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WORTHINGTON — Three out-of-state individuals were taken into custody this week after drugs and drug paraphernalia were allegedly discovered within a vehicle that also contained five children.
ADRIAN — Two South Dakota men were charged last week in Nobles County District Court after taking law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit of up to 120 miles per hour near Adrian. Demareio C. Hester, 19, and Karoteh K. Suah, 18, both of Sioux Falls, S.D. were arrested April 13 after their vehicle skidded out of control and came to a stop in a snow-covered ditch near Nobles County 35 and Nobles County 15 east of Adrian.
WESTBROOK — After successfully participating in its regional competition, the Westbrook-Walnut Grove robotics team secured a spot among top competitors across the state and advanced to the May 18 Minnesota State High School League state robotics competition. The W-WG Chargers qualified their robot, Taurus, at the Lake Superior Regional competition March 6-9 at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, where the team had the highest scoring hatch panel robot.
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Elks Lodge #2287 has awarded Anne Foley with this year’s Elks Distinguished Citizenship Award. Regarded as a supporter of the community’s children, Foley was chosen for the award by the organization’s outgoing exalted ruler, Chris Dybevick.
LAKEFIELD — A Lakefield man who made international headlines earlier this year following the death of his dog Donald J. Trump appeared this week in Jackson County District Court on criminal cases related to alleged continued nuisance by his Alaskan Malamute dogs.
WORTHINGTON — Ethan Hyvari has added a lot to his portfolio since he last sat down with The Globe a year ago during Autism Awareness Month. Most recently, the Worthington High School junior was among 20 young music composers chosen in a composer’s apprenticeship competition to have their unique pieces performed professionally by musicians of the Dakota String Quintet and Dakota Wind Quintet in Sioux Falls, S.D.
WORTHINGTON — The results are in. The Nobles County Historical Society has announced the winners of its photo contest, which was coordinated to build its collection of post-1930 photographs from across the county.
MOUNTAIN LAKE — A Windom woman and Mountain Lake man face criminal charges related to an assault last weekend that resulted in a woman being kidnapped and doused in gasoline. Dawn M. Glynn, 38, of Windom has been charged with felony second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and fifth-degree assault, a misdemeanor. Dustin Bennett, 36, of Mountain Lake have been charged misdemeanor domestic assault. The charges stem from a reported kidnapping April 14.
PIPESTONE — Pipestone will be getting a new elementary school and security improvements to the middle and high schools. On Tuesday, Pipestone Area School District residents approved a $26.8 million pre-kindergarten through fifth grade elementary school by a vote of 1,317 to 429, or a 75% approval rating. Likewise, 1,240 residents voted in favor of $930,000 in safety and security improvements compared to the 500 residents that were opposed — an approval rating of 71%.
PIPESTONE — A criminal case that charged two Phoenix, Ariz. men with drug sales following the January discovery of more than 32 pounds of methamphetamine as they traveled through Pipestone County has now been handed over to another prosecuting agency.