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ST. PAUL — The case against and sentence of a former Worthington man who was convicted by a jury of having forcible intercourse with a juvenile younger than 13 stands, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled this week.
LOUIS PARK — Underrepresented, sexualized and judged on appearance rather than ability are all things Courtney Place has experienced during her career as a female athlete. The Okabena native knows her experience as a female athlete isn’t unique, which sparked a fire within her to create SEE US, an online campaign for female athletes to share their experiences and to spread awareness about the stark differences between male and female athletics.
WORTHINGTON — Young girls will learn leadership skills and how to have healthy friendships, a positive sense of self and more during an upcoming four-day GIRL POWERment camp.
HERON LAKE — Approaching its 100th anniversary, the Heron Lake Sacred Heart Catholic Church’s interior will soon look like it’s hardly aged a day. That’s the hope of a group of dedicated church parishioners, who have been coordinating an extensive restoration project for the past six years. With God’s guidance, members of the church committee share the common mission of restoring the interior to its intended condition of when its construction began in 1919 to the time of its dedication in 1921.
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man was arrested Thursday after being stopped in a vehicle that was reported as stolen. Julio C. Ornelas Yacuta, 22, faces a charge of felony motor vehicle theft after two homes were reportedly broken into and a vehicle missing when the owners returned home from vacation.
BINGHAM LAKE — A Windom man died Wednesday afternoon of injuries sustained following a fatal motorcycle vs. semi crash south of Bingham Lake. According to a press release from the Cottonwood County Sheriff’s Office, Mark Raverty, 41, died Wednesday after being flown by medical helicopter to Sanford USD Medical Center and Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.
WORTHINGTON — Slightly less than 3,400 students are anticipated to begin at Independent School District 518 in the fall, according to a report shared at this week’s Board of Education Instructional Committee meeting that spurred much discussion. Superintendent John Landgaard called the planned second-story high school addition timely, as enrollment at the grades 9-12 building is what poses the biggest concern in the upcoming years.
WORTHINGTON — Some changes to Independent School District 518’s online VIBE program are in the works following what was categorized a minor complaint against the offering.
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man is facing driving while intoxicated-related charges after allegedly operating a motor vehicle at a time when his blood alcohol content was more than two and a half times the legal limit — his fourth DWI-related incident within the last 10 years.
WORTHINGTON — A benefit pool tournament will be hosted Saturday to raise funds for Mandy Altman-Clark, a Worthington woman who continues to recover from a May 26 motorcycle crash. The first ball racks of the singles tournament will be broken at 1 p.m. at The Tap in Worthington. The tournament is being organized by two of Altman-Clark’s closest friends, Ou Lou Ling and Tracy Petersen.