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Trump picks Iowa Governor Branstad as U.S. ambassador to China: transition official
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
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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November 1, 2016
UPDATE: Name released in pedestrian-vehicle accident
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. update: WORTHINGTON — Toni Sue Norling, 63, of Worthington, was the victim of the fatal car-pedestrian crash Sunday evening on Ryan’s Road in Worthington. Her name was released this morning by the Worthington Police Department. The WPD also identified the driver...
November 1, 2016 - 8:53am
August 20, 2016
Local crop duster, Arnt, killed in Friday plane crash
RUTHTON -- James “Jim” Arnt, owner of Arnt Aerial Spraying of Worthington, was killed in a Friday morning plane crash in rural Pipestone...
August 20, 2016 - 8:48am
August 12, 2016
UPDATED: One dead in U.S. 59 crash
SLAYTON -- A Worthington man was killed Thursday morning as a result of a pickup-motorcycle crash near the intersection of U.S. 59 and 30th Street.According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 1974 Chevy pickup truck operated by Clarice L. Larson, 68, of Slayton, as well as a 2004 Yamaha...
August 12, 2016 - 4:56pm
August 7, 2016
One dead in weekend rollover crash
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- One person is dead following a rollover crash early Saturday in Dickinson County. The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported rollover vehicle accident at 12:55 a.m. at the intersection of 125th Street and 260th Avenue. When emergency crews...
August 7, 2016 - 9:42pm
August 4, 2016
Names released in Alexandria officer-involved shooting
ALEXANDRIA -- Names have been released following the shooting of a 31-year-old man during an undercover operation by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents in downtown Alexandria Tuesday afternoon. The man shot was Adam Jo Klimek, of Carlos, a small town nine miles northeast...
August 4, 2016 - 9:23pm
July 15, 2016
Adrian man killed in Thursday night rollover
ADRIAN -- One person is dead following a one-vehicle rollover late Thursday night near Adrian. The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office reports it was notified at 11:04 p.m. Thursday of a motor vehicle crash with injuries at the intersection of 230th Street and Cory Avenue. When deputies...
July 15, 2016 - 9:42pm
June 14, 2016
St. Cloud State University president killed in car crash
ST. CLOUD -- The president of St. Cloud State University was killed in rollover crash late Monday afternoon. Earl H. Potter III, 69, died while...
June 14, 2016 - 9:56am
May 30, 2016
Warmer weather brings toxic algae blooms to waters earlier
EAST GRAND FORKS — In the summer, blue-green algae can take over a lake seemingly overnight, turning a pristine swimming hole into a scummy green pool. This rapid growth, called a bloom, is not just an eyesore. It can be harmful and potentially fatal in humans and dogs when ingested...
May 30, 2016 - 7:58pm
April 4, 2016
Motorcycle crash kills Luverne man
LUVERNE -- A Luverne man died as the result of a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon just outside of Luverne. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Chad H. Carlson, 39, was operating a 2006 Honda Roadster when he lost control of the motorcycle at about 2:45 p.m. Sunday on U.S....
April 4, 2016 - 10:55am
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
January 4, 2016
Crookston police conducting interviews in fatal assault case
CROOKSTON — Police in Crookston have identified and interviewed, but have not arrested, people believed to have been involved in a Christmas Day assault at a Crookston bar that killed an East Grand Forks man. John Henry Torres, 36, died Friday at Altru Hospital from a head injury....
January 4, 2016 - 8:54pm
October 6, 2015
Two killed in beet truck crash
FELTON — Two men are dead following a head-on crash near here involving a beet truck and a pickup, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The collision happened about 11:15 p.m. Monday night on Minnesota 9, north of Felton. The beet truck was headed north, and the Dodge Dakota...
October 6, 2015 - 9:42pm
September 18, 2015
Windom man dies in motorcycle crash
BERGEN — A Windom man died Thursday as a result of a motorcycle crash in rural Jackson County. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash, which took place approximately 2½ miles north of Bergen on Jackson County 21, at approximately 4:50 p.m. Thursday. Adam...
September 18, 2015 - 9:23pm
August 20, 2015
Fatal rollover in Harris
HARRIS, Iowa — The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office investigated a fatality Thursday involving a tractor rollover in a farm field northwest of Harris. Harvey McClain, 78, of Harris, was pronounced dead at the scene by the coroner’s office. Assisting law enforcement at the scene...
August 20, 2015 - 9:55pm
July 26, 2015
Two dead in Cottonwood County crash
MOUNTAIN LAKE — A 54-year-old Jackson resident and 47-year old Bloomington resident died Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Minnesota 30 and Cottonwood County 1. The names of the deceased had not been released as of Sunday evening. A 2008 Chevy Silverado...
July 26, 2015 - 9:20pm