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Cooling effect: Colder-than-normal weather may sweep in with La Nina
Five-day manhunt for accused murderer across five states ends on Nebraska-Wyoming border
Project leaders wanted: Federal funding may bring more opportunities to Worthington
Blood drive coming up at SWMC
Free sandbox sand offered May 7
College athletics: Minnesota West adds talent to athletic teams
Prep baseball: Adrian's Rogers no-hits MCC
Doug Wolter: Together, these Generals are hard to beat
Prep track: MCC, SWC win in Tracy; Thuringer, Moore get firsts for WHS in Fairmont
Prep baseball: Gumto paces JCC; Huska lifts Windom
Column: Plato, Aristotle and (oh dear) Trump
Column: The fault line between parties and voters
Letter: House Republicans make rural health care a priority
Letter: Make an investment in the Worthington area
Column: Hope doesn't get you GOP delegates
Ruby Eleanor Toussaint
Nancy Agnes Griffith
Religion briefs: April 28
First ‘Birding on the Green’ event is Monday
Looking Back: 2006 -- Central Elementary slated for demolition
Sublimely lime: The quest to make the best slice of Key lime pie
Class of 2016: Mayorga aspires to be a role model for other students
Out and About
Balk 80th birthday
Thueson 90th birthday
Zylstra 95th birthday
Thorn 65th anniversary
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April 17, 2016
One dead, five hurt in car crash
DARWIN — One person was killed and five others were seriously injured, including two young children, in a two vehicle crash at Highway 12 and Meeker County Road 14 shortly after 11:30 p.m. Friday. According to the Minnesota State Patrol incident report, a 2014 Dodge Charger driven...
April 17, 2016 - 8:46pm
April 6, 2016
Geese cross road while three cars crash
WOODBURY — Two people were injured when geese crossing a road caused a bottleneck near a shopping center. At about 6:30 p. m. March 19, Donna Rose Roberts, 59, of Apple Valley, drove her Nissan Murano into a Honda CRV driven by 56-year-old Lori Anne Owens, of Woodbury. Owens and...
April 6, 2016 - 9:01pm
April 1, 2016
One person dies in crash near St. Kilian
ST. KILIAN — A Magnolia man was found deceased at the scene of a one-vehicle rollover Wednesday evening near St. Kilian. According to Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening, his department received notification of the crash at 8:23 p.m. Wednesday, and deputies responded to the scene...
April 1, 2016 - 1:16pm
March 8, 2016
Motorcycle crash claims first victims of 2016
ST. PAUL — The first fatal motorcycle crash of 2016 claimed the lives of both the driver and passenger. The crash happened Monday in Fridley, a northern Twin Cities suburb. The motorcycle ran a stoplight and hit a minivan, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. The names...
March 8, 2016 - 8:28pm
February 18, 2016
After surviving initial crash, two people killed as car gets hit again
SPICER -- Two people who survived an initial crash Wednesday night near Spicer were killed when they were struck by a third vehicle as they were standing near the accident scene in west-central Minnesota. According to the Minnesota State Patrol the initial accident, which was reported...
February 18, 2016 - 8:53pm
February 16, 2016
Victim identified in fatal crash; speed believed a factor
COTTAGE GROVE — Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal crash in Cottage Grove. Gordon Matthew Babbs, 52, of North Oaks, was killed in the fiery rollover early Saturday, police said Tuesday. Babbs was found dead inside a 2016 Lincoln MKX that had burned after crashing...
February 16, 2016 - 8:55pm
February 14, 2016
Coming together: In the face of tragedy, Sibley community unites to support Webb family
SIBLEY, Iowa — An outpouring of support in an Iowan community has come to the need of a young family. The series of misfortune for Patrick...
February 14, 2016 - 8:53pm
One killed in fiery crash in Cottage Grove
COTTAGE GROVE — One person was killed in a fiery crash early Saturday in Cottage Grove, according to police. First responders were called about 12:30 a.m. to a reported fire near Innovation Road south of Highway 61. A vehicle had crashed and rolled into a field, and it was engulfed...
February 14, 2016 - 8:46pm
February 8, 2016
12-car accident closes I-29
BOWESMONT, N.D. — A 12-car accident resulted after a car was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 29 near Bowesmont in northeast North Dakota on Monday afternoon. Pembina County deputies had arrived at the scene — one deputy was parked along the shoulder of the interstate...
February 8, 2016 - 8:04pm
Bus carrying children hits parked cars
ST. PAUL -- A school bus carrying 18 St. Paul Summit Charter School students veered into parked cars on Monday morning and nearly hit a U.S....
February 8, 2016 - 8:01pm
January 26, 2016
$2.25 million: Family of Pipestone man receiving wrongful death settlement
WORTHINGTON — A $2.25 million settlement has been reached for the wrongful death of a Pipestone man who died in a two-vehicle crash last April. The Worthington law firm of Malters, Shepherd & Von Holtum represented the family of Maynard Wogen, who was killed in the April 24,...
January 26, 2016 - 8:18pm
January 12, 2016
Firefighter accused of theft from Kvalvog crash changes plea to guilty
FERGUS FALLS — A Dalton firefighter accused of stealing money from victims in a June crash that killed two teenage brothers from Moorhead changed...
January 12, 2016 - 8:30pm
January 7, 2016
Brainerd man killed in 2-vehicle crash in Merrifield
MERRIFIELD — A 47-year-old Brainerd man was killed and another person injured in a two-vehicle crash at 4:47 p.m. Wednesday in Merrifield, the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office reported. Both vehicles involved, a passenger car and pickup, came to rest in the west ditch of Crow...
January 7, 2016 - 9:28pm
January 5, 2016
'You don't crash into a mountain and live': Minnesotan recounts Saturday's plane crash in which all 8 aboard -- and a dog -- survived
In the mountains of the central Brooks Range of Alaska, 250 miles northwest of Fairbanks, Jeff Hagen learned of the story. And the eerie similarities....
January 5, 2016 - 4:10pm
December 22, 2015
Oregon woman charged with murder after Las Vegas sidewalk crash
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) — An Oregon woman was charged Tuesday with murder in connection with an incident on the Las Vegas Strip where authorities...
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December 22, 2015 - 5:22pm