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Harberts to oversee county’s drainage, ditch systems
Worthington ALC hosts Culture Day
SD cracking down on overweight vehicles
WRHCF helping make second chances possible
Minn. vice principal arrested on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
College baseball: After 15 road games, Minnesota West slides into home
Boudreau won't be resting Wild stars
Column: WHS ready to begin spring activities season
Column: Thanks Chuck Schumer, you're unifying conservatives
Letter: Expect little from new education secretary
Letter: Take time to learn about holistic, nutritional cures
Letter: District 518 board ‘out of sync’ with most of community
Sylvester "Sy" Lonneman
Benjamin Bruce Raudenbush
Harlan D. Harthun
William J. Wintz
Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
Remarkable recovery: A combined 14 surgeries later, Bart and Sherry DeBoer share tale of crash with suspected drunk driver
Disheveled Theologian: Forsaken -- A few thoughts during Lent, week 4
Looking Back: 1992 -- Proposed hospital expansion plan advances
Cleaning up for colon health: Timmerman plays it safe
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Ostrem 80th birthday
Doppenberg 80th birthday
Wagley 100th birthday
Johnson 90th birthday
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January 20, 2017
Two local stores robbed Friday morning
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department is investigating burglaries that took place Friday morning at two downtown Worthington businesses. Adorn 1024, located on Third Avenue, and Buffalo Billfold Co., on 10th Street, were each burglarized early Friday.
January 20, 2017 - 9:09pm
Sioux Falls police chief blames drugs for increase in crime
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Sioux Falls Police Chief Matt Burns is blaming drugs for an increase in more violent crimes and calls for service in the city last year, but they are fighting back by seizing more drugs than ever before. Burns said the department received 103,698 calls for service...
January 20, 2017 - 9:00pm
January 18, 2017
Worthington man guilty of poaching deer
DES MOINES, Iowa — A Worthington man is among three men who have pleaded guilty to poaching deer in Emmet and Kossuth counties in Iowa. Michael Paschke, 45, of Worthington, along with Dakota Isebrand, 21, of Sherburn and Seth Norland, 20, of Ledyard, Iowa, have lost their hunting...
January 18, 2017 - 9:19pm
Charge: Minnesota man murdered wife after looking on the dark side of web for someone to kill her
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. -- Bail was set at $1 million Wednesday for a Cottage Grove man who authorities accuse of a complex plot started on the “dark side of the web” to hire someone to kill his wife before he ultimately poisoned and shot her himself and staged her death as a suicide....
January 18, 2017 - 8:47pm
Prosecutors rebut dismissing Yanez charges saying evidence is substantial in police shooting
ST. PAUL -- Prosecutors have enough evidence to charge the St. Anthony police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile with manslaughter and the suggestion by his defense that Castile somehow caused his own death through negligence is for a jury to decide. That’s the argument laid...
January 18, 2017 - 8:47pm
January 17, 2017
Worthington man sentenced for first-degree criminal sexual conduct
WORTHINGTON — Cesar Lopez-Ramon, 19, of Worthington, was sentenced Tuesday morning in Nobles County District Court for a first-degree criminal sexual conduct charge. Lopez-Ramon was found guilty by a jury Dec. 15 after having intercouse with a juvenile younger than age 13.
January 17, 2017 - 9:17pm
January 16, 2017
Police: Wisconsin man dies after setting off explosion in apartment building
RICE LAKE, Wis. -- A Rice Lake man died after apparently following through on his threat to set off an explosion in his apartment late Sunday, Jan. 15, authorities said. About 14 other residents of the apartment complex were evacuated by police before the explosion. The building is...
January 16, 2017 - 9:13pm
January 13, 2017
Virginia man seeks to withdraw murder plea
VIRGINIA, Minn. — A Virginia man who is set to be the fourth and final defendant sentenced in an April 2014 stabbing death will seek to withdraw his guilty plea — adding yet another wrinkle to an unusually complicated and prolonged case. Bartholamy Jake Drift, 42, is scheduled...
January 13, 2017 - 9:05pm
January 12, 2017
Drug trafficker trial suspended for mental examination
WORTHINGTON — Alejandro Cervantes, charged with one felony count of first-degree drug sale and two counts of controlled substance in the second degree for selling more than 10 grams of methamphetamines on two different occasions in 2015, had his trial suspended Thursday after Judge...
January 12, 2017 - 9:36pm
January 11, 2017
Worthington man faces eight child porn charges
WORTHINGTON — Lee Kruger, 32, of Worthington, pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning in Nobles County District Court to possession of child pornographic material. Kruger is facing eight felony counts of possessing pornographic content on a work computer disk (electronic, magnetic,...
January 11, 2017 - 9:16pm
Report: Wis. deputy assisting at ND pipeline protest drunk at helm of squad
A St. Croix County (Wis.) sheriff’s deputy likely consumed at least 15 shots of vodka before getting behind the wheel of his squad, where he was found passed out with the vehicle’s transmission in drive and his foot on the brake. Those findings were detailed in an internal investigation...
January 11, 2017 - 9:02pm
January 9, 2017
Police say transgender killing apparently wasn’t a hate crime
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- The Sioux Fall police investigations commander doesn’t believe the killing of a Sioux Falls transgender woman was a hate crime. Capt. Blaine Larsen said the death of Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow, 28, who was stabbed to death in her apartment on Jan. 1 and found five...
January 9, 2017 - 9:28pm
Duluth leaders call for end of sex trade
DULUTH, Minn. -- Nearly 80 people showed up for Duluth’s annual program to end sex trafficking Monday, and to look around it was clear a lot of men remain late to arrive to the issue. Of the roughly 80 attendees at Trepanier Hall, the vast majority were women. It’s been that...
January 9, 2017 - 8:59pm
January 8, 2017
Transgender woman victim of murder in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A 25-year-old Sioux Falls man has been arrested in the apparent killing of a transgender woman in her northeast Sioux Falls apartment. Joshua Rayvon LeClaire has been taken into custody as the suspect in the murder of Jamie Lee WoundedArrow, 28, said Lt. Michael...
January 8, 2017 - 9:33pm
January 6, 2017
Two charged in Montevideo prostitution sting
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — Authorities have charged two men with prostitution in a public place, a gross misdemeanor, after a Dec. 15 sting operation by the Montevideo Police Department. Paul Michael Jerve, 34, of Montevideo, and Rodney Lee Bellefeuille, 30, of Dawson, Minn., were charged...
January 6, 2017 - 8:56pm