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Being Elf-ish: One of Santa's workers shares secrets from the North Pole
Government offices, banks, stores close for Christmas
Tammy Makram -- Baby Jane Doe -- continues quest to find birth mother
Fire destroys home addition
Holiday Traditions: Ramadan a time for spiritual growth and reflection
Boys hockey: Big game, big win for Luverne
Wrestling: Oeltjenbruns, Nielsen lead Luverne
High school basketball: JCC boys rout MCW
Girls basketball: Henry is back, and loving every second
Prep girls basketball: Sibley-Ocheyedan tests unbeaten Okoboji
Column: Inglorious hackers, or 'Revenge of the Nerd'
Column: Holiday chores made special again by visit from mom
Column: Good riddance to the worst Congress ever
Column: Ethics training for Congress? Dream on
As others see it: The best gift -- get there safe
Robert J. Schmidt
Edward "Ed" Riepma
Joseph "Joe" Dragstra
Religion briefs: Dec. 24
Looking Back: 1989 -- Hadley man named state's top cattleman
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
The pageantry of it all
Out and About
Julius 90th birthday
Probst 80th birthday
School Board Minutes for November
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Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
April 8, 2010
Minnesotans: Get ready for detours
EDEN PRAIRIE -- Minnesota motorists will see more orange barrels than ever this summer after state officials announced Wednesday they will spend a record $1.3 billion on transportation projects. Of the 283 projects on the Minnesota Department of Transportation's 2010 list, 217 are...
news / travel
April 8, 2010 - 12:00am
The big blast
WORTHINGTON - At one point Thursday, it took three dispatchers to keep up with calls coming into the Nobles County dispatch center. A majority of the calls were asking about road closings and conditions, according to Worthington Police Captain Chris Dybevick. "Is it OK for me to...
news / travel
January 8, 2010 - 12:00am
December 23, 2009
Blizzard threatens holiday travelers
WORTHINGTON -- It's beginning to look a bit too much like Christmas. Nearly three inches of fresh snow had fallen by noon Tuesday, creating a total of 10 inches on the ground in Worthington and causing many to question their holiday travel plans. A winter storm that began moving...
news / travel
December 23, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2009
Letter: Pawlenty travel story shouldn't have been on front page
Please refer to the Saturday edition, Dec. 5, front page, the article titled, "Pawlenty, other aspirants travel for foreign cred." Editor, publisher, and others: Read it with some care and see if you agree with me that this Associated Press release is not a news article. Even though...
opinion / letters / travel
December 10, 2009 - 12:00am
August 8, 2009
Pursuit of hoppiness: Jeep trip includes stops at brewing establishments
WORTHINGTON -- Traveling the countryside in an open-air Jeep can be a throat-parching endeavor. And, with a home-brewer of beer -- hubby Bryan -- at the helm of the vehicle, it's inevitable that we stop at a few brewing establishments along the way. We happened upon the first such...
August 8, 2009 - 12:00am
August 1, 2009
Topless on two-lanes: Jeep treks west to Colorado, Black Hills
Where to go, where to go? In the past, hubby Bryan and I have planned our annual summer Jeep vacation based on distance (how far can we go in...
August 1, 2009 - 12:00am
September 2, 2008
"There is an old legend that God saved Georgia for last. He gave out all the lands of the world to different people, and the Georgians were, of course, late to the party, and there was nothing left for them. But God so enjoyed their toasting and revelry that he gave them a section...
September 2, 2008 - 12:00am
August 9, 2008
Topless on two lanes: Michigan's UP is destination for this year's Jeep trek
Confession: We traveled all the way to the Land of Yoopers and never tasted a pasty (audible gasp!). Yep, husband Bryan and I are recently returned from Michigan's Upper Peninsula (its residents proudly call themselves Yoopers), where we traversed in our Jeep Wrangler, a la open...
August 9, 2008 - 12:00am
July 5, 2008
Twin Cities full of road trip possibilities
MINNEAPOLIS -- It's getting to be the middle of summer and you still need to find that perfect vacation destination. You cannot afford $4 a gallon for gasoline for that Yellowstone trip you wanted. Look closer. Look at the largest metropolitan area in the Upper Midwest. Minneapolis,...
news / travel
July 5, 2008 - 12:00am