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WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man was sentenced to serve 30 days on electronic home monitoring after receiving a statutory stay of adjudication related to a Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force February discovery of trace amounts of marijuana and xanax in Elsing’s bedroom.
WORTHINGTON — This year’s King Turkey Day beer garden will feature a rockin’ good time. The Jeremy DeWall Band, a regional rock group, will entertain KTD beer garden attendees aged 21 and-older from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 during a free live performance.
LAKEFIELD — Lakefield’s two-phase water infrastructure project, in the pipeline for the past five to 10 years, received a critical boost last month to make mandatory updates to its aged mechanical wastewater treatment plant and more effectively treat the city’s wastewater. However, city leaders say, more funds are necessary to solve the city’s estimated $20 million in complex water infrastructure issues without imposing further debt on its approximately 1,700 residents.
WORTHINGTON — Two former Rock Nobles Community Corrections agents’ criminal cases that included alleged public employee misconduct moved forward this week in Nobles County District Court.
WORTHINGTON — A former King Turkey Day tradition will be revitalized this year after a six-year hiatus. Beginning at 6 p.m. Sept. 14, adults in six-person teams will rival for the 2018 KTD Fowl Play title by competing in a variety of unique and wacky yard games at the corner of Second Avenue and 10th Street in Worthington.
WORTHINGTON — A Granite Falls man accused of possessing and owning an AR-15 rifle brought to a December armed burglary in Worthington made his initial court appearance Tuesday in Nobles County District Court. Justin J. Lien, 22, appeared on six felony-level charges related to the first-degree burglary event of a home on Fox Farm Road.
JACKSON — A jury concluded that multiple parties’ negligence caused the 2013 wrongful death of 5-year-old Yomi A. Dominguez, a Worthington boy who was struck and killed by a motor vehicle during a Loon Lake fishing trip.
WORTHINGTON — A local committee with a historic commitment to defeating Worthington Independent School District 518 referendums spent more than twice as much — and received more than seven times as much in financial disbursements and contributions — than the campaign that supported the district’s Aug. 14 ballot questions.
WORTHINGTON — One of Worthington’s traditional King Turkey Day activities will experience a change this year that organizers think participants will enjoy. For the first time, the KTD 10K Race, 5K Race and 5K Walk will all start together at a new time. A group in the midst of a 12-week training program leading up to the race will also get to test the effectiveness of their preparation.
WORTHINGTON -- A Worthington woman was sentenced to 180 days in jail after pleading guilty to stealing a woman’s identity to obtain employment. Maria de Jesus Ferrera-Pineda, 32, was convicted of identity theft Tuesday in Nobles County District Court. Initially deemed a felony-level offense, the conviction was reduced to a misdemeanor as part of the plea agreement.