STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Stress farm survives election night
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OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Explosions
Newsroom quote of the day:
"Why does Lake Wilson keep blowing up?"
It was said in relation to this story about a vaporizer explosion in the small town of Lake Wilson.
It wasn't meant to be f... Posted on 11/18/09 at 11:29 AM
Federal aid will cover 75 percent of costs incurred
WORTHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday signed a presidential disaster declaration for Nobles, Rock, Jackson, Murray and Cottonwood counties after an April 9 ice storm snapped thousands of power poles and thousands more trees.
Ellsworth battling water woes; other communities strive to return to normalcy
WORTHINGTON — Area counties are hard at work cleaning up fallen limbs and trees following this week’s ice storm and snowstorm, and power companies continue reducing the number of residents without electricity.
Bill Sauer began working for the county in 1986
FULDA — After 20 years serving the people of Murray County, Bill Sauer will be remembered as man led with a fair hand, calm demeanor and a quick smile.
Sauer, born Nov. 26, 1932, in Bondin Township, died Monday at Sanford Hospital, Sioux Falls, S.D.
December stats for regional counties below state's average
WORTHINGTON — After a month of enhanced DWI enforcement, the Minnesota Department of Safety (DPS) reported a decrease in the number of arrests in December compared to DWI arrests in the same month of 2011.
Consensus: Additional promotion is needed
SLAYTON — Murray County commissioners met for a third time with members of the public Monday to discuss the organizational structure and future plans for End-O-Line Park and the Murray County Museum.
Attorney has spent last 15 years as public defender
WINDOM — More than a dozen judges were in a Cottonwood County courtroom Wednesday afternoon to welcome a new addition to the bench in service to Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District.
SLAYTON — Lumberjacks may traditionally bring to mind an image of men with short hair, big full beards, flannel clothing and — possibly — a blue ox.
Well, Paul Bunyan was not in town for Thursday’s All American Lumberjack Show at the Murray County Fair, but Tyler Berard and Jesse Anderson, two modern-era lumberjacks, were.
Lucinda Jesson urges regional counties to collaborate on health care
WORTHINGTON — Counties from across the state, and particularly those in southwest Minnesota, can share horror stories about clients on publicly funded health care over-using and abusing the system
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