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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.

NWESTIOWA.COM - 2018-12-14 16:00:00

Worthington teen receives four-year prison sentence for armed robbery

WORTHINGTON — An 18-year-old Worthington man was sentenced to four years in prison for his role in an aggravated robbery last spring at an apartment complex, a case in which portions of it appear to remain somewhat of a mystery to the court.

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-12-12 16:17:00

Worthington Police Chase Car Through Northwest Iowa, Arrests Made

Northwest Iowa — A pursuit that started as a traffic stop in Worthington, Minnesota early Tuesday (Dec. 11) came right through our area and ended over 100 miles from Worthington, in rural Plymouth County, Iowa — and two out-of-state individuals are behind bars facing charges.

KIWARADIO.COM - 2018-12-11 15:11:26

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

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-12-12 12:51:00

City of Worthington approves 2019 tax levy

WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council approved its tax levy for payable 2019, which represents a 5.87 percent increase over 2018. The council unanimously approved the total 2019 levy at $4,198,687, which is a reduction from the proposed tax levy increase of 7.99 percent established by council a

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-12-12 14:46:00

Let the celebrations begin: Lewis & Clark, Minnesota 60 ceremonies this week

WORTHINGTON — Two projects to significantly impact Worthington and the entire region are being celebrated this week — a water expansion project that took 29 years to see to fruition and the development of a four-lane highway envisioned by city leaders and businessmen more than 50 years ago.

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-12-12 13:01:00

City council approves spec building for movie theater

WORTHINGTON — If all continues as planned, the city of Worthington will be getting a movie theater. The Worthington City Council approved on Monday up to $3 million for the construction of a spec building with the intent for a theater operator to run a five-screen site. The location of that future t

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-12-11 12:27:46

Boys hockey: Worthington unable to hold Willmar, 7-0

WORTHINGTON -- The game was evenly played in the first period and for most of the second. But when the visiting Willmar Cardinals broke a scoreless tie with 3:28 remaining in period two, things got out of hand quickly.

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-12-14 04:00:52

Murdered Minnesota Student’s Mom Knew Something Was Wrong

When Sarah Papenheim’s mother answered her front door and saw a Minnesota sheriff, she knew something terrible had happened to her daughter in the Netherlands. Donee Odegard told a local ABC news affiliate that she had been down this road before—when her son committed suicide three years earlier.

DAILY BEAST - 2018-12-14 11:41:42

Gordon elected VP of American Soybean Association

WORTHINGTON — Rural Worthington farmer Bill Gordon was elected vice president of the American Soybean Association (ASA) last week during the organization’s business meeting in St. Louis, Mo.

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-12-12 17:01:00

May City man pleads to assault and more

SIBLEY—A 27-year-old May City man pleaded guilty Wednesday, Dec. 12, in Osceola County District Court in Sibley to first-offense domestic abuse assault and two counts of operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent.

NWESTIOWA.COM - 2018-12-13 13:00:00

Worthington Chamber considering office relocation

WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce is considering a relocation. The opportunity to relocate the Chamber’s downtown office — as well as those of other organizations housed in its current 1121 Third Ave. location — to within the city’s Biotechnology Advancement Center was announced

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-12-12 13:31:00

Annual Celebrations Around the World is Friday

WORTHINGTON — From the United States to Mexico, Brazil, Ethiopia, Norway, Germany and Laos, Worthington-area residents will soon have the opportunity to experience cultures from around the world without ever hopping on a plane.

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-12-12 14:03:00

Wisconsin woman arrested for alleged involvement in prostitution scam

WORTHINGTON — A Wisconsin woman was arrested this week in an apparent prostitution scheme that attempted to scam a vulnerable adult out of more than $5,000. According to the criminal complaint, Jacobia L. Booker-Northern, 27, of Milwaukee, Wis. was arrested as part of a Worthington Police Department

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-12-08 17:13:00

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.

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-12-08 17:16:00

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.

KEYC - 2018-12-11 21:30:13

Boys basketball: WHS continues early-season domination

WORTHINGTON -- We’re just three games into the 2018-19 boys basketball season, and the Worthington Trojans had better watch out. They opened with a 111-51 win over Windom Area, then followed that up with an 82-60 win over New Ulm. On Tuesday night, they breezed to another victory, 79-47, over Luvern

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-12-12 04:16:47

Tuesday Afternoon News, December 11th

(Le Mars) — Plymouth County Sheriff’s Deputies were involved in yet another high speed eluding chase. This time the incident happened during the early morning hours of Tuesday, December 11th. At about 4:00 a.m. the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office was advised of a pursuit entering Plymouth County fr

KLEM - 2018-12-11 15:21:19

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.

MANKATO FREE PRESS - 2018-12-08 23:10:00

Health pros: sex ed in schools can play key role in students’ lives

WORTHINGTON — With Nobles County ranking high in teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases/infections rates, health professionals in the county say education plays an important role in a young individual’s sexual health experience, particularly from a prevention standpoint.

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-12-08 13:43:00