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Family Art Night scheduled during parent-teacher conferences week
Remembering Pearl Harbor: WWII veteran on Oahu when Japanese launched sneak attack
Seminar aims to create smooth transition for retiring business owners
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
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Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
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Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
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
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Woman shot four times in road rage incident, suspects sought
MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis police are investigating an apparent road rage incident this week in which a motorist was shot four times but survived her injuries. According to police, the woman reported that she was driving south on Hennepin Avenue near Groveland Avenue at about 5 p.m....
April 7, 2016 - 7:58pm
February 15, 2016
Three killed in separate crashes on slick metro roads
ST. PAUL — Three people died in separate Twin Cities traffic accidents involving wintry road conditions late Sunday and early Monday. In Fridley, a woman died and a child was seriously injured after Sunday evening after their care skidded into oncoming traffic on University Avenue....
February 15, 2016 - 8:49pm
January 7, 2016
Injured former Mayo Clinic doctor survives 16 hours in frozen N.D. field
ROCHESTER — A former Mayo Clinic doctor from Rochester is calling it “a Christmas miracle” that he survived being trapped overnight Dec....
January 7, 2016 - 4:29pm
January 4, 2016
Chandler girl recovering from second- and third-degree burns
CHANDLER — Ten-year-old Lauren Stoel has made macaroni and cheese for her younger brother and sister “a billion times,” but on the day...
January 4, 2016 - 8:28pm
September 10, 2015
Troske faces charges in N.D. murder case: Man who allegedly wounded one, killed one at wedding reception makes initial appearance
NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. — A New Rockford man accused of shooting and killing a man and wounding a woman at a weekend wedding reception made his...
September 10, 2015 - 9:03pm
September 7, 2015
Three-vehicle crash injures three in Becker County
BECKER COUNTY — Three people were hurt in a three-vehicle crash in Becker County Sunday. The Minnesota State Patrol reports the crash happened at 12:22 p.m. Sunday on Highway 59 near mile marker 259. Paul Kuehn, 47, was stopped in a Chevy Silverado facing northbound on Highway...
September 7, 2015 - 9:33pm
August 25, 2015
Desta pleads not guilty to attempted murder
WORTHINGTON — Dessalegne F. Desta, 61, entered not guilty pleas in Nobles County District Court during his arraignment Monday afternoon. Desta...
August 25, 2015 - 10:00pm
July 27, 2015
LoVan back in court for murder case
WORTHINGTON — Chim LoVan, of Worthington, appeared in court Monday for a contested omnibus hearing in his murder case for the death of Blue...
July 27, 2015 - 9:44pm
May 11, 2015
Two injured in domestic case Sunday
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department has released preliminary information regarding an incident Sunday evening in Worthington. According to the WPD, Worthington officers and Nobles County deputies responded to a call in the 1400 block of North Burlington Avenue for a...
May 11, 2015 - 9:50pm
March 31, 2015
Journey to Worthington: Second Sudanese Civil War survivor finds home in southwest Minnesota
WORTHINGTON — The facts are fairly straightforward: Akech Akuei and her children left Sudan in 2001 and immigrated to the United States. She...
March 31, 2015 - 4:10pm
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
March 1, 2015
Boy falls off chairlift at Duluth ski hill
DULUTH — A boy was injured after falling about 20 feet from a chairlift at Spirit Mountain Recreation Area in Duluth Friday afternoon, authorities said. The accident happened at about 1:15 p.m. near the top of the hill, according to reports from the Duluth police and fire departments. Ski...
March 1, 2015 - 8:53pm
January 14, 2015
Matter of Balance programs offered
WORTHINGTON — ACE of Southwest Minnesota is offering an eight-session course on “A Matter of Balance,” which is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. Participants learn to set realistic goals to increase activity, change their...
January 14, 2015 - 9:04pm
November 3, 2014
St. Paul police car, light rail collide
ST. PAUL — A St. Paul police officer’s squad car collided with a Green Line light-rail train Monday afternoon, causing buses to replace train service for about an hour. The incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. at Pascal Street and University Avenue. The train struck the car’s...
November 3, 2014 - 8:57pm
September 28, 2014
Man injured in tractor accident
EAST GRAND FORKS — A rural East Grand Forks man was injured in a tractor accident Saturday afternoon, according to the Polk County Sheriff. The sheriff’s office responded to reports of a man pinned under a tractor at about 2:30 p.m. Saturday, according to a press release. Ronald...
September 28, 2014 - 8:50pm