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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
Minnesota's boring December weather could get more exciting Christmas week
Weather enthusiasts will be excited to hear that the dry spell Minnesota has been in for the last two weeks could soon be ending, but not before above normal temperatures threaten to take away a white Christmas for millions of Minnesotans.
Highway 60 Completion, Celebration of a Lifetime
The portion of Highway 60 stretching from Windom to Mountain Lake officially opened on Thursday, completing the four-lane expansion from Iowa to Mankato and now it's time for celebration as the journey to this milestone was not an easy road.
Man charged with pistol assault
A Jackson man faces criminal charges after allegedly threatening his brother with a pistol at a residence in Alpha. Nikome Souvannarath, 33, was arrested Dec. 14 and charged with second-degree assault with a deadly weapon. He appeared in Jackson’s Fifth Judicial District Monday at which time bail wa
Monday sports roundup: Hannah Nerem grabs school-record 18 rebounds
EDGERTON -- Hannah Nerem, a 5-10 senior forward, clamped onto a school-record 18 rebounds Monday as the Southwest Christian girls basketball team defeated Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 75-57. Nerem scored 13 points in the contest. Her sister, Maren, also had an excellent night with a team-high 19 points alo
Zachariah Baker In Court For Initial Appearance
WINDOM, MN - This morning, 25-year-old Zachariah James Baker made his initial appearance in court. He is being charged with second and third degree murder in the death of his 2-month old child.
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.
Pregnant woman dies in central Minnesota crash
SARTELL, Minn. — A woman and her unborn child were killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday, Dec. 17, near Sartell when a semi driver failed to stop at a stop sign. The accident was reported at 7:48 a.m. about 5 miles north of St. Cloud.
Prep roundup: Schugel shines as Eagles rout Fairmont, Eagle girls win
FAIRMONT — New Ulm defeated Fairmont 8-0 on Thursday in a Big South Conference boys’ hockey game. New Ulm’s goals were scored by Glavine Schugel, who scored four goals and AJ Arneson and Kyle Tauer, who each scored two goals. Schugel also had one assist, Josh Seidl had three assists, Shane Esser and
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
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.
Prep hockey roundup: Worthington girls outscore Minnesota River
LESUEUR -- The Worthington Trojans improved their record to 2-5 by taking a 3-0 lead over Minnesota River and holding tight. Riley Nickel scored Worthington's first goal in the first period on a power play, assisted by Kessey Aljets. Kya Nickel scored in the second period on a power play, assisted b
For Greff, curiosity sparked a career
Even though Ashley Greff did not grow up on a farm, she had access to her grandparents’ farm and it sparked a curiosity in her that has turned into a career. Growing up in Roland, Iowa, Greff was not very involved in agriculture as a child. She didn’t grow up on a farm doing chores every morning, bu
Peter “Dale” Bassett
78-year-old Peter “Dale” Bassett of Sanborn passed away Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Valley View Manor Care Center in Lamberton. Visitation takes place Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield and continues Thursday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Oratory in Sanborn. A Celebra
SATURDAY PREP WRESTLING: Minneota wrestling team places second at JCC Invite
JACKSON – The Minneota wrestling team placed second at the Jackson County Central Pizza Ranch Invitational on Saturday, recording a team score of 152.5. Windom/Mountain Lake took first with a score of 159.5 while Worthington took third with a score of 135.5.
United Drive just shy of halfway mark
With less than a month to go, the annual Windom United Drive hasn't yet hit the halfway mark. To date, the drive, which started in mid-October, has received $9,374. "We have a ways to go to reach our goal of $20,000," said Judy Markl, who is coordinating the annual charity drive on behalf of Windom
JCC citizens raise concerns about district’s grade-alike proposal
LAKEFIELD — “Misunderstanding” and “misconception” were terms frequently used during a well-attended public meeting regarding the Jackson County Central school district’s grade-alike proposal.
Fareway makes donation of 66 bikes
WORTHINGTON — Fareway Stores Inc., in partnership with Variety — the Children’s Charity, provided a donation of 66 bikes on Monday through the Worthington Area YMCA and Nobles County Community Christmas Basket organization to area children in need.
Community choir to present Christmas cantata
Area residents can celebrate the birth of Jesus with a special Christmas Cantata Sunday at 2 p.m., at American Lutheran Church, 906 Prospect Ave., in Windom. But it won't be just the American Lutheran Church choir presenting this concert. A total of 45 people from at least six different churches and
Duo arrested following alleged marijuana discovery
WORTHINGTON — Two out-of-area men were arrested early Sunday after raw marijuana and suspected THC edibles were allegedly discovered in their vehicle. According to the criminal complaint, a Worthington police officer made an early morning traffic stop after allegedly witnessing a vehicle cross the c