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Carrying on: Herman Kramer ends 28-year postal career
Shining a light on tradition
City wells see boost
‘Breaking point’: Leaders urge ambitious measures in Paris climate talks
Area prep wrestling: Adrian boasts deep, experienced squad
Trojans basketball: Progress begins with small steps
Prep basketball: Fulda boys edge Luverne
Boys hockey: Luverne edged in showdown of state-ranked teams
Boys hockey: Bulldogs pass the puck, beat Worthington
Column: Bush 41's lesson for the next president
Letter: Worthington needs a movie theater, and soon
Letter: 'Fear mongering' equals poor citizenship
Column: Anti-semitism that can't be ignored
Column: District 518 keeps kids healthy with its school nurses
Marie Kay Johnson
Mary H. Emery
Presenting The Schield Sisters: Singing siblings reminisce about their lives in music
Column: 'Neither rain nor snow no heat' is true dedication
Out & About: Nov. 28-Dec. 13
Looking Back: 1990 -- Nobles County commissioners appoint 23-member advisory committee
Religion briefs: Nov. 25
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Bargfrede 60th anniversary
Gingerich 90th birthday
Post 90th birthday
Jenkins 90th birthday
Henning 50th anniversary
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Severe Weather Announcements (69)
July 7, 2015
Man gets maximum sentence in strangulation case
WALKER — A 44-year-old man was given the maximum sentence after he strangled someone in front of a child. Dallas Wayne Smith, Cass Lake, was found guilty of the felony crime of domestic assault by strangulation after a two-day trial in June in Cass County District Court in Walker....
July 7, 2015 - 9:27pm
September 23, 2014
Man sentenced for abuse causing severe head injury to infant
A Windom man was ordered Monday to serve 15 years in prison for shaking his 3-month-old son and causing him a serious head injury. Robert Allen Duckstad, 25, pleaded guilty to one count of child abuse, a Class A felony, in state district court in Grand Forks. According to the...
September 23, 2014 - 7:36pm
August 14, 2014
Duluth head shop owner gets 17½ years in synthetic drug case
MINNEAPOLIS — Jim Carlson, owner of downtown Duluth’s Last Place on Earth head shop, was sentenced to 17½ years in federal prison Thursday...
August 14, 2014 - 8:27pm
April 7, 2014
Minneapolis man sentenced
WORTHINGTON — A Minneapolis man was sentenced last week to 180 days in Nobles County Jail after being convicted of a third-degree felony assault charge. Joshua Allen Barker, 25, was arrested in April 2013 after the Worthington Police Department was called to the emergency room...
April 7, 2014 - 8:27pm
March 15, 2011
Committee OKs tougher sex offender sentences
ST. PAUL -- An 8-year-old effort to keep sex offenders in jail longer began a new trek on Tuesday through the Minnesota Legislature. The House...
March 15, 2011 - 11:03pm
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
March 5, 2010
Two Worthington men sentenced in unrelated cases
WORTHINGTON -- Two Worthington men were sentenced this week in Nobles County District Court in unrelated cases. Marlon James Sands, 24, was sentenced to 61 months in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree burglary on Tuesday. Sands, who was convicted of burglary in an unrelated...
News / crime
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am
February 16, 2010
Bigelow man charged with felony assault
BIGELOW -- A Bigelow man accused of hitting a friend with a tire iron in April is now facing felony assault charges, which were filed Friday afternoon in Nobles County District Court. Scott Thomas Nasers, 20, is charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and third-degree...
February 16, 2010 - 12:00am
February 11, 2010
Worthington man pleads guilty to assault
WORTHINGTON -- A Worthington man accused of attempted murder pleaded guilty to first-degree assault Tuesday in Nobles County District Court and is now awaiting sentencing. Adrian Martinez, 22, was charged in May with first-degree premeditated attempted murder, first-degree assault...
February 11, 2010 - 12:00am
February 10, 2010
Gov. asks for longer sentences
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants to double some sex offender sentences, the latest in a series of related moves over the years. Under the...
February 10, 2010 - 12:00am
January 13, 2010
Syhavong sentenced again
WORTHINGTON -- Sonny Syhavong will spend another four days in jail after being sentenced Tuesday in Nobles County District Court for a misdemeanor charge of fleeing a peace officer by means other than a motor vehicle. Syhavong, 19, pleaded guilty to the charge back in May. He originally...
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am