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St. Matthew’s celebrates 125 years
Road work scheduled at Pipestone National Monument
WHS Class of 1966 plans reunion
Solar cars make stop in Worthington as part of national event
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Amateur baseball: Lakefield wins playoff slugfest
Amateur baseball: Adrian forces Game 3 with win over Lakefield
Legion baseball: Post 5 exits from district tournament
Les Knutson: Town ball parks are full of history
Scott Rall: Prairie View -- The rest of the story
Column: Doubling down on principle at the Republican convention
Column: Self-worship over sound judgment
Letter: Thanks, Worthington, for support of Arc
Letter: Local coverage in newspaper has been lacking
Column: You know what they say ...
Barbara Ann Amundson
Frances Marie Ellefson
Audrey A. Faber
THE SCHIZ: Barber keeps on clipping at downtown Worthington shop
Column: A memorable — and cold — arrival in Worthington in 1872
Column: Father knows best
Looking Back: 2006 -- Reisdorfer honored with statewide nursing award
Barn to Dance: Mayville summer tradition going strong after 27 years
Out and About
Davis 85th birthday
Birth: July 22, 2016
Birth: July 20, 2016
Bullerman 85th birthday
Burns 90th birthday
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January 5, 2016
Plea entered in prescription forgery case
WORTHINGTON — On Tuesday — nearly one year to the day of the first of multiple prescription forgery incidents — Paul David Dittmer of Worthington entered a guilty plea to related charges. Dittmer was originally charged with 12 counts of aggravated forgery, six counts of fifth-degree...
January 5, 2016 - 8:15pm
April 1, 2015
Worthington woman makes first appearance in forgery case
WORTHINGTON — The alleged purchase of a woman’s identity has led to a string of felony charges against Sandra Marleny Sabastian Ramirez De Lopez, 20, of Worthington. Sabastian Ramirez De Lopez made her initial appearance in court this week on the case. She is facing four...
April 1, 2015 - 9:00pm
February 26, 2012
Rushmore couple charged with check forgery
WORTHINGTON -- A request for public defenders was approved last week for Amy Marie Dammer and Bryon James Fischer of Rushmore, who are charged in Nobles County District Court with check forgery and possession of stolen checks. The complaints state the victim contacted the Nobles...
February 26, 2012 - 8:11pm
August 4, 2011
Brewster man charged with forgery
LUVERNE -- Charges were filed in Rock County District Court this week against a 26-year-old Brewster man who allegedly signed a birth certificate in March, falsely claiming to be the father of the child. The complaint states Andrew James Runge signed the birth certificate of his...
August 4, 2011 - 8:29pm
May 12, 2010
Guilty verdict in forgery trial
WORTHINGTON -- After three hours of deliberation, two consultations with the judge and one instance of being sent back into the jury room to fetch the correct form, a jury in Nobles County District Court rendered guilty verdicts on both counts against Pamela Elizabeth Carey, 42, of...
May 12, 2010 - 9:42pm
April 29, 2010
Multi-county forger in custody
WORTHINGTON -- He has multiple forgery convictions in a variety of counties across southern Minnesota and owes more than $10,000 for court fees...
April 29, 2010 - 10:25pm
February 16, 2010
Man convicted of check forgery charged again
WORTHINGTON -- He was accused by his mother of stealing blank checks and forging her name back in 2004, and now his brother is alleging the same thing. Brent Robert Stern, 41, of Round Lake, has been charged numerous times with check forgery. In 2008, he was convicted of the charge...
February 16, 2010 - 12:00am
January 5, 2010
Rock Rapids man pleads in two Nobles County cases
WORTHINGTON -- A Rock Rapids, Iowa, man charged in five separate cases in three counties during 2009 pleaded guilty Monday to a felony check forging charge in Nobles County District Court. Jonathan Carlos Wood, 32, admitted he had written and signed 10 checks between Dec. 11, 2008,...
January 5, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Finger-biting woman pleads to assault
WILLMAR -- The 31-year-old Willmar woman charged with assault for biting off a portion of another woman's finger during an Aug. 24 fight pleaded guilty Monday to fifth-degree assault and aggravated forgery. Judge Donald M. Spilseth ordered in Kandiyohi County District Court that...
October 8, 2008 - 1:00pm
September 17, 2008
Slayton man charged with forgery, stolen checks
WORTHINGTON -- Brian Ashley Veen Martens, 31, of Slayton, is facing up to 25 years in prison after allegedly stealing checks from a former roommate earlier this year. Martens, who is scheduled to make an appearance in Nobles County District Court this morning, is charged with possession...
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am
August 25, 2008
Builder, wife charged with felonies
Fargo homebuilder Larry Villella, known for his "Hey, how you doin'?" advertisements, and his wife face felony charges for allegedly exploiting her 75-year-old father out of more than $100,000 and forging his signature on a loan guaranty to benefit their business. Documents obtained...
August 25, 2008 - 12:20pm