Skip to main content
Fire destroys rental house
Body of young woman pulled from river in Minneapolis
Tiny radios on female long-eared bats may help MN researchers find nest trees
Man found dead in Minneapolis street
Local area leaders to call on Worthington area lawmakers to support clean energy plan
Prep baseball: Worthington shakes off jitters for win
Prep golf: Plenty of talent returning among area golfers
Prep track and field: Worthington shows well at indoor; Luverne, MCC host invites
College softball: Minnesota West sweeps doubleheader with Riverland
Prep softball: Worthington falls in opener; Adrian sweeps
Column: Freedom is a two-way street
Column: Early ed mattered then, and does now
Letter: "Home Sweet Home" an enjoyable read
Letter: Thanks given for help with Feed My Starving Children
Column: Let's keep moving forward on border-to-border broadband
Albert Bernard Donkersloot
Steven E. Hup
Religion briefs: April 2
The purpose-driven Easter egg
Looking Back: 1990 - New water treatment plant, water tower planned in Fulda
Greetings from sunny Florida
Column: Time for recess, preferably on the school playground
Out and About
Krull 90th birthday
Graff 40th anniversary
Teerink 65th anniversary
Kazemba 80th birthday
Rueter 90th birthday
Data: April 1, 2015
Nobles County Board Summary of Minutes
Data: March 31, 2015
Data: March 30, 2015
Data: March 28, 2015
October 22, 2014
Man faces criminal sexual conduct charges
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man is facing two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct charges after allegedly engaging in sexual contact with a minor. Jaime Ernesto Hernandez Bautista, 27, of Worthington, is facing one count of second-degree criminal sexual conduct with...
October 22, 2014 - 8:22pm
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