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Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
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March 28, 2012
Charges filed in December assault
SLAYTON -- A complaint summons was filed this week against a Sioux Falls, S.D. man accused of assaulting a Hadley man in December 2011 outside a local bar. Michael Larry Grimmius, 23, is charged with first-, third- and fifth-degree assault, as well as disorderly conduct, and could...
March 28, 2012 - 10:06pm
February 1, 2012
Criminal sexual conduct charges filed in Rock County
LUVERNE -- Charges were filed in Rock County District Court against Michael Dean Giesler, 38, of Hardwick, who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at his home in September. The criminal complaint states authorities were contacted about a possible assault after a report from...
February 1, 2012 - 8:51pm
January 27, 2012
Charges filed in cougar shooting
JACKSON -- Daniel Hamman, 26, of Round Lake, was cited Friday for one count of shooting a protected animal. The charge stems from the shooting...
January 27, 2012 - 7:21pm
January 5, 2012
Bank robbery charges filed, bail set for Minneapolis man
WORTHINGTON -- Bail was set at $300,000 Thursday for Mark Edward Wetsch, 49, of Minneapolis, who is accused of robbing the Rolling Hills Bank...
January 5, 2012 - 9:37pm
November 10, 2011
Aggravated robbery charges filed in Jackson
JACKSON -- Charges were filed this week against Grant Lloyd Grover, 25, of Jackson, who is accused of robbing a young man as he was walking home...
November 10, 2011 - 8:36pm
October 11, 2011
Petition filed to reauthorize humane horse processing
SIBLEY, Iowa -- At one time, there were more than 20 horse processing facilities scattered throughout the country, but today the number of plants that can process the animals legally has dwindled to just a few. Now, horse producers and national associations are stepping in to try...
October 11, 2011 - 8:43pm
July 20, 2011
Charges filed in Windom burglary case
WINDOM -- Two Windom men are charged with burglary after allegedly breaking into an apartment over what one suspect called a "bad drug deal." Jose Eduardo Capetillo, and Joseph Charles Rummens, both 18, are each facing a second-degree burglary charge. The complaint states authorities...
July 20, 2011 - 8:37pm
May 23, 2011
Charges filed in two separate meth cases
WORTHINGTON -- Two alleged methamphetamine dealers were arrested last week, with approximately 34 grams of meth and more than $11,000 in cash located by Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force agents. With the assistance of an undercover officer, agents made arrangements to purchase meth from...
May 23, 2011 - 7:15pm
May 18, 2011
Two bank robbers sentenced, charges filed for aid and abet
WORTHINGTON -- One of four people charged in connection with a bank robbery last summer is facing 12 felonies recently filed in Nobles County District Court, while two of her cohorts were sentenced in the past several weeks in federal court. For her part in the bank robbery, although...
May 18, 2011 - 8:26pm
March 9, 2011
Charges filed after high speed chase
WORTHINGTON -- Bail was set at $25,000 Wednesday for a Worthington man who allegedly led police on a high speed chase through Worthington Monday...
March 9, 2011 - 8:55pm