Skip to main content
Early Risers Kiwanis donates hospital dolls
New work at an old building: Ocheyedan Town Hall renovations are underway
Area woman helps pen memoir on family farm
Ready to get its kicks: Construction of new soccer fields finished
First-ever WHS Snowcoming celebrates students in winter activities
Wolter: Riding the insane NFL roller-coaster
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Column: Trump's demagogic illogic
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
out and about
Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
Data: Dec. 6, 2016
Data: Dec. 3, 2016
Data: Dec. 2, 2016
Data: Dec. 1, 2016
Data: Nov. 30, 2016
Murder conviction overturned, new trial ordered for Timothy Huber
WILLMAR — Timothy John Huber’s murder conviction has been overturned, and a new trial has been granted. The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled...
April 6, 2016 - 9:39pm
May 4, 2015
Affirmed: Sibou conviction upheld on appeal
JACKSON — The State of Minnesota Court of Appeals issued an unpublished opinion Monday on the conviction of Suclak Clarke Sibou for second- and third-degree controlled substance crimes. In his appeal, Sibou’s defense argued he was denied a public trial and a fair trial. The...
May 4, 2015 - 7:55pm
April 22, 2015
Fraga conviction reversed
WORTHINGTON — Josue Robles Fraga will have another day in court following a ruling released Wednesday by the Minnesota Supreme Court. The new trial will mark the third time the case involving the death of his 2-year-old niece, Samantha, has been tried. Fraga was initially...
April 22, 2015 - 8:31pm
March 16, 2015
Garbage search case could affect Minnesota DNA law
ST. PAUL — Dru Sjodin’s mother and a New Mexico mom who also lost her daughter to murder spent a week lobbying Minnesota lawmakers about...
March 16, 2015 - 8:33pm
September 29, 2014
MN Appellate Court affirm ruling in Shue case
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Court of Appeals affirmed Monday the undetermined commitment of Kenneth Shue Jr. as a sexual psychopathic personality and a sexually dangerous person. Shue had challenged his February commitment to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program that was based...
September 29, 2014 - 9:12pm
April 7, 2014
Minneapolis man sentenced
WORTHINGTON — A Minneapolis man was sentenced last week to 180 days in Nobles County Jail after being convicted of a third-degree felony assault charge. Joshua Allen Barker, 25, was arrested in April 2013 after the Worthington Police Department was called to the emergency room...
April 7, 2014 - 8:27pm
March 19, 2014
Faribault nurse’s suicide-assist conviction reversed
ST. PAUL — Parts of a state law that make it illegal to encourage or advise suicide are unconstitutional, and the conviction of a former Faribault...
March 19, 2014 - 8:51pm
March 24, 2010
Baccam appeal denied
WORTHINGTON -- The Minnesota Court of Appeals filed an opinion Tuesday denying a motion made by federal prisoner Andy Roger Baccam, who was convicted in April 2003 of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking crime. Baccam,...
March 24, 2010 - 12:00am
March 4, 2010
Appellate court decision issued in Murray County
SLAYTON -- The Minnesota Court of Appeals issued an opinion Tuesday affirming the conviction of Agapito Vallejo Jr., who went on trial in July 2008 for first-degree sale of a controlled substance. Vallejo was charged in October 2007 after allegedly selling methamphetamine to a confidential...
March 4, 2010 - 12:00am
October 28, 2009
Shane appeal denied for third time
WORTHINGTON -- A petition filed by convicted murderer Lisa Shane was denied Tuesday by the State of Minnesota Court of Appeals. Shane's third appeal asked the court to take another look at the post-conviction relief, which was requesting a reduction in Shane's sentence. Shane was...
October 28, 2009 - 12:00am
December 31, 2008
Shane petition for post-conviction relief denied
WORTHINGTON -- Lisa Shane, convicted in 2006 for second-degree murder through child neglect in the death of her infant daughter, was recently denied a petition for post-conviction relief, which she has 60 days to appeal. Post-conviction relief is a means in which someone who has...
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am
March 12, 2008
Court denies Shane appeal
WORTHINGTON -- A decision was filed Tuesday on Lisa Shane's appeal of her conviction for second-degree murder while committing child neglect and the 180-month sentence resulting from the conviction. The court affirmed both the conviction and the sentence, which was an upward departure...
March 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 25, 2006
Shane files for appeal
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Attorney Gordon Moore was served on Thursday with a notice of appeal filed by the state public defender on behalf of Lisa Marie Shane, who was convicted in April of second-degree unintentional murder, which occurred during an underlying offense of felony...
August 25, 2006 - 12:00am
May 27, 2006
Shane receives 15 years
WORTHINGTON -- Despite requests by her attorney and her mother for a shorter prison term, Lisa Marie Shane was sentenced Friday to 15 years incarceration in a state facility by Judge David Christensen in Nobles County District Court. Shane, convicted of second-degree murder in April...
May 27, 2006 - 12:00am
May 18, 2006
Letter: Judge Harrelson ruling was correct
I read your coverage of County Attorney Gordon Moore's complaints about the bill the county is paying for a defense expert in the Lisa Shane murder trial. Your readers might want to hear the other side of the story. Criminal cases more and more involve scientific evidence. In any...
May 18, 2006 - 12:00am