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A bear mauled a cyclist in the Alaskan woods. His friend came to his rescue.
A man helped a lost toddler find her parents, police say. He was smeared online as a predator
Republican healthcare bill imperiled with 22 million seen losing insurance
Three CNN journalists resign after Russia-related article retracted
VFW baseball: Slayton tops Worthington behind solid pitching, big third inning
Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory
Wild sign Olofsson to two-year contract
Second all-star trip would be 'a blessing' for Santana
Arizona judge jails Vikings WR for one day in alcohol case
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Gwinevere Elaine Neil
George Blom Johnson
John H. Korfe
Donald H. Brockberg
Column: Slip away to a luxury weekend at your Hotel Thompson
Disheveled Theologian: Treasure hunting
Looking Back: 1967 -- 1923 WHS graduate speaks at 100th Carleton commencement
Column: What became of those magic pills that cut fuel costs in half?
WHS 70th reunion
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Munns 70th anniversary
Hoefker 60th anniversary
Abrahamson 50th anniversary
Luitjens 25th anniversary
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Regular School Board Meeting Minutes May 2017
Nobles County Public Works Facility reroof proposals
Data: June 24, 2017
July 2, 2013
2012 saw increase in traffic deaths
WORTHINGTON -- A recent report released by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety found Minnesota traffic deaths up in 2012 by seven percent,...
July 2, 2013 - 11:38pm
December 28, 2012
10-year-old dies in Minnesota sledding accident
DASSEL - A 10-year old girl from North Carolina died Thursday after a sledding accident at her grandparents' home in rural Dassel. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's office, emergency crews were called to the Craig and Barbara Kay residence in Dassel Township around 3:33 ...
December 28, 2012 - 10:05am
April 14, 2012
Adventure junkie: Vogel pushes the limits of his confidence and abilities
WORTHINGTON -- As a young man growing up in Worthington, Kim Vogel was known to dig a hole in a snowbank at Olson Park and spend a winter night...
April 14, 2012 - 12:00am
November 20, 2011
Icy conditions turn deadly on Interstate
RUSHMORE -- A van carrying eight people rolled Saturday on Interstate 90, leaving one person dead, two people in critical condition and five people with injuries. According to the Minnesota State Patrol report, conditions were icy when the accident occurred at 2:47 p.m. Saturday,...
November 20, 2011 - 11:11am
November 7, 2011
One dead in Lyon County crash, fire
LARCHWOOD, Iowa -- The identity of a victim killed in a crash and fire early Saturday morning near Larchwood has not yet been released by the Lyon County Sheriff's Office, as they continue to work toward a positive identification of the individual. The Larchwood Fire and Rescue were...
November 7, 2011 - 8:50am
November 5, 2011
Sibley man dies after backhoe incident
A 39-year-old Sibley, Iowa, man is dead after getting pinned underneath a backhoe southeast of Harris Friday afternoon. John Robert Hibma was working in a trench when he became pinned underneath the equipment. The Osceola County Sheriff's Office received the report at approximately...
November 5, 2011 - 8:36pm
September 9, 2011
Life of Avoca native, killed in 9-11 attacks, honored by brother AVOCA -- Ten years ago, Denny Thedans was planting trees in front of a strip...
September 9, 2011 - 9:45pm
August 3, 2011
Family upset by student death inquiry
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- The family of a deceased college student from Africa is criticizing the police investigation that ruled his death accidental due to hypothermia, saying investigators played down possible evidence of foul play and misled the public. Family members of Luther...
August 3, 2011 - 2:26pm
May 2, 2011
Locals speak out on demise of al-Qaida leader
WORTHINGTON -- Public sentiment seems to run from wild jubilation to cautious optimism when it comes to local reactions about the death of Osama...
May 2, 2011 - 9:22pm
April 20, 2011
Spirit Lake man dies in car crash
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Robert Dean Graves, 74, of Spirit Lake, Iowa, was pronounced dead at the Osceola Community Hospital Wednesday morning following a one-vehicle accident, according to information released by the Osceola County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office received a 911 call...
April 20, 2011 - 8:23pm
November 30, 2010
Kenneth man found dead in storm
LUVERNE -- A 64-year-old Kenneth man who apparently slid into the ditch due to icy road conditions was found frozen to death outside his vehicle shortly before noon on Tuesday. The Rock County Sheriff's Office in Luverne reported that Arnold Halverson appeared to have attempted to...
November 30, 2010 - 5:45pm
November 15, 2010
Body found in area county
JACKSON -- The Cottonwood County and Jackson County sheriff's offices were called to a vacant farm place Sunday in section 16 of Springfield Township, Cottonwood County, after a deer hunter found the body of a deceased individual. Jackson County authorities believe it to be the body...
November 15, 2010 - 11:10pm
August 18, 2010
Touching service sends off Dewey
BROOKLYN PARK -- Chad Peterson tapped his chest, near his heart, and talked about fallen fellow Deputy Sheriff Christopher L. Dewey: "He will...
August 18, 2010 - 9:20pm
August 12, 2010
Man killed in rollover
BREWSTER -- A Worthington man died Thursday after a rollover crash north of Brewster in Graham Lakes Township, according to information from...
August 12, 2010 - 8:56pm
August 9, 2010
Tragedy bonds climbers
WORTHINGTON -- Out of a tragedy that received national attention, four area men have formed a bond that is helping to keep them steady at a time...
August 9, 2010 - 9:31pm