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Currie State Bank, First State Bank of Okabena announce merger agreement
Social Media Breakfast Club event aims to assist local businesses with online promotion
Prep football: Adrian hands MCC first loss
Prep football: Sibley-Ocheyedan swarms over Unity
Prep football: Trojans move to 3-1 with victory over Tri-City United
Prep soccer: WHS boys win 4-2; girls lose a tough one
College football: Bluejays to rely on defense against Dakota College
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Column: Vote for Trump helps undo climate change progress
Column: Trump's new hotel offers everything he claims to hate
Letter: ‘Feelings and emotion’ as a birthday nears
Kathryn A. Reller Wilson
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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September 16, 2015
Editorial: Come one, come all this weekend
It’s Worthington’s weekend to celebrate, and we’re hoping generous numbers of local residents and out-of-town guests join us for the 76th annual King Turkey Day. Our one-of-a-kind festival promises to be a memorable occasion this year. Sporting the theme “Turkey Town Takedown,”...
September 16, 2015 - 2:59pm
September 15, 2015
Editorial: A deserved thanks
A phone call came in to the newsroom the other day. “Want a feel-good story?” the voice on the other end asked, adding that it had nothing to do with crime or politics. Sure we do — especially considering the story that followed could have ended worse. The caller explained...
September 15, 2015 - 6:51pm
September 9, 2015
Editorial: Kids can find ways to make a difference
With children across southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa now back in classrooms, we’re confident they’ll be learning plenty of lessons that will help them as they grow into adulthood. As it turns out, a 7-year-old Brewster boy has already received some valuable education in...
September 9, 2015 - 4:55pm
September 8, 2015
As others see it: Canada drug bill needed
With baby boomers aging — and not always so gracefully — the use of prescription drugs is skyrocketing. So are prescription drug prices. Call it supply and demand. Or greedy, opportunistic big pharmaceutical companies cashing in while they can. At least 30 brand-name pharmaceuticals...
September 8, 2015 - 7:02pm
August 20, 2015
As others see it: Keep holding government accountable
Even before Watergate, the Freedom of Information Act was helping guarantee public access to data, documents and other information Americans are entitled to and need to hold government — and government officials — accountable. A free workshop Monday at the Duluth Public Library,...
August 20, 2015 - 1:17pm
August 19, 2015
Editorial: A fair trade?
Last year, you would find almost every public school student in the Iowa Quad-City region back in classes this week, beginning studies to assure their future, along with the future of our community and state. Instead, if Gov. Terry Branstad’s dream comes true, they’ll be at the...
August 19, 2015 - 9:34pm
August 6, 2015
Editorial: Prevailing wage levels playing field
JOHN SPIEGELHOFF and DALE MOERKE OtherWords WORTHINGTON — Prevailing wage is the minimum hourly wage employers must pay certain workers who work on construction projects where state dollars are used to fund the construction. The prevailing wage includes the employer’s cost...
August 6, 2015 - 12:34pm
August 3, 2015
As others see it: Do more to stop falls
“Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” Over the years, the phrase has been turned into a campy joke but the issue is a series one. Falls are the leading cause of injuries requiring hospitalization or treatment and injury-related deaths in Minnesota. Our reporters listening...
August 3, 2015 - 5:15pm
July 29, 2015
As other see it: For safety, arm military
In the week since a gunman opened fire at military recruiting stations in Chattanooga, Tenn., killing four Marines and a Navy sailor, governors in at least nine states have authorized allowing National Guard members to carry weapons while on duty. More states are poised to follow. Gov....
July 29, 2015 - 9:36pm
July 28, 2015
As others see it: Iowa Dems must make sure the votes are there
Legislature are frustrated by the governor’s veto of supplemental school funding. There are plenty of reasons to explain their frustration: * The veto dismantled weeks of arduous negotiations between Republican and Democratic lawmakers. * The Iowa Association of School Boards...
July 28, 2015 - 9:10pm
July 7, 2015
Editorial: Restore integrity of visas
WASHINGTON — For more than 200 years, America’s system of free enterprise has sparked innovation and economic mobility in communities across the country. A nation founded by immigrants seeking economic, religious and personal freedoms, our society has flourished thanks to the...
July 7, 2015 - 9:34am
July 6, 2015
As others see it: 'High-tax,' but still No. 1
Minnesota routinely has been classified by its neighbors — North Dakota and South Dakota — as a high-tax state that is business unfriendly. The Dakotas frequently have engaged in campaigns, both overt and subtle, to entice businesses to leave the Gopher State for the Dakotas,...
July 6, 2015 - 3:42pm
July 1, 2015
Simon helps boost Safe at Home
The position of Minnesota Secretary of State is commonly equated, first and foremost, with the state’s election process. Steve Simon, who was elected to the post this past November, wants folks to know there’s far more to his office. Simon, who visited the Daily Globe on Monday,...
July 1, 2015 - 5:18pm
June 18, 2015
As others see it: Large wake hikes unfair
Wal-Mart announced earlier this month it will raise wages for approximately 100,000 of its U.S. workers. Soon, wages for Wal-Mart’s service-oriented departments, such as auto care and electronics, will rise from the range of approximately $10-$19 to approximately $13-$24. That’s...
June 18, 2015 - 9:13pm
June 17, 2015
As others see it: A snubbing of priorities
Remember way back before the legislative session even started, how this was going to be the year for non-metro Minnesota, how the Twin Cities area had been the focus and how it was time now for the rest of the state to receive some much-needed and long-overdue legislative love? How...
June 17, 2015 - 9:37pm