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Worthington Middle School Festival of Music event is Monday evening
Heron Lake-Okabena students gather 'Coins for Kids'
Doubt remains in Daubt; Democrats have concerns about new House speaker
Windom schools say no to winter weather
Education, research and new treatments assisting people with diabetes
Prep boys hockey: Luverne skates away from Worthington
Prep boys basketball: Antes sinks nine threes as Windom Area survives JCC
Prep gymnastics: Worthington soars to 140.175
Prep girls basketball: Jackson County Central tops Windom, SWC beats Canby
Prep wrestling: Four from Worthington get into Riot semifinals
Column: Substitute teachers a key component of District 518
Column: Elizabeth Warren, godmother of sorts
Column: Worthington Christian School offering program tonight on 'The Trees of Christmas'
Letter: Letter on Christmas wasn't meant to be negative
Column: Energy industry -- CO2 is good for us
Anita Rose (Ling) Siegmann
Florence "Kip" Gee
Cyril F. Gengler
Teresa Marie Stofferan
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
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
Schubert 90th birthday
Amundson 100th birthday
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
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February 25, 2014
Windom man arrested on felony drug charges
WORTHINGTON — A Windom man was arrested late Friday night in Worthington after law enforcement stopped a vehicle and discovered 98 grams of marijuana and a total of $1,033 in cash. Johnathan Dale Pfundt, 30, was arrested on a fifth-degree felony drug charge as well as one count...
February 25, 2014 - 8:57pm
April 11, 2012
Jackson woman faces embezzlement charge in U.S. District Court
JACKSON -- A former banker charged with allegedly embezzling more than $100,000 while employed as the retail operations manager at United Prairie Bank of Mankato is scheduled to make her first appearance in federal court next week. Carolyn Faye Hampel, 65, of Jackson, is charged...
news / crime
April 11, 2012 - 8:36pm
Hispanic community leader facing swindling charges
WORTHINGTON -- A man who claimed to be an advocate for the Hispanic community is facing felony-level charges for allegedly swindling a man who had come to him for help. According to a criminal complaint, Lito Robert Ramirez, also known as Roberto Ramirez, 43, of Worthington, is charged...
April 11, 2011 - 8:18pm
March 7, 2011
Domestic assault report leads to burglary charge
WORTHINGTON -- He gave police a false name while being arrested because his brother once did the same and got away with it, Khamsone Joe Soukhamthath allegedly told authorities. Soukhamthath, 22, was arrested last week after members of the Worthington Police Department responded...
news / crime
March 7, 2011 - 8:00pm
November 17, 2010
Morales pleads guilty to riot charge
WORTHINGTON -- A 19-year-old Worthington man pleaded guilty to a gross misdemeanor riot charge Wednesday in an agreement that dismissed two felony charges. Armando Antonio Morales Jr.
news / crime / police
November 17, 2010 - 7:33pm
June 30, 2010
Iowa man charged with sexual abuse
PRIMGHAR, Iowa -- The O'Brien County Sheriff's Office arrested a 49-year-old man on charges of sexual abuse Wednesday afternoon. Sheriff's deputies served an arrest warrant on Jonathan, William Strain, 49, of Primghar. Strain is charged with second-degree sexual abuse, a Class B...
June 30, 2010 - 9:21pm
May 25, 2010
Appellate court overturns drug charge dismissal
WORTHINGTON -- An appellate court opinion filed Tuesday reversed a decision made by the district court to dismiss charges against a man allegedly caught in possession of illegal substances. Jose Isabel Rodriguez, 42, of Worthington was charged in August 2009 with first- and second-degree...
May 25, 2010 - 9:01pm
March 19, 2010
Heron Lake man faces meth charge
JACKSON -- A Heron Lake man is facing a first-degree controlled substance charge after being arrested with approximately 60 grams of methamphetamine in his vehicle. Jeffery Alfred Freking, 59, is also charged with two counts of driving while impaired after it was discovered he was...
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
February 26, 2010
Fulda teen charged with check forgery blames salvia addiction
WORTHINGTON -- A Fulda teen facing check forgery charges after allegedly writing checks on the accounts of both his stepfather and grandmother told law enforcement he was addicted to salvia, a psychoactive plant that causes euphoria. Joshua James Kindel, 18, was charged Wednesday...
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2008
One charged in UND harassment
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
April 30, 2008 - 9:32am