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Data: Feb. 21, 2018
Calling it a 'disruption' to education, Bemidji superintendent cancels walkout event against gun violence
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
Police go on offense during Super Bowl, nab 94 men in sex trafficking stings
State settles for $850M in 3M lawsuit
Fake tickets crushed fans' Super Bowl dreams: Two dozen arrested over weekend
College baseball: West re-fueling for 2018
College wrestling: Bluejays Pwae, Michels gearing up for nationals
Gophers unveil new football uniforms for 2018 season
US men's hockey advances to quarterfinals with win over Slovakia
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
Letter: Story on Brewster boulder triggers memories
Letter: Exchange student experiences first Thanksgiving, Christmas in Worthington
Column: Worthington schools committed to 'Child Find'
Gerald "Jerry" Roetzel
Hazel May Jackson
John B. Taylor
Cold weather car safety
'Be our guest' to another Disney classic
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Disheveled Theologian: Of mince and (paper) men
Still visit those who no longer recognize you
out and about
Huisman 60th anniversary
Boltjes 50th anniversary
Heeringa 70th anniversary
Koehne 60th anniversary
Birth: Elizabeth Ruth Standafer
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
February 13, 2018
Jury: Woman who fumbled for cellphone cleared in fatal Minn. interstate crash
ST. PAUL—A Hudson, Wis., woman was careless when she fumbled for her cellphone and wound up crashing into a line of cars on Interstate...
February 13, 2018 - 9:42pm
February 10, 2018
Northeast Minn. man sentenced for firing 36 rounds from assault weapon in attempted murder
PROCTOR, Minn.—A northeast Minnesota man was sentenced Friday to more than 16 years in prison for unloading an AR-15 in the direction of...
February 10, 2018 - 8:40am
February 8, 2018
Bemidji school administrator sentenced to serve local jail term concurrent with federal prison time for sexual conversations with students
BEMIDJI—An emotional and largely symbolic sentencing hearing brought legal proceedings against Brandon Bjerknes to a close Thursday, Feb....
February 8, 2018 - 12:46pm
February 6, 2018
Former Minn. assistant principal sentenced to 25 years for child pornography, explicit conversations with students
ST. PAUL — Nearly a year after the Bemidji community discovered that Brandon Bjerknes had engaged in sexual conversations with his students,...
February 6, 2018 - 4:55pm
February 5, 2018
Hibbing trucker sent to prison in fatal North Shore crash
TWO HARBORS, Minn.—Soon after a federal agency pulled his commercial trucking license and a judge ordered him not to drive, John Ray Carpenter was back behind the wheel. The owner-operator of a Hibbing, Minn., septic services company, Carpenter had a documented history of sleep...
February 5, 2018 - 9:56pm
February 1, 2018
Judge narrows UMD coaches' suit: Miller facing federal trial alone, but hope remains for Banford and Wiles
DULUTH — A federal judge on Thursday, Feb. 1, threw out significant portions of an $18 million discrimination lawsuit brought against the University of Minnesota Duluth by three former women's sports coaches, including all claims from two of the plaintiffs. U.S. District Judge...
February 1, 2018 - 8:47pm
Woodbury man charged after hotel standoff in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS — The Woodbury man arrested Tuesday, Jan. 30, after a 36-hour standoff with police at a hotel on the University of Minnesota...
February 1, 2018 - 7:50pm
Man sentenced for stalking joggers in West Duluth
DULUTH—A Carlton County man who admitted to stalking multiple joggers in West Duluth last spring will spend the next several months in...
February 1, 2018 - 5:20pm
January 31, 2018
Trooper finds 200 pounds of marijuana during I-94 traffic stop
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — An Oregon man has been charged with felony drug possession after a traffic stop on Interstate 94 found 200 pounds...
January 31, 2018 - 5:30pm
Alexandria judge faces Wetterling privacy decision Friday in open records case
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — The disappearance of Jacob Wetterling has been one of the most talked about cases in Minnesota history. Now it is up...
January 31, 2018 - 6:15am
January 30, 2018
Minn. adult home employee sentenced for sex crime
BEMIDJI, Minn.—A Bemidji man who sexually assaulted a vulnerable adult while he was employed at an area REM home was sentenced to 180 days...
January 30, 2018 - 9:01pm
Home intruder stabs Minn. man 15 times while asleep to 'prevent him from calling police,' charges say
A 20-year-old Duluth man was asleep in his bed early Saturday when an intruder looking for a place to rest stabbed him more than a dozen times...
January 30, 2018 - 5:23pm
January 29, 2018
Court supports discharge of convicted Clay County child abuser from sex offender program
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed a judicial review panel's recommendation to discharge a man with Clay County ties...
January 29, 2018 - 9:35pm
January 27, 2018
California man sentenced for marijuana possession
WORTHINGTON — A California man was sentenced to 90 days imprisonment after more than 30 pounds of marijuana and methamphetamine were discovered...
January 27, 2018 - 7:18am
January 25, 2018
Minnesota Supreme Court justice inclined to favor cameras in courtrooms
DULUTH, Minn.—Like many Americans, Minnesota Supreme Court Associate Justice David Lillehaug has tracked recent news of the sentencing...
January 25, 2018 - 7:17pm