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Worthington Daily Globe
On the rotorwings of angels: Reporter takes flight with Life Link III
Minnesota heroin dealer found guilty in first of 4 deaths
Residents of halfway house found two men dead from overdoses - their drug counselors
City shows support for library project during special meeting
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
Amateur baseball: Lakefield nips Worthington 3-1
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Section 3A golf: MCC's Groves, WA's Will top the list
Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Letter: Best of luck to Globe with transition
Column: Working hard year-round for older Americans
Howard J. Franken
Michael "Ike" Graves
T. Milan Bragg
Five tried-and-true ways to bring farmhouse style into the 21st century
Disheveled Theologian: Once upon a time 37 years and one week ago …
Keep clutter under control with these clever organizing products
In my 20s and 30s, I accepted nearly every wedding invitation; now I RSVP no
Looking back: 2012 -- Brewster man, 92, earns HS diploma
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Birth: May 24, 2017
Schaap 90th birthday
Anderson 90th birthday
Schaap 70th anniversary
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May 19, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Johnson looks to buck history in governor race
ST. PAUL — This is not good news for Jeff Johnson, or anyone else who has lost a governor's race and wants a second chance. "Only a handful...
May 19, 2017 - 1:10pm
December 20, 2016
Data: Dec. 21, 2016
Crashes WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Police Department investigated a crash reported at 9:43 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Oxford Street and McMillan Street. WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Police Department investigated a crash reported at 9:47 a.m. Tuesday at the roundabout....
December 20, 2016 - 9:35pm
June 30, 2016
Caller tries to scam county attorney
ALEXANDRIA, Minn-- A scammer picked the wrong person to call: Douglas County Attorney Chad Larson. Larson shared his experience in an effort to alert others of the scam. He received the call on his cell phone a little after 8 p.m. on May 26. Although he rarely answers calls from numbers...
June 30, 2016 - 9:52pm
March 9, 2016
State launching inspection sweep for credit card skimmers at gas pumps
BLOOMINGTON — State officials have pledged to ramp up security efforts against an “emerging threat” — credit card skimming at gas pumps....
March 9, 2016 - 9:48pm
February 15, 2016
Phishing text scam hits area
For an update on this story, see http://www.dglobe.com/news/3948620-bait-and-switch-phishing-scam-claims-connection-fulda-area-credit-union WORTHINGTON...
February 15, 2016 - 8:41pm
Bait and switch: Phishing scam claims connection to Fulda Area Credit Union
WORTHINGTON — A new scam made the rounds Monday morning across the region in the form of a text message allegedly sent from Fulda Area Credit...
February 15, 2016 - 8:40pm
December 6, 2015
Scams prevalent around the holidays: Misconception sheds light on the need to be vigilant
WORTHINGTON — An alert was sent out recently to Veterans Service Officers around Minnesota about a potential scam targeting veterans and their families. The alert came from Redwood County Veteran Service Officer Marty Caraway, who had received complaints about an organization called...
December 6, 2015 - 8:37pm
August 5, 2015
IRS scam attempted in Nobles County
WORTHINGTON — A group of would-be scammers is calling Worthington taxpayers, claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service. The automated call informs victims that they owe money to the IRS and are threatened with a lawsuit by the federal government. To avoid a lawsuit, victims...
August 5, 2015 - 9:27pm
November 20, 2014
Beware of Microsoft Windows scam
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department is warning residents of a Microsoft Windows phone call scam. There have been numerous complaints of a caller who tells a resident that they are calling from Microsoft and that the company has detected a virus on their computer. The...
November 20, 2014 - 3:55pm
October 14, 2014
Letter: Be generous, but beware of scams
It is the time of year when we are receiving request from charitable organizations. Sadly, some of these requests are only for the benefit of the administrators. Recently we received a toothbrush in the mail. We were asked to return the toothbrush to them in the self-addressed, postage...
October 14, 2014 - 7:53pm
March 13, 2014
Worthington officer educates seniors on frauds and scams
WORTHINGTON — Officer Dave Hoffman of the Worthington Police Department visited the Center for Active Living Thursday to spread the word about...
March 13, 2014 - 8:51pm
October 10, 2013
New scam targets area seniors
WORTHINGTON — If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. That’s the most basic piece of advice that Dave Hoffman, Worthington Police Department detective, can give about how not to fall prey to a scam. “Any time people call you saying you won money, it’s too good...
October 10, 2013 - 10:35pm
July 12, 2012
Jury duty scam making rounds
WORTHINGTON -- According to the Better Business Bureau, a classic scam is back in action. People across the country are receiving fake voicemails and text messages stating they have missed jury duty and need to pay a $500 fine or face arrest. More than a dozen states have issued...
July 12, 2012 - 9:04pm
Scam reported by Better Business Bureau
WORTHINGTON -- According to the Better Business Bureau (BBB), President Barack Obama is not offering to pay people's utility bills. A new scam sweeping the nation is claiming Obama will pay utility bills through a new federal program. First Energy Corp. customers in several states...
June 12, 2012 - 9:21pm
April 30, 2012
BBB warning regarding Verizon scam
WORTHINGTON -- Verizon customers are receiving fake emails almost identical to the real alerts many customers get to remind them of monthly payments,...
April 30, 2012 - 9:11pm