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LoVan back in court for murder case
Oberloh receives Jack Murray Award
County inherits five new tax-forfeited parcels
Minnesota soldiers ‘sitting ducks,’ legislator says
VFW baseball: Worthington headed to state
Fun Run is for everyone
Amateur baseball: Region 13C matchups announced
VFW baseball: Worthington one win from state
Amateur baseball: Heron Lake comes back to advance
Column: Why Scott Walker is so dangerous
Column: The price of fetal parts
Letter: Small-town baseball, and cherished memories
Letter: Group enjoys meeting at Pioneer Village
Column: Donald Trump and his anger appeal
Tillie Dora Kluever
Richard Duane Groshens
Marvin "Marv" Schreiber
Madame President: WHS grad Haffield heads MSUM Student Association for second term
Column: Brewster has a history of band performances, too
Looking Back: 1990 -- Rail cars collide in Bigelow
Column: The right time, the right place and a big scoop
A Blue Mounds photo essay
Out and About
Kass 80th birthday
Eisele 80th birthday
Bolkema 90th birthday
Lindaman 50th anniversary
Johnson 50th anniversary
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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...
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...
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