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Public Notice of Proposed Communication Tower Construction
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April 26, 2010
Man sentenced for criminal sexual conduct
WORTHINGTON -- Whether or not a Worthington man who pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct will be allowed to live in the same house as several underage female relatives will be decided during a psychosexual evaluation. Mario Gabriel Dominguez, 37, who was sentenced Monday, pleaded...
April 26, 2010 - 8:36pm
January 23, 2009
Luverne man violates OFP in crim sex case
LUVERNE -- Leo Swenson of Luverne is back in jail after allegedly violating an order for protection filed by his adopted daughter. He allegedly attempted to contact the woman by phone through a third party. Swenson, 76, of Luverne, was charged in October 2008 with first- and third-degree...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
Area man pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct
WORTHINGTON -- Mark Bernard Silvrants, charged with criminal sexual conduct in two counties, pleaded guilty in both Tuesday. In Nobles County, he pleaded guilty to two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. In Jackson County, he pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal sexual...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Basketball coach charged with sex crimes
The head coach of the Northome/Kelliher high school boys basketball team has been charged with four counts of criminal sexual conduct. Robert Jay Stueven, 39, of Mizpah, was charged Jan. 6 in Koochiching County District Court with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct,...
January 14, 2009 - 2:00pm
Thompson sentencing postponed
WINDOM -- A sentencing hearing for Andrew Michael Thompson, originally set for Monday and postponed due to weather, has been tentatively continued to Jan.
January 14, 2009 - 11:18am
November 24, 2008
Cop acquitted of sex charges
WILLMAR -- A nine-woman, three-man jury acquitted Paul Reed Schmidt, 35, of Atwater, of two counts of criminal sexual conduct Friday in Kandiyohi County District Court. The jury returned the verdict around 5:30 p.m. after about two and one-half hours of deliberation. Schmidt was...
November 24, 2008 - 11:05am
November 21, 2008
Cop says breast touch was accident
WILLMAR -- Paul Schmidt took the stand Friday morning and testified that he accidentally grabbed the 22-year-old Atwater woman's breast while they were practicing therapeutic holds and take-down maneuvers during the early morning hours of Oct. 16, 2007 at the Atwater Police Department. He...
November 21, 2008 - 3:02pm
November 7, 2008
Balster trial delayed again
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- The attorney for Ryan Lee Balster, 22, of Jasper, has once again filed a motion to continue the case -- his fourth such motion since Balster was arrested in May and charged with travelling with the intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct. According to court...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am