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Council to host budget hearing Monday
St. Mary’s proclaims itself as official sanctuary for undocumented immigrants
College basketball: Chol keeps his cool
Girls basketball: Adrian starts fast, beats MLA
Boys basketball: Kunerth shot sends Fulda to victory
Gymnastics: Schneekloth, Schuett lead JCC
Prep hockey: Trojans win one!
Column: What does ABA mean for schools?
Column: Kellyanne Conway plunges into the Mommy Wars
Letter: Plenty of good opportunities are right here in Worthington
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
Column: The media are still looking down on working-class America
Joy P. Sharp
Arline E. Tordsen
William "Bill" Cuperus
Joshua Joe Staples
Column: A Christmas past: Ice, lights, costumes, forest of yule trees
Teacher and traveler: Makela has found home in Worthington after instructing students in far-flung locales
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
Disheveled Theologian: The Santa Boat
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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December 9, 2016
Capital Chatter: Minneapolis could stop Wells Fargo dealings due to pipeline finances
ST. PAUL -- Minneapolis City Council members want the city to stop doing business with Wells Fargo, a bank founded in the Twin Cities, over its funding of a controversial pipeline. The council unanimously told city staff to look into how the city could quit dealing with institutions...
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December 8, 2016
Trump's choice of China envoy a positive sign for ties, Xinhua says
BEIJING — U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's pick of Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as ambassador to China sends a positive sign for ties, Chinese state media said, but the envoy will have to live up to earlier statements rejecting confrontation with Beijing. The appointment of Branstad,...
December 8, 2016 - 3:59pm
December 7, 2016
Trump tabs Branstad as top China diplomat
DES MOINES, Iowa — It may seem odd for the governor of a lightly populated agricultural state to be chosen as U.S. ambassador to China, especially amid escalating talk of a trade war with the major U.S. trading partner. But Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad boasts a 30-year relationship...
December 7, 2016 - 9:17pm
Minnesota’s Ellison would resign from U.S. House if he wins Democratic post
WASHINGTON – Keith Ellison confirmed Wednesday, Dec. 7, that he would resign from the U.S. House if he is elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee. The Minneapolis Democrat earlier had said he has the energy to remain a congressman while running the party. In recent...
December 7, 2016 - 8:55pm
Trump picks Iowa Governor Branstad as U.S. ambassador to China: transition official
BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as the next U.S. ambassador to China,...
December 7, 2016 - 9:19am
December 2, 2016
Capital Chatter: Most agree on stadium suites dispute, no families
ST. PAUL -- Agreement is at hand, it would appear, about a flare-up over a state agency's officials taking family members and others to watch Minnesota Vikings games for free. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, which oversees U.S. Bank Stadium, has control of two luxury suites...
December 2, 2016 - 8:42pm
November 25, 2016
Capital Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
ST. PAUL -- The Nov. 8 election was unpredictable and the 2017 Minnesota Legislature likely will be, too. GOP candidates took many by surprise, including some fellow Republicans, and took over the state Senate. The GOP held a Senate majority in 2011-2012, but because of the election...
November 25, 2016 - 9:01pm
November 24, 2016
Schomacker to chair House Health, Human Services Reform Committee
ST. PAUL – Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt has appointed State Representative Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, as chairman of the Minnesota House Health and Human Services (HHS) Reform Committee. Schomacker was recently elected to his fourth term in the Minnesota House of Representatives....
November 24, 2016 - 9:40pm
November 22, 2016
Weber to chair Ag, Rural Development and Housing Policy committee
ST. PAUL — District 22 Sen. Bill Weber, R-Luverne, will assume the chairmanship of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development and Housing Policy when the legislature reconvenes in January. The Senate Republican Caucus announced the decision Tuesday. “I am very happy...
November 22, 2016 - 8:36pm
Hamilton re-appointed to chairman role
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt has re-appointed District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, as chairman of the Minnesota House Agriculture Finance Committee. “It is such an honor to continue leading a committee that I am passionate about,” said Hamilton,...
November 22, 2016 - 8:34pm
November 20, 2016
Newly minted Minnesota Senate leader Gazelka predicts peaceful 2017 session
NISSWA - Ever since his fellow Republicans chose him as Minnesota Senate Majority Leader, state Sen. Paul Gazelka of Nisswa has been burning the candle at both ends. “Very, very early mornings and long nights, almost every day,” he said last week. He added that he did manage...
November 20, 2016 - 9:06pm
November 18, 2016
Capital Chatter: Minnesota’s 2018 campaign season underway
ST. PAUL — The 2016 election still looms large in Minnesota's rear-view mirror so, of course, it is time for the 2018 campaign to begin. And it has. The first big name out of the gate was Ryan Winkler, a Bemidji native who for years served in the state House serving the Golden Valley...
November 18, 2016 - 9:51pm
November 15, 2016
Pawlenty not interested in treasury secretary job
ST. PAUL — Count former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty out as Trump administration Treasury secretary. The New York Times floated his name as a possible pick by president-elect Donald Trump. But on Tuesday, Nov. 15, one of Pawlenty's former top aides said that would not happen. "Gov....
November 15, 2016 - 8:45pm
US Rep. Noem to run for SD governor in 2018
MITCHELL, S.D. -- Recently elected U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem will run for governor of South Dakota in 2018. According to a news release sent by the Kristi Noem for Governor campaign, the Hamlin County native will seek the governor’s office in Pierre, which will be vacated by term-limited...
November 15, 2016 - 8:42pm
November 11, 2016
Hagedorn, Walz reflect on tight congressional race
WORTHINGTON -- Two days after his defeat at the hands of incumbent U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, Republican challenger Jim Hagedorn congratulated Walz on his re-election while thanking supporters and offering hope for a government now dominated by the GOP/ Hagedorn, of Blue Earth, noted in...
November 11, 2016 - 9:35pm