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Street Work continuing in city
Burundi teenage robotics team goes missing after U.S. contest
Blood drive to take place Aug. 4-5
Speed trailer helping generate traffic data
Freese to serve on National Pork Producers committee
Kolpack: Don't be thinking about hotel reservations in Minneapolis anytime soon
Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar lead American charge at British Open
Autograph hounds in Minnesota make baseball team hotels a signature spot
Timberwolves, G Wiggins inching closer to 5-year deal
Froome takes another step toward Tour de France crown
Column: A judiciary transformed at blazing speed under Trump
World of Wine: Wine tasting is about new discoveries
Trump has made it a priority to dismantle Obama's legacy. He has little to show for it so far.
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
Letter: Copper mining plan must be defeated
Alan Dale Haberman
Beulah "Bea" Litka
Looking Back: 2007 -- Luverne airport gets key federal funding
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Column: ‘Kids Went Here’ - That’s what you could say on bronze plaque
Looking Back: 1992 -- Disaster aid sought after strong area storms
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
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Doeden 85th birthday
Birth: July 18, 2017
Becker 60th anniversary
Henning 50th anniversary
Data: July 20, 2017
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Notice of Public Hearing
July 19, 2017
Congressional candidate visiting Luverne on Tuesday
LUVERNE — First Congressional District candidate John Wayne Austinson will host a meet and greet and fundraiser at Pizza Ranch in Luverne on July 25 at 5:30 p.m. For more information about Austinson, visit www.johnwayneaustinson.org.
July 19, 2017 - 4:33pm
July 10, 2017
Feehan announces run for Worthington’s congressional district
MANKATO — Dan Feehan is the latest DFL candidate to announce a run for Tim Walz’s seat. The former 34-year-old North Mankato resident...
July 10, 2017 - 8:38pm
July 7, 2017
Democrat Feehan to run for U.S. House seat
NORTH MANKATO — Dan Feehan, a 34-year-old native of Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District, will officially announce his campaign for the...
July 7, 2017 - 2:45pm
June 30, 2017
Commission approves permit for rural Ellsworth body shop
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Planning Commission conducted a record-setting six-minute meeting Wednesday night when they approved a request from Greg and Dawn Huisman, Ellsworth, for a conditional use permit for Greg to operate an auto body and repair shop at his home on a 7.32-acre...
June 30, 2017 - 9:00pm
June 26, 2017
Another DFL candidate announces bid for Walz seat
ROCHESTER — Eyota resident John Wayne Austinson will announce his candidacy for the First Congressional District to replace Representative Tim Walz on Wednesday. The Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate formerly ran for District 26B of the Minnesota House of Representatives, and was...
June 26, 2017 - 6:30pm
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