goes national
LUVERNE — The woman who shared the story of her abandonment as an infant at the back door of a Twin Cities hospital on Christmas Eve 1961 with...
January 19, 2015 - 10:01pm
December 24, 2014
Tammy Makram -- Baby Jane Doe -- continues quest to find birth mother
‘Twas the night before Christmas in 1961 A young doctor — an intern — was walking the halls. Then outside he noticed the new fallen...
December 24, 2014 - 8:50am
July 14, 2013
The first family reunion
SLAYTON -- Ben Nagel said he doesn't get nervous. But last week was different. And who can blame him. For the first time in his life, he was...
July 14, 2013 - 11:43pm
TSC to host pet adoption event
WORTHINGTON -- Tractor Supply Co., located at 1160 Ryan's Road, will host a pet adoption event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Tractor Supply Co. helped make possible the adoption of more than 2,000 adopted pets during the chainwide Pet Appreciation Week in 2011. Pet adopters on...
June 14, 2012 - 9:08pm
December 23, 2010
AUSTIN -- On a cold day last January, Lynette Carlson turned on her computer, logged into the social network website Facebook and found a message...
December 23, 2010 - 8:12pm
November 6, 2009
Letter: Observe adoption awareness month
My husband and I began foster parenting soon after our wedding and within 12 years we have been blessed and challenged to parent 12 children, now ages 10-23. Because it is my passion to find homes for the children who wait, I take time each November to remind people to celebrate Adoption...
opinion / letters
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Accused baby scammer pleads guilty
MADISON, Wis. - A Red Wing woman who told four women that she had a baby to adopt when, in fact she didn't, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to four counts of wire fraud. Melissa Christiansen, 31, formerly of Maiden Rock, was indicted in August with scheming to obtain an unspecified...
January 14, 2009 - 3:00pm
December 18, 2008
Adoption fight over 6-month-old baby
Baby Talon has been removed from one family and given to another. Talon is the 6-month-old boy in the middle of a legal battle that made national headlines this week. His adoptive mother and father were forced on Sunday to relinquish the infant to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe after...
December 18, 2008 - 11:00am
October 1, 2008
Woman charged with adoption fraud
MADISON, Wis. -- A former Maiden Rock woman charged in connection with allegedly offering a non-existent baby for adoption pleaded not guilty Sept. 23 in federal court to 16 counts of wire fraud. Melissa Christiansen, 31, now of 723 Buchanan St., Red Wing, was charged in August with...
October 1, 2008 - 4:30pm
September 2, 2008
Woman indicted in adoption scheme
RED WING - A federal grand jury in Madison, Wis., has indicted a Maiden Rock woman on charges of wire fraud in connection with an adoption scheme. According to the U.S. Attorney's office for western district of Wisconsin, Melissa Christensen, 31, has been charged in a 16-count indictment...
September 2, 2008 - 2:25pm