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'It's on everybody': A look at child protection services in our area following three child deaths
Dayton vetoes four bills with one day left in session
Dayton plans to veto most major legislation
Southern Minn. man dies in grain bin accident
Motorcyclist dies in crash with pickup in eastern SD
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
Yelich's late homer carries Brewers over Twins, 5-4
Sanford Adrian Clinic to get new location
Lupazo Mexican Grill opens in Worthington
South Shore, Crossroads celebrate Nursing Home Week
Worthington Investment Network makes first purchase
Harms' publisher role now includes Mitchell and Worthington
Place a Business Announcement
Commentary: Would you pay $618 a month for dog food?
Letter: Reception for rural school exhibit is Sunday
Column: Summer's coming, but it's time to start thinking about fall sports
Commentary: The unexpected pleasures of running in the rain
Commentary: Kindness comforts while dog finds his way home
Gordon Frederick Varuska Jr.
Kelly A. Monier
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
Disheveled Theologian: Onion Point and its pathway to God
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Minn. food blogger earns her spot on Food Network
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Don & Doris Brake
Robert and Orene Meyeraan
Mike and Marie Brandt
Larry and Ruth Klingenberg
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
April 18, 2017
Driver in fatal SD crash gets nine years, calls incident ‘a nightmare’
In front of a courtroom filled with orange, blue and black T-shirts commemorating an 18-year-old victim of a fatal crash, the driver of the vehicle...
April 18, 2017 - 3:45pm
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.
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...
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