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Trump baffles Sweden with crime comment, says it was based on TV report
NCE offering Washington trip to youths
Shopko awards more than $1.4 in grants
An air-causing scare: Thier shares story of carbon monoxide poisoning
Exchange student program seeking host families in region
MW basketball: Lady Jays top A-R, Bluejays fall
Section 3A wrestling: Pipestone Area makes history
Section 3A gymnastics: Trojans edge JCC to return to state
Wrestling: Five Generals place at Iowa state wrestling
Wrestling: Worthington wins Section 3AA title, advances to state
Column: WCS event for incoming kindergarten students is March 16
Column: The coverup in search of a crime
Column: A case of smart people doing dumb things
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Dorothy Irene Schmidt
Madeleine Ruth Naumann
Dolores J. Garoutte
Roger Allen Brunk
Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
At 102, Eleanore Ebeling enjoys a sharp mind -- and daily exercise, too
You gotta have heart: Heart attack recovery sets new priorities for Murphy
Disheveled Theologian: Some thoughts on love in this Valentines week
Looking Back: 1942 -- Worthington taking part in 'salvage for victory' program
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Birth: Feb. 18, 2017
Coyer 100th birthday
Magnus 85th birthday
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December 1, 2016
Data: Dec. 2, 2016
Crashes JASPER — The Minnesota State Patrol responded to a one-vehicle rollover at 10:26 p.m. Wednesday on Minnesota 23 at 21st Street. Involved was a 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Breanna Tenclay, 19, of Sioux Falls, S.D. Tenclay was northbound on Minnesota 23 when she went...
December 1, 2016 - 9:08pm
February 26, 2016
Jasper school saved thanks to fundraising effort
JASPER — The former Jasper High School will soon be under new ownership due to community efforts. The organization Reclaim Community has raised over $30,000 in an effort to buy the building that was once the local high school. The school was closed in 1993, and a group of community...
February 26, 2016 - 10:02pm
January 19, 2016
Letter: Jasper does indeed have a place to buy groceries
By Sandy Moose, Jasper First of all, thank you for the very well done front-page article in your Jan. 14 issue relating to the Jasper school building. However, there is one point made in the write-up that caught me off guard. “There may not be a grocery store now, but ... if plans...
January 19, 2016 - 6:33pm
January 13, 2016
School house rocks: Group hopes to save historic Jasper building
JASPER — Elicia Kortus had just finished the sixth grade when the Pipestone-Jasper school district voted to close the stately Sioux quartzite...
January 13, 2016 - 9:08pm
November 4, 2015
Data: Nov. 4, 2015
Accidents JASPER — The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a one-vehicle accident at 7:28 p.m. Tuesday on Minnesota 269, ¼ mile east of the Minnesota-South Dakota border. Gina L. Wiebe, 47, of Jasper, was driving a 1998 Mercury Sable when it entered the ditch and struck a road...
November 4, 2015 - 9:27pm
October 21, 2015
Data: Oct. 21, 2015
Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Sheriff investigated an accident at 5:29 p.m. Tuesday. JASPER — The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a semitrailer rig rollover at 8:26 p.m. Tuesday on MInnesota 269 in Pipestone County. James L. Eschen, 61, of Madison, was westbound...
October 21, 2015 - 8:36pm
June 4, 2015
Data: June 4, 2015
Accidents JASPER — The Minnesota State Patrol responded to a one-vehicle rollover at 6:43 a.m. Thursday on Minnesota 23, near milepost 12. Susan Ehrlich, 76, of Pipestone, was driving a 2002 Chrysler Sebring southbound on Minnesota 23 when she lost control and the vehicle rolled,...
June 4, 2015 - 9:29pm
May 12, 2015
Experts examine cause of hog barn fire that killed two women
JASPER — A state fire marshal and insurance company investigators were on the scene Tuesday at the site of fatal fire in a hog barn three miles east of Jasper, while co-workers and family members grieved the loss of two women who were cleaning the facility when the fire broke out. Rock...
May 12, 2015 - 8:36pm
May 11, 2015
Two perish in hog barn fire
JASPER — Two women died Monday as a result of a hog barn fire east of Jasper. The Rock County Sheriff’s Office received a call at approximately 9:23 a.m. Monday. Jasper Fire and Rescue was dispatched along with the Edgerton, Hardwick, Luverne and Pipestone fire departments for...
May 11, 2015 - 10:36pm
January 28, 2015
Life is grand at Grand A Alpacas
JASPER — Banker by day and farmer by night, David Smith and his wife, Phyllis, have a unique homestead on the outskirts of Jasper. Looking...
January 28, 2015 - 9:01pm
June 4, 2014
Data: June 5, 2014
Accidents JASPER — The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a head-on collision at 2:59 p.m. Wednesday at mile marker 16 on Minnesota 23 in Rock County. Michael A. Juhler, 44, of Sioux Falls, S.D., was driving a 1998 Silverado and was attempting to pass another vehicle. Algert M....
June 4, 2014 - 10:00pm
April 6, 2014
Enjoying 'Spring Loaded'
April 6, 2014 - 8:26pm
August 1, 2013
Jasper to celebrate 125th birthday
JASPER — Founded in 1888, Jasper will celebrate its 125th birthday in conjunction with the annual Quartziter Days this weekend. The three-day celebration will begin today with festivities including the Jasper All-School Reunion, which is coordinated every five years. Jasper City...
August 1, 2013 - 11:02pm
June 20, 2012
Jasper man facing multiple rape charges in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A Jasper man is facing nine counts of first-degree rape, according to court documents filed this week in Minnehaha County, S.D. Charges may also be pending in Minnesota, according to a spokesperson with the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office. Justin Steenstra,...
June 20, 2012 - 10:26pm
February 14, 2011
Jasper man charged with meth possession
PIPESTONE -- A Jasper man may have hidden methamphetamine or meth paraphernalia in his truck while his 10-year-old son sat nearby, according to the criminal complaint filed recently in Pipestone County District Court. Chad Aaron Miller, 32, was stopped shortly before 5 p.m. on Feb....
February 14, 2011 - 8:29pm