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Ms. Simplicity: Gift-giving during a health crisis
MN mom with history of mental illness gets prison for poisoning baby
Dayton, legislators work on health insurance aid as deadline nears
Collection of 99 vehicles too many for rural acreage
Former Worthington resident explores climate change, nuclear power in new book
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
Elks hoop shoot: Worthington middle schooler makes free throws all the way to Iowa City
State boys basketball: Huskies fall to Lake City in consolation game
Scott Rall: Another plan comes together
Letter: Expect little from new education secretary
Letter: Take time to learn about holistic, nutritional cures
Letter: District 518 board ‘out of sync’ with most of community
Column: Protecting firefighters' health
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William J. Wintz
Slyvester "Sy" Lonneman
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Disheveled Theologian: Forsaken -- A few thoughts during Lent, week 4
Looking Back: 1992 -- Proposed hospital expansion plan advances
Cleaning up for colon health: Timmerman plays it safe
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Disheveled Theologian: Performance review: A few thoughts during Lent, week 3
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May 19, 2016
Oklahoma bill to jail abortion doctors heads to governor
OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma bill that could send any doctor who performs an abortion to jail headed to the governor Thursday, with opponents...
May 19, 2016 - 3:27pm
April 13, 2016
Suit claims some immigrants, safe from deportation, are jailed anyway
ST. PAUL — Rushinga Muzaliwa isn’t facing criminal charges — he was convicted in Michigan three years ago of domestic violence and child abuse, served his time and was released. Nor is he bound for deportation for those offenses — a judge has ruled that as a refugee, it isn’t...
April 13, 2016 - 9:27pm
May 15, 2015
Fraga’s bail set Friday afternoon
WORTHINGTON — Josue Robles Fraga was transported back to the Nobles County Jail earlier this week after the appeal of his second conviction...
May 15, 2015 - 9:33pm
March 19, 2015
Man arrested after stealing vehicle
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly stealing a vehicle the day after he was released from jail. Jose Leonel Pineda, 19, is facing one count of theft of a vehicle, one count of possession of stolen property and one count of driving after suspension. The...
March 19, 2015 - 8:00pm
December 29, 2014
Celebrate Recovery donates television to jail
WORTHINGTON — Randy and Sue Simonson, founders of the local Celebrate Recovery program, recently donated a new flat-screen television to the Nobles County Jail. Celebrate Recovery has hosted a Friday night class for inmates at the jail for about a year, and the television will enhance...
December 29, 2014 - 8:27pm
April 15, 2014
Freed Minnesota man tells students at alma mater that knowledge is power
WOODBURY — While a student at Woodbury High School, Shezanne “Shez” Cassim was bright but considered himself somewhat of a slacker. However, when the 29-year-old Woodbury resident found himself locked in a maximum security prison in the United Arab Emirates for nine months,...
April 15, 2014 - 8:43pm
April 7, 2014
Minneapolis man sentenced
WORTHINGTON — A Minneapolis man was sentenced last week to 180 days in Nobles County Jail after being convicted of a third-degree felony assault charge. Joshua Allen Barker, 25, was arrested in April 2013 after the Worthington Police Department was called to the emergency room...
April 7, 2014 - 8:27pm
June 20, 2012
Level III sex offender to move into Nobles County Jail
WORTHINGTON -- A man deemed to be a Level III sex offender will be moved into the Nobles County Jail next week, according to information released by the Nobles County Sheriff's Office. According to state statute, a community must be informed when a Level III offender moves into an...
June 20, 2012 - 10:20pm
April 23, 2012
Rock County deputy ordered to surrender license, do jail time
LUVERNE -- According to Rock County Sheriff Evan Verbrugge, his department is just ready to move on now that the criminal case against one of their own has been resolved. "It's good that we have an ending," Verbrugge said. "It's good to know we've come to some type of resolution." That...
April 23, 2012 - 8:56pm
December 6, 2011
Meth bust lands four in Pipestone jail
PIPESTONE -- Three Pipestone residents and their alleged Little Falls dealer made court appearances Monday after being arrested Friday for methamphetamine-related...
December 6, 2011 - 9:23pm
October 13, 2010
Slayton man to make first court appearance Monday for drug possession
SLAYTON -- A Slayton man is scheduled to make a first court appearance Monday on his third drug possession charge in Murray County since 2001. Brian Keith Rosenberg, 42, was charged earlier this month with two counts of fifth-degree controlled substance possession, stemming from...
October 13, 2010 - 9:03pm
June 28, 2010
Last suspect sentenced in 2007 Cottonwood County murder
WINDOM -- Despite a request for a lower prison term within the state guidelines, Judge Bruce Gross sentenced Axel Rene Kramer to 288 months, with credit for the 2 ½ years he has spent in jail since the night Alberto Samilpa Jr. was murdered in November 2007.
June 28, 2010 - 8:32pm
May 16, 2010
Woman arrested on drug warrants
WORTHINGTON -- A Texas woman is being held in the Nobles County Jail awaiting extradition to Iowa, a news release from the Osceola County Sheriff's Office states. Verna Lea Bosma, 48, of Wichita Falls, Texas, was arrested in Worthington Friday on two arrest warrants from Osceola...
May 16, 2010 - 9:29pm
April 21, 2010
Overweg back in jail
SLAYTON -- Just days after being released from jail for criminal sexual conduct against a child, Everett Charles Overweg, 19, was back in custody...
April 21, 2010 - 8:27pm
February 18, 2010
Jackson prisoners get involved in chili cook-off
LAKEFIELD -- Even the prisoners in the Jackson County jail are contributing to the Kids Against Hunger Chili Cook-Off Sunday, offering up their very own jailhouse chili recipe, to be cooked by jail staff with the blessing of Jackson County Sheriff Roger Hawkinson. The annual chili...
February 18, 2010 - 12:00am