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Klobuchar, Franken announce more than $100 million in critical heating aid
Community helps build Oxford Street; 2017 overlay project could be delayed
Nobles SWCD begins connecting with landowners on buffers
Boo! Windom’s haunted house will spark ‘Old School Nightmares’
Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
Section 3A cross country: Luverne girls, Windom Area boys prevail
Section 2AA cross country: Koller leads WHS runners
Iowa state football: H-LP puts perfect record on the line
Scott Rall: Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go
Section football: Fulda, MLA, MCC finish the job
Column: Unaffordable health care for southwest Minnesota
Editorial: Peterson in the 7th with an asterisk
Letter: School referendum represents chance to ‘pay it forward’
Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
Letter: Our schools are committed to our students and our community
Carol E. Anderson
Ralph Wellington Thueson
James G. Myers
Community Thanksgiving dinner is Nov. 24
Disheveled Theologian: Banana bread evangelism
2016 Local Business Guide Directory
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
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Birth: Oct. 26, 2016
Kill 80th birthday
Taylor 90th birthday
Kunze 90th birthday
Schaap 90th birthday
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January 6, 2016
Religion briefs: Jan. 7
Westminster spaghetti supper set for Friday WORTHINGTON — The 15th annual spaghetti supper will be Friday at Westminster Presbyterian Church,...
January 6, 2016 - 11:32am
Column: May the Force be with you
Waves of nostalgia rushed over me as I sat gazing at an enormous screen while the iconic yellow words scrolled up and the unforgettable theme music filled my ears. “Star Wars — Episode 7.” “How cool is this?” I thought as I grabbed my husband’s hand. The answer to...
January 6, 2016 - 11:21am
December 16, 2015
Column: Picture imperfect ... but that's OK
The Christmas music has been playing in my house, but I haven’t baked one single Christmas cookie. The tree is up and decorated, but the train that is supposed to run around it is still in its boxes in the basement. The stamps have been bought but the Christmas cards have yet to...
December 16, 2015 - 11:54am
December 2, 2015
Column: Remembering Advent
A few years back when December was fast approaching, I had the following conversation with my daughter, Lucy. “Guess what?” I asked her,...
December 2, 2015 - 10:47am
November 18, 2015
Column: Giving thanks in the midst of our fears
’Twas the week before Thanksgiving, 2009, when a noise freaked me out that was not very fine. My daughter was napping while I read a story, when down in the living room came a sound quite gory. I sprang to my feet at the terrible clatter, and ran to the stairs to see what was the...
November 18, 2015 - 11:22am
October 14, 2015
Column: Far be it from me ...
Last week I had the privilege of speaking to a group of roughly 100 ladies at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Fulda. I had a great time that evening and enjoyed meeting many of my readers! As I was preparing for the evening, I was praying. A lot. I didn’t want to waste anyone’s...
October 14, 2015 - 9:57am
September 30, 2015
Column: Longing for home
My parents have a friend. Dr. Dan. I suppose I should say, “had” because Dr. Dan went to be with Jesus a few months ago. He’d been ill for a long time, and he was old. His wife died a few years ago, and he missed her very much. Dr. Dan had been dying in bits for a long...
September 30, 2015 - 11:37am
September 16, 2015
Column: What does the cat say?
When our oldest child was learning to talk, we went through all the usual stages of enamored parents. All those typical moments that only those...
September 16, 2015 - 1:17pm
September 2, 2015
Column: A change of view
I’ve always thought of myself as a fairly intelligent individual. This past May, however, I had reason to wonder. My husband and kids and I...
September 2, 2015 - 11:13am
August 19, 2015
Column: The value of vegetables (except for beets)
WORTHINGTON — It’s late summer, and when I was growing up that always meant canning. Mom loved vegetables, and she canned (or froze) them all — tomatoes, beans, corn, peas. Oh, how I remember the sweat-filled hours my mom would spend “putting up” vegetables and fruit every...
August 19, 2015 - 11:26am
August 5, 2015
Column: A different kind of lullaby
The concentrator machine is breathing for my mother. It separates the oxygen out of the air, removing nitrogen and other trace gasses. She uses it whenever she sleeps or lies down to rest. A lullaby of clean air. In out. In out. In out. I hear it as I lie down to sleep on Mom and...
August 5, 2015 - 11:15am
July 29, 2015
Okoboji Bible Conference gets under way Saturday
ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa — The 81st Okoboji Bible Conference kicks off Saturday with entertainment by Christian comedian Mark Lowry and The Martins, a family trio that has performed a number of times at the conference. The conference continues through Aug. 9 on the conference grounds...
July 29, 2015 - 12:59pm
July 15, 2015
Column: What's hidden behind the clouds
I have mentioned before that I grew up in Washington State and attended college at the University of Oregon. I love the Pacific Northwest — the beautiful mountains, the raging sea —but there is one thing which can get on a person’s nerves after a few days spent in Seattle and...
July 15, 2015 - 3:37pm
July 1, 2015
Column: For the love of a blanket named Blue
I was reminded not long ago of a cliché, which remains true despite its overuse: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I was talking with my youngest daughter who, at 8 years old, still loves the baby blanket that she’s had since she was small. The blanket’s name is Blue, which,...
July 1, 2015 - 12:00pm
June 17, 2015
Column: Grade school lessons
For several days now my daily routine has taken me across The Grade in Worthington, which is a man-made stretch of road that crosses Lake Okabena, separating the lake from Sunset Bay. I am not fond of driving across The Grade, which is why it is capitalized in my mind, like it’s...
June 17, 2015 - 11:31am