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Cooling effect: Colder-than-normal weather may sweep in with La Nina
Lewis & Clark advances: System gets approval to install water line, build meter station
Five-day manhunt for accused murderer across five states ends on Nebraska-Wyoming border
Project leaders wanted: Federal funding may bring more opportunities to Worthington
Blood drive coming up at SWMC
College athletics: Minnesota West adds talent to athletic teams
Prep baseball: Adrian's Rogers no-hits MCC
Doug Wolter: Together, these Generals are hard to beat
Prep track: MCC, SWC win in Tracy; Thuringer, Moore get firsts for WHS in Fairmont
Prep baseball: Gumto paces JCC; Huska lifts Windom
Column: Plato, Aristotle and (oh dear) Trump
Column: The fault line between parties and voters
Letter: House Republicans make rural health care a priority
Letter: Make an investment in the Worthington area
Column: Hope doesn't get you GOP delegates
Ruby Eleanor Toussaint
Nancy Agnes Griffith
Religion briefs: April 28
First ‘Birding on the Green’ event is Monday
Looking Back: 2006 -- Central Elementary slated for demolition
Sublimely lime: The quest to make the best slice of Key lime pie
Class of 2016: Mayorga aspires to be a role model for other students
Out and About
Balk 80th birthday
Thueson 90th birthday
Zylstra 95th birthday
Thorn 65th anniversary
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Accidents WINDOM — The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a two-vehicle accident at 4:24 p.m. Tuesday on Minnesota 60 at 460th Avenue. Miranda L. Rummens, 16, of Windom, was driving a 2015 Honda Accord northbound on 460th Ave., and proceeded into the median to continue onto Minnesota...
April 27, 2016 - 9:17pm
April 15, 2016
Arts Board to visit southwest Minnesota
WORTHINGTON — The MInnesota State Arts Board has scheduled information sessions in southwest Minnesota. An Arts Board program officer will give a brief overview of all Arts Board grant programs, followed by a question-and-answer period about funding opportunities for artists, art...
April 15, 2016 - 9:36pm
April 13, 2016
DNR seeks information in possible poaching case
WINDOM — A possible case of poaching in southwest Minnesota is being investigated by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. According to DNR Conservation Officer Dustin Miller, he was contacted over the weekend by an individual about deer heads that were found at Pat’s...
April 13, 2016 - 9:15pm
April 5, 2016
‘We need more room’: Windom citizens voice concerns over cost, location of new emergency services facility
WINDOM — The Windom Community Center was filled Monday evening with citizens concerned about a proposed emergency services facility that would...
April 5, 2016 - 8:40am
March 25, 2016
Order up! PAC’s ‘Daddy’s Girl’ offers a menu of laughs with a side of mystery
WINDOM — “Local talent, entertainment, great message” are three of the things patrons can expect from the Prairie Arts Continuum’s production...
March 25, 2016 - 7:37pm
March 3, 2016
Photography program on Minnesota cemeteries scheduled
WINDOM — In conjunction with the exhibit “Give It Your Best Shot: Focus on Cottonwood County,” a presentation by photographer Doug Ohman is scheduled for 2 p.m. March 13 at the Cottonwood County Historical Society. The presentation, “Hidden in Plain View: Cemeteries of Minnesota,”...
March 3, 2016 - 10:10pm
February 10, 2016
Names released in Windom incident; investigation continues
WINDOM -- The Cottonwood County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday released the names of the individuals involved in the shooting incident Monday in Windom. Todd Steven Herreid, 48, of Windom, was the deceased male located inside the home at 764 Third Ave. Jill Charlene Herreid, 52,...
News / crime
February 10, 2016 - 6:21pm
February 8, 2016
Shots fired inside Windom home: After more than four hours, access gained to find deceased male
WINDOM -- A report of a disturbance at a residence in the 700 block of Third Avenue in Windom led to a standoff with police Monday morning that...
News / crime
February 8, 2016 - 4:58pm
February 5, 2016
Minnesota’s Glen Taylor, others buying PM Beef facility
WINDOM— The former PM Beef processing plant in Windom is being purchased by a group of business partners that includes Minnesota billionaire...
News / business
February 5, 2016 - 10:13pm
Data: Feb. 6, 2016
Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office investigated a rollover reported at 7:35 a.m. Friday. WINDOM — The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a three-vehicle crash reported at 10 a.m. Friday on Minnesota 60 near milepost 43. A 2014 Dodge Avenger operated...
News / crime
February 5, 2016 - 9:54pm
February 1, 2016
Kruse to run for Minnesota House of Representatives
WINDOM — Kirby Kruse a former mayor of Windom, announced Monday that he is running for the Minnesota House of Representatives in District 22B....
February 1, 2016 - 9:28pm
January 27, 2016
Auditions set for Windom production
WINDOM — Windom’s arts organization, the Prairie Arts Continuum, will produce a dinner theater April 1-3 at the Business, Arts and Recreation Center in Windom. “Daddy’s Girl” is set in Maudie’s Diner, named after the proprietor’s dearly-departed wife. A mischievous angel...
January 27, 2016 - 10:01pm
January 15, 2016
Data: Jan. 16, 2016
Accidents WINDOM — The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a rollover accident at milepost 50 on Minnesota 60 at 6:33 a.m. Friday. Adam Blackstad, 31, of St. James was driving a 2000 GMC Pickup westbound when he lost control on an icy patch and rolled into the median. Blackstad...
News / crime
January 15, 2016 - 9:47pm
January 12, 2016
County fair judges’ training offered
WINDOM — A free, regional county fair judges’ training will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Wetland Management District office, 49663 County Road 17, Windom. The training is for anyone interested in becoming a general project area judge for county fairs. The hands-on...
January 12, 2016 - 8:19pm
January 11, 2016
Photography exhibit opens in Remick Gallery
WINDOM — An exhibit of photographs by local photographers, “Give It Your Best Show: Focus on Cottonwood County Cemeteries,” will open with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Remick Gallery at the Cottonwood County Historical Society, 812 Fourth Ave., Windom. Visitors...
January 11, 2016 - 9:04pm