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Early Risers Kiwanis donates hospital dolls
New work at an old building: Ocheyedan Town Hall renovations are underway
Area woman helps pen memoir on family farm
Ready to get its kicks: Construction of new soccer fields finished
First-ever WHS Snowcoming celebrates students in winter activities
Wolter: Riding the insane NFL roller-coaster
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Column: Trump's demagogic illogic
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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March 26, 2009
Westbrook man threatens officers
WESTBROOK -- A Westbrook man is charged with two counts of terroristic threat and test refusal after being picked up for allegedly driving while drunk. Virgil Leon Wood, 58, allegedly threatened a crime of violence against two Westbrook Police officers Monday night after being stopped...
March 26, 2009 - 12:00am
Traffic stop validity questioned in drug case
WORTHINGTON -- Whether or not a Westbrook man will face drug charges in two counties may depend on the validity of the traffic stop used to arrest him.
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am
November 13, 2008
100 years of God's faithfulness: Immanuel Baptist celebrates centennial this weekend
WESTBROOK -- Just one day shy of the actual milestone, members of Immanuel Baptist Church will celebrate "100 Years of God's Faithfulness" on...
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
November 1, 2008
Three in custody after allegedly burning body
WESTBROOK -- Authorities found a body Friday morning believed to be that of an Andover man missing since Thursday. Edwin Charles Hawes, 46, was reported missing by his roommate, who said Hawes had been gone for several days and a large amount of blood had been found in their driveway. The...
November 1, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
Brief: $6K raised for area hospices
WESTBROOK -- An annual ladies golf tournament at Rolling Hills Golf Course of Westbrook drew 136 players and raised $6,000 for local cancer hospices. Receiving $1,500 each are the Sioux Valley Hospice of Windom, Sunset Hospice Cottage of Worthington, Murray County Hospice of Slayton...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am
September 20, 2008
Brief: Cottonwood County candidates listed
WORTHINGTON -- The three-person race for mayor of Windom will include Dominic Jones, Kirby Kruse and Brad Olson. In Westbrook, incumbent Rocky Kolar was the only person to file for mayor.
September 20, 2008 - 12:00am
September 15, 2008
JCC wins own tournament with close victory against Windom
JACKSON -- For Windom's volleyball team, it was like a bad case of déj? vu. Jackson County Central defeated the Eagles Saturday for the second time in three days, earning a 2-0 (25-21, 30-28) sweep in the championship match of the JCC tournament. "It was kind of like déj? vu again...
September 15, 2008 - 12:00am
September 13, 2008
More charges filed against rural Westbrook man
SLAYTON -- A rural Westbrook man facing a fifth-degree controlled substance possession charge in Nobles County has now been charged with two counts of fifth-degree controlled substance crimes in Murray County as well. The additional charges against Gary Joseph Entinger, 50, of Westbrook,...
September 13, 2008 - 12:00am
September 6, 2008
H-BC/E scores late to edge Edgerton
EDGERTON -- Putting together a sustained drive -- on the ground -- late in the game, Hills-Beaver Creek/Ellsworth scored with 2:20 left in the fourth quarter and edged Edgerton, 13-12, in a Southern Confederacy football contest Friday night. The Patriots (2-0) gained 67 of their...
September 6, 2008 - 12:10am
July 16, 2008
Store reaches out after fire
WESTBROOK -- When Westbrook's only grocery store was destroyed by fire on July 5, quick action and creative thinking helped alleviate the mounting concern among not only Westbrook residents, but from grocery shoppers throughout the area. Within days of the blaze that required the...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
July 8, 2008
Editorial: A "pretty big loss" for a community
A devastating fire last month in Rushmore -- flare-ups continue to this day -- has had a major impact on that community. Now, another blaze will undoubtedly leave a lingering effect on a southwest Minnesota city. The primary source of groceries for Westbrook area residents, Maynard's,...
July 8, 2008 - 12:00am
July 7, 2008
Blaze burns Westbrook's only grocery
WESTBROOK -- The main source of groceries for Westbrook area residents -- Maynard's Grocery Store, located at 627 First Ave. -- was consumed by fire Saturday afternoon. According to Westbrook Fire Chief Curtis Madson, the blaze was reported at about 1:45 p.m. Saturday, while the...
July 7, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
Westbrook Fun Days Schedule of Events
Thursday 7 p.m. Evening of Praise, with pie and ice cream, Trinity Lutheran Church Friday 1 p.m. Heritage Health Care Foundation three-person golf scramble, Rolling Hills Golf Course 7 p.m. Miss Westbrook Scholarship Program, High School Auditorium 9 p.m. Street dance with "Cold...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
A capella group one of many highlights at Westbrook Fun Days
WESTBROOK -- Westbrook Fun Days will feature unusual sports, professional and amateur musical performances and a variety of edible treats from Thursday to Sunday. New to the festival this year is a concert by Mankato-based a capella group Home Free. The concert starts at 5:30 p.m....
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
February 22, 2008
Edgerton comes back on W-WG for 40-38 victory
SLAYTON -- Alyson Drooger swished an 18-foot jumper from the left wing with 33 seconds left Thursday night to give Edgerton just its second lead of the game, and the Flying Dutchmen advanced to the quarterfinal round of the Section 3A South girls' basketball tournament with a 40-38...
February 22, 2008 - 12:00am