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WORTHINGTON — When Joselin Gonzales Mejia walks across the stage at graduation next week, she’ll not only accomplish a milestone event, but relish in a celebration she had a significant hand in planning. As senior class president, Gonzales Mejia was part of a small committee that will make Friday’s graduation ceremony possible. From graduation caps, class colors, flowers and the adult speaker, the committee put a lot of thought into the ceremony.
WORTHINGTON — A 19-year-old Bethel man faces a string of charges in Nobles County District Court after more than 65 pounds of marijuana products were allegedly discovered in his vehicle.
A Slayton man was ordered to pay a $100 fine for a careless driving charge related to striking a man with his vehicle last January near Adrian.
WORTHINGTON — How to divvy up available funding between a list of projects was at front and center of this week’s Independent School District 518 Board of Education committee meetings. Between $14 million and $14.5 million in fund balance was the figure district administration provided as an estimate that the board has to work with while maintaining a comfortable balance for day-to-day operations.
WINDOM — The east side of the historic Cottonwood County Courthouse in Windom has received a facelift. After about a month’s work, construction was well on its way to being complete on a step and parking lot rehabilitation project of the early 20th-century courthouse.
WORTHINGTON — On Friday, nearly 200 Minnesota West Community and Technical College students will turn their tassels over to the next chapter of their lives. More than 700 students campus-wide will become Bluejay alumni, including more than 180 from the Worthington campus. Graduation ceremonies begin at 7 p.m. Friday at the Worthington campus’ Center for Health and Wellness.
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man has been accused of severely assaulting a toddler he was entrusted in caring for.
BREWSTER — Round Lake-Brewster School District residents overwhelmingly approved funding a school addition to its pre-kindergarten through eighth grade school in Brewster. Voters approved the district’s $1,995,000 bonding request Tuesday by a 218 (yes) to 68 (no) vote. For more on this story, pick up Wednesday’s edition or visit dglobe.com
WORTHINGTON — Charges were filed last week accusing a Sioux Falls, S.D. man of threatening and biting a corrections officer while he was incarcerated at the Nobles County Jail in Worthington. Nicholas R. Bryson, 38, has been charged with felony fourth-degree assault of a corrections officer.
WORTHINGTON — Charges were filed this week against a 20-year-old Worthington man accused of crashing his vehicle May 4 into a garage on Omaha Avenue after consuming alcohol. According to court documents, Anibal L. Lopez Sebastian was found hiding in the garage on the 1000 block of Omaha Avenue with a beer bottle and keys in his back pocket upon law enforcement’s arrival to the crash scene. Lopez Sebastian allegedly was unable to maintain his balance and had slurred speech, the complaint states.