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I-90 high-speed chase ends in Jackson County
WORTHINGTON — A Sioux Falls, S.D. man who allegedly eluded law enforcement at a maximum speed of nearly 120 miles per hour was apprehended Wednesday as part of a collaborative effort by two local law enforcement agencies.
JCC school board postpones “grade-alike” vote
JACKSON — The Jackson County Central Board of Education will host a public meeting about its “grade-alike” proposal before making an official vote.
Two injured in Hwy 60 crash
ST. JAMES — A St. James woman and a Trimont woman were hospitalized following the collision of two Chrysler vans on Highway 60 just east of St. James Friday night. Ruth Ann Haler, 80, of St. James was driving a 2016 Chrysler Town and Country van eastbound on Highway 60 when she attempted to turn lef
After lifetimes of work, Hwy 60 is complete
MANKATO — Joe McCabe was just a kid in Watonwan County when civic leaders in places like St. James, Windom and Worthington started pushing to expand Highway 60 to a four-lane expressway.
MLC women grab 1st win of season in nail-biter
NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College women’s basketball team earned its first win of the season by the score of 69-68 against Northland College on Saturday. Emily Witkowski helped the Knights to a hot start with 10 first quarter points as the Knights built a 21-11 lead heading into the second period.
Windom man charged with killing infant due in court Tuesday
(Windom, MN) – A Windom man charged in the murder of his 2-month-old baby is due in court Tuesday. Twenty-five-year-old Zachariah James Baker was charged in Cottonwood County Court with unintentional 2nd-degree murder and 3rd-degree murder last month.
Saturday sports roundup: Trojans boys basketball team impressive again
MARSHALL -- Two days after routing Windom Area 111-51 in their season opener, the Worthington Trojans maintained their impressive beginning to the 2018-19 boys basketball season Saturday with an 82-60 win over New Ulm in the Big South Conference Showdown tournament.
“Don’t shoot me. I’m not black.” Jeffers man charged for alleged shower curtain rod assault
(Windom, MN) – A Jeffers man is facing various criminal charges after police drew their weapons while responding to a domestic assault situation. Benjamin Wayne Sullivan, 38, was charged in Cottonwood County Court with felony counts of 3rd degree burglary, 2nd degree assault with a dangerous weapon,
BUTTERFIELD CHILDREN TEST POSITIVE FOR METH AND E. COLI
A Butterfield man has been charged with child neglect after his children were found living in filth. In October, an investigator with the Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office went to the residence of 27-year-old Jackson Clanton. The officer noticed that the home was in significant disarray, with dirty d
City takes steps to reshape area near lake
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Planning Commission, acting to keep an area near Lake Okabena from becoming heavily industrialized, recommended zoning changes to four properties surrounding Lake Street and the railroad during a Tuesday evening meeting.
Okoboji school board set to act on plans for new middle school
OKOBOJI, Iowa (KUOO) – The Okoboji School Board is expected to sign off on the plan and design of the new middle school at their meeting Monday evening. Superintendent Todd Abrahamson explains the next step in the process following that step.
Friday sports roundup: W-WG boy cagers beat RRC
WESTBROOK -- Moving to 3-0 on the young basketball season, the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers subdued arch-rival Red Rock Central by five. The hosts hit eight of nine free throws over the final three minutes to cement the result.
No. 3-ranked Fairmont/MCW tops New Ulm Area
NEW ULM — Despite Sean Howk, Cole Ranweiler and Colby Wenninger staying unbeaten on the season for the New Ulm Area wrestling team after Friday night, the Eagles were unable to hold off the No. 3-ranked Fairmont/Martin County West and suffered a 62-13 loss in Big South Conference wrestling action at
Scott Rall: Patience is required to do great things
There are times when I am sitting around looking back on the completion of this conservation project or that wildlife program and how their success adds to the quality of life in southern Minnesota. The efforts take time and energy to complete. Some go very smoothly and others take an almost unlimit
College sports: Hinkeldey gets NJCAA honor
WORTHINGTON -- Andrea Hinkeldey, a sophomore at Minnesota West Community and Technical College, has been named a National Junior College Athletic Association Division III Honorable Mention All-American in volleyball.
12/6/18 Iowa Girls High School Basketball Rankings
In the latest IGHSAU Basketball rankings, Kingsley-Pierson jumps into the 1A rankings at 13th, while Gehlen falls out of the top 15. Class 2A keeps Cherokee at #4, and Okoboji is in the nine spot in Class 3A. LeMars is up one spot to six in Class 4A.
Tuesday sports roundup: W-WG boys upend Windom Area
WESTBROOK -- In a battle between two teams with excellent basketball histories, Westbrook-Walnut Grove topped visiting Windom Area. W-WG led 45-25 at halftime. Ethan Mischke scored 23 points, Parker Freeburg had 17, Wyatt Christians had 11 and Jake Kleven 10. Freeburg also had 13 rebounds and four b
Butterfield Foods worker charged with ID theft
BUTTERFIELD — A worker at Butterfield Foods is accused of stealing a woman's identity to gain employment. A Texas woman reported Tuesday she received a notice from the IRS claiming she owed over $9,000 in unpaid taxes from her employment at Butterfield Foods in 2016.
Lake Park, IA family shares special holiday display with lights
LAKE PARK, IA (KUOO) – A Christmas light display that would make Clark Griswold envy is back up and running this holiday season northwest of Lake Park, Iowa. Lueders Family Christmas lights can be found at 1078 110th Street.
Lakefield man involved in standoff may has opportunity to get case dismissed
JACKSON — A Lakefield man involved last spring in a five-hour standoff with multiple law enforcement agencies after discharging a firearm inside his home has a chance to have his criminal case dismissed.