CFE looks to expand in Bigelow

WORTHINGTON - Cooperative Farmers Elevator is in the midst of planning a 3 million bushel flat storage facility at their Bigelow location. CEO Rob Jacobs spoke with the Nobles County Commissioners Tuesday, asking about potential abatements for the proposed $6 to $6.5 million facility.

CSAH 19 bridge is deteriorating, according to public works

WORTHINGTON - Nobles County Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder on Tuesday told the board of commissioners that weight restrictions on a bridge on County State Aid Highway 19 south of CSAH 32 has been posted after an inspection showed the timber piling is deteriorating.

Two men facing numerous charges in rural Fulda arson case

SLAYTON - A rural Fulda man who was charged last year for filing false income tax returns and earlier this year for theft by swindle and fraud will make a first appearance in Murray County District Court today on more felony charges. Philip Kramer, age 39, of Fulda, will appear on 10 felony counts that include aiding and abetting arson, racketeering, coercion, theft by swindle and more.

MCC to add time to school day to make up missed days

SLAYTON - In a letter to parents from Murray County Central Superintendent Joe Meyer, he reported that as of the snow day February 20, there were seven school days that needed to be made up.

Brewster gas station owner charged in multiple sexual conduct cases

WORTHINGTON - A 76-year-old Brewster man who has owned Jim's Amoco for decades is facing multiple charges in Nobles County District Court for nonconsensual sexual contact with at least six victims - one of whom was 14 years old at the time.