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Woman’s robbery spree stopped by ex-husband
To close reading gap, train the tutors
Crash near Heron Lake
Patrol wants to find good Samaritan who helped drag injured man from burning semi
Better communications may mean safer oil trains
Cross country: Trojan runners are all set to go
Cross country: Rebel boys win Wolverine Invitational
Prep volleyball: Worthington grits out win over Fulda
Prep volleyball: Jackson County Central comes together for win
Prep volleyball: Tracy-Milroy-Balaton ousts Windom Area; Southwest Christian sweeps Luverne
Column: Don-Don and the Trumpettes
Column: The silliest Clinton "scandal' yet
Letter: "These people" in UFCW understand proposal
Letter: Thanks expressed to developer for generosity
Column: Alaska's Mount McKinley is conservatives' newest molehill
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Vernice E. Ward
Column: A change of view
Looking Back: 2005 -- Area comes to aid in aftermath of Katrina
Column: Worthington's women helped build our economy
Religion briefs: Aug. 27
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Chapa 55th anniversary
Jacobsen 60th anniversary
Rutzen 85th birthday
Fiola 100th birthday
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May 14, 2015
Meeting the president
WATERTOWN, S.D. — College graduation is a milestone in many lives, and having the President of the United States as a commencement speaker...
May 14, 2015 - 8:12pm
October 22, 2014
Keep the county cops?
WILMONT — Wilmont residents will see an interesting question on their ballot Nov. 4. They will have the opportunity to choose whether or not they would like to continue services with the Nobles County Sheriff’s Office; the office currently designates a minimum of four hours...
October 22, 2014 - 8:19pm
October 1, 2014
Grimmius named task force commander
WORTHINGTON — The Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force (BRDTF) board met Wednesday morning and appointed Sgt. Nate Grimmius as its commander, according to Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening. The position had been vacant following Troy Appel’s appointment as Worthington’s new...
October 1, 2014 - 8:05pm
August 20, 2013
Wilkening attends national sheriffs’ conference
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening recently traveled to Charlotte, N.C., to attend the National Sheriffs’ Association annual...
News / crime
August 20, 2013 - 11:14pm
July 13, 2010
Letter: Local law enforcement is worthy of our support
Sheriff Kent Wilkening went before Nobles County commissioners asking to replace the night sergeant position internally. If a qualified applicant is hired to fill the position, the Sheriff's Office would be left one deputy short in its 12-deputy department. I, as a resident of Worthington,...
opinion / letters
July 13, 2010 - 12:00am
July 6, 2010
County, sheriff at odds
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday authorized Sheriff Kent Wilkening to replace a night sergeant position vacated more than a month ago by a retirement, but the move didn't come without considerable discussion and a few attempted political maneuvers by the sheriff. In...
July 6, 2010 - 5:56pm
December 24, 2009
Sheriff: Stay home
WORTHINGTON -- The warnings began days ago. Ice. Heavy snow. High winds. Some meteorologists have referred to the expected bad weather as "the...
December 24, 2009 - 12:00am
March 20, 2009
Medical marijuana gets thumbs-down from local law enforcement
WORTHINGTON -- The subject tends to bring out passion in many people, and the argument has been going on for years -- should marijuana be legalized for medical purposes in Minnesota? Recently, Worthington Public Safety Director Mike Cumiskey and Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening...
March 20, 2009 - 11:25pm
January 6, 2009
Preview: County approves contract with Jailors union despite opposition
WORTHINGTON -- Despite a request from Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening and Jail Administrator Monette Berkevich to table a three-year labor agreement between the county and Teamsters Local 320 (the union for the jailors), Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday approved the agreement. Wilkening...
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
December 16, 2008
Wind chills mean caution
WORTHINGTON -- If the temperature is minus 10 degrees Fahrenheit and winds are 25 to 30 miles per hour, it takes approximately 10 minutes for body tissue to begin freezing, according to the wind chill chart developed by the National Weather Service. With wind chill temperatures in...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am