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Dayton offers $41 billion budget
Counting the lives lost to intimate violence
A gathering of ‘deer’ friends
Traffic stop leads to drug bust
Minnesota man survives home explosion
Prep girls basketball: Southwest Minnesota Christian remains undefeated in conference
Prep boys basketball: Fluit shot wins it for Edgerton
Prep hockey: Luverne gets sweep over Worthington
Prep wrestling: Jackson County Central gets key win; Adrian nipped on the road
Prep gymnastics: Jackson County Central finds 140s again
Column: A blueprint for success in 2015
Letter: A common-sense approach to energy policy
Letter: Bowled over by football -- literally
Letter: Stop creation of Internet 'slow lanes'
Letter: Look to commandments for answers
Judy & Bruce Schmidt
Dennis Palmer Luitjens
Allan (Al) Altnow
Raymond E. Barrett
Revving for retirement: Ricker leaves full-time ministry after almost 20 years at First Lutheran
Looking Back: 1940 -- Nobles County ranks among top flax producers in Minnesota
Looking Back: 1940 - Steamed turned into blades of new turbine at Worthington power plant
Column: On a mild, windy January day, some storm stories
Out & About: Jan. 16-31
Out and About
Ruesch 80th birthday
Altman 80th birthday
Hitzemann 85th birthday
Spessard 90th birthday
Hallstrom 99th birthday
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Special School Board Meeting January
November 13, 2012
Danielle Altena Bonestroo of Boyden, Iowa, holds her infant son, Sawyer. Also pictured are (front right) Sawyer's great-great-grandmother Gen Lutterman, Fulda; (back, from left) grandmother, Jenny Van Roekel Altena and great-grandmother, Marsha Lutterman Van Roekel, both of Sanborn,...
November 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 11, 2009
Neilson acquitted, case dismissed
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- The criminal case against Kenneth George Neilson, accused of firing the weapon that caused the death of Worthington man Marlan Lutterman, has been dismissed. Judge Patrick Carr, who presided over the trial in which Neilson was convicted of involuntary manslaughter...
March 11, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Neilson attorney asks for new trial
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Defense attorney Edward Bjornstad has filed a motion asking for a new trial for Kenneth George Neilson Jr., the Spirit Lake man convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Worthington native Marlan Lutterman. Instead of the sentencing scheduled...
news / courts
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 2, 2008
Neilson trial will begin today
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- After more than a year, long hours of investigation and numerous delays, the trial of Kenneth George Neilson, accused of felony-level manslaughter, is scheduled to get under way today with jury selection followed by the start of opposing arguments. Neilson, 56,...
news / crime / courts
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
July 22, 2008
Trial delayed again
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- The trial for Kenneth Neilson of Sibley, Iowa, has now been continued until early December so the prosecution has a chance to get up to speed on the case. Earlier this month, counsel for the prosecution was substituted after the Dickinson County Attorney had...
news / crime
July 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
Manslaughter trial faces postponement
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- A trial scheduled for an Iowa man accused of manslaughter may not take place as planned next week, according to court documents. Kenneth George Neilson, 59, was arrested July 29, 2007, after his .357 hand gun allegedly discharged accidentally. The bullet reportedly...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
June 3, 2008
Trial postponed again in manslaughter case
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- The trial of Kenneth George Neilson Jr., accused of manslaughter in the shooting death of Marlan Lutterman of Worthington, has been postponed once again because of an expert witness who has not been approved and the unavailability of another potential witness. In...
June 3, 2008 - 12:00am