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Protests close Mall of America; more than 20 arrested
Holiday shoppers, beware -- scam artists prevalent this time of year
In Colombia, Catholic faith runs deep at Christmas
Schomacker receives House committee assignments
Blood drive set for Dec. 29 in Adrian
Prep boys hockey: Worthington looks for better fortunes in 2015
Prep girls basketball: Worthington fends off Sioux Falls Roosevelt
Prep wrestling: Worthington takes 11th at Riot; Jackson County Central clinches fifth
Prep boys basketball: Murray County Central beats Pipestone Area in OT
Iowa prep wrestling: Sibley-Ocheyedan cleans up at Spencer
Column: Marco Rubio's fury over Cuba shift
Column: How to fight the lone wolf
Column: Substitute teachers a key component of District 518
Column: Elizabeth Warren, godmother of sorts
Column: Worthington Christian School offering program tonight on 'The Trees of Christmas'
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Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
HO, HO, HO: Koster has jolly time standing in for Santa
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August 24, 2014
Prep volleyball: Area squads look to build on 2013 success
Like any other year, there was no shortage of outstanding high school volleyball teams in southwest Minnesota during the 2013 season, and the biggest news emanated from the northern part of the section. Marshall won its third consecutive state Class AA championship. The Tigers, in...
sports / prep
August 24, 2014 - 11:21pm
August 10, 2014
Data: Aug. 10, 2014
Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department responded to a hit-and-run accident in the 600 block of Ash Road at 7:16 a.m. Saturday. No injuries were reported. WINDOM — The Minnesota State Patrol responded to an accident on U.S. Highway 71 south of Windom at 1:19...
August 10, 2014 - 9:03pm
Cottonwood County Fair begins Tuesday
WINDOM — Good food, good shows and entertainment for the entire family all describe the Cottonwood County Fair scheduled to start Tuesday. This year the event features daily performances in the entertainment tent ranging from musicians to magicians. Each evening closes with a performance...
August 10, 2014 - 9:01pm
July 21, 2014
Windom Area Hospital expands
WINDOM — Windom Area Hospital (WAH) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday to celebrate the beginning of an expansion project approved in March. The groundbreaking marks the physical work of a project that will include a new building that will house the surgery department...
July 21, 2014 - 9:54pm
July 13, 2014
Legion baseball: Luverne, Jackson advance to districts
LUVERNE — The Luverne and Jackson American Legion baaseball teams kept their seasons going Saturday at the 2nd District West Tournament. Luverne won a pair of nailbiters to win the tournament championship while Jackson went 1-1, losing to Springfield and defeating Windom, to finish...
sports / prep
July 13, 2014 - 11:28pm
July 7, 2014
Legion baseball: Luverne won't coast into state
LUVERNE — The lure of an American Legion state baseball tournament inspires some teams to play their best summer baseball. But what if you’ve got an automatic bid, anyway? That’s the conundrum that greets the Luverne Legion baseball team on the verge of sub-district tournament...
sports / prep
July 7, 2014 - 11:37pm
Legion baseball: Jackson rolls over Windom, Luverne shut out
JACKSON — Post 130 rolled to 6-2 Monday when it took a 12-0 home win over Windom. Easton Bahr and Jared Bakalyar both scored in the home half of the first to put Jackson on top 2-0. The game was truly opened up in the second, however, when a double by Mitchell Macek and a Ryan...
sports / prep
July 7, 2014 - 11:29pm
June 17, 2014
18U Softball: Worthington storms past Windom
WINDOM — The Worthington Storm 18U softball team lit things up with the bats Tuesday night when it took a doubleheader sweep over Windom. The Storm opened the night with a consistent, 10-4 victory during which they scored in each of the five innings played. They followed that up...
sports / prep
June 17, 2014 - 10:07pm
May 27, 2014
A Memorial Day tribute: Minnesota author uncovers the journey of silent WWII hero
WINDOM — “Memorial Day is a day to reflect on the true costs of war, and grieve for those who have fallen.” So said Janelle Kaye, author of “Reconciliation with War: A Family Journey” and guest speaker at Windom’s Memorial Day program, where members of the Windom...
May 27, 2014 - 8:45am
May 16, 2014
Charges pending in pair of Windom burglaries
WINDOM — The Windom Police Department is holding two individuals in connection with suspected burglaries at Peterson Jewelry and Verizon Wireless in Windom. Formal charges are pending against a 20-year-old male from Northridge, Calif., and a 30 year-old female from Storden. The...
news / crime
May 16, 2014 - 9:52pm
May 15, 2014
Winfair students raise more than $6,500 for Relay Recess
WINDOM — Unseasonably chilly temperatures didn’t stop students, teachers and staff from participating Thursday in this year’s Relay Recess at Winfair Elementary School in Windom. The relay, which raises funds for the American Cancer Society, was postponed last week due...
May 15, 2014 - 9:51pm
May 14, 2014
Data: May 14, 2014
Ambulance BIGELOW — The Bigelow Rescue Squad and Worthington Ambulance were dispatched at 10:38 p.m. Tuesday to 2740 Maple St. to assist a female experiencing chest pains and breathing difficulty. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was dispatched at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday...
May 14, 2014 - 8:23pm
May 12, 2014
Newly drafted Beckham, Jr. has Windom ties
As a college track and field coach, Heather Van Norman has always made it a point to counsel others to dream big. Her son, Odell Beckham Jr., didn’t need to be told. Heather remembers that when Odell was just 4 years old, he spent a considerable amount of time one day throwing...
sports / pro
May 12, 2014 - 4:58pm
May 11, 2014
State of the lakes
WORTHINGTON — As the 2014 Minnesota fishing opener got under way this past weekend, those casting a line in the water had fewer rough fish to contend with. Partial winter kills on several area lakes, including a significant fish kill on Bingham Lake in Cottonwood County, took...
May 11, 2014 - 9:46pm
May 4, 2014
Prep baseball: Eagles split, Adrian swept at Windom Tournament
WINDOM — Windom Area split two games at its home tournament on Saturday with a win over Blue Earth Area and a shutout loss to a tough Fairmont squad. The Eagles opened the day with a 9-6 win over the Buccaneers before running into one of the top-ranked squads in the state and taking...
sports / prep
May 4, 2014 - 10:10pm