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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
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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December 26, 2008
Dorr claims Osceola County Sheriff's Department can be sued
SIBLEY, Iowa -- In the civil suit between Sibley native Paul Dorr and son against Osceola County, Sheriff Doug Weber, his successors and the Sheriff's Department regarding denial of concealed weapons permits, the Dorrs have filed a brief and some letters in opposition to the defendants'...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Neilson attorney asks for new trial
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Defense attorney Edward Bjornstad has filed a motion asking for a new trial for Kenneth George Neilson Jr., the Spirit Lake man convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Worthington native Marlan Lutterman. Instead of the sentencing scheduled...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
Busy day at Murray County Court
SLAYTON -- During a busy Monday in Murray County District Court, Judge David Christensen presided over hearings, sentencings and pleas from some new faces and a few familiar ones. Richard Mortensen, charged in late October with test refusal, terroristic threats, fourth-degree assault...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Currie woman arrested for assault
SLAYTON -- Assault charges were filed Monday against a Currie woman who allegedly told the arresting officer he should be charging her with attempted murder. Sandra Jayne Boltjes is facing charges of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, domestic assault and terroristic...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
Buarapha arrested in Wisconsin
WORTHINGTON -- A Worthington man who didn't bother to show up for his jury trial in October was arrested in early December in Wisconsin and is now sitting in the Nobles County Jail. Phoui Buarapha, 22, appeared before Judge Timothy Connell Tuesday for a bail hearing, but Connell...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
Man charged after impregnating minor
WORTHINGTON -- Bennito Matias, 20, of Brewster, was charged this week in Nobles County District Court with first-degree criminal sexual conduct, almost a year after he allegedly had consensual sex with a 15-year-old girl. The complaint states the girl gave birth to a baby in August....
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
City's claim against New Vision dismissed
WORTHINGTON -- Fifth Judicial Court Judge Jeffrey Flynn issued an order Monday dismissing the City of Worthington's claim against New Vision...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 13, 2008
Alleged assailant arrested at C-store
WORTHINGTON -- A man wanted by authorities in connection to a month-old assault case was arrested Friday for possession of a small amount of marijuana. A warrant was issued last week for Nery Ontoneil Perez, aka Nery Ontoneil Hernandez-Perez, 19. Perez was to have voluntarily left...
December 13, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Recent Worthington resident arrested for child porn
WORTHINGTON -- A man who had moved to Worthington earlier this year was charged Wednesday for both possessing and disseminating child pornography photographs. The criminal complaint states Shannon Keith Hauser, aka Sean Keith Hauser, 37, is a registered sex offender who has been...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
December 2, 2008
Neilson trial will begin today
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- After more than a year, long hours of investigation and numerous delays, the trial of Kenneth George Neilson, accused of felony-level manslaughter, is scheduled to get under way today with jury selection followed by the start of opposing arguments. Neilson, 56,...
December 2, 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
May 11, 2006
Shane sentencing scheduled for May 26
WORTHINGTON -- The sentencing for Worthington native Lisa Shane has been scheduled for 10 a.m. May 26 in Nobles County District Court. Shane, who was convicted of second-degree murder and child neglect in late April for the death of her 3-month-old infant daughter, Ashanta, was acquitted...
May 11, 2006 - 12:00am