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Minorities with post-secondary credentials make less than whites, study shows
'Support our Schools' effort gets under way
County begins budget discussion
Men on the street
Protests cost St. Paul $1.5M while Summit Avenue remains closed
YMCA Fun Run a good time for all ages
Amateur baseball: Worthington wins, takes 1-0 series lead over Heron Lake
All welcome at 34th annual Fun Run
Amateur baseball: Region 13C playoffs begin Wednesday
Wolter: Random thoughts in a fleeting summer
Letter: Journey pastor grateful for community support
Letter: Deep thoughts on constructing obstructions
Some Trump-style speculation on the GOP and Putin
Letter: Trip to Paris is May highlight for exchange student
Column: Trump set the table for Clinton
Calen Daniel "Rudy" Ross
Colbert (Corky) Bassett
Looking Back: 2006 -- City, YMCA approved deal for new Y facility
THE SCHIZ: Barber keeps on clipping at downtown Worthington shop
Column: A memorable — and cold — arrival in Worthington in 1872
Column: Father knows best
Looking Back: 2006 -- Reisdorfer honored with statewide nursing award
Out and About
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Davis 85th birthday
Data: June 28, 2016
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Summons to establish custody
Data: July 25, 2016
July 20, 2016
Sanford clinical trial results in new drug to stop vomiting in chemotherapy
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A new drug is now available that can reduce nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy -- thanks to a national clinical trial that included Sanford Health sites in Sioux Falls, Fargo, Bismarck, N.D., and Bemidji, Minn. Sanford oncologist and cancer researcher...
July 20, 2016 - 9:23pm
July 19, 2016
Wheat harvest up, but prices down
STICKNEY, S.D. — Winter wheat yields have been good for Joel Wieczorek, a farmer in the Stickney area. Still, he’s just hoping to break even because of the low market price. Wieczorek has harvested the majority of his 370-acre winter wheat crop at around 70 or 80 bushels per...
July 19, 2016 - 9:25pm
July 17, 2016
Man, wife in camper on lakeshore in eastern South Dakota injured when 80 mph winds hit
LAKE POINSETT, S.D. -- JL Dye was knocked unconscious, while his wife, Chrissy, suffered a severe back injury when winds estimated at up to 80 mph knocked over their camper and about four others along a popular beach here about 10 p.m. Saturday. Dye had a cut on his nose, too, while...
July 17, 2016 - 8:53pm
July 14, 2016
South Dakota man convicted for role in bald eagle death
MITCHELL, S.D. -- A Letcher, S.D., man faces more than a year in jail for his role in the death of a bald eagle in 2015. Ted Nelson, 69, was found guilty with unlawful taking of a bald eagle and unlawful use of the pesticide Carbofuran, a poison he injected in cow carcasses in order...
July 14, 2016 - 9:01pm
July 12, 2016
Worthington man gets 30-year jail term in South Dakota
PIERRE, S.D. — A man who was involved in a car chase and shootout with law enforcement near Fairfax pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 30 years in prison for assault and using methamphetamine. Nicholas Speckmeier, 30, of Sioux Falls, pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of aggravated...
July 12, 2016 - 11:19am
June 29, 2016
Northern Black Hills fire only 5 percent contained
SPEARFISH, S.D. -- About 470 firefighters from Alaska to Michigan are fighting a pesky fire in the northwestern Black Hills near Spearfish that covers about 1,200 acres of forestland and is only 5 percent contained. As of Wednesday night, about 10 homes, cabins or other structures...
June 29, 2016 - 9:16pm
June 7, 2016
Officials respond to plane crash in southeast South Dakota
DE SMET, S.D. — A pilot is dead and a passenger survived after a plane crashed Tuesday into Lake Thompson near De Smet, authorities said. The...
June 7, 2016 - 9:52pm
June 6, 2016
Murder is charged in South Dakota death
MONTEVIDEO — Montevideo police have arrested a 32-year-old Montevideo man in connection with a South Dakota homicide. Jose Antonio Vega was arrested at his home Sunday, a news release said. According to the Beadle County State’s Attorney’s Office, Vega has been charged in South...
June 6, 2016 - 9:05pm
May 24, 2016
South Dakota, Minnesota plan joint I-90 Operation
WORTHINGTON — A 22-hour operation designed to promote highway safety will take place this weekend on Interstate 90 in Minnesota and South Dakota. The Minnesota State Patrol, South Dakota Highway Patrol and other law enforcement agencies plan a Joint I-90 Safety Operation from 6...
May 24, 2016 - 9:18pm
South Dakota rancher ordered to repay feds for using funds on personal expenses
PIERRE, S.D. — A Pierre rancher has been ordered to repay $65,095 and be on probation for five years for getting a federal Farm Service Agency loan to buy and care for sheep then not repaying it. The South Dakota U.S. Attorney’s office said Timothy Sherwood, 36, in late 2011 and...
May 24, 2016 - 8:56pm
May 23, 2016
Spartan: Ten Haken brothers take on obstacle course challenge
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — For some, climbing up a Slip Wall covered in mud and slime and water doesn’t make for a very fun day. For Paul Ten Haken,...
May 23, 2016 - 9:35pm
May 19, 2016
Lang’s famed onion rings to be sold at Brandon speedway
BRANDON, S.D. — The well-renowned taste of Larry Lang’s onion rings is moving across the border to a well-renowned auto racing oval. Lang’s...
May 19, 2016 - 9:04pm
May 17, 2016
Three Worthington men sentenced for California to South Dakota marijuana operation
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Three Worthington men who ran an extensive marijuana operation bringing pot from California to the Sioux Falls area to sell have been sentenced in federal court in South Dakota. Law officers believe at least 500 pounds of marijuana was sold in the operation....
May 17, 2016 - 2:21pm
May 15, 2016
Buffalo gores woman in Black Hills
CUSTER, S.D. — A 50-year-old Missouri woman was recovering in a Rapid City hospital this weekend after being gored by a buffalo in Custer State Park in the Black Hills. The woman’s name was not released. According to the Custer County emergency management, she was gored in the...
May 15, 2016 - 9:16pm
Crimes of addiction continue to increase in South Dakota
PIERRE, S.D. — Crimes of addiction are on the rise in South Dakota — largely fueled by methamphetamine use, according to a South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley who on Friday released the state’s crime statistics for 2015. For that reason, Jackley is working with others...
May 15, 2016 - 8:53pm