WORTHINGTON — Despite victims’ wishes, a Worthington man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for stabbing and injuring a man and engaging in criminal sexual conduct.
WORTHINGTON — Plans are shaping up for the remodeling project that will convert the former MC Fitness building into a home for the city’s public works department. During Monday night’s Worthington City Council meeting, council members authorized the city to advertise for construction bids once city staff and CBS Squared (the project’s architectural and engineering consultant) have finalized the remodel plans.
WORTHINGTON — A 20-year-old man was sentenced Tuesday to more than three years in prison for his role in an aggravated robbery last spring at an apartment complex in what was described as a possible “set up.”
WORTHINGTON — With the nod from Worthington City Council Monday, the Thompson Hotel project will continue — this time with a new roof. The council authorized the city to let for bids to remove and replace approximately 15,500 square feet of the current Thompson Hotel roof — a project that was estimated to cost $350,000 prior to asbestos being discovered.
SLAYTON — A former Lake Shetek woman will serve two years of supervised probation and pay a $700 fine related to the late July discovery of drug paraphernalia in her Lake Shetek Lodge unit. During Monday’s joint plea and sentencing in Murray County District Court, Elizabeth Sanow, 43, of Garvin, received a statutory stay of adjudication after pleading guilty to fifth-degree drug possession, a gross misdemeanor. A second charge was dismissed as part of the plea agreement.
JACKSON – Rapid currents, whirlpool culverts and baseball fields and park equipment swimming in a pool of river water. The Monday scene in Jackson is similar to that of other southwest Minnesota communities drenched since multiple significant rainfall events upstream of the Des Moines River caused what’s expected to be millions of dollars in damages.
WORTHINGTON — Two Sheldon, Iowa individuals were arrested Thursday after allegedly being seen driving a stolen pickup east of Worthington.
WORTHINGTON — During certain periods and aspects of his life, Wesley Kouba felt like a man without a home. Kouba admitted months of unemployment, an unexpected career change and deliberating where he “fit” spiritually caused some form of depression to sink in. Had it not been for that period of his life, though, the lead pastor at Lakeside Church recognizes he and his family would have never found their home in Worthington and in the church on Linda Lane.
WORTHINGTON — Two California men were arrested Sunday in Nobles County after more than 30 pounds of marijuana and methamphetamine were allegedly discovered in their vehicle. Anthony Ginn, 28, of Antioch, Calif., and Michael Franks, 46, of Bay Point, Calif. were charged with felony second-degree sale of 10 kilograms or more of marijuana within a 90-day period; felony third-degree possession of 10 kilos or more of a marijuana mixture; and felony fifth-degree possession of drugs — not a small amount.
WORTHINGTON — After thorough consideration, a Balaton man received a stay of imposition of 12 months and one day and three years supervised probation after pleading guilty to felony criminal vehicular operation while under the influence that caused substantial bodily harm.