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Family Art Night scheduled during parent-teacher conferences week
Remembering Pearl Harbor: WWII veteran on Oahu when Japanese launched sneak attack
Seminar aims to create smooth transition for retiring business owners
Menjivar-Melendez set for contested omnibus hearing
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
Area boys basketball roundup: Huskies win high-scoring season opener
Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
Boys basketball: Trojans show teamwork, depth in victory over Luverne
Letter: Pioneer Village
Letter: Local government entities should live within their means
Column: 21st Century Cures Act a remedy for all Americans
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Gerald L. Smith
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
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
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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February 19, 2016
Prep girls basketball: Adrian comes back for OT win; Red Rock Central drops third straight
ADRIAN — Adrian won by the skin of its teeth in overtime Friday night. Down by 16 with 10 minutes remaining, the Dragons battled back to pull off the 72-69 victory over the Fulda Raiders. With just 14 seconds remaining in overtime, Jodi Bents sunk a clutch three to give the Dragons...
February 19, 2016 - 11:52pm
February 18, 2016
Prep boys basketball: Jackson County Central matches record; MLA, Adrian, Fulda advance
WASECA — They say history repeats itself. For the Jackson County Central boys basketball team, that’s certainly the case. A year after setting the school record with 19 wins, the Huskies tied that mark Thursday with an 81-64 victory over Waseca. In a game that saw the teams...
February 18, 2016 - 11:48pm
February 17, 2016
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Accidents SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office investigated a one-vehicle rollover at 7 a.m. Tuesday on 100th Street. Derek Stanley Van Wettering, 21, of Luverne, was driving a 2007 Peterbilt semitrailer rig registered to New Vision Co-Op of Jeffers. The truck sustained...
February 17, 2016 - 8:58pm
February 16, 2016
Prep girls basketball: Heron Lake-Okabena tops Ellsworth in overtime nailbiter
OKABENA — To say Heron Lake-Okabena sophomore Kiana Leighty had some pressure on her Monday night would be an understandment. The Wildcats...
February 16, 2016 - 12:08am
Prep boys basketball: Worthington drops fifth straight; Windom Area wins thriller
BLUE EARTH — The Worthington High School boys basketball team lost its fifth straight Monday night in a 57-42 loss to host Blue Earth Area, and for the second game in a row the offense struggled. Three games ago the Trojans hoped they’d turned a corner in a 78-76 loss on the road...
February 16, 2016 - 12:03am
February 10, 2016
Prep girls basketball: Worthington knocks off Jackson County Central; Marshall nips Pipestone Area
JACKSON — Worthington picked up the season sweep over rival Jackson County Central Tuesday by doing a little bit of everything. The Trojan defense was lights-out in the first half as the Huskies managed just 11 points. They got a little more going in the second, but WHS added 39...
February 10, 2016 - 12:12am
Prep boys basketball: Heron Lake-Okabena bests Ellsworth; Behrends leads Jackson County Central
OKABENA — A sparkling 21-point performance from senior Travis Behrends lifted Heron Lake-Okabena to a 58-53 victory over Ellsworth in a Red Rock Conference boys basketball clash which was closely-contested all the way. The Wildcats (3-18 overall, 3-11 in the conference) earned a...
February 10, 2016 - 12:07am
February 8, 2016
Data: Feb. 8, 2016
Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department received a report of a vehicle in a ditch at 5:16 a.m. Sunday from the intersection of 230th Street and Paul Avenue. ELLSWORTH — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office investigated a crash reported at 7:25 a.m. Monday from...
February 8, 2016 - 8:05pm
February 1, 2016
Prep boys basketball: Southwest Minnesota Christian, Windom Area pick up wins
ADRIAN — Three-point shooting told the story in Adrian, where Southwest Christian converted 13 of 25 attempts compared to Adrian’s 1-of-15. That was more than the difference as the Eagles earned a 76-67 boys basketball victory Monday night. Colby Den Herder scored 23 points for...
February 1, 2016 - 11:38pm
Prep girls basketball: Sibley-Ocheyedan wins border battle; Southwest Minnesota Christian rolls
ELLSWORTH — Turnovers plagued the Ellsworth Panther offense Saturday night. Sibley-Ocheyedan forced 19 Ellsworth turnovers while the Generals only committed 13, paving the way to a 60-55 victory. S-O had three players reach double digits in the scoring column. Megan Grimes led all...
February 1, 2016 - 12:06am
January 27, 2016
Prep girls basketball: Close matchups dot area landscape
WINDOM — The Jackson County Central Huskies stole the 46-45 win from the Windom Area Eagles in a matchup that came down to the final seconds. The Eagles put up a shot as the clock was winding down, but they came up short. Jayni Anderson led the winning offense scoring 14 points...
January 27, 2016 - 12:22am
January 24, 2016
Prep girls basketball: Ellsworth wins third straight; Pipestone Area tops Fairmont
WESTBROOK — The Ellsworth Panthers overcame a first-half deficit from the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers to pull away in the second and take their third straight win, 52-45. In the opening minutes of the game, the Chargers surged ahead to create a 25-10 lead. Ellsworth was able...
January 24, 2016 - 9:09pm
January 20, 2016
Prep boys basketball: Marshall claws out win over Jackson County Central
JACKSON — In a spirited comeback effort, the Jackson County Central Huskies came within striking distance of toppling the fifth-ranked Class...
January 20, 2016 - 12:26am
January 18, 2016
Prep girls basketball: Windom Area, Adrian get one-point victories
LUVERNE — Windom Area let off a collective sigh of relief Monday after a near collapse. The Eagles led Luverne by 15 at halftime of their Big South Conference contest. But in a foul-filled second half, the Cardinals went 13-of-15 from the free throw line. That helped them claw their...
January 18, 2016 - 10:45pm
January 13, 2016
Prep boys basketball: Luverne falls, Pipestone Area prevails in close contests
LUVERNE — Nicholas Overgaard scored a game-high 25 points to lead Luverne, but it was Fairmont that came away with a 56-52 Big South Conference victory. Quinton Siebenahler added 16 points and six rebounds for Luverne, while Erik Wohnoutka had six rebounds and six assists. Mitchell...
January 13, 2016 - 12:21am