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Updated: Windom elementary school para killed in double-homi...

According to personnel in the Windom Area School District Human Resources Department, Rachel E. Linder, 43, of St. James was a para at Winfair Elementary in Windom for the past five years.Grief counseling by mental health staff and local clergy was available Monday and Tuesday at the Winfair Element

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-06-20 02:38:25

Sheriff's Report 6-21-18 | Jackson County Pilot

Deputies executed a search warrant in the 600 block of Fifth Street in Jackson. Paula Steece, 56, of Jackson, and April Holey, 36, of Dundee, were both arrested for fifth-degree controlled-substance possession. They are awaiting an initial court appearance.

JACKSON COUNTY PILOT - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

Old friend helps push drive for local man over the top | Jackson County Pilot

Photo by Justin LessmanLee Anderson shows off his new wheels to AGCO Jackson coworkers who played a part in raising money for its purchase, including Curt Ringgenberg (from left), Billie McClellan, Suzanne Prine, Darla Honnette, Amber Liepold, Rachel Van Huyssteen and Deanna Smith. Not pictured: Bre

JACKSON COUNTY PILOT - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

Filming crew wraps up 10-day filming in Worthington

“He Leadeth Me” Director Sarah Larson said it will be difficult for Fergus Falls-based cast and crew to leave after spending the past 10 days in Worthington and at the sites to film their Christian-based feature film produced by Redeemer’s Song Ministries.“We were just gifted with so much love when

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-06-20 01:18:27

Trump descends on Duluth, but Democrats plan own rally

Trump supporter Randal Thom of Lakefield, Minn., poses for a photo with his Trump flag at the Duluth convention center parking lot in Duluth Tuesday. Thom is part of a group that travels to Trump rallies across the Midwest called Front Row Joes. They arrive early at rallies to make sure they can be

BEMIDJI PIONEER - 2018-06-20 02:45:37

Nationals a big boon to business | Jackson County Pilot

The thousands of visitors drawn to Jackson for the three-day race June 7-9 at the Jackson Motorplex proved a boon to all manner of local businesses — from campgrounds to hotels, bars to restaurants, convenience stores to the local liquor store and even hardware stores.

JACKSON COUNTY PILOT - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

New liquor store by Christmas? | Jackson County Pilot

Ankeny Builders submitted a base bid of $799,500, nearly $60,000 less than the next lowest bidder on the project.

JACKSON COUNTY PILOT - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

A new counselor for kids | Jackson County Pilot

Sharon Bonnett grew up in southern Minnesota, but she didn’t make the decision to pursue counseling and social work at a higher level until she was working for a couple of non-governmental organizations. These organizations were based in the United Stated and helped the countries of Ethiopia and Uga

JACKSON COUNTY PILOT - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

It appears we can do a better job, as motorists, of being safe around bicycles in Windom.

Not long ago, the Windom city council took a group bike ride around the community. The goal of this second annual trip was to get a feel for what bicycle riders experience - ride a mile in their shoes, so to speak.


Company looks to build transloading facility near Org

This 3D rendering provided by Clark Meyer, president of Rail to Road, shows what a facility along the Buffalo Ridge Regional Rail line near Org may look like. (Special to The Globe)

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-06-20 01:27:30

What to know if you're attending President Trump's rally

President Trump supporter Randal Thom of Lakefield, Minn., poses for a photo with his Trump flag at the DECC parking lot in Duluth Tuesday. Thom is part of a group that travels to Trump rallies across the Midwest called Front Row Joes. They arrive early at rallies to make sure they can be in the fro

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-06-20 00:27:25

LETTER: 'Watch, listen, pray, then vote'

OK, the primary is over, we have our 2018 candidates. Let's not just sit back and say, "I'm going to vote party."

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2018-06-20 05:00:00

‘Learn A Lot’ camp slated

Lots of activities will be going on, including survivor registration, silent and live auction, a meal, opening ceremony, survivor ceremony and a caregiver walk.

SENTINEL - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

Trump's Duluth visit sparks mixed reactions

DULUTH—Wednesday, June 20, in Duluth, President Donald Trump will conduct one of his patented campaign rallies. He has used the events throughout his presidency to excite fans and supporters and fuel his own tank with positivity.

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-06-20 01:42:09

The Drill: The game with the funny name is growing in popula...

WORTHINGTON -- “Pickleball,” according to legend, was created in 1965 in Washington state. Three fathers, the story goes, invented the game for their kids who’d become bored with typical summertime sports.

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-06-19 20:18:23

Weekend tractor, truck crash results in non-life threatening...

Pedro O. Ortiz-Zarate, 32, of Sibley, Iowa was transported to Sanford Worthington Medical Center just after 7 p.m. Saturday after his pickup collided with a tractor at the Minnesota 60 and Minnesota 59 interchange. The driver of the 1965 Case 930 tractor, Christopher A. Amundson, 58, of Bigelow sust


Four Lane Highway Expansion Bringing More Business to Mountain Lake

MOUNTAIN LAKE, Minn. - The four-lane Highway 60 expansion project between St. James and Windom is slated to be complete this fall, and it's already bringing more commerce to the Mountain Lake area.Work continues this summer on the final stretch between Mountain Lake and Windom."Then it will be four

KEYC - 2018-06-18 23:13:24

Shooting In St. James Leaves One Female Dead, Another In Critical Condition

SAINT JAMES, MN-The St. James Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred on the 1100 block of 1st Ave. S. Saturday night at 5:41 p.m.Authorities say one female victim is dead and her name is being withheld pending notification of family.Another female victim was airlifted


Motocross track coming to southwest Minnesota

If repurposing an abandoned gravel pit stays on track, Dale Ackermann will host his first motocross race on his new dirt bike track and campground south of Lakefield in late summer or early fall.“I want to bring something to the community that (my friends and I) didn’t have (growing up),” said the 5


WFD puts out balcony fire on McMillan Street

Members of the Worthington Fire Department put out a balcony fire Sunday afternoon at an apartment complex on 936 McMillan Street. The fire, caused by grilling gone wrong, was reported at 4:03 p.m. and put out about five minutes later. (Karl Evers-Hillstrom / The Globe)