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County looks to acquire historic fire tower overlooking northern Minn. forests
Ultrasounds are focus of Minn. anti-abortion rally on 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade
Interstate 29 reopens in SD, but no travel advised in southeast, southern Minn.
Minn. woman, 106, whom city officials adored, dies on her birthday
Hundreds of airline passengers headed to Minneapolis stranded in Fargo by winter storm
Ex-UMD hockey team captain dies after fall at Chicago airport
Gophers see positives in home respite against Northwestern
Twins' Buddy Boshers claimed off waivers by Houston
Saints players troll Vikings on social media during NFC title game blowout
Next stop for Vikings' Keenum: Free agency
Commentary: I will always miss my mom and dad
A February without a full moon
Column: Parents, school staff members share stories of school space issues
And now the rest of the story
Letter: Let lawmakers know that abortions must end
Glen Jerome Ruesch
Duane R. (Andy) Anderson
Dorothy Mae Landberg
Racquetball is back in style: CAL offering specials, activities in effort to bump membership
From remodel to reclamation: Couple learns as they go with first flip
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
How to care for amaryllis after flowering
'Minneapolis Miracle' speaks hope in despair
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Leola Weets and Leila Janssen 85th birthdays
Roos 70th anniversary
Jacobsma 90th birthday
Birth: Paul Lucas Waldner
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
October 28, 2015
Rushmore man withdraws guilty plea
WORTHINGTON — Nicholas John Olson, 24, Rushmore, appeared Wednesday in Nobles County District Court for what was expected to be sentencing...
October 28, 2015 - 9:30pm
June 4, 2015
Honermann charged with criminal sexual conduct
LUVERNE — Brandon Honermann, 21, of Luverne, appeared in court this week on charges of second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a victim...
June 4, 2015 - 6:15pm
January 13, 2015
Tracking gender-based violence
WORTHINGTON — Tracking cases involving sexual violence, monitoring violations of orders for protection and following court proceedings just became a little easier for the Southwest Crisis Center. The center has been awarded a Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)-Safety Training...
January 13, 2015 - 8:25pm
May 10, 2012
Man charged with criminal sexual conduct
WINDOM -- A former Mountain Lake resident is facing four criminal sexual conduct felonies more than two years after the incidents took place, according to a complaint filed in Cottonwood County District Court. Vincent Warren Pederson, 72, of St. James, is accused of sexually abusing...
May 10, 2012 - 9:20pm
February 13, 2012
Pipestone man arrested for criminal sexual conduct
PIPESTONE -- A Pipestone man previously convicted of domestic assault and disorderly conduct is now facing a charge of criminal sexual conduct,...
February 13, 2012 - 9:12pm
February 1, 2012
Criminal sexual conduct charges filed in Rock County
LUVERNE -- Charges were filed in Rock County District Court against Michael Dean Giesler, 38, of Hardwick, who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at his home in September. The criminal complaint states authorities were contacted about a possible assault after a report from...
February 1, 2012 - 8:51pm
August 18, 2011
Adrian teen charged with criminal sexual conduct
LUVERNE -- In Rock County District Court Thursday, bail was set at $10,000 for an Adrian teen charged with first- and second-degree criminal...
August 18, 2011 - 8:26pm
December 16, 2010
Man charged with criminal sexual conduct
JACKSON -- A man who was unsuccessful in his bid for a county commissioner seat in Jackson County's fourth district during the 2010 election was recently charged with first- and second-degree criminal sexual conduct in Jackson County District Court, according to a criminal complaint. The...
December 16, 2010 - 8:32pm
June 7, 2010
Warrant issued for predatory offender
WINDOM -- A Windom man who was convicted in 2006 for criminal sexual conduct is now wanted for violating the predatory offender registration requirements. A warrant was issued for the arrest of Dustin James Sawatzky late last week. The complaint states Sawatzky has listed his primary...
June 7, 2010 - 8:51pm
May 26, 2010
Nebraska man jailed for solicitation of children
WORTHINGTON -- A $2,500 bond was set Wednesday for a Nebraska man accused of soliciting and engaging in electronic communication with minors to engage in sexual conduct. Michael Kevin Tramp, 49, is charged with four felony counts after a month-long investigation into text messages...
May 26, 2010 - 8:30pm
April 14, 2010
Okabena man enters guilty plea in sexual assault case
JACKSON -- A 90-year-old Okabena man pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree criminal sexual assault, admitting under questioning that he molested an 11-year-old girl last summer. Arnold Fred Hussong, who will turn 91 in June, entered into a plea agreement that will require him to...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 6, 2010
Hussong to accept plea in criminal sexual conduct case
JACKSON -- Arnold Hussong and the state of Minnesota have reached an agreement in a first-degree criminal sexual conduct case stemming from an incident that allegedly took place at Hussong's home in Okabena. Hussong, who will be 91 years old in June, was accused in August of molesting...
April 6, 2010 - 12:00am
Okabena man pleads guilty to probation violation
WORTHINGTON -- An Okabena man convicted a year ago of third- and fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct made a court appearance Tuesday on a probation violation that occurred while he was in jail. Mark Bernard Silvrants, 46, pleaded guilty to drinking alcohol while on work release....
January 6, 2010 - 12:00am
December 10, 2009
Appeals process affirms conviction of sex offender
JACKSON -- An opinion filed Tuesday through the Minnesota Court of Appeals affirms a 2007 Jackson County District Court ruling that convicted...
December 10, 2009 - 12:00am
November 4, 2008
Man gets 10 years for sex crimes
Dickinson's Jeffrey Allen Kjos, 40, was sentenced to 10 years with the North Dakota Department of Correction on Monday for charges involving sexually related acts with children. Kjos pleaded guilty to all five charges he faced in July, but during Monday's hearing, Kjos's attorney...
November 4, 2008 - 7:00am