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Judy & Bruce Schmidt
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Looking Back: 1940 -- Nobles County ranks among top flax producers in Minnesota
Looking Back: 1940 - Steamed turned into blades of new turbine at Worthington power plant
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January 14, 2015
Flu, norovirus, Ebola, oh my!
ST. PAUL — Flu and norovirus cases increased last year just as the Ebola scare eased in Minnesota, creating one of the busiest infectious disease years health experts remember. “It was a good year for bad bugs,” Sen. Carla Nelson, R-Rochester, said. The number of flu cases...
January 14, 2015 - 8:52pm
September 16, 2014
Minnesota Supreme Court coming to town
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Supreme Court will stop in Worthington Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 as part of its “traveling oral arguments” program, teaching students around the state about Minnesota’s court system. Before the court offers their arguments at the school Oct. 1, there...
September 16, 2014 - 9:15pm
July 23, 2014
Health officials investigate Fond du Lac Reservation E. coli cases
CLOQUET — At least 22 people on the Fond du Lac Reservation experienced foodborne illness linked with E. coli bacteria, a spokesperson with the Minnesota Department of Health said Wednesday. The news was first posted on the band’s website Tuesday, when it indicated there were...
July 23, 2014 - 8:11pm
June 2, 2014
Clay prosecutor to strike judge from DWI test refusal cases
MOORHEAD — Clay County’s top prosecutor may ask for a judge to be removed from future criminal cases in which a driver is accused of refusing a blood alcohol test. Clay County Attorney Brian Melton said Judge Steven Cahill has failed to follow state law in throwing out two...
June 2, 2014 - 9:33pm
April 30, 2014
Minnesota HIV cases show slight decline
ST. PAUL — The annual tally of new HIV cases in Minnesota dropped slightly last year, the state health department reported Wednesday. The state tabulated 301 new cases during 2013, down 4 percent from 314 new cases the previous year. Among people living with AIDS and the virus...
April 30, 2014 - 8:43pm
April 23, 2014
Gun show is this weekend
WORTHINGTON — This weekend’s Worthington Gun Show will offer something for all levels of hunting and gun enthusiasts. “We try to cover all areas,” said Randy Thompson, who serves on the committee sponsoring the event. “I would say we entertain quite a variety of people...
April 23, 2014 - 7:51pm
August 9, 2011
Hills man pleads guilty in multiple cases
WORTHINGTON -- Mark Daniel Stewart, 28, of Hills, entered into several plea agreements with the state Monday in Nobles County District Court, pleading guilty to fleeing from a peace officer in a motor vehicle and motor vehicle theft, both felonies, and also to misdemeanor charges...
August 9, 2011 - 8:53pm
July 26, 2011
Two arrested for assaulting child in unrelated cases
WORTHINGTON -- Two Worthington residents were charged with assaulting a child in unrelated cases this week in Nobles County District Court. On Tuesday, an application for a public defender was approved for 24-year-old Phonkham Nang Soupommanichanh of Worthington, who is charged in...
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July 26, 2011 - 7:46pm
July 6, 2011
Appellate court affirms decision in DWI cases
JACKSON -- The State of Minnesota Court of Appeals Tuesday affirmed a decision made by the Jackson County District Court sustaining the revocation of the driving privileges of four citizens. Tyler Bezdicek, Daniel Schultz, Tyler Olsen and John Sathe challenged the district court's...
July 6, 2011 - 8:31pm
May 23, 2011
Charges filed in two separate meth cases
WORTHINGTON -- Two alleged methamphetamine dealers were arrested last week, with approximately 34 grams of meth and more than $11,000 in cash located by Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force agents. With the assistance of an undercover officer, agents made arrangements to purchase meth from...
May 23, 2011 - 7:15pm
February 26, 2010
Court cuts to hit small counties hardest
ST. PAUL -- Further state budget cuts will mean longer waits for cases to go through Minnesota's court system, judicial leaders say, and small counties will be hardest hit. For years, courts in the least populated counties have received more state funding per capita than larger counties....
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am