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Man arrested after threatening stepfather
HAWARDEN—The Sioux County Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest of Eric Ryan Rich, 32, Hawarden, about 9:20 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, for first-degree harassment.According to court documents, authorities were called to 1303 Ninth St. and found that Rich “to be paranoid, intoxicated and under the in
Worthington men face charges related to Round Lake business ...
Coal Mayer, 19, and Stephen Dorschner, 21, have been charged with felony third-degree burglary and misdemeanor theft after Mayer allegedly called law enforcement the day after the duo broke into a business that reported missing money and jewelry. A burglary conviction is punishable by five years imp
SEH hired to oversee replacement of Thompson Hotel roof
During its Monday night meeting, the Worthington City Council authorized spending up to $19,800 for engineering firm Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH) to prepare construction plans and provide consultation for the roof replacement of the historic downtown building that houses more than half a dozen bu
Two women arrested on warrants
ROCK RAPIDS—The Lyon County Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest of Artis Kattenberg, 51, Larchwood, about 7:20 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, on warrants for second-degree criminal mischief, reckless use of a firearm and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Area men busted in undercover sex sting
WORTHINGTON, MN—Three men — including two from N’West Iowa — have been arrested as part of an undercover sex sting in Worthington, MN.According to court documents, multiple law enforcement agencies met Oct. 11 at the Prairie Justice Center in Worthington in connection with a covert operation that ta
Sheldon man arrested for public intox
SHELDON—A 51-year-old Sheldon man was arrested about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, on a charge of public intoxication.
Former Sioux Center teacher to plead guilty in sex abuse case
ORANGE CITY, Iowa -- A former Sioux Center, Iowa, teacher accused of having sexual contact with more than a dozen children has entered a plea agreement in which he will plead guilty.Curtis Van Dam is scheduled to appear in Sioux County District Court on Nov. 30 for a plea-taking and sentencing heari
Worthington man wanted on criminal sex charges
Based on DNA analysis of available evidence received from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, a warrant was issued Thursday for Generson Ruiz-Lainez due to what the prosecutor categorized as the unlikeliness to respond to a summons and in an effort to prevent harm to other victims or children.Accor
Hawarden man arrested for assault, pipe
SIOUX CENTER—The Sioux County Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest of Matthew Wayne Zinnel, 24, Hawarden, about 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, stemming from a report of assault in a vehicle on 360th Street, five miles northwest of Sioux Center.According to court records, Zinnel allegedly grabbed a
One of the easiest things to do is to sit back, complain and do nothing else.
The Windom area has plenty of people who can quickly grasp a community problem. However, very few are willing to educate themselves, or put in the effort to help solve the problem.
Worthington nursing home residents reach out to North Carolina...
WORTHINGTON — In September 2017, residents of South Shore and Crossroads care centers in Worthington teamed up in an effort to bring happiness and comfort to Rockport, Texas nursing home residents displaced by Hurricane Harvey.
Sheldon doctor named 'Hospital Hero'
Buy NowDr. Sara Zoelle, a family physician at the Sanford Sheldon Clinic, was named a 2018 Iowa Hospital Hero.Ty Rushing
Worthington City Council approves stormwater increase
As an effect of the increase, the base residential stormwater utility rate will be $276, a $12 annual increase from 2018’s rate.According to City Engineer Dwayne Haffield, the rate increase was proposed specifically to cover changes in debt service.“I’d certainly put in a pitch that our capital impr
Judge bars Minnesota county from making arrests at behest of ICE
The Minnesota chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union sued Nobles County this year, alleging the sheriff didn’t release some immigrants from jail when required, then rearrested them for Immigrations and Customs Enforcement.
Teen killed in collision east of Sheldon
SHELDON—A teenager was killed and another person was injured in a two-vehicle collision shortly after noon Friday, Oct. 19, near Sheldon.Sixteen-year-old Ryan Otis Pederson of Hartley died of injuries suffered in the crash at about 12:10 p.m. at the intersection of 330th Street, a gravel road, and O
Domestic violence present in Nobles County communities
According to public annual Minnesota district court case filing statistics, there were 29 misdemeanor domestic assault charges filed in Nobles County in 2017, which remained steady with the year prior represents a decrease from years 2014 and 2015.There were 16 felony or gross misdemeanor domestic a
Driver, 16, dies in O'Brien County crash
According to a crash report from the Iowa State Patrol, at around 12:11 p.m. Friday a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Ryan Pederson, 16, of Hartley, Iowa, was heading eastbound on 330th Street in rural O'Brien County. A 2006 Ford Focus driven by Steven Landhuis, 29, of Archer, Iowa, was heading so
Girls tennis: Worthington Trojans award top players
The Trojans' season ended on Saturday with the individual Section 2AA tournament at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. Aljets had a good match at singles, going three sets in a 7-5, 1-6, 5-7 loss.
‘Building of Terror’ lends thrills and chills to weekend...
WORTHINGTON — What’s more frightening than running 3.1 miles at top speed through a muddy county park or across an uneven golf course with a pack of heavy-breathing, spike-wearing athletes at your heels?
County sells Sara Park - News and Sports from Windom, MN and surrounding areas
According to Board Chair Donna Gravley, the park, which is located on Lake Augusta, was sold for $10,000 to a Heron Lake woman. Proceeds from the park sale will be used to upgrade existing county parks.