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Depressed Minnesota mom who killed baby gets prison for manslaughter
Dayton, legislators work on health insurance aid as deadline nears
'300 frozen dogs' Facebook post draws attention to ND couple's mission
Report: Schools spend millions on state tests with ‘limited’ usefulness
An a capella opportunity at BMS: ‘Six Appeal’ plays in leadup to show choir fundraiser
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
North Central Basketball All-Star Games set for April 8
BASEBALL: Beavers swept at US Bank Stadium
Buzzer-beater: North Woods wins on half-court heave during MN Class A Boys quarterfinal game
Emily Jean Ostlund
Ruth Arlene (Smith) Evarts
Donald S. Ness
Edward Locke Gallagher
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
DELGADO COLUMN: Native American graves and repatriation protection emerge once again
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What about kids that don't want to learn?
PRIME TIME: Children's Time on Sunday morning
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents 'Celtic Legends'
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Few other birds as interesting as the pileated woodpecker
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Almost time to get off the ice (and clean up as you go)
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Some congratulations and thanks yous are in order
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Candidate thanks supporters, Ward 4
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
December 26, 2016
Worthington house fire leaves families homeless on Christmas Day
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — An early morning fire has left 10 people from two apartments homeless on Sunday, Dec. 25, in Worthington. A fire was discovered in an apartment attached to the former Video Lupita store at the intersection of Sherwood Street and East Avenue shortly after...
December 26, 2016 - 2:04pm
March 12, 2016
Worthington man who beat wife, daughter with hammer sent to prison
WORTHINGTON — A 62-year-old Ethiopian immigrant living in Worthington has been sentenced to about 10 years in prison for nearly killing his wife and adult daughter with a hammer. Dessalegne Fissiha Desta was sentenced Friday in Nobles County District Court after pleading guilty...
March 12, 2016 - 3:20pm
February 6, 2016
Worthington man found guilty in third trial of niece’s murder
By Anna Haecherl Marshall Independent MARSHALL, Minn. — A jury of six women and six men found Josue Robles Fraga guilty on all five counts of murder in the death of his 2-year-old niece, Samantha, in Lyon County District court Thursday night. Fraga was convicted by the jury after...
February 6, 2016 - 2:29pm
September 15, 2014
Two killed in collision in southwest Minnesota
FULDA, Minn. -- Two people are dead after a broadside crash Sunday afternoon in southwest Minnesota. Kristen Boynton, 24, of Perry, Ga., was the passenger in a 2005 Chevy Impala driven by Charles Goode, 24, of Lewisville, N.C. Boynton was not wearing a seatbelt and died...
September 15, 2014 - 8:52pm
May 5, 2014
Police investigate murder-suicide in Worthington, Minn.
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — Local police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that took place Friday evening. The Worthington Police Department received a 911 call at 9:55 p.m. Friday from staff at Crossroads Care Center, reporting the firing of gunshots in a private...
May 5, 2014 - 11:02am
February 4, 2014
Minor injuries reported as plane flips at Worthington airport
By Aaron Hagen Forum News Service WORTHINGTON, Minn. -- Only minor injuries were reported after an airplane went off...
February 4, 2014 - 9:03pm
October 25, 2013
13 ejected from van during rollover in southwest Minnesota
WORTHINGTON, Minn. -- Thirteen people were thrown from a van after it slid off an icy section of Interstate 90 in southwest Minnesota and rolled. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident happened at 1:40 a.m. near Worthington. A 2003 Chevrolet Express G3500...
October 25, 2013 - 9:37am
October 18, 2012
Woman is sentenced in Minn. Wal-Mart kidnapping
NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — A Worthington woman accused of making a bomb threat, taking a Wal-Mart cashier hostage and forcing her into the parking lot has been sentenced to about six months in jail. Elisheba Swett pleaded guilty in September to kidnapping and terroristic threat charges...
October 18, 2012 - 3:10pm
July 12, 2012
Worthington School, police shut down bullying Twitter account
WORTHINGTON -- Law enforcement has helped Worthington school administrators shut down a Twitter account they say was set up to bully high school students. Worthington District 518 Administrator John Landgaard says formal charges against those responsible will be pursued. The page...
July 12, 2012 - 11:44am
November 11, 2011
Man indicted in fatal boat crash on Lake Okabena
WORTHINGTON -- A grand jury has indicted an Iowa man on a misdemeanor in connection with a fatal boat crash this summer on Lake Okabena. Twenty-one-year-old Ted Edward Kruger was indicted Wednesday on one count of operation of personal watercraft that endangers life, limb or safety. Kruger,...
November 11, 2011 - 11:10am