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Scheel appears on first-degree murder charges in slaying of grandparents
Major pushback against Line 3 recommendation
Data: April 26, 2018
Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges
For employees, students to get paid, McNally Smith college building must sell before 2019
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
Thibodeau 'proud' of Timberwolves' progress
Sabathia liked what he heard from Twins
NFL Draft: Vikings' GM Rick Spielman open, as always, to trading for additional picks
Sano hits home run in Twins 4-7 loss to Yankees
New Mall of America movie theater to offer food options
Worthington retailers jump into internet sales tax debate
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
Lange’s Cafe ends 24-hour service after 62 years
Bingham Lake family business up for sale after 89 years
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Letter: Time to get tough on confinement buildings
Letter: Historical society thankful for support at meeting
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Time to respond to reader feedback
Letter: Looking out for farmers' best interests
Allan James Ritter
Arlene Mina Johansen
Minnesotans could have been exposed to measles in Winona and Albert Lea, officials say
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
When it comes to wine, what are tannins?
STDs rising in Minnesota
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City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
December 16, 2017
40th anniversary of the Willmar 8: First bank strike in Minnesota was in Willmar
WILLMAR, Minn. — It's Dec. 16, 1977. A group of women employees of Citizens National Bank stand outside the bank in a picket line despite...
December 16, 2017 - 9:57am
February 13, 2017
Charges: Man drove drunk through bank wall in northwest Minnesota
WINGER, Minn. -- A Fertile, Minn., man has been arrested on drunk driving charges after investigators said he drove a car through a bank wall...
February 13, 2017 - 7:17pm
May 15, 2016
Vietnam bank says interrupted cyber heist using SWIFT messaging
HANOI — Vietnam’s Tien Phong Bank said that it interrupted an attempted cyber heist that involved the use of fraudulent SWIFT messages, the same technique at the heart of February’s massive theft from the Bangladesh central bank. Hanoi-based TPBank said in a statement late Sunday...
May 15, 2016 - 9:14pm
New executive VP at Sibley State Bank
SIBLEY, Iowa — Karl Bormann, president and CEO of Sibley State Bank, has announced the hiring of lifelong northwest Iowa resident Tim Chapman as executive vice-president. Chapman, a 29-year banking veteran, graduated from Spirit Lake High School in 1983 and earned his bachelor’s...
May 15, 2016 - 8:56pm
August 20, 2015
Brooklyn woman a no-show in court
WORTHINGTON — Tiranna S. Hampton, 24, of Brooklyn, N.Y, failed to appear in Nobles County District Court this week on three felony theft charges stemming from alleged incidents that occurred between February and May 2014. According to court documents, the Nobles County Sheriff’s...
August 20, 2015 - 9:55pm
May 19, 2014
‘Man in Black’ bank robber gets 14 years
ST. PAUL — It took a year for Sheikh Bilaal Muhammad Arafat — known to the FBI as the “Man in Black” — to rob 31 banks. The terror he instilled while demanding money with armed threats, his victims said, will last much longer. “We live with this forever,” said Pat...
May 19, 2014 - 8:47pm
Schutz, Weber to lead UPB
WORTHINGTON -- Jason Schutz and Ryan Weber have been promoted to jointly lead United Prairie Bank's Worthington operations, according to Scott D. Bradley, UPB Chief Executive Officer. "This is a first in United Prairie's 40-year history that two experienced bankers will team up to...
May 19, 2013 - 11:36pm
April 23, 2013
Bank to give away trees
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County residents looking to replace trees lost during the April 9 ice storm can capitalize on the generosity of a local bank. First State Bank Southwest will host a Replant a Tree Community Program on Friday, during which more than 1,000 trees will be given...
April 23, 2013 - 12:05am
Bank embezzler sentenced to prison
ST. PAUL -- A Jackson woman who embezzled up to $120,000 while employed at Jackson's United Prairie Bank has been sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison. Carolyn F. Hampel, 66, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in St. Paul. She was also ordered to pay in excess of $130,000...
August 23, 2012 - 9:47pm
February 9, 2012
Brewster bank robber federally indicted
WORTHINGTON -- Mark Edward Wetsch, 49, of Minneapolis, was federally charged Tuesday with 13 counts of armed bank robbery. The indictment was unsealed Thursday following Wetsch's initial appearance in St. Paul. Wetsch was arrested in St. Peter in early January just hours after...
February 9, 2012 - 8:32pm
January 30, 2012
Alleged bank robber makes court appearance
WORTHINGTON -- Alleged bank robber Mark Edward Wetsch, 49, of Minneapolis, made a second court appearance Monday in Nobles County District Court,...
January 30, 2012 - 11:46pm
January 5, 2012
Bank robbery charges filed, bail set for Minneapolis man
WORTHINGTON -- Bail was set at $300,000 Thursday for Mark Edward Wetsch, 49, of Minneapolis, who is accused of robbing the Rolling Hills Bank...
January 5, 2012 - 9:37pm
January 3, 2012
Brewster bank robbed at gunpoint
BREWSTER -- A suspect in the armed robbery of the Rolling Hills Bank & Trust in Brewster Tuesday was arrested within hours of the incident, according...
January 3, 2012 - 12:29pm
October 26, 2011
Bank investments to help small businesses
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials hope a $100 million investment they are making in banks will end up in the hands of small business owners. That could result in more jobs across the state. Gov.
October 26, 2011 - 9:04pm
August 31, 2011
Cedar Rapids man to face federal charges in bank heist
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- A 67-year-old man will face only federal charges in connection with a bank robbery in downtown Cedar Rapids. A federal indictment said Tuesday that Robert Rutan had robbed the Hills Bank and Trust office on June 3. He was arrested June 20 in St. Louis...
August 31, 2011 - 10:22am