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JACKSON — A Worthington man made his initial appearance Wednesday in Jackson County District Court on a charge that alleged he brought a stolen vehicle that broke down along Interstate 90 from Iowa to Minnesota.
WORTHINGTON — A Wisconsin man was sentenced to 90 days in jail after being convicted of transporting approximately 14 pounds of marijuana, which he claimed was intended for personal use, through Nobles County in August 2017. Robert Dutcher, 43, of Milwaukee, Wis. received a stay of imposition on a fifth-degree drug sale charge. The felony-level offense may be recorded as a misdemeanor conviction if Dutcher is compliant with the conditions of his five-year supervised probationary term.
WORTHINGTON — Enrollment at Minnesota West Community and Technical College is bouncing back upward and is at its highest campus-wide total since 2014. According to fall enrollment data for the previous four years released by the college, a total of 1,519.2 traditional credit students (based on a credit hour calculation) are enrolled on one of the college’s five campuses and one learning center, or virtually.
WORTHINGTON — Independent School District 518 space concerns, solutions to those challenges and bond referendums took the forefront of Tuesday evening’s board of education candidates forum.
WORTHINGTON — Additional charges were filed late last week against a Washington man who has been incarcerated at the Nobles County Jail since being held on criminal sexual conduct, drug sale and motor vehicle theft charges.
WORTHINGTON — A man who admitted to previously killing his best friend as a result of a drunk driving incident was arrested and charged this week after driving through Nobles County while allegedly having a blood alcohol concentration nearly three times the legal limit.
WORTHINGTON — While Worthington Detective Dave Hoffman would not categorize evidence management as “exciting,” it’s a continuous procedural system that requires cautious and deliberate handling before, during and following a criminal investigation or prosecution.
ADRIAN — Adrian and Ellsworth high school students received a unique learning experience Wednesday, as they participated in a near-live demonstration related to the dangers of texting and drinking and driving.
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man sentenced Tuesday to 240 days in jail is the latest in a handful of individuals who intended to have sex with whom they believed to be 14-year-old minors from Worthington and wound up involved in a 2017 undercover sting.
WORTHINGTON — Charges were re-filed Friday against a Worthington woman accused of driving her truck near a pregnant bicyclist before assaulting her with a toy truck. Elaine Watson, 56, faces second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, a felony; and fifth-degree assault — inflict or attempt bodily harm, a misdemeanor. The felony-level offense is punishable up to seven years imprisonment, a $14,000 fine or both.