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As others see it: Legislature special session now unlikely
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How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Heart of St. Kilian: 129-year-old parish goes to oratory status
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July 22, 2011
Iowa plea deal includes a break for girlfriend
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) -- A Burlington man has pleaded guilty to a meth charge after prosecutors promised to drop drug charges facing his girlfriend and lower a charge against him. The Hawk Eye reports that 51-year-old Kirk Matlock pleaded guilty Wednesday to manufacture of 5 grams...
July 22, 2011 - 12:39pm
Multiple arrests made for meth crimes
WORTHINGTON -- The Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force was kept busy in April, arresting more than half a dozen people on methamphetamine or marijuana-related charges. In the majority of the arrests, children lived in the residences involved. Charges were filed Friday against Jesus Melchore...
News / crime
April 22, 2011 - 10:26pm
March 11, 2011
Two charged in controlled drug buy
WORTHINGTON -- Two locals caught in a controlled drug buy a year ago were charged this week with the possession and sale of methamphetamine in connection with the buy, which was arranged through the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA). According to court documents, Boualy...
March 11, 2011 - 10:29pm
August 27, 2010
Conviction upheld, petition denied in drug case
WORTHINGTON -- A 60-day conviction appealed by defendant Brian James Verdoes was denied further review by the Minnesota Supreme Court Friday more than two years after the Marshall man was arrested in Murray County on drug charges, then accused of smuggling methamphetamine into the...
August 27, 2010 - 9:41pm
Two Worthington women arrested for meth possession
WORTHINGTON -- Bail was set Thursday at $5,000 each for two Worthington women arrested for possession of methamphetamine after a search warrant...
News / crime
August 27, 2010 - 9:39pm
April 13, 2010
Worthington man sentenced in federal court for meth-related activities
SIOUX FALLS, S. D. -- Ronald Soules, 42, of Worthington, was sentenced last week in federal court to 124 months in prison in connection with methamphetamine-related activities. Soules was arrested and charged in Nobles County District Court last year with first-degree sale and possession...
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April 13, 2010 - 12:00am
March 27, 2010
Marijuana grow operation busted in Pipestone County
PIPESTONE -- Two Holland residents have been charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and more after an executed search warrant turned up alleged evidence that meth had been produced at the site of a marijuana grow operation. Corey Russell Thompson, 43, and Kerri Ann Franz, 33,...
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March 27, 2010 - 12:00am
March 24, 2010
Jasper residents make court appearance
PIPESTONE -- One of three Jasper residents recently charged with methamphetamine-related crimes made an initial appearance in Pipestone County...
March 24, 2010 - 12:00am
March 13, 2010
RL-B students learn dangers of meth
ROUND LAKE -- Not even once. It's a message that was repeated often during a presentation Friday at Round Lake-Brewster High School, when Buffalo...
News / education
March 13, 2010 - 12:00am
February 3, 2010
Appellate court affirms Jackson County District court decision
JACKSON -- The Minnesota Court of Appeals filed an opinion Tuesday affirming a decision made by the Jackson County District Court regarding a man accused of first-degree methamphetamine manufacture. Daniel Paul Daberkow challenged the district court's denial of his motion to suppress...
News / opinion
February 3, 2010 - 12:00am
January 14, 2010
More charges for Naab
WORTHINGTON -- Scheduled to go on trial for first-degree methamphetamine possession in less than two weeks, James Naab now faces four more felony drug charges in a separate case filed Tuesday in Nobles County District Court. The new charges actually stem from an incident that took...
January 14, 2010 - 12:00am
March 31, 2009
Pounds of meth seized Friday in Worthington
WORTHINGTON -- Agents of the Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force seized more than four pounds of methamphetamine Friday afternoon after conducting surveillance on a Worthington residence. Ronald Joseph Soules, 41, of Worthington, was charged Monday with both first-degree sale and possession...
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March 31, 2009 - 12:00am
January 10, 2009
Brief: Men sentenced for meth distribution
SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- Four men who conspired to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine have been sentenced in federal court. Michael Roth, 40, of Spencer, Iowa, Douglas Johnson, 44, of Primghar, Iowa, Phillip Schurke, 40, of Hull, Iowa, and Gary Wilson Jr., 29, of Hartley, Iowa,...
January 10, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
Man arrested for meth crimes
After watching her walk down the hallway to her family's hotel room, a man threw a folded-over styrofoam cup, containing a suspicious little red baggie, into the room in front of a 16-year-old girl. The bag, which was later discovered to contain .2 grams of powdered methamphetamine,...
January 5, 2009 - 1:00pm
November 26, 2008
Traffic stop validity questioned in drug case
WORTHINGTON -- Whether or not a Westbrook man will face drug charges in two counties may depend on the validity of the traffic stop used to arrest him.
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am