Nobles County News

04/25/2018 01:58 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Cassie Loeffler chosen as Pipestone County - Face of Hope' 

Cassie Loeffler was named Pipestone County's person of hope for the Southwest Crisis Center . Loeffler, who is the Asst.

04/19/2018 12:41 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Worthington man dies in crash on icy Nobles County road 

A 26-year-old man from Worthington, Minn., was killed Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash on an icy road in southwestern Minnesota's Nobles County, according to the State Patrol. Carlos Cordero Alvarez died at 6:48 a.m. when he lost control of the 2007 Toyota RAV 4 he was driving south on Hwy.

04/18/2018 06:02 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Things Quiet in Twin Cities as Winter Storm Hits Southern Minnesota 

But it's been a snowy day in southern Minnesota. The National Weather Service says a winter storm warning remains in effect for Martin, Faribault and Freeborn Counties until 7 p.m. Wednesday.

04/11/2018 03:48 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Westbrook man dies in crash 

A 27-year-old Westbrook man died in a one-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 59 in Elk Township, Nobles County at 6:19 p.m. April 9. Daniel H. McClellan was driving a 2001 Cadillac Deville southbound on Highway 59 when he drifted onto the right shoulder, over-corrected, crossed into the northbound lane, went into a ditch and hit a utility pole. A vehicle passenger, Bailey K. McClellan, 3, was transported to a Worthington hospital.

04/10/2018 08:05 AM  ~~~Source~~~
At least 1 dead when driver overcorrects, hits utility pole in SW Minn. 

A 27-year-old man from Westbrook and a 3-year-old girl were in a 2001 Cadillac Deville that went off Hwy. 59 in Nobles County and struck a utility pole, the patrol said.

03/28/2018 12:00 AM  ~~~Source~~~
3 hours 2 min ago 

The Southwestern Mental Health Center hasn't yet reached its fifth anniversary in its Fifth Avenue facility near downtown Worthington, and interior renovations have already been made to create more work space. The need for mental health services in Nobles County has increased 76 percent since 2012, with a 24 percent increase from 2016 to 2017 alone, according to SWMHC Director Scott Johnson.