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Contest celebrates V&M Locker for making best hot dogs in Minnesota
Region celebrating Independence Day with fireworks and more
George marking Freedom Days this weekend
Currie to celebrate Fourth Saturday through Monday
Caller tries to scam county attorney
Legion baseball: Emotions are high as Post 5 sweeps Madison
Auto racing: Speedway racing gaining ground in Worthington
Scott Rall: For the love of a Lab
Legion baseball: Adrian's Loosbrock, Rogers sink Post 5
Minnesota West football: Linder to break in new players, and new coaches, too
Two years, $7 million, no smoking gun
City should see positive impact Journey building can have
Column: Have a happy Fourth, and give thanks
Column: Double trouble for Trump
Letter: Finally, a good decision from the DNR
Gail J. Smiens
Douglas Lester Roy Engler
Marilyn Jean Dahl
Religion briefs: June 30
Looking Back: 1996 -- Parade, demo derby and much more set for Worthington’s Fourth
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Out and About
Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
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April 20, 2016
Quang pleads guilty in drug case
WORTHINGTON — Jane Quang, 31, of Worthington, appeared in Nobles County District Court Wednesday afternoon on a charge fifth-degree possession...
April 20, 2016 - 8:39pm
February 2, 2016
Downwind died of strangulation, autopsy shows: Bemidji man now faces intentional murder charge
BEMIDJI — A Bemidji man now faces an amended murder charge in the death of Rose Downwind after an autopsy report stated the Redby woman died...
February 2, 2016 - 7:15pm
December 10, 2015
Missing woman’s body found, two men arrested
BEMIDJI — Two men have been arrested in the disappearance and death of a Minnesota woman whose body has been recovered from a shallow grave...
December 10, 2015 - 8:44pm
April 23, 2015
Promvongsa charged with possession of meth
WORTHINGTON — Worthington resident Christopher Promvongsa, 23, was arrested Tuesday following an investigation of a trespassing call for possession of methamphetamine. According to the criminal complaint, officers with the Worthington Police Department received a report...
April 23, 2015 - 7:45pm
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...
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...
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