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June 8, 2013
Chair auction postponed to later date
Due to inclement weather, the annual chair auction at the Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music festival has been postponed to a later date. The annual Adirondack chair auction - all proceeds this year will go to Relay For Life of Nobles County - will take place at a later date. A...
June 8, 2013 - 1:50pm
April 11, 2013
Power down, but cleaning up: Snow snarls work; more blackouts; rural areas remain isolated
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles Cooperative Electric went from more than 3,400 member households without power Thursday morning to approximately 3,200...
April 11, 2013 - 11:18am
January 9, 2013
Nobles County to enter into negotiations for administrator
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday afternoon to proceed into negotiations with Minnesota native Thomas Johnson...
January 9, 2013 - 4:50pm
November 6, 2012
Obama wins re-election
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama rolled to re-election Tuesday night, vanquishing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and prevailing...
November 6, 2012 - 10:46pm
September 28, 2012
Woman killed in morning crash
RUSHMORE -- A woman from Cottage Grove was killed during a motor vehicle accident Friday morning near Rushmore. According to the Nobles County Sheriff's Office, Jean Marie Mesner, 57, of Cottage Grove, died at the scene of the accident that occurred at about 6:30 a.m. Mesner was...
September 28, 2012 - 9:30am
September 27, 2012
WORTHINGTON -- Josue Fraga was formally indicted Thursday afternoon at Prairie Justice Center for his second trial in the murder of his 2-year-old niece, Samantha Fraga. Judge David Christensen said a Nobles County grand jury indicted Fraga for five counts in all, including first-degree...
September 27, 2012 - 2:52pm
August 17, 2012
Widboom to face Benson in Nobles County District 3 Commissioner election
WORTHINGTON - Matthew Widboom's name was drawn from a hat in a 10 a.m. meeting of the Canvassing Board Friday to break a tie in the District 3 Nobles County Commissioner race. Widboom will now face incumbent David Benson, who earned his spot on the ballot for November's election...
August 17, 2012 - 10:14am
August 14, 2012
Candidate conundrum: Paplow, Widboom tiebreaker set for Friday
WORTHINGTON -- With all eight precincts in Nobles County Commissioner District 3 reporting in Tuesday's Primary election, incumbent David Benson...
August 14, 2012 - 9:58pm
August 3, 2012
Worthington man dies in rollover
WORTHINGTON -- A young Worthington man died early Friday morning at Sanford Worthington Medical Center after being involved in a one-vehicle...
August 3, 2012 - 10:14am
June 25, 2012
Round Lake Farley's & Sathers to close
Farley's & Sathers and Ferrara Pan Candy Company recently completed their merger to create Ferrara Candy Company. Bringing two companies together results in many opportunities, but also requires some necessary changes as part of integration planning. Accordingly, today we are announcing...
June 25, 2012 - 10:52am
June 6, 2012
Request for new trial granted in Fraga case
WORTHINGTON --A petition for post-conviction relief, specifically a request for a new trial, has been granted in the case against Josue Fraga, who was accused in 2008 of murdering his 2-year-old niece. Fraga was convicted of the murder in May 2009, but in early 2011 the possibility...
June 6, 2012 - 11:40am
May 31, 2012
Man injured in grain auger accident
MOUNTAIN LAKE -- An 18-year-old rural St. James man is in stable condition after being caught in an auger on a rural Mountain Lake farm Thursday morning. A previous report that he had died due to his injuries was incorrect. The Cottonwood County Sheriff's Office received a call...
May 31, 2012 - 7:17pm
May 30, 2012
Man involved in motorcycle crash succombs to injuries
JACKSON -- A motorcycle crash that occurred Saturday has claimed a second victim. Brian Engelkes, 35, of Sheldon, Iowa, died Wednesday, two days after his wife, Michelle, succumbed to her injuries. According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, a report of a one-vehicle motorcycle...
May 30, 2012 - 12:18pm
May 29, 2012
Minneota Township crash results in fatality
JACKSON -- Michelle Engelkes, 38, of Sheldon, Iowa, died Monday in a Sioux Falls, S.D. hospital after being injured in a motorcycle crash Saturday night east of Little Spirit Lake in Minneota Township. According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, a report of a one-vehicle motorcycle...
May 29, 2012 - 1:17pm
May 10, 2012
Legislature approves stadium bill
ST. PAUL - Lawmakers approved the final version of a Vikings stadium construction plan Thursday, sending it to the governor's desk for approval. The new stadium would make Minnesota "a better place to live," Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead, said shortly after the House approved...
May 10, 2012 - 2:04pm