Community notification meeting releases facts on predatory offender

WORTHINGTON - The Worthington Police Department hosted a notification meeting Monday evening regarding a Level 3 Predatory Offender who was released to the Nobles County Jail earlier in the day and will be staying there while he seeks a job and housing.

Brad Andrew Haugen, age 30, was convicted in 2009 of criminal sexual conduct with a 15-year-old victim and given a stayed sentence of 36 months. He violated the conditions of release and the sentence was executed. He has been released from prison several times, and each time has violated his conditions and returned.

Jon Ramlo receives Excellence in Corrections award

WORTHINGTON - Director of Rock-Nobles Community Corrections Jon Ramlo was presented with the Jack Young Excellence in Corrections Award recently during the 2016 Minnesota Association of Community Corrections Act Counties, or MACCAC, Annual Conference in Nisswa, much to his surprise.

Buss Fields is bustling with activity

WORTHINGTON - Construction is moving along at a slightly stunning pace over at Buss Fields, with trucks hauling dirt in and a crew laying concrete for a new parking lot.

September 23 news

WORTHINGTON - The Worthington Police Department will host "Coffee with a Cop" from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 at Panaderia Mi Tierra at 424 10th Street in Worthington.

Community members are invited to join members of the department for a cup of coffee in an informal setting to discuss community issues while getting to know each other. "Coffee with a Cop" provides an opportunity to ask questions, learn more about the department's work in neighborhoods and the schools and connect in a neutral space, while breaking down barriers.