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Ranum pleads guilty to three felony charges
New 72-unit apartment complex planned for Grand Avenue
Sanford Worthington Medical Center begins CEO transition
Bumper bushels: Farmers reap rewards from timely rains
Candidate debates to air Thursday on public TV
High school football: H-BC, E/E win big in section playoffs
High school football: Trojans fall to Sibley East, Luverne tops St. Peter
Section 3A South volleyball: Higher seeds win first-round matches
Section football playoffs: Showdown season is here
Prep football: H-LP finishes off perfect regular season
Editorial: Hamilton for District 22B Representative
Letter: Vote yes for Sunday liquor sales in Worthington
Letter: More feasible -- and affordable -- plan needed for school district
Letter: Businesses should take down political signs
Letter: Trump has ‘vision and fortitude’ needed for presidency
Ralph W. Thueson
Linda Diann Finke
Margaret "Jean" Bolin
Patricia "Pat" J. Smedsrud
Eleanor Clarke Garrish
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
Potted mums difficult to establish if planted in fall
Column: Worthington is no stranger to election hullabaloo
New adaptation of ‘Sense and Sensibility’ arrives at Guthrie
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Schaap 90th birthday
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City of Worthington Notice of Public Hearing
September 5, 2016
Criminal sentences spark backlash, but Minnesota guidelines are set by state commission
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- One month after a jury found him guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, Brian Keith Jourdain once again stood in front of Judge Paul Benshoof, this time to find out how long he would spend in prison. The criminal complaint against Jourdain, which described...
September 5, 2016 - 9:56pm
June 10, 2016
Jace sentenced for murder
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) — Actor Michael Jace, best known for playing a policeman on the TV drama “The Shield,” was sentenced on Friday to...
June 10, 2016 - 11:32pm
April 5, 2016
Tougher penalties proposed for prostitution with minor
ST. PAUL — The younger the minor, the tougher the potential prostitution sentence. That summarizes a bill approved Tuesday by the House Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance Committee and sent to the House Floor. Rep. Dave Pinto, D-St. Paul, is sponsoring a bill...
April 5, 2016 - 7:39pm
March 23, 2016
Bigelow man sentenced after fleeing officer
WORTHINGTON — Zachary Heath Albertson, 22, of Bigelow, was sentenced Tuesday for fleeing from a peace officer in a motor vehicle, a felony. Albertson led law enforcement on a high-speed chase nearly a year ago while driving under the influence of alcohol. According to court records,...
March 23, 2016 - 8:15pm
August 20, 2015
First of five sentenced in sex trafficking ring
ST. PAUL — The first of five St. Paul adults charged in a multistate sex trafficking ring that involved minors has been sentenced to prison. Thomas...
August 20, 2015 - 9:49pm
August 6, 2015
Sjodin’s killer questions juror conduct in death penalty sentencing
FARGO — The man sentenced to death for the 2003 kidnapping and murder of Dru Sjodin is claiming juror misconduct during his trial. Next month, a federal judge is set to hear arguments related to a 2011 motion by attorneys for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. His lawyers filed a habeas corpus...
August 6, 2015 - 8:58pm
March 31, 2015
Syhavong sentenced on two felony charges Tuesday
WORTHINGTON — Jay Syhavong, 20, was sentenced in District Court Tuesday morning on two cases involving fifth-degree felony drug possessions. Syhavong was convicted in one matter stemming from an incident on Oct. 17, 2014. In that case, officers arrested Syhavong for possession...
March 31, 2015 - 9:36pm
May 19, 2014
‘Man in Black’ bank robber gets 14 years
ST. PAUL — It took a year for Sheikh Bilaal Muhammad Arafat — known to the FBI as the “Man in Black” — to rob 31 banks. The terror he instilled while demanding money with armed threats, his victims said, will last much longer. “We live with this forever,” said Pat...
May 19, 2014 - 8:47pm
March 7, 2012
Sentencing in dead cougar case includes fine and restitution
JACKSON -- The Round Lake man charged with the shooting of a cougar in Jackson County entered a written plea of guilty to taking a cougar in...
March 7, 2012 - 5:42pm
August 19, 2011
Court ruling leads to sentence review in Iowa
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- State prison officials are recalculating the sentences of about 3,200 prisoners because of an Iowa Supreme Court decision last month that said inmates who had their probation revoked should be given credit for time served while under supervision of the Department...
August 19, 2011 - 9:20am
February 15, 2011
Worthington man sentenced for his part in marijuana shipment
WORTHINGTON -- A Worthington man who pleaded guilty in January to possession of 10 kilos or more of marijuana from a 2008 arrest was sentenced...
February 15, 2011 - 9:59pm
June 14, 2010
Sentencing for 91-year-old sex offender postponed
JACKSON -- Sentencing of a 91-year-old Okabena man who pleaded guilty in April to sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl was postponed Monday in Jackson County District Court. The sentencing is now scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jackson County Attorney Robert O'Connor said. As...
June 14, 2010 - 9:16pm
December 30, 2008
Judge to make ruling in Neilson case
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Iowa Assistant Attorney General Virginia Barchman and defense attorney Edward Bjornstad were each given the opportunity Monday to argue their side of two motions Bjornstad filed on behalf of client Kenneth Neilson, who was convicted Dec. 4 for involuntary manslaughter-reckless...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Juvenile sentencing circles take aim at youth crime rates
WORTHINGTON -- With the hope of solving high juvenile crime rates in Nobles County, Juvenile Restorative Justice Agent Erin Top believes she has found the answer -- juvenile sentencing circles. The goal of juvenile sentencing circles, Top explained Tuesday, is to promote healing...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am