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New bike lane pedals into focus
All in the family: Staff members' offspring walk Minnesota West's halls
King Turkey Day 5K event nears
New sewer work begins Tuesday
WHS coronation is 2 p.m. Tuesday
Prep football: Jays fly by Worthington
Prep football: Edgerton/Ellsworth gets it done against MLA
Prep volleyball: Windom Area hands Worthington second loss
Prep football: JCC reclaims Oaken Bucket
Prep football: Adrian runs over Canby
Column: What line to draw on beheadings?
Column: Teamwork prized at Prairie Elementary
Column: Give me a home where the scapegoats roam
As others see it: Don't force taxpayers to subsidize campaigns
Letter: WCC manager, others did great job with wedding
Karen C. Loosbrock
Vera Eunice Hvistendahl
Daniel Lee Sagmoe
Gerald Dale Flatebo
Jon Bredal (formerly John Pederson)
Framing history: Upcoming exhibit focuses on area photographers
Column: Brewster is still looking great after all these years
Religion briefs: Aug. 28
Looking Back: 1964 - English becomes part of mass at Worthington's St. Mary's
Column: Listen up, kids (especially if you're hungry)
Out and About
Kraft 80th birthday
Birth: Aug. 30, 2014
Dykstra 50th anniversary
Demuth 65th anniversary
Data: Aug. 30, 2014
Data: Aug. 28, 2014
Notice to the Public by FEMA
Data: Aug. 27, 2014
Data: Aug. 26, 2014
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 in a ruling that left government officials jubilant and Carlson’s supporters fuming. While the likes of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar were...
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 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Committee unanimously approved a proposal that would force many of the worst offenders to spend 60 years...
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 plan the Republican governor announced Tuesday, a first-degree sex offender would receive a sentence of at least 25 years, compared to 12...
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