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Looking Back: 1940 -- Nobles County ranks among top flax producers in Minnesota
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Ruesch 80th birthday
Altman 80th birthday
Hitzemann 85th birthday
Spessard 90th birthday
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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...
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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...
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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 and restitution from the past decade. And he will be heading to this area soon -- with what law enforcement officers hope is their escort. After...
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...
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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...
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August 25, 2008 - 12:20pm