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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.
WORTHINGTON — A Rushmore woman and Texas man match one another on an online social meet site. They agree to meet up at a gas station, where Shari Murphy asks for help for she and whom she claims to be her brother. She says they are facing homelessness. The Texas man invites them to share his hotel room with him. Upon waking from an afternoon nap, he discovers his backpack, laptop, truck and stranger guests are missing.
WORTHINGTON — What began as a Sunday afternoon traffic stop led officers to two Worthington homes in response to reported burglaries. The officers ultimately arrested a Willmar man who allegedly fled from the scene of the traffic stop and attempted to switch his clothing, all while leaving behind his recognizable attire in Spruce Avenue and Dover Street homes.
RUSHMORE — Charges were filed Monday against a Rushmore man accused of strangling a woman Friday in his apartment.
LAKEFIELD — Feeding off last year’s successful first-ever Lakefield Oktoberfest, the event returns Saturday with more activities, more food and more fun during an extended day-long celebration. Beginning at 10 a.m. rain or shine, Lakefield’s North City Park will transform into a German-fest celebration with everything from sauerbraten subs and red cabbage, steins filled to the brim with beer and live polka.
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man is facing a felony drug charge after calling police to his own residence. According to the criminal complaint, a Worthington police officer responded to a Grand Avenue residence early Sept. 20 after Brian Soules, 53, reported having seen two people outside behind his garage.
WORTHINGTON — There are a lot of reasons to donate blood. Come Oct. 1, Worthington-area blood donors will have even more incentives for giving the gift of life.
WORTHINGTON — Criminal charges were filed late last week against a Worthington man who has been accused of having sex with a minor. According to court documents, Jason Meyer, 21, faces two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct, one of which includes “force or coercion” language. The felony-level offenses are punishable by not more than 15 years imprisonment, a $30,000 fine or both.