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Worthington Middle School Festival of Music event is Monday evening
Heron Lake-Okabena students gather 'Coins for Kids'
Doubt remains in Daubt; Democrats have concerns about new House speaker
Windom schools say no to winter weather
Education, research and new treatments assisting people with diabetes
Prep boys hockey: Luverne skates away from Worthington
Prep boys basketball: Antes sinks nine threes as Windom Area survives JCC
Prep gymnastics: Worthington soars to 140.175
Prep girls basketball: Jackson County Central tops Windom, SWC beats Canby
Prep wrestling: Four from Worthington get into Riot semifinals
Column: Substitute teachers a key component of District 518
Column: Elizabeth Warren, godmother of sorts
Column: Worthington Christian School offering program tonight on 'The Trees of Christmas'
Letter: Letter on Christmas wasn't meant to be negative
Column: Energy industry -- CO2 is good for us
Anita Rose (Ling) Siegmann
Florence "Kip" Gee
Cyril F. Gengler
Teresa Marie Stofferan
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
HO, HO, HO: Koster has jolly time standing in for Santa
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Probst 80th birthday
Schubert 90th birthday
Amundson 100th birthday
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August 23, 2012
Bank embezzler sentenced to prison
ST. PAUL -- A Jackson woman who embezzled up to $120,000 while employed at Jackson's United Prairie Bank has been sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison. Carolyn F. Hampel, 66, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in St. Paul. She was also ordered to pay in excess of $130,000...
August 23, 2012 - 9:47pm
April 9, 2012
Man sentenced to 16 years prison
WORTHINGTON -- A Guatemalan man who pleaded guilty in February to kidnapping and raping his estranged wife after stabbing her lover told Judge George Harrelson Monday he was drunk and angry when he found the two in bed together in 2007. William Ramirez Perez, also known as Wilberto...
April 9, 2012 - 9:20pm
November 1, 2011
Meth dealer sentenced to six years in prison
WORTHINGTON -- A Worthington man who pleaded guilty in September to selling methamphetamine in 2009 will be given two weeks to finish some home...
November 1, 2011 - 8:19pm
September 27, 2011
Kindel arrested shortly after prison release
SLAYTON -- He was sentenced to 24 months in prison, served 11 months in a state correctional facility before being released early and was arrested...
September 27, 2011 - 9:05pm
June 8, 2011
Man who led high-speed chase sent to prison
WORTHINGTON -- Majuang Thomas Ojulu, 20, of Worthington, was sentenced earlier this week to 13 months incarceration after pleading guilty in April to fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. In March, Ojulu led authorities on a high-speed chases through Worthington, following...
news / crime
June 8, 2011 - 8:30pm
June 28, 2010
Last suspect sentenced in 2007 Cottonwood County murder
WINDOM -- Despite a request for a lower prison term within the state guidelines, Judge Bruce Gross sentenced Axel Rene Kramer to 288 months, with credit for the 2 ½ years he has spent in jail since the night Alberto Samilpa Jr. was murdered in November 2007.
news / crime
June 28, 2010 - 8:32pm
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...
news / crime
April 13, 2010 - 12:00am
April 7, 2010
Worthington man sentenced for assault
WORTHINGTON -- Judge Timothy Connell, reiterating comments made by Nobles County Attorney Gordon Moore, spoke of the sense of disquiet in a neighborhood after a violent act, stating he couldn't find a way to overcome that and sentencing Adrian Martinez to 74 months in prison. Martinez,...
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
Worthington man sentenced
WORTHINGTON -- Even after the state argued strongly for the 48 months in prison called for by sentencing guidelines, Judge Timothy Connell stayed the prison term of James Matthew Naab on the condition he serve a year in jail and 25 years of probation. Naab, 44, was charged in August...
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
December 31, 2009
Worthington man who left his own trial sentenced for burglary
WORTHINGTON -- A 24-year-old Worthington man found guilty of entering an occupied dwelling and stealing property was sentenced Tuesday to 54 months in prison for first-degree burglary. Marlon Sands will serve 36 months in prison and be on supervised release for 18 months. The sentencing...
December 31, 2009 - 12:00am
November 20, 2008
Siblings jail cells apart
Two West Fargo brothers with very different pasts are now only jail cells apart. Louis and Jordan Lugert were sentenced during the past week for their roles in two high-profile, felony crimes - Louis for an attempted murder and Jordan for a $1 million vandalism spree. Efforts to...
November 20, 2008 - 12:00pm