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Ex-bank official pleads guilty

April 19, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

JACKSON A former banker charged with embezzling more than $100,000 while employed as the retail operations manager at United Prairie Bank of Mankato awaits sentencing after a guilty plea Tuesday. Continue Reading

Danube whistle blower pleads guilty

October 21, 2011 in West Central Tribune

OLIVIA While she was publicly demanding that the town’s police chief be suspended while investigated for an alleged wrong doing, Sharon Lothert was taking advantage of her position as a city council member and president of the Economic Development Agency in Danube to steal rent checks written to the city.
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FBI: Top county officials in Md. tried to flush check from developer, stuff cash in underwear

November 13, 2010 in West Central Tribune

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – A married pair of top officials in a Maryland county is accused of tampering with evidence after FBI agents said they recorded the husband telling his wife to flush a $100,000 check from a real estate developer down the toilet and to stuff almost $80,000 in cash in her underwear. Continue Reading

Pawlenty: Make English the official state language?

August 4, 2010 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, speeding toward the end of his final term, said next year’s crop of lawmakers should consider making English the state’s official language. Continue Reading