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WHS grad named to state Young Women’s Initiative
Setting sail: WMS students create their own boats in 4-H STEM program
County authorizes sale of $9.5 million in road construction bond
Referendum to reinstate Iowa Beef Checkoff passes
Red Cross blood drive set for Dec. 21
WHS gymnastics: Trojans make big jump in gym
Prep hockey: Windom Area rallies past Worthington
Area prep basketball: Trojans tame Tigers 39-35
Prep wrestling: Trojans wrestlers beat Luverne, W/ML
Prep basketball: Tigers claw Trojans
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
Column: The media are still looking down on working-class America
Column: Reinvigorating renewable energy in southern Minnesota
Column: You wanted anti-establishment? Hold on.
Joshua Joe Staples
Laurence L. Konradi
James (Jim) Kuhl
Nellie Van Santen
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
Disheveled Theologian: The Santa Boat
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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March 11, 2014
MnDOT plow driver rescues man trapped in car filled with snow
EVANSVILLE — It’s not always a squad car, firetruck or ambulance that comes to the rescue. Sometimes, an everyday hero shows up in a big...
March 11, 2014 - 9:05pm
December 27, 2012
Avoca man killed in Thursday crash
AVOCA -- Twenty-one-year-old Tyler Joseph Schreier was killed in a one-vehicle crash in Lime Lake Township, Murray County, Thursday morning. The Murray County Sheriff's Office received a report at 7:03 a.m. Thursday of a vehicle on its side near the intersection of 31st Street and...
December 27, 2012 - 10:20pm
October 29, 2012
Helping a friend in need
WORTHINGTON -- A farm accident that happened in the blink of an eye earlier this month has kept Kent Johnson of rural Worthington in a Sioux...
October 29, 2012 - 10:26pm
September 10, 2012
Mystery man releases pigeons by the truckload
WORTHINGTON -- Turkeys aren't the only bird flocking around town this week. An unidentified man, whom witnesses said is from St. Paul, has been...
September 10, 2012 - 10:55pm
Man killed in Sunday auto accident
SIBLEY, Iowa -- One person was killed Sunday night and four others injured in a one-vehicle accident on Iowa 60 near the second Sibley exit. Nicholas Carlson, 29, of Sturgeon Lake, was killed in the crash, which took place at 8:30 p.m.
September 10, 2012 - 10:00pm
September 4, 2012
Luverne man attends Republican National Convention
LUVERNE -- Steven and Marianne Perkins of Luverne braved Hurricane Isaac and attended the 2012 Republican National Convention last week in Tampa,...
September 4, 2012 - 8:08pm
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
July 26, 2012
Windom man accused of possession child porn
WINDOM -- A Windom man is expected to make a court appearance next week in response to a charge of possession of pornographic material. The criminal complaint, filed last week, states Duane Stanley Hirsch, also known as Tyler Josh Harley, 44, of Windom, is accused of possessing a...
July 26, 2012 - 10:02pm
July 25, 2012
Estherville man charged with alleged attempted rape
JACKSON -- An Estherville, Iowa, man is facing two counts of criminal sexual conduct after allegedly trying to rape a Jackson woman. The complaint states authorities were contacted in the early morning hours on July 21 regarding three intoxicated males trying to get a vehicle started...
July 25, 2012 - 10:14pm
July 12, 2012
Fulda man charged with assault
FULDA -- An application for a public defender was approved earlier this week for a Fulda man accused of threatening his sister's boyfriend with a knife on Sunday. Jose Alfredo Jimenez, 19, of Fulda, is charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, terroristic threats,...
July 12, 2012 - 9:03pm
June 24, 2012
Estherville man dies in fatal crash on I-90
ADRIAN -- An Estherville, Iowa man was killed during a fatal crash Saturday night on I-90 near Adrian, according to information from the Minnesota State Patrol. Austin Skyberg, 22, of Estherville, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Blazer at approximately 9:37 p.m. when the vehicle entered...
June 24, 2012 - 9:43pm
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
May 31, 2012
Mountain Lake man admits to molesting children
WINDOM -- Bail was set at $50,000 with conditions for a 19-year-old Mountain Lake man who admitted to molesting children in the area over the past several years. Jose Jamie Ledezma Mendoza is charged with one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct in Cottonwood County District...
May 31, 2012 - 7:52pm
May 30, 2012
Luverne man racks up fourth alcohol-related arrest
LUVERNE -- A 27-year-old Luverne man was charged Wednesday with driving a vehicle with an open container of alcohol in his car while his infant daughter was in the back seat, according to a criminal complaint filed with the Rock County Sheriff's Office. Austin Kruger was sentenced...
May 30, 2012 - 8:39pm
May 24, 2012
Man arrested for impaired driving incident
WORTHINGTON -- A Fulda man arrested earlier this week was charged Wednesday with his fourth impaired driving-related incident in the past several years, but this time he was allegedly in possession of a stolen vehicle. Christopher Daniel Hawkinson, 28, has an arrest record that dates...
May 24, 2012 - 8:57pm