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New Worthington police chief named
Search widens for missing student
Sibley City Council approves grants
Firefighters getting pension increase
After E911 sign installation, responders grateful
O’Brien one of 19 boomers in documentary
Prep girls soccer: Worthington hangs with Waseca on Senior Night
Prep girls tennis: Luverne ends regular season with a win
College volleyball: Minnesota West comes back to win thriller
Prep volleyball: Tracy-Milroy-Balaton, Jackson County Central take third at Showcase
Prep cross country: Sauer, Recker lead Adrian at Mega Meet
Column: Two ways to overcome gridlock
Column: Why Washington remains broken
Letter: Should KTD continue split of event locations?
Letter: Everyone should enjoy a bountiful harvest
Letter: No excuses -- Hamilton should be at debates
Katie Mary Fleming
Vivian (Row) Hunter
Reaching for the sky: Travis Soules lands dream job as cycle team mechanic
Column: When it comes to food, there's much to chew about
Religion briefs: Sept. 18
Looking Back: 1939 - Kiwanis Club offers Scout cabin
Column: Bigelow "holds the region's trophy for street names"
Out and About
Hay 50th anniversary
Shumaker 50th anniversary
Ossefoort 90th birthday
Wiertzema 90th birthday
Births: Sept. 20, 2014
Data: Sept. 22, 2014
Data: Sept. 21, 2014
Notice of Hearing on Proposed Assessment
Probate of Michael E. Lang
Data: Sept. 20, 2014
August 25, 2014
Column: Relay for Life funds have many benefits
By Kim Lambert, ACS Relay For Life of Nobles County Co-Chair This is in response to Mr. Schwarz’s recent inquiry about where the funds raised in the local American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life events go. Generally speaking, nationwide 73 cents of every dollar raised by...
opinion / letters
August 25, 2014 - 4:39pm
August 22, 2014
'A Brush with Kindness': Habitat for Humanity begins home repair program
LUVERNE — The Southwest Minnesota Chapter of Habitat for Humanity is rolling out a new program and has hired an AmeriCorps VISTA staff member to oversee it. Darlene Eslick of Pipestone began her new duties Aug. 1 and will develop “A Brush with Kindness,” a program geared...
August 22, 2014 - 10:06pm
Safety first as schools open; WMS crosswalk 'greatly improved'
WORTHINGTON — As children return to the classroom, drivers need to be cognizant of students crossing roadways in the early morning and afternoon hours. The crosswalk at Crailsheim Road and Oxford Street near Worthington Middle School could be considered hazardous if proper precautions...
news / education
August 22, 2014 - 10:04pm
Data: Aug. 23, 2014
Accidents ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle crash at approximately 7:59 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Adams Street and South Second Avenue. Amy Borman, 35, of Rock Rapids, was driving a 2014 Dodge pickup northbound on Adams,...
data / police
August 22, 2014 - 9:49pm
August 18, 2014
Drug bust leads to five arrests
BREWSTER — The execution of a search warrant last week in Brewster led to five arrests on drug-related charges. On Wednesday, the Buffalo Ridge Task Force executed a search warrant in the 900 block of Fifth Avenue. Prior to serving the search warrant, agents conducted surveillance...
August 18, 2014 - 7:57pm
August 14, 2014
Hero of Conservation
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Pheasants Forever President Scott Rall is one of six finalists chosen from a field of 30 nominees across the country for Field & Stream magazine’s Hero of Conservation award. The award, now in its ninth year, recognizes individuals who are “leading...
August 14, 2014 - 8:40pm
August 12, 2014
Settling in to the job
WORTHINGTON — Newly appointed Chief Deputy Chris Dybevick made the transition from captain of the Worthington Police Department last month and has now been in his new role with the Nobles County Sheriff’s Office for more than a month. Dybevick said he’s ready for the new challenges....
August 12, 2014 - 9:13pm
Citizens file in for public hearings
WORTHINGTON — Two public hearings had citizens filing into Worthington City Hall during Worthington City Council’s Monday night meeting. At the conclusion of the first hearing, the council approved the sale of an east 305-foot lot in the Bioscience Industrial Park to PurNet...
August 12, 2014 - 9:09am
August 11, 2014
Nobles County 4-H receives AgStar grant
The AgStar Fund for Rural America, the corporate giving program of AgStar Financial Services, awarded $3,000 to Nobles County 4-H Saturday during the county fair. The funds will help update both the 4-H food stand in McCarvel Hall and Olson Arena. The mission of the AgStar Fund is...
August 11, 2014 - 10:26pm
August 8, 2014
Data: Aug. 9, 2014
Accidents READING — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office investigated a semi trailer in the ditch reported at 6:34 p.m. Thursday from the intersection of Nobles County 9 and Nobles County 25. Ambulance WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was paged at 4:25 a.m. Friday...
data / police
August 8, 2014 - 9:55pm
Column: The wayward days of hemp growers and bootleggers
WORTHINGTON — May 8, 1942, the day the Philippine islands were surrendered to Japan, was a fateful day in part because it cut off America’s supply of hemp. In that time three-quarters of a century ago hemp was used by everyone — everyone in Worthington, everyone in Nobles County,...
lifestyles / reminiscing
August 8, 2014 - 9:51pm
August 5, 2014
WIC satellite office to relocate
WORTHINGTON — After losing space for a Women, Infant and Children (WIC) satellite clinic at the West Learning Center, Nobles County Community Health Services Administrator Terri Janssen found a new locale at the Avera Worthington Specialty Clinic. During Tuesday’s meeting of...
August 5, 2014 - 8:22pm
August 1, 2014
Man arrested on burglary charges
ERIN TRESTER email@example.com RUSHMORE — A Rushmore man was arrested Thursday after officers allegedly caught the man siphoning fuel and discovered 1.3 grams of methamphetamine during a search of his vehicle. Tracy Lee Peterson, 24, is facing felony charges of second-degree...
August 1, 2014 - 9:44pm
Data: Aug. 2, 2014
Accidents READING — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office investigated a one-car rollover at 1:59 a.m. Friday morning on Nobles County 25. The Wilmont Rescue, Reading Responders and Sanford Ambulance assisted at the scene. ROUND LAKE — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office investigated...
data / police
August 1, 2014 - 9:40pm
July 31, 2014
Nobles County Fair begins next week
WORTHINGTON — The 135th Annual Nobles County Fair begins Monday with the 4-H Dog Show at the Hockey Arena. More livestock shows get under way Wednesday with the dairy, rabbit and sheep shows. This year the fair offers a Boomer Nights celebration Thursday evening as well. A full...
July 31, 2014 - 9:04pm