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WHS grad named to state Young Women’s Initiative
Setting sail: WMS students create their own boats in 4-H STEM program
County authorizes sale of $9.5 million in road construction bond
Referendum to reinstate Iowa Beef Checkoff passes
Red Cross blood drive set for Dec. 21
WHS gymnastics: Trojans make big jump in gym
Prep hockey: Windom Area rallies past Worthington
Area prep basketball: Trojans tame Tigers 39-35
Prep wrestling: Trojans wrestlers beat Luverne, W/ML
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First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
Disheveled Theologian: The Santa Boat
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
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Vortherms 90th birthday
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July 21, 2016
Man faces arson, burglary charges in connection with Sunday house fire
WORTHINGTON -- A Worthington man is facing arson and burglary charges following a Sunday afternoon house fire. Abel Danillo Ramirez-Ramirez, 33, has been charged with first-degree arson, first-degree burglary, threats of violence-intent to terrorize and fleeing a police officer by...
July 21, 2016 - 9:16pm
December 15, 2015
Arrest made in fire at Somali-owned restaurant
CROOKSTON -- The suspect in last week’s arson fire at a Somali-owned restaurant in Grand Forks, N.D., has been arrested. Matthew William Gust,...
December 15, 2015 - 3:27pm
October 5, 2015
Arson suspected at Graham Tire
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Fire Department was called to Graham Tire Company on Oxford Street Sunday evening just before 8 p.m. for a tire fire at the facility. Worthington Fire Department Chief and Graham Tire Manager Rick von Holdt said the incident is being investigated as...
October 5, 2015 - 9:31am
May 13, 2015
Oh, what a view! Retired DNR forester called back to action to look for fires
PEQUOT LAKES — When the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing and the humidity is low, Keith Simar goes to work. The retired Department...
May 13, 2015 - 8:17pm
April 10, 2015
Iowa arson trial is delayed
MASON CITY, Iowa — The trial of a 23-year-old man accused of breaking into a Mason City Subway restaurant and setting it on fire has been delayed. The Globe Gazette reported that a jury trial for Ethan Miller, of Mason City, has been rescheduled for May 27. It was previously slated...
April 10, 2015 - 9:24pm
January 5, 2015
Man arrested Sunday for allegedly setting Willmar home on fire
WILLMAR — A 32-year-old Willmar man is in custody for allegedly breaking into a Willmar residence Sunday evening, pouring gasoline throughout...
January 5, 2015 - 8:16pm
November 6, 2014
Man fleeing arson scene allegedly steals fire marshal’s camera
MOORHEAD — A man fleeing an arson fire at a Moorhead apartment building Monday allegedly stole the fire marshal’s camera on the way out, according to court documents. Jermane Turner Johnson, 39, was charged Thursday in Clay County District Court with one count of felony theft. Court...
November 6, 2014 - 9:31pm
August 19, 2014
After fire, businesses pick up pieces
DULUTH — As investigators from the Duluth Fire and Police departments continued to comb the scene of Monday’s fire at a historic mansion,...
August 19, 2014 - 8:14pm
August 18, 2014
Fire damages landmark Duluth building
DULUTH — Police and fire officials are investigating the origin of a fire early Monday morning that caused significant damage to a historic mansion on East Superior Street in Duluth. Authorities also are investigating an apparent Molotov cocktail found Monday morning in a building...
August 18, 2014 - 8:09pm
June 3, 2014
Investigation of Sharkee’s Bar fire reveals forcible entry
LUVERNE — The investigation into a fire at Sharkee’s Sports Bar & Grill building, 705 S. Kniss Ave., has revealed that forcible entry was made into the building, and that the fire was intentionally set. “We concluded that the fire was intentional due to the forcible entry,”...
June 3, 2014 - 8:58pm
March 5, 2014
Principal’s cash bond set at $500,000
DICKINSON, N.D. — A high school principal sat in a room of alleged felons wearing orange jumpsuits. He was one of them. Trinity High School Principal Thomas Sander appeared Wednesday in Stark County Court via video from the Southwest Multi-County Correction Center, where he’ll...
March 5, 2014 - 9:29pm
April 24, 2013
New details about Diagonal Road arson
WORTHINGTON -- After being arrested on Saturday for allegedly setting fire to his Diagonal Road home, the terms of bail have been set for Tex Peterson, a 58-year-old Worthington resident. The Worthington Police Department and Worthington Fire Department responded to the fire call...
April 24, 2013 - 9:58pm
April 21, 2013
Man arrested for arson
WORTHINGTON -- A 58-year-old man was arrested for first-degree arson following a Saturday afternoon house fire. The Worthington Fire Department...
April 21, 2013 - 11:05pm
January 19, 2012
Worthington woman arrested for arson, assault
WORTHINGTON -- Bail for a Worthington woman charged with assault, arson and terroristic threats was set at $20,000 Wednesday in Nobles County District Court after her arrest Tuesday night. Ashley Octavia Dodson, 21, is charged with second-degree assault, two counts of terroristic...
January 19, 2012 - 8:26pm
August 31, 2011
Charges: Arsonist targeted ex-Viking's family
APPLE VALLEY (AP) -- A 21-year-old man is charged with setting fire to an Apple Valley home where former Minnesota Viking Dave Osborn, his wife and four others were sleeping. Osborn, his wife Beverly, their granddaughter and three other teenage girls got out safely. But the top...
August 31, 2011 - 3:10pm