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Clarification The incident involving two eighth-grade Sibley-Ocheyedan football players expelled Saturday for bullying took place on a school bus Oct. 15 before a game in Rock Rapids, Iowa. Information on the incident described in the Monday Daily Globe was potentially misleading. Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a report of a hit and run at 9:13 a.m. Monday on 8th Avenue. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a report f a hit and run at 9:43 a.m.
MANKATO — Steven Johnson of Windom has been re-elected for a three-year term on AgStar Financial Services’ Board of Directors. Johnson has served on the board since 2004. Johnson was elected by AgStar stockholders to serve AgStar’s Region 4, which includes Brown, Cottonwood, Faribault, Jackson, Martin, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone and Rock counties. Johnson is a self-employed grain farmer in Windom.
WORTHINGTON — Jason Johnson, associate broker at Johnson Builders & Realtors, has announced the addition of Doreen DeWall and Toni Brouillet to the real estate sales team. DeWall was most recently employed with Heron Lake-Okabena Public Schools in the information technology department. Prior to that, she worked in the Worthington public school system. She is married to Matt DeWall, a partner at Carpet Plus. Brouillet grew up in New Ulm but joins JBR after transferring her real estate license from Granite City Real Estate in St. Cloud.
JACKSON — The public is invited to attend Federated Rural Electric’s 78th annual meeting Nov. 23 and learn about the electric cooperative’s 2013 accomplishments. The meeting is at the Five Lakes Elementary School, 714 Victoria St., Fairmont. Federated is hosting a free pancake breakfast for Federated member families from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. During registration, members may also bring up to four fluorescent bulbs to recycle for free, including CFLs and tubes up to four feet in length; recycling of additional bulbs will be available for a fee.
WORTHINGTON — Residents of Worthington Independent School District 518 are reminded to vote in Tuesday’s special election for the building bond and excess operating referendums. Voting will take place between the hours of 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. in the auxiliary gym at Worthington High School.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Steven Brockshus, a 2011 graduate of Sibley-Ocheyedan High School, was elected the National FFA Central Region Vice President Saturday in the final session of the 86th annual convention in Louisville, Ky.
SIBLEY, Iowa — Two eighth-grade football players facing charges of assault with sexual intent as a result of a bullying incident were expelled from school for the remainder of the semester during a Saturday closed-door meeting of the Sibley-Ocheyedan school board. Should the two boys return to school at S-O next year, they’ll face in-school suspension, according to a KTIV-TV report, and will also be required to do a presentation on bullying to the middle school, take part in counseling and perform community service.
Accidents ELLSWORTH — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office investigated an accident reported at 5:51 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Cory Avenue and 330th Street. HARDWICK — The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a two-vehicle accident reported at 4:41 p.m. on U.S. 75 near milepost 20. A 2005 Chrysler Town & Country operated by Hector Morales Bartolon, 21, of Sioux City, Iowa, attempted to a pass a 1995 WHGM semi operated by Douglas D. Lafrenz, 44, of Luverne, on the right side when the semi was a making a right turn.
WORTHINGTON — Work will begin Wednesday on the Minnesota Public Radio tower serving Worthington MPR News station 91.7FM and Classical MPR station 89.3FM to replace the ice-damaged structure. The work will require both stations to go off the air temporarily while this work is being done. Both stations should be back on the air by Thursday. Work on the tower is contingent on weather conditions. During these repairs, listeners are encouraged to stream shows and breaking news at mpr.org.