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REPRINT 1935: Worthington Stays Dry
Worthington citizens voted almost by two-to-one not to allow liquor sales in town in 1935.
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HILLS — In 1971, the Minnesota state legislature passed the “Minnesota Miracle” giving school district s the ability to levy, with voter approval, additional funds to cover general district operating costs.
ST. PAUL — More than 76 percent of Minnesota’s eligible voters cast ballots Nov. 6, best in the country, but the state’s top election official says even more would participate if they could vote early.
Candidates campaign in battleground states following Tuesday night’s debate
MOUNT VERNON, Iowa (AP) — One day after their contentious, finger-pointing debate, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney vied aggressively for the support of women voters Wednesday, as they and their running mates charged across nearly a half-dozen battleground states in the close race for the White House with 20 days to run.
OOWD to increase levy; identifies projects
WORTHINGTON — With nearly a dozen potential projects identified to help protect Worthington’s water resources, the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District voted unanimously to increase its annual levy Tuesday.
SHELDON, Iowa — Voters in Lyon, O’Brien, Osceola and Sioux counties will go the polls today to consider passage of a 15-year, $13.4 million general obligation bond for Northwest Iowa Community College.
Iowa Republicans prepare against ‘hactivists’ for caucus vote
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Taking seriously an apparent threat from a notorious collective of computer hackers, the Iowa Republican Party is boosting the security of the electronic systems it will use in two weeks to count the first votes of the 2012 presidential campaign.
SIBLEY, Iowa — After more than three decades, residents of Osceola County may see a change in the county’s Supervisor representation plan.
According to Iowa code, there are three representation plans which counties can vote on.
JACKSON — The Jackson City Council voted by roll call Tuesday night to adopt a resolution which will dissolve the Jackson Police Department as of Sept. 1, 2011. The only dissenting vote was from council member Dennis Hunwardsen.
SHELDON, Iowa — Numbers don’t get much closer than this. Northwest Iowa Community College (NICC) needs a 60 percent majority to pass a $13.4 million bond, and the current unofficial vote tally stands at 59.87 percent “yes” votes.
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