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'One special dog': Dog finds permanent home with deployed 148th airman
Data: Dec. 15, 2017
Accused getaway driver in killing of Duluth college student wants charges dropped
Thursday sports roundup: W-WG boy cagers dump Wabasso
Boys basketball: Pipestone Area tops Worthington 57-39
Towns dominates as Timberwolves rout Kings
University regents approve Fleck contract extension
Academic All-State football players named
No need to plan kindness this season
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Letter: Just say no to Industrial Wind
Shauna M. Kraft
Evelyn Mary Lucker
Dennis C. Freking
Minn. resident tracked Santa's 1964 flight from North Pole -- for real
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Cake mix makes Christmas baking a breeze
Live Nativity is Sunday in Luverne
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Knigge 50th anniversary
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Jenkins 40th anniversary
Breuker 95th birthday
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
April 29, 2015
Man sentenced for Sheldon burglaries
SHELDON, Iowa — A Sheldon man has been sentenced in conjunction with a series of burglaries that occurred in August, September and October of last year. As part of a plea agreement, Travis Dean Staab, 27, will serve two five-year sentences, which will run concurrent to each other,...
April 29, 2015 - 8:20pm
April 6, 2015
Sheldon police looking for tips
SHELDON, Iowa — The Sheldon Police Department is investigating two criminal mischief incidents during which suspects used a sharp instrument to scratch the paint on vehicles, causing a significant amount of damage to the paint surfaces. The incidents occurred sometime Wednesday...
April 6, 2015 - 8:44pm
March 27, 2015
Primghar man arrested on burglary charges
PRIMGHAR, Iowa — Numerous northwest Iowa law enforcement agencies — including the O’Brien, Osceola, Lyon and Sioux County sheriff’s offices and the Sheldon, Sutherland and Paullina police departments —have worked jointly on a series of burglary and theft investigations that...
March 27, 2015 - 9:51pm
March 17, 2015
Woman faces charges after string of thefts
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Sheldon Police Department has filed multiple criminal charges against a Sibley woman for her alleged involvement in several package thefts in Sheldon, Iowa. Becky Lynn Vander Plaats, 43, is facing third-degree theft charges and an aggravated misdemeanor after...
March 17, 2015 - 8:07pm
February 20, 2015
Iowa boys basketball playoffs: Harris-Lake Park, Central Lyon advance
HULL, Iowa — Harris-Lake Park led from start to finish as it took down Akron-Westfield 68-49 in the opening round of Class 2A District 2 playoffs. Jordan Kyle paced the Wolves with 25 points, seven rebounds, and five assists. Bret Sohn and Skylar Cudmore scored 13 and 12 points,...
February 20, 2015 - 12:23am
February 6, 2015
Prep boys basketball: Southwest Christian stops Edgerton; Kruse carries Ellsworth
EDGERTON — In a crosstown rivalry game, Southwest Christian took down Edgerton 72-48 on Southwest’s home court. The Eagles were paced by an impressive performance from Luke Nibbelink, who finished with 19 points, eight rebounds, seven assists, and five steals. Jacob Kreun added...
February 6, 2015 - 11:28pm
Prep girls basketball: Tired Heron Lake-Okabena falls to GHEC; Pipestone Area tops Jackson County Central
EAST CHAIN — Heron Lake-Okabena had its game face on Thursday night en route to a 77-69 girls basketball victory over Southwest Christian in a game figures to be key to the eventual winner of the Red Rock Conference. On Friday, however, in a non-conference clash against Granada-Huntley-East...
February 6, 2015 - 11:10pm
January 16, 2015
Prep boys basketball: Redwood Valley tips Pipestone Area; Tracy-Milroy-Balaton wins on buzzer-beater
PIPESTONE — In a tight game between two solid Big South Conference boys basketball teams Friday night, Redwood Valley edged Pipestone Area 58-54. Cade Johnson scored 23 points to lead the Cardinals. Teammates Sam Pendleton and James Pendleton scored 14 and 11 points, respectively. Collin...
January 16, 2015 - 11:44pm
January 11, 2015
Iowa prep wrestling: Central Lyon/George-Little Rock takes second at West Sioux
HAWARDEN, Iowa — Four Central Lyon/George-Little Rock wrestlers took first in their weight class Saturday, helping the Lions to a second-place team finish. CL/G-LR ended the tournament with 227.5 points. That put it just eight points shy of first-place Brookings’ 235.5. It...
January 11, 2015 - 11:24am
January 9, 2015
Prep girls basketball: Windom Area wins; Southwest Minnesota Christian rolls
WINDOM — After scoring just 15 points in the first half and falling behind 20-15 at halftime, Windom Area outscored Luverne 32-18 in the second half to earn a 47-38 girls basketball victory Friday night. Madison Maras scored 20 points, Leigh Hanefeld scored 12 and Jasmine Carlson...
January 9, 2015 - 11:27pm
December 14, 2014
Prep wrestling: Sibley-Ocheyedan wins home tournament
SIBLEY, Iowa – Sibley-Ocheyedan defended its home mat in a big way Saturday when it earned six championships to take first at its home tournament. The Generals tallied 200.5 points for the tourney title. That total gave them a healthy cushion over second place MOC-Floyd Valley’s...
December 14, 2014 - 10:49pm
December 11, 2014
Prep wrestling: Windom/Mountain Lake strikes in Garretson
GARRETSON, S.D. — Windom/Mountain Lake improved to 3-1 on the season Thursday when it traveled west to take down Garretson, S.D. and Fulda/Murray County Central. The Cobras got a 40-24 victory over Garretson before topping the Warriors 53-10. Against the host school, W/ML led...
December 11, 2014 - 11:58pm
December 10, 2014
Prep boys basketball: Tracy-Milroy-Balaton explodes in second half; Windom Area wins by 10
PIPESTONE — Tracy-Milroy-Balaton trailed by one at halftime, but managed to outscore Pipestone Area 38-24 in the second half in a high school boys basketball game Tuesday night. That spelled a 70-57 nonconference victory for the Panthers. Brett Swenhaugen finished with 23 points,...
December 10, 2014 - 12:27am
December 5, 2014
Prep wrestling: TMB/WWG pinned; JCC tops Arrows
TRACY — Canby won five matches by fall to solidify a 42-21 high school wrestling victory Thursday over Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove. Canby’s Nick Antony secured a fall at 138 pounds over TMB/WWG’s Devin Skalak at 1:21. Other Canby falls occurred at 160 pounds...
December 5, 2014 - 12:00am
December 2, 2014
Prep boys basketball: Jahnke free throws lift Mountain Lake Area over Westbrook-Walnut Grove
MOUNTAIN LAKE — Levi Jahnke made two free throws with three seconds remaining to give Mountain Lake Area a 52-50 victory over Westbrook-Walnut Grove in Tuesday’s Red Rock Conference boys basketball game. Jahnke finished with eight points for the Wolverines, who were playing their...
December 2, 2014 - 11:49pm