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1939: Doing Hard Labor in Worthington

“Bums” would be sentenced to break rocks if caught in Worthington in 1939, apparently. Yikes.

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1939: Classy Worthington Police Officers

The Worthington Police Department got new uniforms in 1939, and they looked pretty darn good.

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1960: Police Warning

Don’t let your kids play in the street, requested the Worthington Police in 1960.

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1960: Police Crack Down on Firecrackers

The Worthington Police Department vowed to get tough on firecracker users in 1960, and no doubt they will be equally tough on people who abuse firecrackers this year. So stay good, folks, and have a great Fourth!

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1960: Policeman Wanted in Windom

Windom was looking for a police "patrolman" in 1960.

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1944: Three Court Cases Settled

The brief civil jury calendar of the Nobles county district court lasted less than 15 minutes in October 1944, with three of the six cases settled or about to be and the others continued until February. Next post at noon.

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1934: Gangsters Disappearing, Says Globe

"The record shows rather conclusively that the gangster is going to be eradicated," stated this 1934 editorial from the Daily Globe. Sadly, this proved not to be the case. Next post at 9 a.m.

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1944: Sheep Theft, Liquor Law Violations on the List of Court Cases

Court cases are quite hard to schedule properly, as this 1944 news piece shows, since it shows a five-year-old case of sheep theft was to be stricken from the criminal calendar. Even today, juggling court schedules takes a lot of … Continue reading

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1934: Iowa Man Arrested for Robbery

An Iowa man was arrested for holding up a hardware store in Round Lake in 1934. Next post at 9 a.m.

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1959: Masked Gunman Slugs Gas Station Attendant

A bandit attempted to rob the Nobles County Mobil Station, slugging the attendant, in 1959. Masked Gunman Slugs Gas Station Attendant A short, slenderly-built masked gunman tried unsuccessfully to rob the Nobles County Co-Op Mobil Station early Sunday morning after … Continue reading

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