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WHS grad named to state Young Women’s Initiative
Setting sail: WMS students create their own boats in 4-H STEM program
County authorizes sale of $9.5 million in road construction bond
Referendum to reinstate Iowa Beef Checkoff passes
Red Cross blood drive set for Dec. 21
WHS gymnastics: Trojans make big jump in gym
Prep hockey: Windom Area rallies past Worthington
Area prep basketball: Trojans tame Tigers 39-35
Prep wrestling: Trojans wrestlers beat Luverne, W/ML
Prep basketball: Tigers claw Trojans
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
Column: The media are still looking down on working-class America
Column: Reinvigorating renewable energy in southern Minnesota
Column: You wanted anti-establishment? Hold on.
Joshua Joe Staples
Laurence L. Konradi
James (Jim) Kuhl
Nellie Van Santen
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
Disheveled Theologian: The Santa Boat
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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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
June 16, 2015
Editorial: Stop the secret deals
There has been significant conversation following the conclusion of the latest Minnesota legislative session about how well Greater Minnesota actually fared. Was the special session Gov. Mark Dayton’s fault? Why couldn’t the legislature advance a bill that would have brought significant...
June 16, 2015 - 4:45pm
June 11, 2015
Editorial: Growing up here can be advantageous
Ask young people in Worthington — or another southwest Minnesota community — if they’ve liked growing up in their hometown, and there will likely be a variety of answers. Many, no doubt, are proud to call their town home. Others could very well be counting the days until opportunity...
June 11, 2015 - 5:20pm
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