SLAYTON – The Murray County Medical Center has hired a new CEO, although officially the position is now being offered through Sanford and not the medical center. Dennis Goebel has accepted the position and is scheduled to start Feb. 2, 2015. He is currently the CEO and Administrator of St. Luke’s Home and Park Avenue Villa, a nursing home and assisted living facility in Dickinson, North Dakota.
LUVERNE – A Rock County Deputy shot a suspect Thursday evening after a high speed pursuit, wounding 19-year-old Ryan Joseph Krueger. Krueger was treated and released from the Sanford Luverne Emergency Room and is currently in custody in the Nobles County Jail.
According to a state issued by Rock County Sheriff Evan Verbrugge, the deputy has been put on administrative leave pending results of an investigation into the discharge of his firearm, which is standard protocol.
The Worthington Christmas Youth Folkstyle Wrestling Tournament will be held this Friday (December 5th) at Worthington High School. This is an all-trophy tournament.
The division are Pre-Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd Grade, 3rd & 4th Grade and 5th & 6th Grade
Weigh-Ins will begin at 4:30pm with wrestling to begin at 6:00pm on December 5th. The Entry is $10 per individual at the door or $50 for a team, also payable at the door. The entry fees DO NOT include insurance.
SLAYTON – Glenn “Corky” Kluis was sworn in Tuesday morning as the District 4 Murray County Commissioner to fill the vacancy created when Chairman John Giese died November 16. Kluis had been elected to the position in November and would have taken office in January.
ADRIAN - The Todd and Lonna Heideman family of Adrian are the focus of a video through the Minnesota Department of Public Safety designed to remind people to teach their children not to play with fire. The video, which was released on a limited basis last week, was released publicly today.
The Heideman’s lost their 10-year old daughter Perri in April when she was killed during a hay bale fire that it is believed she caused while playing with fire.
The 2014 AgStar Fund Emergency Response Grant Program recipients have been announced! Congratulations to the following area recipients
In a document released Friday, November 21st, the Environmental Protection Agency announced it will not release an official final ruling for the Renewable Fuel Standard program prior to the end of 2014.
(Please note this is not the official version of the EPA's submitted document. Official version is pending signature, which will be able to be accessed via this link.)
WORTHINGTON – Time is running out for people to submit excerpts from correspondence sent between military members and their families to the Nobles County Veterans Service Office.
Designed to honor the families of active and veteran members of the military, the Minnesota Military Family Tribute will be the first of its kind in the nation. Poised on the grounds of the Minnesota State Capitol Mall, the Tribute will thank those who have made, and continue to make, sacrifices here at home.
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union has released their first Girls Basketball Rankings of the season
1. Burlington Notre Dame
4. Grand View Christian
6. Marquette Catholic
7. Fremont Mills
9. Iowa Valley
11. Central Lyon
1. Western Christian
2. Unity Christian
4. Des Moines Christian
5. South Central Calhoun
7. Dike-New Hartford
8. Fort Dodge Saint Edmond
The first Minnesota Boys Basketball Rankings have been released by Minnesota Basketball News, a statewide basketball publication
1. Minneapolis North
5. Fond du Lac Ojibwe
7. Battle Lake
8. United South Central
2. Redwood Valley
3. Saint Cloud Cathedral
5. Saint Paul Academy
9. Minnehaha Academy
2. Saint Paul Johnson