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WORTHINGTON -- A Minneapolis woman convicted of possessing more than three grams of heroin has a chance to avoid a felony-level conviction on her criminal history record. Xong Thao, 38, received a statutory stay of imposition on third-degree drug possession during her sentencing Monday in Nobles County District Court. She was placed on five years of supervised probation. If she’s complaint with the terms of probation, the conviction will be reduced to a misdemeanor.
WORTHINGTON — The Independent School District 518 will experience some veteran and new representation to its board of education next year after a relatively tight race Tuesday. According to non-official results Tuesday night, Mike Harberts of Reading and Lori Dudley of Worthington were both re-elected to the board after receiving 2,487 and 2,361 votes, respectively. Newcomer Adam Blume of Worthington will join them after receiving 2,274 votes.
A Worthington man was sentenced to more than two years in prison for possessing firearms that were reported stolen last spring from a Murray County residence.
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man faces felony domestic assault charges after allegedly assaulting a woman and a juvenile on Halloween night at a Worthington hotel. According to the criminal complaint, Worthington police officers responded to a reported domestic assault around 11:19 p.m. at the Red Carpet Inn. When they arrived, they were told Michael Sundt, 38, had left the property and started walking down the street.
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly repeatedly touching children in a sexual manner. Hsa Moo, 36, faces four counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct of a victim younger than 13 years old, as well as four counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct of a victim the perpetrator has a significant relationship with — all felonies. He could face up to 25 years imprisonment, a $35,000 fine or both.
WORTHINGTON — A Chaska man known to work or have worked as a corrections officer for the Minnesota Department of Corrections — and have history with the U.S. Army — faces criminal charges for allegedly having non-consensual sex with a woman during a time she was incapacitated due to the amount of alcohol she had consumed.
MURRAY COUNTY — According to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Invasive Species Specialist Allison Gamble, there’s not much that can be done once a lake is infested with zebra mussels beyond attempting to reduce spreading to other water sources. That’s where Brady, an 8-year-old golden retriever mix trained in zebra mussel detection, comes in.
WORTHINGTON — The Historic Dayton House is having its halls all decked out for a variety of upcoming holiday festivities. As has become an annual holiday kickoff tradition, a variety of vendors are slated to line the house Nov. 8 for the Holiday Extravaganza. Guests may shop, socialize and drink spirits in come and go fashion from 4 to 8 p.m. A free gift will be given to the first 100 guests.
WORTHINGTON — A highly visible corner commercial property has a new owner after sitting vacant for nearly five years. First State Bank Southwest recently purchased the vacant property at 1401 Oxford St., which sits on the northeast corner of Oxford Street and Humiston Avenue — one of the busiest intersections in Worthington.
WORTHINGTON — Counterfeit bills in numerous denominations have made their way into the local currency stream. According to Worthington Police Officer Chris Hillesheim, the police department has received around six calls within the last couple of months from local banks reporting the discovery of counterfeit bills.