CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Synthetic drug bill passes Senate
By Danielle Nordine and Don Davis
Consequences for selling synthetic drugs soon could be stronger in Minnesota.
The state Senate unanimously approved a bill Monday that would make the sale of synthe... Posted on 4/2/12 at 11:00 PM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT A marvelous, fabulous journey
When a reporter has a hard time putting into words the personal thoughts, emotions and experiences of Honor Flight, it sort of puts into perspective what this trip means to those of us lucky to have a... Posted on 10/3/11 at 8:34 PM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Chair Auction Raises Cash for Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota
The chair auction went extremely well this year and we raised $3,011 for the Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight! The Globe's going to kick in extra, so the total amount of the donation will be $4,000! T... Posted on 6/12/10 at 12:59 PM
STAFF BLOG LAGNIAPPE I'm NOT taking the plunge
In my 20-plus years here at the Daily Globe, I’ve covered a lot of unusual events, but I’m pretty sure that Saturday’s Deep Freeze Dip will stick out in my memories some day when I r... Posted on 1/25/10 at 5:00 AM
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Department of Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson Thursday honored seven organizations from across the state for their outstanding contributions to human services program clients.
Valeria Cano presented Red Wagon award at Governor’s Mansion
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington teen was an honored guest at the Minnesota Governor’s Mansion earlier this week, where she was presented the Red Wagon Award for her volunteer efforts.
Vaske presented 2011 Hotelier of the Year award
WORTHINGTON — Nancy Vaske, general manager of AmericInn Lodge & Suites in Worthington, was honored with the 2011 Hotelier of the Year award earlier this month at the Minnesota Lodging Association’s annual gala awards ceremony at the Minneapolis Hilton.
WORTHINGTON — Julie Buntjer, a reporter with the Daily Globe for eight years, was the recipient of a statewide honor earlier this week.
Buntjer, attending the Minnesota Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts (MASWCD) conference in Bloomington, was presented with the organization’s 2011 Media Award.
LUVERNE — The fourth and final journey of Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota will be special in many ways, not only for the veterans and guardians, but for the staff people who have accompanied our World War II heroes on each of the journeys to Washington, D.C.
WINDOM — The Windom community invites you to join them this weekend to celebrate their very own Riverfest. If you haven’t made it to this phenomenon in the past, the events on this year’s schedule are certain to galvanize anyone’s interest.
WORTHINGTON — Agent Torey Schroeder of Worthington has been named an All American Agent by American Family Insurance Group. He joins a select group of agents who have distinguished themselves through outstanding sales of American Family insurance products.
Sibley’s Andy Mouw shares his story of kamikazes attack on U.S.S. Bismarck Sea
SIBLEY, Iowa — Andy Mouw received a shrapnel wound in his left leg during World War II, but he never reported it and, thus, he never received the most honorable of medals, the Purple Heart.
Mouw said he doesn’t deserve it — it wasn’t like he lost an arm, or a leg … or his life.
Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District accepts honors from BWSR, MAWD
WORTHINGTON — The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District was honored by the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources Tuesday night for its 50th anniversary in humble fashion with little fanfare — much like its beginning in Nobles County back in 1960.
LUVERNE — Fantastic, real good, great and awesome.
Those were the words of World War II veterans reacting to the special presentation of the Pioneer Public Television documentary on the inaugural Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota Saturday morning at the Historic Palace Theatre in Luverne.
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