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'Branson on the Road' hits the pedal to Worthington
Alltech to buy Ridley Inc.
Sibley-Ocheyedan vocalists make sweet music at state competition
Capital conundrums: Little progress seen thus far in Legislature
Arbor Day means it's tree time
Prep baseball: Pipestone Area, Windom Area split
Prep softball: Bloemendaal powers Pipestone Arrows
Prep golf: Worthington stays sharp
Prep track and field: Capetillo, Tanyavong lead Mountain Lake Area boys
Prep softball: Fairmont scores early and often on WHS
Column: Does Tsarnaev deserve to die?
Column: Worthington FFA students set to participate at state event
Column: A touch of bipartisanship
Column: Where are the populist Democrats?
Editorial: Is the 4th the 4th if its the 3rd?
Lowell Wayne Jones
Robert L. Ehlers
Class of 2015: Nitibhon schedules appointment for career in dentistry
Concert series membership drive begins
Column: Worthington, America's Civil War City
Looking Back: 1940 -- City votes to purchase copper sulfate to treat Lake Okabena for algae
Geared up: Noah Hoehn readies for release of debut album
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Regular School Board Meeting Minutes for March
Nobles County Board Summary of Minutes for March Session
Nobles County Board Summary of Minutes for April Session
Summary of Minutes from 2015 Tax-Forfeited Land Meeting
Notice of Public Hearing of the Planning Commission
April 17, 2015
Alleged murderer arrested in Pipestone
PIPESTONE — A former White Bear Lake man accused of killing his girlfriend’s three-month-old daughter a year ago was arrested at approximately 2:30 a.m. Wednesday in Pipestone. Austin Bryan Gustafson, 27, was apprehended in a trailer park following a tip from a Wisconsin...
news / crime
April 17, 2015 - 9:48pm
March 16, 2015
Garbage search case could affect Minnesota DNA law
ST. PAUL — Dru Sjodin’s mother and a New Mexico mom who also lost her daughter to murder spent a week lobbying Minnesota lawmakers about requiring law enforcement officers to take DNA swabs from serious felony suspects. In what at first may seem a strange situation, however,...
March 16, 2015 - 8:33pm
February 22, 2015
A baking contest — oh, and a murder
WORTHINGTON — The premise of the latest production of the local Grassroots Community Theatre troupe has its members doing some specialized preparations for their parts. For instance, Grassroots newcomer Sandy Ahlberg has looked up “sounds a moose makes” on the Internet in...
February 22, 2015 - 8:21pm
February 20, 2015
Jury finds Iowa woman not guilty of two 1983 killings
WATERLOO, Iowa — An Iowa woman was acquitted of two counts of first-degree murder Friday in the slayings of her husband and his girlfriend more than 30 years ago. After nearly seven hours of deliberation and 10 days of testimony, jurors found Theresa Supino not guilty in the 1983...
February 20, 2015 - 9:46pm
January 27, 2015
Counting the lives lost to intimate violence
Mara H. Gottfried Forum News Service ST. PAUL — The T-shirts were nestled together in adult and child sizes, and each featured a photo — the smiling faces of Komel Crowley and her daughter, 5-year-old Raniya. The two, found dead in Apple Valley, recently were added to a tally...
January 27, 2015 - 9:48pm
January 13, 2015
MONTEVIDEO — On the 13th of every month, always from 8:45 to 9:33 in the evening, Robin Paradee Savoy will light a candle, listen to music and remember her daughter, Vinessa Lozano. Unless the weather is miserable, Savoy’s vigil takes place in the Sunset Memorial Cemetery in...
January 13, 2015 - 8:17pm
December 18, 2014
Woman sentenced for murder in husband’s overdose
STILLWATER — A Minnesota woman faces six years in prison for providing a lethal dose of methadone to her husband after he drank a dozen beers. Jennifer Marie Johnson, 44, was sentenced Thursday to 74 months in prison in connection with the overdose last year at their Newport...
December 18, 2014 - 8:43pm
October 16, 2014
Man confesses, pleads guilty to murder
FERGUS FALLS — A man on trial for the murder of nephew confessed to the killing and pleaded guilty Thursday. Michael Alan Burris was accused of murdering Scott Burris, who died from a single gunshot wound in May 2012 in Otter Tail County. He pleaded guilty during the third day...
October 16, 2014 - 9:15pm
August 29, 2014
Hibbing man charged with murder in death of 2-year-old girl
VIRGINIA — A Hibbing man was arraigned on a murder charge Friday in the case of a 2-year-old Virginia girl who died in March 2012, after officers found her gasping for air and with bruises on her head. Russell Shannon Johnson, who police said was the only person of interest during...
news / crime
August 29, 2014 - 9:46pm
June 26, 2014
Grandson reaches plea deal in Willmar slaying
WILLMAR — A plea agreement has been reached for Robert Warwick, the 18-year-old facing two murder charges in the death of his grandmother last year. Warwick’s attorney, Daniel Mohs, confirmed Thursday that a plea deal has been made. Mohs said his client will plead guilty to...
news / crime
June 26, 2014 - 9:37pm
June 12, 2014
Judge denies change of venue for Warwick murder trial
WILLMAR — A judge has denied a defense request to move the trial for a teen accused of murdering his grandmother. District Judge David Mennis ruled Thursday that Robert “Robbie” Warwick’s attorney had not shown a reasonable likelihood that a fair trial could not be had...
June 12, 2014 - 9:16pm