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Woman’s robbery spree stopped by ex-husband
To close reading gap, train the tutors
Crash near Heron Lake
Patrol wants to find good Samaritan who helped drag injured man from burning semi
Better communications may mean safer oil trains
Cross country: Trojan runners are all set to go
Cross country: Rebel boys win Wolverine Invitational
Prep volleyball: Worthington grits out win over Fulda
Prep volleyball: Jackson County Central comes together for win
Prep volleyball: Tracy-Milroy-Balaton ousts Windom Area; Southwest Christian sweeps Luverne
Column: Don-Don and the Trumpettes
Column: The silliest Clinton "scandal' yet
Letter: "These people" in UFCW understand proposal
Letter: Thanks expressed to developer for generosity
Column: Alaska's Mount McKinley is conservatives' newest molehill
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Column: A change of view
Looking Back: 2005 -- Area comes to aid in aftermath of Katrina
Column: Worthington's women helped build our economy
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September 20, 2008
Court of Appeals upholds Amundson conviction
WORTHINGTON -- More than four years after being sentenced for first- and fifth-degree controlled substance crimes, Scott Allen Amundson, 47, of Worthington, may be closer to actually serving jail time for the crimes for which he was convicted. Earlier this week, the Minnesota Court...
News / crime
September 20, 2008 - 12:00am
September 6, 2008
Brief: Adrian resident wins $100K
ADRIAN -- Scott Olson of Adrian won $100,000 from a Money Roll scratch ticket he purchased Tuesday. Olson bought the winning ticket at Keith's Grocery & Bake Shoppe, Adrian, on his way home for lunch, according to a state lottery press release. He drove to Roseville Wednesday to...
September 6, 2008 - 12:00am
September 5, 2008
Letter: No need to hunt doves
Scott Rall notes that critics of shooting doves complain that doves are used for mere target practice, yet still fails to see why killing these inoffensive birds is controversial ("Dove season marks the beginning of the fall hunting season," Aug. 29). Minnesota had a tradition of...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
Column: Ideas being tested to control carp population
WORTHINGTON -- Last week, I shared my views about what I thought about the common carp and how it made its way into almost every body of water in North America. Carp are here to stay and the only thing that can be done to limit their devastating effects is to try to control their...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Brief: Jackson man to be honored at Iowa state fair
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Scott Hofbauer of Jackson is one of 49 individuals to be honored today by Gov. Chet Culver and Iowa Public Safety Commissioner Gene Meyer for the lifesaving actions he performed on May 16, 2007. Hofbauer, along with Melvin Halsrud of Estherville, Iowa, Chad Potratz...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
WHS principal resigns, to be replaced by assistant principal
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington High School assistant principal Paul Karelis was promoted to principal Friday morning after the resignation of Scott Backer was accepted by the District 518 Board of Education. "(Scott)'s going with his family and excited to make this move," said John...
August 1, 2008 - 1:55pm
Algae attacking Lake Okabena, area lakes
WORTHINGTON -- When August rolls around, some very undesirable odors start to show on and around our area lakes. This smell can drive you far away from the water if it is intense enough. The smell I am referring to is the smell of dead and decaying algae that starts to accumulate...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
Heavy rain may not affect pheasant reproduction this season
WORTHINGTON -- Summer continues to race by, with the first of August just around the corner. Summer was kind of disappointing this year because of the fact that we didn't really have any in June. All it did was rain for the last part of May and much of June. Summer, by most descriptions...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
The bobolink is a fascinating bird king of the grassland
WORTHINGTON -- A few years back I was out shooting sporting clay at the Horse Barn and Hunt Club in Lakefield, and as I was walking around the course I saw a most interesting bird. I asked the owner operator, Brent Rossow, just what kind of bird it was and he informed me that the...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Wetland Restoration Easement Program to offer attractive payments
WORTHINGTON -- The old saying that "the pen is mightier than the sword" just might have some new meaning in this modern day when it comes to the task of conservation. As you might know, I am very involved with the local chapter of Pheasants Forever. This habitat organization has...
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am