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Wireless hotspot use increases, but a Band-Aid to county’s demand for broadband
WMS hosts its first Multi-Cultural Fair
Swimming with the sharks: S-O students learn negotiation skills
Common concerns: Mental health services available
College softball: Lady Jays lose twice to A-R
Prep baseball: Runs and hits are scarce as Pipestone edges Windom
Prep golf: Paulsen leads H-BC golfers
Prep softball: Trojans fall in solid effort
Track and field: Paulson wins twice at Mountain Lake
Column: Using technology to boost student engagement
Column: If Trump were a woman
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Letter: Clarifying the Establishment Clause
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Detective work: Dave Hoffman recognized as one of the ‘Faces of Hope’ by Crisis Center
Column: Think we've had rain? Remember this stormy weather?
First ‘Birding on the Green’ event is Monday
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Looking Back: 2006 -- Central Elementary slated for demolition
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December 2, 2015
‘If this is the guy, we need to have answers’: Jacob Wetterling’s mom opens up on latest developments in his disappearance
PAYNESVILLE — Patty Wetterling is convinced authorities will learn if the man named recently as a “person of interest” in the abduction of her son Jacob was responsible for the crime. For Daniel James Heinrich “to be called a ‘person of interest,’ I mean that’s a strong...
December 2, 2015 - 8:22pm
November 26, 2015
Worthington man makes appearance in domestic assault case
WORTHINGTON — Jaron Semaj Jackson, 21, of Worthington, appeared in Nobles County District Court this week on a felony count of domestic assault...
News / crime
November 26, 2015 - 9:24pm
November 16, 2015
Sioux Falls man charged with criminal sexual conduct in Pipestone
PIPESTONE — Frederick James McAbee, 41, of Sioux Falls, S.D., was arrested Friday on charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, first-degree burglary, second-degree assault and possession of a firearm after having been convicted of a crime of violence. All of the charges are...
November 16, 2015 - 7:41pm
November 10, 2015
Under advisement: Motion to withdraw guilty plea in Desta trial considered
WORTHINGTON —A Tuesday sentencing hearing for Dessalegne Fissiha Desta, 61, Worthington, ultimately became a hearing on a motion to withdraw a plea of guilty entered by Desta in September in the assault and attempted murder case involving his wife and daughter. Desta is accused...
November 10, 2015 - 8:16pm
November 9, 2015
Worthington man pleads guilty to drug, domestic assault charges
WORTHINGTON — Martin Carlos Lopez, 33, Worthington, pleaded guilty Monday afternoon to eight felonies ranging from violation of a domestic...
November 9, 2015 - 9:00pm
October 8, 2015
Pipestone woman appears for assault case
WORTHINGTON — Taylor Jean Boelman, 19, of Pipestone, appeared with counsel in Nobles County District Court this week for a case stemming from...
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October 8, 2015 - 9:37pm
September 30, 2015
Desta enters plea in attempted murder case
WORTHINGTON — Dessalegne F. Desta, 61, of Worthington, last week entered into a plea agreement, pleading guilty to two counts of first-degree...
September 30, 2015 - 9:26pm
August 25, 2015
Desta pleads not guilty to attempted murder
WORTHINGTON — Dessalegne F. Desta, 61, entered not guilty pleas in Nobles County District Court during his arraignment Monday afternoon. Desta...
August 25, 2015 - 10:00pm
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 11, 2015
Worthington man faces domestic assault charges
WORTHINGTON — Martin Carlos Lopez, 32, of Worthington, appeared in Nobles County District Court last week on two felony-level charges. Lopez...
August 11, 2015 - 8:56pm
July 2, 2015
Two Jackson men appear on domestic assault charges
JACKSON — Two Jackson men made first appearances in court Wednesday on two separate domestic assault cases. Kody Johnson, 22, and Jeffrey...
July 2, 2015 - 10:03pm
June 21, 2015
Man dies following assault in Worthington; arrest made
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Police Department is investigating a Friday assault that resulted in the death of an adult male. Officers were called at approximately 6 p.m. Friday to 1031 Oslo St. for an adult male who had been assaulted, according to a press release issued Saturday...
News / crime
June 21, 2015 - 9:27pm
June 8, 2015
Man pleads guilty to stabbing in apartment complex
DULUTH — The 21-year-old suspect in a stabbing incident in a Duluth apartment complex earlier this year has pleaded guilty to an amended charge Tyler Joseph Bizal entered a guilty plea to a third-degree assault charge late last month in State District Court, according to online...
June 8, 2015 - 10:26pm
June 4, 2015
Honermann charged with criminal sexual conduct
LUVERNE — Brandon Honermann, 21, of Luverne, appeared in court this week on charges of second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a victim...
June 4, 2015 - 6:15pm
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