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Klobuchar, Franken announce more than $100 million in critical heating aid
Community helps build Oxford Street; 2017 overlay project could be delayed
Nobles SWCD begins connecting with landowners on buffers
Boo! Windom’s haunted house will spark ‘Old School Nightmares’
Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
Section 3A cross country: Luverne girls, Windom Area boys prevail
Section 2AA cross country: Koller leads WHS runners
Iowa state football: H-LP puts perfect record on the line
Scott Rall: Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go
Section football: Fulda, MLA, MCC finish the job
Column: Unaffordable health care for southwest Minnesota
Editorial: Peterson in the 7th with an asterisk
Letter: School referendum represents chance to ‘pay it forward’
Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
Letter: Our schools are committed to our students and our community
Carol E. Anderson
Ralph Wellington Thueson
James G. Myers
Community Thanksgiving dinner is Nov. 24
Disheveled Theologian: Banana bread evangelism
2016 Local Business Guide Directory
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
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August 5, 2015
Farmer gets 6 months in labor case: Kidco’s Benz knowingly harbored illegal workers
FARGO, N.D. — Farmer and businessman Monte Benz of Steele, N.D., on Aug. 3 was sentenced to six months in jail, three months of supervised...
August 5, 2015 - 9:18pm
June 8, 2015
Man pleads guilty to stabbing in apartment complex
DULUTH — The 21-year-old suspect in a stabbing incident in a Duluth apartment complex earlier this year has pleaded guilty to an amended charge Tyler Joseph Bizal entered a guilty plea to a third-degree assault charge late last month in State District Court, according to online...
June 8, 2015 - 10:26pm
June 4, 2015
Two men found guilty in Osceola County
SIBLEY, Iowa — A 29-year-old Paullina, Iowa, man was found guilty of multiple burglary charges last week in Osceola County District Court. Seth William Johnson was found guilty of third-degree attempted burglary and two counts of third-degree burglary, each aggravated misdemeanors....
June 4, 2015 - 6:16pm
May 27, 2015
Gebrehiwot pleads guilty on two charges
WORTHINGTON — What began as an adult certification hearing Wednesday morning in Nobles County District Court ended with a plea of guilty by Simon Berihu Gebrehiwot, 16, of Worthington. The teen is charged with first-degree aggravated robbery. In open court, Gebrehiwot pleaded...
May 27, 2015 - 8:15pm
May 26, 2015
Moore pleads guilty in animal neglect case
WORTHINGTON — A Reading woman pleaded guilty Tuesday morning in Nobles County District Court in an animal neglect case stemming back to March of last year. Originally, Joan Moore was charged with 11 felony counts of animal neglect and nine misdemeanor charges of depriving an...
May 26, 2015 - 9:11pm
May 19, 2015
Bockenstedt sentenced in two assault cases
WORTHINGTON — A man who pled guilty to assaulting an off-duty police officer was sentenced Tuesday afternoon in Nobles County District Court. Daniel...
May 19, 2015 - 9:31pm
May 18, 2015
Suspended MSUM wrestler to get four months for dorm rape
MOORHEAD — A suspended Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestler accused of getting another student drunk in his dorm room and then videotaping...
May 18, 2015 - 8:30pm
May 17, 2015
George, Iowa man found guilty Friday
SIBLEY, Iowa — Friday, Joseph Lee Daggett, 28, of George, Iowa, was found guilty Friday of the crimes of theft in the fourth degree, a serious misdemeanor; eluding, an aggravated misdemeanor; false imprisonment, a serious misdemeanor; and assault with a dangerous weapon, an aggravated...
May 17, 2015 - 6:57pm
April 22, 2015
Fraga conviction reversed
WORTHINGTON — Josue Robles Fraga will have another day in court following a ruling released Wednesday by the Minnesota Supreme Court. The new trial will mark the third time the case involving the death of his 2-year-old niece, Samantha, has been tried. Fraga was initially...
April 22, 2015 - 8:31pm
March 23, 2015
Bockenstedt pleads guilty
WORTHINGTON — Daniel Bockenstedt, 26, pleaded guilty Monday morning in two different assault cases stemming to incidents in 2012 and 2014. Bockenstedt pled guilty to two of the charges in the first case involving Worthington Police Department Sgt. Tim Gaul. He entered an Alford...
March 23, 2015 - 9:43pm
March 3, 2015
Willmar man awaits sentencing for stabbing stepgrandmother
WILLMAR — Ex-Savor Rene Cruz pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge of second-degree attempted murder for stabbing his stepgrandmother in June at her Willmar home. Cruz’s stepgrandmother, Maria Garcia, 64, of Willmar, suffered four stab wounds to the neck and shoulder during the...
March 3, 2015 - 8:42pm
December 18, 2014
Woman sentenced for murder in husband’s overdose
STILLWATER — A Minnesota woman faces six years in prison for providing a lethal dose of methadone to her husband after he drank a dozen beers. Jennifer Marie Johnson, 44, was sentenced Thursday to 74 months in prison in connection with the overdose last year at their Newport...
December 18, 2014 - 8:43pm
October 16, 2014
Man confesses, pleads guilty to murder
FERGUS FALLS — A man on trial for the murder of nephew confessed to the killing and pleaded guilty Thursday. Michael Alan Burris was accused of murdering Scott Burris, who died from a single gunshot wound in May 2012 in Otter Tail County. He pleaded guilty during the third day...
October 16, 2014 - 9:15pm
May 19, 2014
‘Man in Black’ bank robber gets 14 years
ST. PAUL — It took a year for Sheikh Bilaal Muhammad Arafat — known to the FBI as the “Man in Black” — to rob 31 banks. The terror he instilled while demanding money with armed threats, his victims said, will last much longer. “We live with this forever,” said Pat...
May 19, 2014 - 8:47pm
April 23, 2014
Ex-worker pleads guilty to placing camera in 3M shower
ST. PAUL — A former 3M worker pleaded guilty to interference with privacy after he placed a secret camera in the company fitness center to spy on naked and partially dressed women. Thomas John Herold, 66, of Woodbury, submitted an Alford plea Tuesday to all nine counts in...
April 23, 2014 - 8:04pm