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WORTHINGTON — Some might say Oscar Martinez was born a lucky man. The first baby across the entire state to be born in the new millenium, Worthington-area community organizations welcomed the newborn and his family with a variety of goodies despite having no future ability to recollect his fortune.
WORTHINGTON — A Windsor Heights, Iowa man was sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison after being convicted of possessing more than 25 grams of methamphetamine during a January high-speed pursuit through Nobles and Jackson counties.
WORTHINGTON — A Round Lake man was arrested early Sunday morning after allegedly fleeing law enforcement at 100 miles per hour on a motorcycle within Worthington city limits.
RUSHMORE — Two arrests were made within one day of the other in relation to an alleged rape and the suspect requesting that his alleged drug transporter continuously harass the victim and complainant. According to court documents, Benjamin P. Spanbauer, 35, of Spokane, Wash. was arrested Aug. 18 after allegedly raping a woman in a Rushmore residence. Spanbauer, who was acquainted with the alleged victim, had an existing warrant for his arrest.
WORTHINGTON -- Local law enforcement made two arrests early Sunday in Worthington after allegedly discovering drugs, drug paraphernalia and weapons in a stolen vehicle. According to court documents, law enforcement received a driving complaint of a suspected intoxicated motorcyclist. Before arrival, the man had gotten off the bike and into a truck, the complaint cites.
WORTHINGTON — Lee Harberts attributes his 13 years of Taekwondo training to making him the man he is today. Now, the Worthington man wants to afford that same opportunity to local youths and adults. Worthington Area Martial Arts will officially open in September in downtown Worthington.
WORTHINGTON — If his interpretation of Minnesota election law is accurate, the earliest Independent School District 518 could ask residents to consider another bond proposal is February, Superintendent John Landgaard reported Tuesday to board of education members.
WORTHINGTON — The Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force has new leadership, as Paul Kenney will chair the joint powers agreements’ board of directors.
SLAYTON — A Fulda woman convicted of diverting corporate property from a Fulda nursing home will serve a minimum of 30 days in jail and 20 years of probation.
WORTHINGTON — Khamphone Thammalong admits he began using methamphetamine at 14 years old. “I was curious,” he said. His adolescent curiosity almost instantly turned into addiction, and Thammalong found himself engaging in criminal activity because of it.