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Craving coffee: Businesses, others hopeful for downtown jolt
Okabena-Ocheda Watershed sets 2017 budget
Officials optimistic as Congress approves $1 billion opioid initiative
Trump tabs Branstad as top China diplomat
St. Cloud-based video company challenges state law on serving gay couples
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
Area boys basketball roundup: Huskies win high-scoring season opener
Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
Boys basketball: Trojans show teamwork, depth in victory over Luverne
Column: Reinvigorating renewable energy in southern Minnesota
Column: You wanted anti-establishment? Hold on.
In Trump's America, 'pizzagate' could be the new normal
Letter: Pioneer Village
Letter: Local government entities should live within their means
Nellie Van Santen
James (Jim) Kuhl
Gerald L. Smith
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
Disheveled Theologian: The Santa Boat
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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May 6, 2016
Fire destroys Titan Machinery in northeast South Dakota
MILBANK, S.D. — The fire couldn’t have come a worse time. Late Wednesday night — in the midst of the spring planting season — the Titan Machinery dealership in Milbank in far northeast South Dakota burned to the ground. Despite the timing, regional manager Dave Munkeby said...
May 6, 2016 - 9:38pm
March 31, 2016
Food service certification courses offered
WORTHINGTON — University of Minnesota Extension is offering two courses to help food service establishments meet the educational requirement for Certified Food Managers. The initial certification course, using the ServSafe curriculum, will be offered May 4 at the Biotechnology Advancement...
March 31, 2016 - 8:29pm
Edgerton store to close doors after 82 years of business
EDGERTON — Fred Huisken will finally get a break after working his whole life at the Huisken Market & Department Store in Edgerton. “Not...
March 31, 2016 - 8:23pm
March 18, 2016
Worthington Area Chamber introducing new award
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce members are looking for nominations for the organization’s first-ever Inspirational Woman...
March 18, 2016 - 10:00pm
March 17, 2016
New look for 12th BiO Conference
WORTHINGTON — After 11 years and dozens of informative speakers, the Worthington BiO Conference is changing things up a bit, both in its format...
March 17, 2016 - 9:26pm
Minnesota reports 96,000 job vacancies
ST. PAUL (FNS) — Minnesota job vacancies were up 8.1 percent from a year ago to 96,000 and were the most for a fourth quarter since the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development began tracking job vacancies in 2001, a Thursday report said. The record for quarterly...
March 17, 2016 - 9:17pm
SRDC meeting is March 29 in Slayton
SLAYTON — The Southwest Regional Development Commission (SRDC) Transportation Committee will meet at 2 p.m. March 29 at the Center for Regional Development Office, 2401 Broadway Ave., Slayton. Agenda issues to be discussed include: SRDC FY ’17 Transportation Work Plan; Fixing...
March 17, 2016 - 8:56pm
February 19, 2016
RE/MAX to host open house Tuesday
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington real estate agency will celebrate a new name, as well as a new location, on Tuesday. RE/MAX will host a grand...
February 19, 2016 - 9:48pm
February 5, 2016
Minnesota’s Glen Taylor, others buying PM Beef facility
WINDOM— The former PM Beef processing plant in Windom is being purchased by a group of business partners that includes Minnesota billionaire...
February 5, 2016 - 10:13pm
January 30, 2016
Shepherd, 'Reading Grandmas' earn Chamber honors
WORTHINGTON — A group of Worthington grandmothers were presented with the Friends of Education Award Friday night during the Worthington Area...
January 30, 2016 - 10:39am
January 28, 2016
First State Bank Southwest gives to housing effort
WORTHINGTON — First State Bank Southwest has donated $10,000 in an effort to ease the housing shortage facing Nobles County. “It’s heartwarming...
January 28, 2016 - 11:06pm
Innovation, improvement key to success of Bioverse Inc.
WORTHINGTON — Driving rural roads in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa in late spring is one sure way to catch a strong whiff of “liquid...
January 28, 2016 - 10:07pm
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