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Small Minnesota town cleaning up downed trees, power lines following night of powerful storms
State Fair’s Purple Ribbon Auction gives 4-H’ers a financial boost
Dammer sentenced in drug case
Heavy storms lead to flash flooding in central Minnesota
Jackson County takes clean sweep in state 4-H swine show
Prep volleyball: JCC sweeps Mankato East, W-WG sweeps Edgerton
Cross Country: Area CC season swings into action
College football: Greenfield selected an SMSU captain
Girls tennis: Cardinals fall to River Valley
Iowa high school football: H-LP impressive in season opener
Letter: Wake up and smell the drug companies
Letter: Either way, change coming in health insurance
Examining EpiPen sticker shock
Column: A Trumpian deflation
Column: The bribery standard
Lucille Margaret Poynter
Luella Marie Schroeder
June G. Lockwood
Raymond Arthur Karhu
Biking Bob: 78-year-old Hibma still doing plenty of pedaling
Column: A Nobles County cowboy made 1934 history
Column: Together 2016 a gathering to remember
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
Out and About
Yungmann 80th birthday
Ringkob 45th anniversary
Bullerman 60th anniversary
Froderman 65th anniversary
Rutzen 65th anniversary
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The Daily Globe's special sections
June 10, 2015
Editorial: Let's make it a sweet 16 for Regatta
Worthington’s annual Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival is poised to take place for the 16th time this weekend. We’re hopeful for a celebration to remember. This year’s festivities will begin Friday afternoon and continue through Sunday afternoon. As is the case each year,...
June 10, 2015 - 4:25pm
May 27, 2015
As others see it: Dayton right on pre-K
It appears the boys and girls in the Minnesota Legislature were unable to play nice during the regular session, and now will have to learn to do better when they return to the playground this summer for a special session. It’s not an unprecedented situation for the Legislature,...
May 27, 2015 - 4:55pm
May 21, 2015
As others see it: Disconnect for a day
They’re addicting. They take up too much of our time. And, for most of us, they’re our lifeline to everything. Smartphones have taken control of our society. Everywhere people with smartphones are constantly checking for updates on social media, email and messages. Smartphones...
May 21, 2015 - 5:33pm
May 20, 2015
Editorial: A Capitol debacle
There was definitely some good that came out the just-completed legislative session at the Minnesota Capitol, but more attention seems to be being paid to how the session ended and the significant amount of work left undone. Lawmakers may toot their own horns — and those of their...
May 20, 2015 - 4:44pm
May 4, 2015
Column: A deal for the Armory
It’s “not a done deal yet.” Those were the words of Nobles County Administrator last week upon being asked about the county’s possible purchase of the Armory Business Center in downtown Worthington. “We’re working on it — I can’t deny that,” he added. The “working...
May 4, 2015 - 3:14pm
April 28, 2015
Editorial: MCA testing gets an 'F'
Imagine being an elementary-grade student who has been prepped virtually all year long for the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments, which rate abilities in reading and math. You’re taking the MCAs online — as nearly every student became required to do this year — and, all of...
April 28, 2015 - 6:59pm
April 23, 2015
Editorial: Is the 4th the 4th if its the 3rd?
There has sure been a lot of conversation around the community — and, of course, on social media — about a plan put forward by RadioWorks’ Chad Cummings and Ken Moser to move the city’s annual Fourth of July fireworks to July 3. First things first: We honestly believe Cummings...
April 23, 2015 - 4:57pm
April 20, 2015
Column: A new cycle of partisan hatred
WASHINGTON — After a political rally last week in which Democrats criticized the Obama administration for siding with Republicans on trade, I had a talk about the future of the party with Rep. Alan Grayson, a Florida Democrat who is one of the most ferocious partisans in the House. It...
April 20, 2015 - 2:58pm
Editorial: More bucks for broadband
It’s supposed to be the Greater Minnesota session, right? At least that’s what House Republicans strongly implied when they gathered in St. Paul earlier this year. Well, it looks like rural folks are getting short shrift once again — this time in broadband assistance. Earlier...
April 20, 2015 - 2:56pm
April 15, 2015
Editorial: Stay aggressive on watering restrictions
During its April 6 meeting, the Worthington Public Utilities Water & Light Commission voted to enact watering restrictions within the city. Yet, the restrictions weren’t quite as tough as they had been in the past. The commission’s action last week resulted in the banning...
April 15, 2015 - 10:19pm
April 14, 2015
Editorial: Housing a priority
A Flaherty Hood report prepared last month for the Greater Minnesota Partnership demonstrates the need for more workforce housing across the state. The partnership’s workforce housing proposal “gives tax credits and grants to workforce housing projects located in cities with...
April 14, 2015 - 8:03pm
April 7, 2015
Editorial: 'More than organic chemistry and diagrams'
In a story in the April 2 Daily Globe that previewed the upcoming Worthington Bio Conference, Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. Executive Director Abraham Algadi discussed the broader appeal — and importance — of the 11th annual event. “This conference is a reflection...
April 7, 2015 - 4:52pm
April 6, 2015
Editorial: Return LGA to 2002 levels
Shortly after Tim Pawlenty was elected Minnesota’s governor in 2002, hard budgetary times resulted in deep cuts to the state’s Local Government Aid (LGA) program. It has been more than a decade since those cuts were made — and Gov. Mark Dayton is now into his second four-year...
April 6, 2015 - 4:45pm
March 26, 2015
Letter: U.S. energy policies are misguided
By John F. Elskamp, Fulda It appears the EPA is caught in a crossfire. It encourages us to avoid fossil fuels and not cause pollution by burning wood in our stoves and fireplaces, and use other renewable fuels. To comply with new regulations, our wood burners will need some form...
March 26, 2015 - 4:15pm
March 17, 2015
Editorial: Don't forget about broadband
It was announced in February that the Rock County Broadband Alliance Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) would be receiving $5 million in grant funds to expand Internet fiber and broadband services to unserved and underserved areas within Rock County....
March 17, 2015 - 8:29pm