All throughout the summer, Radio Works gave away multiple backyard BBQs via the Radio Works Backyard BBQ Bonanza! Congratulations to all Backyard BBQ Bonanza winners and participants!
WORTHINGTON – A change of venue has been granted in the trial of Josue Robles Fraga, moving the case from Nobles to Lyon County District Court under the order of Judge Leland Bush.
The order comes as no surprise, as both Assistant Attorney General Bill Klumpp and Defense Attorney Cecil Naatz supported the move. During the first two trials, Naatz repeatedly requested a change of venues, which were denied.
Late Thursday night, a federal judge in North Dakota issued a preliminary injunction, blocking the Obama administration's controversial Waters of the U.S. rule which was set to take effect Friday the 28th of August. Federal District Court Judge Ralph Erickson agreed granted the injuction, as requested by North Dakota, along with Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, South Dakota, and Wyoming, citing the potential irreparable harm it would cause the states if the rule were to go into effect August 28, 2015.
WORTHINGTON – For the second year, Love INC has received a grant from the Worthington Regional Health Care Foundation to help support their Clearing House Helpline.
Love In the Name of Christ of Worthington, or Love INC, is an affiliation of local churches, networked to provide coordinated help to neighbors in need. The Clearing House Helpline is a number people can call for assistance with a wide variety of needs. The caller is sometimes referred to a resource that already exists, or sometimes the staff at Love INC has to get creative to solve a problem.
WORTHINGTON – The City of Worthington needs to be out of the golf course business, according to a statement made by Mayor Mike Kuhle on Tuesday evening during a city council work session. Following a recommendation made in early August by the Prairie View Golf Course Long Range Planning Committee, the Worthington City Council on Tuesday evening gathered for the special meeting to discuss decommissioning Prairie View Golf Links.
Starting Monday the 24th, Minnesota Soybean Processors will require all bean loads originating from elevators to have a paper bill of landing (they will also accept a copy of the scale ticket from the origin elevator so long as it states the party that is selling the beans to MnSP).
Please advise trucks to use the staplers provided to staple the bill of lading with a copy of the MnSP ticket that is printed at receiving and place the stapled documents in the drop box at receiving.
Any questions, contact MnSP at 507-842-6677.
BREWSTER – Funeral arrangements were released Friday for Janette Pigman-Kruse, a 40-year-old woman who was the victim of a homicide in the early morning hours Wednesday at her home in Brewster.
According to information released by the Nobles County Sheriff’s Office, Pigman-Kruse was killed by a gunshot at approximately 2:40 a.m. Authorities were alerted by a 911 call from her husband, who told dispatchers someone had come into the home and shot his wife. As of mid-day Friday, there was no one was in custody for the homicide.
WORTHINGTON – Janette Pigman-Kruse’s death has been ruled a homicide by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner, according to Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening.
Pigman-Kruse, age 40, was killed by a shotgun wound to the chest in the early morning hours Wednesday at her home in Brewster. Authorities were alerted to the situation when her husband called 911 at approximately 2:47 a.m. to report someone had come into their home and shot his wife.
The 76th Annual King Turkey Day Festival is coming up September 18th and 19th in Worthington! Don't miss out on the delicious food, parade, Great Gobbler Gallop, 5K walk, 10K run, Love and Theft in concert plus more!
Find the full schedule below or online at KingTurkeyDay.net. Note: Schedule is subject to change without notification
Thursday, September 17th
1:20 p.m. UPDATE
BREWSTER – Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening has updated information regarding a death investigation in the city of Brewster, but has not yet released the victim’s name.
According to the latest news release, the Nobles County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating the circumstances surrounding the 40-year-old woman’s death, but have stated there does not appear to be any threat to the public at this time.