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Chillin' at Winterfest
Holiday music at Prairie in full swing
Chamber Singers to ring “The Bells of Christmas” at 2 p.m. Sunday
Time is of the essence
Fulda lights up the night
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Boys basketball: MLA rallies
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
Column: The election really was rigged
Column: The post-truth era of politics
Column: Enrichment opportunities abound in 2017
Geneva J. Strolz
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
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
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May 1, 2016
Let’s hear it for Raymo
May 1, 2016 - 7:55pm
April 12, 2016
Transgender bathroom bill generates emotional testimony, little else: Informational hearing pits ‘privacy’ against ‘discrimination’
ST. PAUL — A proposal to require transgender people to use the bathroom of their birth sex drew passionate testimony from both sides at the...
April 12, 2016 - 9:19pm
February 16, 2016
Contested omnibus hearing held for Slayton man
WORTHINGTON — Aaron Paul Kruger appeared Tuesday afternoon in Nobles County District Court for a contested omnibus hearing in his theft case....
February 16, 2016 - 8:46pm
January 7, 2016
Willmar man charged for alleged threats against Big Stone County Attorney
ORTONVILLE — After nearly two years of alleged threatening remarks and phone calls to the Big Stone County Attorney, 29-year-old Michael Richard Schuelke of Willmar has been charged with one felony count each of terroristic threats and stalking, and a misdemeanor count for repeated...
January 7, 2016 - 9:14pm
August 19, 2015
Dammers appear for omnibus hearing in meth case
WORTHINGTON — Amy Dammer, 33, and Donna Dammer, 64, both of Rushmore, made appearances in Nobles County District Court Tuesday morning for...
August 19, 2015 - 8:41am
April 29, 2014
MN Senate panel approves medical marijuana bill
ST. PAUL — A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Minnesota cleared a second committee hurdle in the state Senate on Tuesday, and is scheduled for another hearing today. The Senate’s state and local government committee approved the measure on a voice vote after reviewing...
April 29, 2014 - 8:59pm
April 8, 2014
Meyerdirk case moves forward
WORTHINGTON — Kenneth Meyerdirk appeared Tuesday in Nobles County District Court Tuesday for a hearing on multiple charges of criminal sexual conduct in connection with alleged contact with a granddaughter that spanned several years. During the hearing, Meyerdirk’s attorney,...
April 8, 2014 - 8:55pm
August 28, 2012
Man drives lawn mower from Canada to Iowa to promote children's hearing center
WINDOM -- "Grandpa Bob," 2-year-old Maren Hasse said, smiling, as she saw Bob Harms at a pit-stop during his charity ride "Steering for Better...
August 28, 2012 - 9:31pm
November 17, 2011
Evidentiary hearing regarding Fraga case includes testimony of teenage daughter
WORTHINGTON -- Back in 2009, shortly after being convicted of first-degree murder, Josue Fraga claimed to be innocent in the death of his 2-year-old...
November 17, 2011 - 8:57pm
November 8, 2011
Plea hearing continued in meth case
WORTHINGTON -- A plea hearing scheduled for Tuesday was continued after defendant Santos Manuel Lorenzo-Castillo reportedly changed his mind...
November 8, 2011 - 8:27pm
September 26, 2011
Worthington suspect pleas in hearing
WORTHINGTON -- Eric Norman Kinley, 39, of Worthington, stated in court Monday morning he had "blacked out" from drinking and couldn't recall...
September 26, 2011 - 10:27pm
August 17, 2011
EJJ hearing for Ortiz postponed
WORTHINGTON -- A hearing to determine whether 16-year-old Brandon Ortiz can be tried as an adult was extended Wednesday because defense attorney Dan Birkholz was just handed the case file that morning, he said. He had not yet had a chance to discuss the details of the case with...
August 17, 2011 - 9:42pm
August 11, 2011
EJJ hearing set for 16-year-old assailant
WORTHINGTON -- Sixteen-year-old Brandon Ortiz of Worthington, charged with assault in a stabbing that took place Saturday, is scheduled to appear in court next week for a hearing to determine whether he will be tried as a juvenile or as an adult. The extended juvenile jurisdiction...
August 11, 2011 - 8:07pm
July 25, 2011
Fraga case to go to evidentiary hearing
WORTHINGTON -- Judge Timothy Connell has signed an order granting the evidentiary hearing requested by the state in the Josue Fraga case. Fraga was convicted in May 2009 of murdering his 2-year-old niece Samantha while she was in his care. After seven days of being presented evidence,...
July 25, 2011 - 8:14pm
January 24, 2011
Commitment hearing continued for Hills man
LUVERNE -- Nicholas Shawn Klein, 38, of Hills, made an appearance in Rock County District Court Monday afternoon and admitted to the probable...
January 24, 2011 - 8:19pm