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Sheriff’s Log Nov 29 – Dec 5
2:22 a.m. Received request for an ambulance in Fulda City. Fulda Ambulance was paged. 5:40 a.m. Received request for an ambulance in Slayton City. Murray County Ambulance was paged.
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE – Thompson
MORTGAGOR(S): Jack Thompson, a single man. MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Quicken Loans, Inc., its successors and/or assigns. And assigned to: Quicken Loans Inc.
Head Start required to compete for program funding
The Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council (SMOC) has been required to compete for renewed funding to provide Head Start services in Pipestone, Murray, Rock and Nobles counties.
‘A big deal’ closer to reality at Lyon County Museum
Last May, Lyon County Commissioners heard a report of “a big deal” from Lyon County Museum Executive Director Jennifer Andries. She described the plan to construct new exhibits on the second floor that will focus on the county’s history after World War II. She said the project would tell the county’
Two face charges after high-speed chase
REGIONAL—Two out-of-state residents are behind bars after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase early Tuesday morning, Dec. 11. The pursuit began in Worthington, MN, and traveled through Lyon and Sioux counties into rural Plymouth County.
Murray County Medical Center welcomes Tracy Hansen
The Murray County Medical Center is excited to have Tracy Hansen, nurse practitioner, on staff. The Currie resident is officially ready and actually has been seeing patients at the center for a few weeks. She is anxious to start developing relationships with clients. “I’m really looking forward to e
Friday sports roundup: MCC boys top R-T-R
TYLER -- Jack Pierson scored 19 points for Murray County Central in its 52-45 victory over Russell-Tyler-Ruthton in boys basketball Friday night. The Rebels had two additional players score double-digit points. Nate Everson scored 12 points, and Justin Benda scored 10 points.
RTR closes schools after pipe bursts at elementary
TYLER — Superintendent David Marlette had to cancel school in the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton School District Monday because of a water main break at the elementary school. Marlette said workers successfully repaired the water leak at the end of the day and he said classes will resume this morning.
Three Worthington individuals face drug charges following traffic stop
WORTHINGTON — What began as a Wednesday traffic stop for a tinted-window violation ended in three arrests that resulted in drug-related charges. According to court documents, upon contact with the vehicle’s occupants, a Worthington police officer saw Jose Argueta-Gusman, 20, of Worthington, who was
A dream come true: Minnesota 60 four-lane expansion celebrated
WINDOM — A four-lane highway more than 50 years in the making was celebrated Friday as people gathered to recognize those who helped make it happen. With the opening of the last Minnesota 60 construction project in late November — an eight-mile stretch between Windom and Mountain Lake — it marked th
Thursday sports roundup: Trojans fight back against Marshall, come up short
MARSHALL -- Down but not out, the Worthington Trojans girls basketball team fought back from more than 20 points down in the second half to get to within eight of the Marshall Tigers Thursday night in high school girls basketball.
Pickup Truck Hits Horse and Buggy in Minnesota, Killing 2
A pickup truck smashed into a horse and buggy near Avon, Minnesota, on Dec. 16, killing two. The single horse-drawn buggy had a 72-year-old male and a 66-year-old female inside when the crash occurred, and their identities were not revealed by the sheriff’s department, Fox9 reported.
Police looking for 'armed and intoxicated' man in Blaine, Minnesota
BLAINE, Minn. (FOX 9) - Update (1:15 p.m.) - The suspect is in custody, according to the Blaine Police Department. Police in Blaine, Minnesota are searching for an "armed and intoxicated" man in a residential neighborhood Monday morning.
Minnesota Vikings Wild Card, Playoff Odds: Updated
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings got back on track Sunday with an important win at home against the Miami Dolphins. The team (7-6-1 ) still has control over their own destiny, and can clinch a wild card playoff spot as early as next week, with some help from other teams.
What Minnesota's Somali population looks like: young, Minnesota-born and working
ST. CLOUD — Minnesota's Somali population may not look exactly like you think it does. Newly released numbers from the Census Bureau show a large share was born in Minnesota, a majority has lived in Minnesota for at least a decade and the vast majority of households have a least one adult earning mo
Early Tuesday morning high-speed chase crosses state lines
WORTHINGTON — A 90-minute high-speed chase from Worthington to Plymouth County, Iowa that involved multiple law enforcement agencies has resulted in two arrests and criminal charges in both Minnesota and Iowa.
Dessa To Join Minnesota Orchestra for March 2019 Performances; Plus Recording Live for Doomtree Records
Rapper-singer-essayist Dessa returns to Orchestra Hall this March for two performances recorded live with the Minnesota Orchestra, led by Principal Conductor of Live at Orchestra Hall Sarah Hicks. Dessa will perform fan favorites and debut brand-new material. The forthcoming album, slated for releas
'I'm in!' Garth Brooks responds to Gov. Dayton's call for a second Minnesota show
Minnesota loves Garth Brooks. He famously sold out 11 shows at Target Center in 2014, and he delighted fans by announcing he'll return to the Twin Cities with a May 4 show at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Pipestone man charged with threatening a woman with a gun
Jon Andrew Rickabaugh, 54, of Pipestone, is facing four felony charges after allegedly threatening a woman with a gun at his Pipestone home. According to the criminal complaint filed Dec. 3, the woman alleged that she was at Rickabaugh’s residence to return a tool she had borrowed when he “began to
PAS grapplers split at W/RRC triangular
The Arrows claimed a rare shutout and nearly pulled off what most would consider an upset at Thursday’s triangular in Wabasso. The young Pipestone Area wrestling squad (2-4) dismantled Fulda/Murray County Central 70-0 to open the meet and followed with a fantastic effort against host Wabasso/Red Roc