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Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Revival honoring former Windom coach, first responders is this weekend
Water usage up; well levels still above average
City awards bid for Buss Field complex
Girls tennis: Trojans drop opener to Harrisburg
High school football: H-LP gridders aiming for success
Amateur baseball: Cubs fall in state opener; Milroy wins
Girls tennis: Luverne splits early triangular tests
Girls tennis: Trojans anxious to improve
Letter: Divider-in-chief is at it again
Column: Why pension oversight is important
Column: A nice column about Trump
Column: District 518 geared up for start of new school year
Column: The price of powerlessness
James Robert Arnt
Robert D. Miller
Theodore "Ted" Kamstra
William "Bill" McCormick
Marlene M. Schmidt
Column: Is it possible to be fast asleep for three or four weeks?
Crazy about the cube: Abel Piper, 12, participates in Rubik’s Cube National Championships
Disheveled Theologian: Twenty years later, still glad to have him with me
Column: Getting lost in the clouds
Looking Back: Fulda's Buschena marks 100th birthday
Out and About
Miller 50th anniversary
Hemmen 60th anniversary
Berger 80th birthday
Scheepstra 85th birthday
Jo Ann Johnson 90th birthday
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Special Board Meeting Summary
November 11, 2015
Ex-library director makes court appearance in theft case
WORTHINGTON — Mark Luther Ranum, former director of the Plum Creek Library System, made his first appearance in Nobles County District Court Tuesday morning on four felony-level and two gross misdemeanor charges of theft and eight counts of permitting false claims against the government,...
November 11, 2015 - 9:45pm
October 28, 2015
Break-in leaves local FFA team scrambling before national contest
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Worthington FFA Chapter’s Market Plan team was ready for the challenge of competing at the National FFA Convention...
October 28, 2015 - 9:35pm
October 12, 2015
Woman allegedly took more than $140K from employer
DETROIT LAKES — A Detroit Lakes woman is accused of taking advantage of her office manager job to give herself double paychecks and unearned overtime, forge company checks, misuse company credit cards, and secretly direct company funds into three private bank accounts she set up...
October 12, 2015 - 6:19am
August 20, 2015
Police warn public to be on look out for van
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department and Nobles County Sheriff’s Office are asking the public to beware of a fake Dish Network van. There have been reports of the vehicle’s occupants attempting to break into unoccupied houses. The van is a 1970’s grey Chevy work...
August 20, 2015 - 10:00pm
Brooklyn woman a no-show in court
WORTHINGTON — Tiranna S. Hampton, 24, of Brooklyn, N.Y, failed to appear in Nobles County District Court this week on three felony theft charges stemming from alleged incidents that occurred between February and May 2014. According to court documents, the Nobles County Sheriff’s...
August 20, 2015 - 9:55pm
August 13, 2015
Investigators in crash that killed Moorhead brothers probing thefts from other passengers
FERGUS FALLS — State crime agents are still investigating the reported thefts of cash from the wallets of the four Moorhead high school students in a pickup that rolled on Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls in June, killing the truck’s driver and his brother. Authorities may also...
August 13, 2015 - 9:27pm
August 7, 2015
Worthington man charged with vehicle theft
WORTHINGTON — Christopher Michael Bixby, 21, of Worthington, is charged with two felonies, theft of a motor vehicle and possession of stolen...
August 7, 2015 - 8:48pm
August 5, 2015
Rogers pleads guilty in theft case
WORTHINGTON — Kyle Rogers entered a guilty plea Tuesday morning to the charge of felony-level theft in Nobles County District Court. Rogers admitted to stealing $2,522.17 worth of electronics and other items from Wal-Mart over two days in January of this year. According to Rogers’...
August 5, 2015 - 9:22pm
June 30, 2015
St. Peter man charged with theft
WORTHINGTON — Kyle Rogers, 20, of St. Peter, made his initial appearance Tuesday morning in Nobles County District Court on a felony theft...
June 30, 2015 - 9:24pm
May 7, 2015
Worthington teen charged with armed robbery
WORTHINGTON — Charges have been filed in the armed robbery that occurred at an ethnic grocery store at 1517 Oxford Street in Worthington Tuesday morning. Sixteen-year-old Simon Berihu Gebrehiwot of Worthington has been charged with first-degree aggravated robbery, second-degree...
May 7, 2015 - 12:57pm
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 28, 2015
Letter: A message to a cemetery thief
By Betty Taarud, Worthington To whoever stole the flowers and holder from my husband’s monument at Worthington Cemetery: I sure hope you’re happy with them.
April 28, 2015 - 4:55pm
March 25, 2015
George man charged with eluding police
SIBLEY, Iowa — A George, Iowa, man is being held in the Osceola County Jail following a pursuit late Tuesday afternoon. According to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, witnesses reported seeing a white car pulling a trailer traveling recklessly...
March 25, 2015 - 8:38pm
March 20, 2015
Block sentenced on eight counts in Osceola County
SIBLEY, Iowa — Michael Block appeared in Iowa District Court Friday morning to receive his sentence on a string of counts relating to several theft charges stemming back to March and April of 2014. Originally pleading not guilty, Block changed his plea to guilty in February of this...
March 20, 2015 - 9:58pm
March 19, 2015
200 gallons of fuel taken from trucks in Perham
PERHAM — Two unidentified suspects reportedly stole 200 gallons of fuel Tuesday evening from two fuel trucks in Perham. The two trucks were parked at Perham Truck Service at the time of the robbery, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. An investigation is ongoing...
March 19, 2015 - 8:04pm