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Labor group urges support for Enbridge Line 3 project
Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of 100 Iraqis
Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection
Man charged in Michigan airport stabbing tried to buy a gun before attack
U.S. Tax Court judge, husband from Minnesota sent to prison for claiming 9 vacations as ‘business expenses’
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
UMD freshman-to-be Samberg moving up the NHL Draft board
UPDATE: Timberwolves acquire All-Star Butler from Bulls, give up LaVine, Dunn
10 things to watch for UND fans at NHL Draft
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Keillor: Dreadful things are afoot
The Lost Italian: Asian noodle slaw is a healthy, fresh alternative to Chinese takeout
Our daughter's letter from the FBI: When a child really loses a tooth
Ryland Keith Roetman, Sr.
Donald J. Rutgers
Looking Back: 1967 -- 1923 WHS graduate speaks at 100th Carleton commencement
Column: What became of those magic pills that cut fuel costs in half?
WHS 70th reunion
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Looking Back: 1967 -- Nobles County Library European adventure is underway
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Munns 70th anniversary
Hoefker 60th anniversary
Abrahamson 50th anniversary
Luitjens 25th anniversary
Luitjens 25th anniversary
Data: June 23, 2017
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Notice of informal probate of will of estate of Douglas Heeren
Data: June 21, 2017
Data: June 20, 2017
ACLU released video showing excessive force by BRDTF agent
June 21, 2017
Albert Lea’s Minehart seeking seat in Congress
ALBERT LEA — Colin Minehart announced Tuesday that he’s running for the 1st District Congressional seat currently held by Tim Walz. Minehart was born and raised in Albert Lea and graduated from the University of Minnesota. He married wife Sue, with whom he has two Minnesota...
June 21, 2017 - 1:40pm
June 5, 2017
Owatonna resident announces bid for 1st congressional district
OWATONNA — Vicki Jensen, a former DFL Minnesota state senator, announced Monday that she is running for Tim Walz’s seat in the 1st Congressional District. Jensen, 52, an Owatonna resident, was elected to the Minnesota Senate in 2012 and lost re-election to Republican John Jasinski...
June 5, 2017 - 10:54am
May 31, 2017
Tax bill has multiple dividends for region
PAUL — The tax bill signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Mark Dayton is headlined by $650 million in tax cuts. However, it also includes language that specifically impacts the Worthington area and southwest Minnesota. Worthington half-cent sales tax A measure in the bill allows the...
May 31, 2017 - 6:10pm
May 26, 2017
Bonding bill includes funding for Lewis & Clark; awaits governor’s signature
WORTHINGTON — “It ain’t over til it’s over,” Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain said Friday morning — hours after the Minnesota Legislature passed a bonding bill that includes $3.5 million to finance the final 16.8 miles of water pipeline from Adrian...
May 26, 2017 - 8:31pm
May 16, 2017
Food access program at risk
PAUL — As the legislative session approaches its close, Gov. Mark Dayton has been busy vetoing bills. The agriculture finance bill, one of the bills Dayton rejected, would have left the Good Food Access Fund with no money for the next biennium.
May 16, 2017 - 9:01pm
May 5, 2017
Bonding proposals could affect local projects
WORTHINGTON — On the second day of the session, Gov. Mark Dayton revealed a $1.5 billion bonding bill proposal. A few weeks later, the Senate unveiled a $1.6 billion plan. It wasn’t until May that the House showed its amended bonding bill, which came in at $600 million. ...
May 5, 2017 - 8:15pm
May 2, 2017
Luverne resident takes part in D.C. climate rally
LUVERNE — On a record-breakingly hot day in Washington on Saturday, thousands of environmental activists — including residents of southwest...
May 2, 2017 - 9:01pm
St. Paul council member may have crossed legal line, experts say
ST. PAUL — If St. Paul City Council member Dai Thao signaled during a private meeting last winter that his vote could be swayed by a campaign...
May 2, 2017 - 7:57pm
April 27, 2017
Big hurdle cleared: Extension of local half-cent sales tax included in state omnibus bill
WORTHINGTON — A bill that would authorize the city of Worthington to extend the life of its local option sales tax has been included in the...
April 27, 2017 - 7:15pm
April 26, 2017
Local leaders hope for best with LGA, CPA
WORTHINGTON — With less than a month to the deadline and a surplus of $1.65 billion, the Minnesota Legislature needs to come to an agreement soon on how to spend the state’s money. Among the arguments between Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican leaders in the House and Senate is...
April 26, 2017 - 8:05pm
April 19, 2017
A grocery gap: Effort growing to boost Good Food Access Fund
WORTHINGTON — It’s not uncommon for residents of small towns to have to drive a dozen miles to buy groceries at a supermarket. The lack...
April 19, 2017 - 9:01pm
Weber appointed to conference committees
ST. PAUL — District 22 Sen. Bill Weber, R-Luverne, was appointed Tuesday to serve on the conference committees for the omnibus agriculture and housing budget bill and the omnibus K-12 education bill. Weber will join four of his Senate colleagues and five of his counterparts in the...
April 19, 2017 - 5:03pm
April 14, 2017
Trump White House will not make visitor logs public, break from Obama policy
PALM BEACH, FLA. - The Trump administration will not make public White House visitor logs, the records that detail who has visited President...
April 14, 2017 - 2:13pm
April 13, 2017
CNN political commentator Jeffrey Lord compares Donald Trump to MLK
LOS ANGELES - CNN political commentator Jeffrey Lord raised a few eyebrows on Thursday morning by comparing President Donald Trump to Martin...
April 13, 2017 - 1:35pm
March 18, 2017
Another person tries to jump White House fence
WASHINGTON - A person jumped over a bike rack in a buffer zone in front of the White House on Saturday while President Trump was in Florida,...
March 18, 2017 - 1:10pm