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Dayton wants Minnesotans to take clean water pledge
Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
City planning for 2017 budget continues
Area prep volleyball roundup
Prep volleyball: Serving strong in win for H-BC
Girls tennis: Trojans show fight in loss
College volleyball: Lady Jays open season with new look
Prep football: Area football teams gear up for another season
Letter: Kiwanis projects are making an impact
Column: The cost of the EpiPen price increase
Column: Reforms and solutions to help First District farmers
Letter: Wake up and smell the drug companies
Letter: Either way, change coming in health insurance
Kenneth Linn Gaiser
Fern Rosezella Clauson
Lucille Margaret Poynter
Looking Back: 1991 -- New group home opening in Jackson County
Biking Bob: 78-year-old Hibma still doing plenty of pedaling
Column: A Nobles County cowboy made 1934 history
Column: Together 2016 a gathering to remember
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
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Yungmann 80th birthday
Ringkob 45th anniversary
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Froderman 65th anniversary
Rutzen 65th anniversary
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Zimmer: It's 'possible' Bridgewater could be out for season
January 1, 2016
State's economy a mix of both good and bad
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s economy is a study in contradictions. So much of the news looks good: near record-low unemployment, overall wage payments rising, few signs of the recession remain. But there also are warning signs: manufacturing, mining and farm economies lag; some parts...
January 1, 2016 - 9:45pm
December 30, 2015
Local businesses to close for New Year's Day holiday
WORTHINGTON — Many local businesses will close Friday for New Year’s Day. Worthington city offices and Nobles County offices will be open regular hours today but be closed Friday. The Worthington Chamber of Commerce will be open for regular hours today. It will be closed Friday....
December 30, 2015 - 9:44pm
December 29, 2015
Algadi: Promenade project is still poised for progress
WORTHINGTON — WREDC Executive Director Abraham Algadi is optimistic about the Promenade on Oxford project, and sees it as a crucial step toward a positive future for Worthington and the surrounding area. “The challenges that the mall can help us address are longstanding challenges...
December 29, 2015 - 2:28pm
December 28, 2015
Year in Review: Promenade on Oxford -- a timeline
Jan. 30 Brian Pellowski, owner of PBK Investments, speaks at the Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. conference and unveils preliminary plans for the Northland Mall property redevelopment. Pellowski explains that the mall building was too deteriorated to be rehabilitated...
December 28, 2015 - 10:00pm
City confident Promenade development can advance
WORTHINGTON — As Worthington is gripped in winter’s icy embrace, Worthington Mayor Mike Kuhle and City Administrator Steve Robinson are looking to the next several months, when — if all things go as hoped — spring will bring with it significant developments with the mall...
December 28, 2015 - 9:56pm
December 23, 2015
Eighth U.S. death linked to Takata airbag rupture
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Reuters) — The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Wednesday that an eighth U.S. death is linked to...
December 23, 2015 - 4:10pm
December 11, 2015
Mohs named new Brainerd Dispatch publisher by FCC
BRAINERD — Pete Mohs has been named the new publisher of the Brainerd Dispatch, Forum Communications Co. announced Friday. Mohs, who also will...
December 11, 2015 - 9:33pm
December 4, 2015
Dayton retreats as Essar pays some of its outstanding bills
NASHWAUK — Essar Steel Minnesota has paid $20 million in overdue bills to contractors working on its Nashwauk taconite plant, a good-faith effort that has spurred Gov. Mark Dayton to back off calling a debt the company owes the state. Dayton earlier this week threatened to call...
December 4, 2015 - 10:09pm
November 13, 2015
Sibley's new AmericInn hosts open house
SIBLEY, Iowa — The doors are open and guests are flocking to the AmericInn in Sibley. Four weeks to the day of its soft opening, AmericInn...
November 13, 2015 - 5:19pm
October 30, 2015
Dayton: Communication necessary on mine issues
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton wants PolyMet Mining to communicate with Minnesotans if the state issues a permit to open a copper-nickel...
October 30, 2015 - 9:52pm
October 23, 2015
Work session on mall site is Monday
WORTHINGTON — It’s hard to miss the less-than-attractive sight of the former Northland Mall property while driving along Oxford Street. Promenade on Oxford, a redevelopment proposal that combines the addition of both new retailers and much-needed rental housing, has the potential...
October 23, 2015 - 9:54pm
October 6, 2015
A Lit'l celebration
October 6, 2015 - 10:04pm
FCC promotes Ossenfort to vice president for broadcast
FARGO, N.D. — Mari Ossenfort was recently promoted to Vice President of Broadcast for Forum Communications Company. Ossenfort joined the Forum...
October 6, 2015 - 9:40pm
October 2, 2015
Xcel Energy proposes strategy to cut carbon emissions 60 percent by 2030
MINNEAPOLIS — Xcel Energy announced Friday a proposal to accelerate the company’s transition from coal-power to cleaner energy sources by retiring two units at its Sherburne County Generating Plant in Becker. The proposal would protect reliability, jobs and community investments...
October 2, 2015 - 9:12pm
August 30, 2015
Tax credit program allows for more internship opportunities
WORTHINGTON — First State Bank Southwest and Minnesota West Community and Technical College have partnered up to create an internship opportunity for Tommy Hayenga, a Worthington native who is attending college at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Hayenga, a senior majoring...
August 30, 2015 - 8:26pm