Ambulance 8:56 a.m. Saturday: 500 block of Grand Avenue, Worthington, adult male who was very weak. 6:44 a.m. Sunday: 700 block of Smith Avenue, Worthington, male who had fallen. 7:44 a.m. Sunday: 1200 block of Humiston Avenue, Worthington, female who had fallen. Crashes WPD: 4:09 p.m. Friday, Third Avenue and 11th Street.
Pipestone Area defeated Jackson County Central 63-52 and Luverne rolled over Westbrook-Walnut Grove 68-26 in girls high school basketball games played Saturday. Zoe Velde had 21 points and Miranda Hulstein 12 to lead Pipestone Area past the Huskies. Alaina Wolff scored 22 points with three assists, and Sadie Voss had 14 points with five steals, for JCC. Brooklynn Ver Steeg poured 18 points through the hoop and teammate Mackenzie Petersen added 12. Alli Vande Kieft scored seven points to lead W-WG.
ELLSWORTH -- The Edgerton Flying Dutchmen broke a 29-game boys basketball losing streak Friday night with a 55-43 victory over the host Ellsworth Panthers. Edgerton's last previous win was also against Ellsworth, occurring in sub-section tournament play on March 2, 2017. On Friday, Edgerton allowed 28 offensive rebounds to Ellsworth, but the Panthers made just 16 of 74 shots from the field. Edgerton was 17-for-45. Tannan Groen scored 18 points for Edgerton Public, while Brayden Kuiper had 16 points and nine rebounds. Mason Gilbertson had 10 points with 11 rebounds.
HULL, Iowa -- It's quite difficult to have to connect on three consecutive free throws with the game on the line, but Worthington High School sophomore guard Terbuto Ochothow almost did it Saturday in a boys basketball contest with host Hull-Western Christian. Ochothow was fouled on a 3-point attempt with just .4 seconds remaining on the clock. With the Trojans trailing by three, he had to make all three to send the game into overtime. He made the first two. The third hit the back of the rim and missed. Western Christian escaped with a 52-51 victory.
BENSON -- Sophomore forward Ashton Fogelman continued her hot hand on Saturday as the Worthington Trojans girls hockey team outplayed host Morris/Benson 6-2. Fogelman had a hat trick in the game, which amounted to 10 goals scored in her last three games. In the boys game, Morris/Benson beat Worthington 5-3 by outscoring the Trojans 4-1 in the third period. Girls Worthington 6, Morris/Benson 2
BRAINERD -- With the conference season set to go into full swing on Wednesday, the Minnesota West women's and men's basketball teams continued kicking the rust off their holiday layoff Saturday in a road doubleheader against Vermilion. The women won, 79-52. The men lost, 71-68. Lady Jays 79, Vermilion 52 In winning their fifth straight game, the Lady Jays put themselves in a good position for Wednesday's home matchup with MState-Fergus Falls.
MILFORD, Iowa — Snow falling in winter, waterfowl migrating in spring, flowers blooming in summer, leaves changing colors in the fall.
PIPESTONE — The Joint Religious Legislative Coalition will host a conversation on poverty from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Pipestone.
SLAYTON — The Murray County Historical Society’s January Dinehart Lunchbox Lecture Series will host Janet Timmerman at noon Thursday in the 4-H building on the Murray County Fairgrounds for a presentation on the history of golfing and golf courses in the Murray County region.
WORTHINGTON — The Catholic Schools Raffle is returning this winter to St. Mary's School in Worthington, giving the opportunity to turn $5 into a brand new car or $20,000 in cash while supporting the community’s Catholic school.