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ROUND LAKE – A 49-year-old South Dakota man died Friday in a crash between two semi trucks near Round Lake, according to information released Saturday morning by the Minnesota State Patrol.
Charles Luze of Sioux Falls was killed when the 2005 Mack Truck he was driving northbound on Minnesota 264 struck a 1998 Freightliner semi that went through a stop sign on Nobles County Road 35. The Mack struck the right center of the Freightliner.
The driver of the Freightliner, 67-year-old James Miller of Cylinder, Iowa, suffered no apparent injury.
WORTHINGTON – Tickets for the Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener Banquet at the Worthington Event Center went on sale this week.
Governor Mark Dayton will be in Worthington October 10 and 11 for the 2014 pheasant hunting opener, something that was announced during last year’s event in Madelia.
The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has released their weekly awards in Volleyball and 2 Minnesota West Lady Jays have earned Player of the Week honors.
Minnesota West's Kristen Anderson has been named the MCAC Southern Division Hitter of the Week. Anderson, a sophomore from Worthington, had 38 kills, 17 blocks and 21 digs in 5 games last week. Anderson had 13 kills and 7 blocks in a 3-2 loss to Division II Williston last week
FULDA – The names of both victims killed Sunday in a two-car collision just north of Fulda have now been released by the Minnesota State Patrol. Kristen Boynton, age 24, of Perry, Georgia, was a passenger in one of the vehicles, and Kerry Schultz, age 34, of Worthington, was a passenger in the other. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.
The drivers of both vehicles, 24-year-old Charles Goode of Lewisville, N.C. and 38-year-old David Schultz of Worthington, were both taken to North Memorial in Robbinsdale in serious condition.
WORTHINGTON – It was a clean race, it was a tight race, but in the end, Ruby Begonia ran away with the first leg of the Great Gobbler Gallop.
Saturday’s weather was sunny and bright, the breeze was refreshing and both the Worthington and Cuero turkey racing teams were ready to go. At stake – the Traveling Turkey Trophy of Tumultuous Triumph. Ruby Begonia has won the last two years, and the Worthington team was ready for a little triumph of their own.
WORTHINGTON – Nobles County Chief Deputy Chris Dybevick arrested four suspicious looking characters this morning as they were parking a monstrous RV at the Perkins restaurant in Worthington. Their crime? Showing up in Worthington while Dybevick was out on the prowl for an Arrest-A-Guest, a yearly King Turkey Day event sponsored by the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.
WORTHINGTON – Congratulations to Daniel Versluis and his father Scott, this year’s master sleuths. They unraveled the clues to the King Turkey Day medallion hunt before any of the other searchers.
The medallion was hidden under a bench by the public parking lot where 10th Street comes to a T, which is mentioned in a clue. According to the Versluis men, paying attention to every little bit of the clues is what helped them find the medallion.
WORTHINGTON – The Minnesota Supreme Court is coming to Worthington as part of a program that teaches teenagers about the court system by hearing oral arguments on a real court case in front of approximately 1,000 high school students.
The Court will also hold an informal community dinner the evening before that is open to the public.