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Prep boys hockey: Luverne skates away from Worthington
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Column: Substitute teachers a key component of District 518
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The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
HO, HO, HO: Koster has jolly time standing in for Santa
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Probst 80th birthday
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Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
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February 13, 2009
Residents respond to sex offender's plans to move to town
AVOCA -- As word spread Wednesday evening and Thursday morning about a Level III sex offender's plans to move to Avoca, residents began to speak out about the situation. Many of them preferred to remain anonymous, but Michelle Granum, who lives just a block away from where sex offender...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 12, 2009
Level III sex offender moving to Avoca
SLAYTON -- The Murray County Sheriff's Office released information Wednesday on a Level III sex offender who is expected to be moving to the 100 block of Southwest Third Street in Avoca in the near future. A community notification meeting has been scheduled for 6 p.m. Feb. 26 at...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
DeGuara cases set for trial
SLAYTON -- A tentative date has been set for a trial regarding stolen firefighter equipment, and two other cases with the same defendant set as back-up trials. Joshua DeGuara, 31, formerly of Avoca, pleaded not guilty to domestic assault in Murray County District Court Monday after...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
December 27, 2008
Phony firefighter faces another felony
AVOCA -- A man charged last month with receiving stolen fire department property now faces a second charge, and his friend and roommate is now facing a felony count, too. Joshua Michael DeGuara, 31, of Avoca, is charged with two felony counts of receiving stolen property.
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December 27, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Avoca man charged in stolen property case
AVOCA -- A man once convicted of impersonating a fireman in California is accused of receiving stolen property that belonged to the Avoca Fire and Rescue Department. The felony-level charge, filed Monday in Murray County District Court, comes with a maximum penalty of five years incarceration...
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am
October 23, 2008
Search turns up more than 1,000 pills
SLAYTON -- A search warrant executed in September in Avoca has resulted in a felony drug possession charge for a woman after authorities discovered hundreds of prescription pills in the house. Gretchen Marie Scott, aka Gretchen Marie DeGuara, 26, of Avoca, was charged Tuesday with...
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
Avoca ready to enjoy 'Fun in the Sun'
AVOCA -- What could be more fun than trying to catch a greased pig? Watching a bunch of kids try to catch it, of course. Avoca is celebrating 130 years of existence this weekend during the Avoca Fun In The Sun (Avoca FITS) celebration, with music, a few tournaments and an assortment...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
May 28, 2008
Farm death in rural Avoca ruled accidental
AVOCA -- Even without a report from the coroner's office, the Murray County Sheriff's Office is considering the death of Lee Pick, 63, of rural Avoca, a farm accident. Murray County Chief Deputy Randy Donahue said law enforcement is hoping to have an official report back by the end...
May 28, 2008 - 12:00am