February 11 news

WORTHINGTON – A Windom man received non-life threatening injuries after rear-ending a snow plow on Interstate 90 Wednesday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Richard Noyes, 68, of Windom, was westbound approximately two miles west of Worthington in a 2010 Ford Edge when he rear-ended a 2006 Sterling Snow Plow driven by Gregg Harberts, age 47, of Windom, who was not injured.

Noyes was taken to the hospital in Worthington. The damage to the Edge was severe. The damage to the snow plow was moderate, and it was towed to the MnDOT shop. The incident occurred at approximately 8:38 a.m. The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.

February 10 news

WORTHINGTON – A 30-day comment period has begun regarding the proposed Crailsheim Bridge sculpture in Chautauqua Park – set in motion Monday night by the Worthington City Council.

A similar sculpture was unveiled in Crailsheim in 2013, which was commissioned by Axel Huss, a former exchange student to Worthington. He challenged Worthington to build a replica of the sculpture here to recognize the bridging of the two communities through its sister city relationship.

February 9 news

WINDOM – A standoff at a residence in Windom ended with the discovery of a dead man and an injured woman, according to information released by the Windom Police Department.

Cottonwood County dispatch received a call Monday morning at approximately 8:24 a.m. of a disturbance at a residence in the 700 block of Third Avenue in Windom. That call led to a four-hour standoff.

HEAT mobilized in Windom

WINDOM – An alleged report of shots fired at a residence in Windom Monday morning has mobilized the High risk Entry and Arrest Team known as HEAT, comprised of officers from southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa, to the scene.

While white-out conditions slowed the HEAT team’s response, Windom Police Officers armed with assault rifles could be seen at the corner of Ninth Street and Third Avenue behind a squad car.

February 8 news

WORTHINGTON - Minnesota West Community and Technical College Bluejay Football program recognized four local supporters and thanks them Thursday morning at the Worthington Campus Center for Health and Wellness. Bluejay football head coach, Jeff Linder, awarded Chad Nixon, Doug Wolter, Jared Rademacher, and Aaron Hagen the Friend of Football awards for the 2015 season. Linder recognized and thanked these supporters for all of the time, talent and dedication they give to the Minnesota West football program and all athletics at the College.

Coach Linder thanked them for all that they have done for the Bluejay football program and Minnesota West Athletics, stating they do an outstanding job featuring, supporting and contributing to Minnesota West football and all of the athletic programs. Linder said he greatly appreciates everything that they do to support the school’s program.