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Franken attends groundbreaking of new school
Concerns raised about EpiPens costs
Lakeside Church welcomes new pastor
Better late than never: Grant dollars target fields damaged in 2014 flooding
Minnesota’s average ACT scores drop
Prep soccer: Experience will be key to Trojans quest for conference championship
Prep volleyball: Southwest Minnesota volleyball talent is easy to find
High school volleyball: Trojans hope experience puts them over the top
Girls tennis: Trojans drop opener to Harrisburg
High school football: H-LP gridders aiming for success
Letter: DFL political games hurt millions of Minnesotans
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Sean Hannity, Trump's 'spin doctor'
Letter: Divider-in-chief is at it again
Ryan L. Shea
Curtis Lowell Schmidt
Nina Mae Eernisse
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
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Crazy about the cube: Abel Piper, 12, participates in Rubik’s Cube National Championships
Disheveled Theologian: Twenty years later, still glad to have him with me
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Westman 111th birthday
Miller 50th anniversary
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Berger 80th birthday
Scheepstra 85th birthday
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May 17, 2016
Three Worthington men sentenced for California to South Dakota marijuana operation
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Three Worthington men who ran an extensive marijuana operation bringing pot from California to the Sioux Falls area to sell have been sentenced in federal court in South Dakota. Law officers believe at least 500 pounds of marijuana was sold in the operation....
May 17, 2016 - 2:21pm
April 28, 2016
Worthington man appears in drug case
WORTHINGTON — Shawn Clifton Barr, 40, Worthington, made his initial appearance in Nobles County District Court Tuesday morning. Barr is charged...
April 28, 2016 - 7:38pm
April 6, 2016
Medical cannabis company launches pain protocol
MINNEAPOLIS — Seeking an alternative to opioid drugs, Vireo Health has released a draft protocol outlining the replacement of oxycodone, morphine and others with medical cannabis for pain treatment. The protocol, called FREDOM — Flexible Reduction and Expedited Discontinuation...
April 6, 2016 - 9:25pm
February 25, 2016
Deputy smells marijuana, leads to arrest of man for 150 plants
GARFIELD — A Garfield man was arrested Wednesday after authorities seized more than 150 marijuana plants on his property. Earlier that day, a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy was speaking with the suspect at his residence on North Park Street about an unrelated matter when the...
February 25, 2016 - 8:25pm
January 12, 2016
Not all doctors on board with medical marijuana
ST. PAUL — Many Minnesota doctors question the use of medical marijuana. An informal survey presented to a committee of Minnesota legislators and other involved with the subject Tuesday showed many doctors do not think they know enough about the subject to recommend their patients...
January 12, 2016 - 7:53pm
October 26, 2015
Medical marijuana supporters to submit petition Tuesday for ballot measure
BISMARCK — The chairman of a group that wants to legalize medical marijuana in North Dakota said they will submit a petition Tuesday to the Secretary of State’s Office for approval so they can start gathering signatures to try to put the measure to voters next year. Rilie Ray...
October 26, 2015 - 10:40pm
September 28, 2015
Worthington robbery suspect pleads guilty on one charge
WORTHINGTON — Joseph Cole Tokpa pleaded guilty Monday morning to one felony count of aiding and abetting simple robbery, stemming from a July...
September 28, 2015 - 10:11pm
September 2, 2015
Moorhead medical marijuana dispensary opening delayed
MOORHEAD — The medical marijuana dispensary that once was planned to open here this summer now is slated to open next spring as a result of “modest” patient numbers and the need to control costs, Minnesota Medical Solutions announced Wednesday. Moorhead was designated as...
September 2, 2015 - 8:36pm
July 16, 2015
Two men arrested for robbery
WORTHINGTON — Two men are being held in the Nobles County Jail following an alleged robbery Tuesday afternoon in downtown Worthington. A third suspect is possibly still at large. Bobby Martin, 26, of Worthington, and Ojulu Omot, 21, of Rushmore, are each charged with three felony...
July 16, 2015 - 7:37pm
July 15, 2015
Legislator to work as consultant for medical marijuana manufacturer
ST. PAUL PARK — State Rep. Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, is taking a leave of absence from his job as a Cottage Grove police officer to spend more time on legislative issues and to be a paid consultant for LeafLine Labs, the medical marijuana manufacturer that has opened in Cottage...
July 15, 2015 - 9:49pm
June 30, 2015
Highly anticipated medical marijuana law takes effect
MINNEAPOLIS — There won’t be thousands gathered on the steps of the state capitol with signs and banners, nor will there be a plume of pungent,...
June 30, 2015 - 9:37pm
June 18, 2015
South Dakota tribe pushes marijuana operation, recreational use
FLANDREAU, S.D. — South Dakota’s smallest tribe — landwise and memberwise — is thinking green. Green as in marijuana and also as in cash, or in other words, economic development. The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe, with its 385 reservation members and a checkerboard of 5,000...
June 18, 2015 - 9:17pm
April 30, 2015
Seven indicted for shipping drugs through FedEx, post office
MINNEAPOLIS — A California man and six Minnesotans have been indicted in connection to the trafficking of cocaine and marijuana into Minnesota from California and Arizona via FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service. U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger said Thursday that 33-year-old Anthony Curtis...
April 30, 2015 - 8:22pm
April 29, 2015
Man sentenced for Sheldon burglaries
SHELDON, Iowa — A Sheldon man has been sentenced in conjunction with a series of burglaries that occurred in August, September and October of last year. As part of a plea agreement, Travis Dean Staab, 27, will serve two five-year sentences, which will run concurrent to each other,...
April 29, 2015 - 8:20pm
March 31, 2015
Syhavong sentenced on two felony charges Tuesday
WORTHINGTON — Jay Syhavong, 20, was sentenced in District Court Tuesday morning on two cases involving fifth-degree felony drug possessions. Syhavong was convicted in one matter stemming from an incident on Oct. 17, 2014. In that case, officers arrested Syhavong for possession...
March 31, 2015 - 9:36pm