Skip to main content
Transgender wrestler wins Texas championship for girls
White House: Trump might support probe into Yemen raid
Meryl Streep accuses Karl Lagerfeld of spoiling her Oscars
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with U.S.
U.S. condemns attacks on special monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine
Ted Takasaki offers walleye tips and techniques
Dokken: Learning in the wild
Baltimore player arrested on multiple drug charges in Miami
Cook: Another kind of winter: dove, robin, cardinal
WHS hosts Section 3A girls basketball 'Super Saturday'
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Dean Juit Frantsen
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Richard Robert Mork
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Luverne native succeeding as professional mountain bike racer
Column: Adventures of that Hardy boy were the stuff of legend
Disheveled Theologian: Ornithology 101
2012: Kusz appointed Nobles County Attorney
Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
out and about
Meester 60th Anniversary
Birth: Feb. 18, 2017
Coyer 100th birthday
Data: Feb. 25, 2017
Regular School Board Meeting January Minutes
Data: Feb. 24, 2017
Data: Feb. 23, 2017
Data: Feb. 22, 2017
April 27, 2013
Reading between the lines: Westbrook woman writes historical account based on mother-in-law's diaries
WESTBROOK -- Carolyn Van Loh has never found mother-in-law jokes funny -- she just doesn't get the joke.
April 27, 2013 - 12:00am
February 19, 2013
Westbrook Library expansion done
WESTBROOK -- Before long-time Westbrook resident Maylen Peterson died in 2005, he had a dream of making Westbrook a better place for the families...
February 19, 2013 - 10:29pm
November 30, 2011
PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUND UP: Burmeister breaks Jackson County Central scoring record
JACKSON -- Whitney Burmeister became the all-time leading scorer at Jackson County Central on her final two free throws of the night Tuesday. Burmeister now has 1,401 career points, passing her sister Brooke. Whitney finished with 21 points, 15 rebounds, eight assists, seven steals...
November 30, 2011 - 1:26am
September 24, 2011
Remembering The Vultures
WESTBROOK -- In the early 1970s, it was not unusual for at least two country or country-rock bands to be playing a "gig" somewhere in Westbrook. The...
September 24, 2011 - 12:00am
June 21, 2011
Westbrook Fun Days begin Thursday
WESTBROOK -- What's going to put the fun in Fun Days this year? How about an expo event with 25 vendors, two days of bingo and a presentation about gangsters? Those are just a few of the new activities scheduled in conjunction with Westbrook Fun Days, scheduled for this weekend. The...
June 21, 2011 - 9:45pm
May 27, 2011
Memorial Day programs scheduled in Westbrook
WESTBROOK -- The Westbrook Legion and VFW posts will present brief programs at 9 a.m. Monday at Rosehill Cemetery, and at 9:15 a.m. at the Mennonite Cemetery. At 10:30 a.m., there will be a program at Westbrook-Walnut Grove High School. An appearance at Westbrook Cemetery to fol...
May 27, 2011 - 9:57pm
April 29, 2011
Westbrook-Walnut Grove students get visit from director/producer
WESTBROOK -- As students in other schools went about their normal classes, a dozen or so kids at Westbrook-Walnut Grove (W-WG) High School were...
April 29, 2011 - 9:45pm
March 26, 2011
Community service: Jutting retires after 42 years on Westbrook Ambulance crew
WESTBROOK -- It's hard for Dennis Jutting to stay put when he hears there's been an accident or someone is in need of emergency medical services. "There...
March 26, 2011 - 12:00am
August 23, 2010
New vet plates unveiled
STORDEN -- A Storden man and member of the Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 41, The Frozen Chosin of Mankato, received the first Korean...
August 23, 2010 - 9:33pm
July 30, 2010
Westbrook man charged in alleged arson
WINDOM -- Charges were filed this week in Cottonwood County District Court against a Westbrook man accused of burning down his garage in April. Mark Messer, 38, is charged with second-degree arson of a building valued at more than $1,000. The complaint states the fire took place...
July 30, 2010 - 10:00pm
June 23, 2010
Westbrook honors area veterans
WESTBROOK -- After more than two years of planning, the community of Westbrook will dedicate a memorial Sunday afternoon to honor its veterans. Placed...
June 23, 2010 - 8:44pm
June 1, 2010
BLAST FROM THE PAST: 50 years ago, 'Junior' Severson pitches Wildcats to the Region 2 finals
WESTBROOK -- "Cathy's Clown" by the Everly Brothers was the nation's top song and "Alley-Oop" by the Hollywood Argyles was climbing the charts. A trio of U.S. Senators -- John F. Kennedy from Massachusetts, Lyndon B. Johnson from Texas and Hubert H.
June 1, 2010 - 11:37pm
May 24, 2010
Education Briefs: May 22, 2010
Career camp for local students WORTHINGTON --Nobles County students entering grades 9-12 may register for a Housing Careers Camp June 7-9. Students will explore careers in housing, real estate, banking and community development fields, learn about money management, and...
May 24, 2010 - 1:13pm
February 13, 2010
Evidence of second human body in Westbrook fire pit is revealed
WESTBROOK -- If Westbrook residents were shocked to learn a dead body had been put in a bonfire in October 2008 so alleged murderers could dispose of evidence, they were probably stunned to learn the medical examiner had informed the Cottonwood County Sheriff's Office in November...
February 13, 2010 - 12:00am
January 27, 2010
Stranded kids sleep on mats during blizzard
WESTBROOK-- An impromptu slumber party at Westbrook-Walnut Grove schools ended well, with all students being delivered home safely Tuesday morning, reported a slightly sleepy Bill Richards, principal at Westbrook-Walnut Grove High School.
January 27, 2010 - 12:00am