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Ranum pleads guilty to three felony charges
New 72-unit apartment complex planned for Grand Avenue
Sanford Worthington Medical Center begins CEO transition
Bumper bushels: Farmers reap rewards from timely rains
Candidate debates to air Thursday on public TV
High school football: H-BC, E/E win big in section playoffs
High school football: Trojans fall to Sibley East, Luverne tops St. Peter
Section 3A South volleyball: Higher seeds win first-round matches
Section football playoffs: Showdown season is here
Prep football: H-LP finishes off perfect regular season
Editorial: Hamilton for District 22B Representative
Letter: Vote yes for Sunday liquor sales in Worthington
Letter: More feasible -- and affordable -- plan needed for school district
Letter: Businesses should take down political signs
Letter: Trump has ‘vision and fortitude’ needed for presidency
Ralph W. Thueson
Linda Diann Finke
Margaret "Jean" Bolin
Patricia "Pat" J. Smedsrud
Eleanor Clarke Garrish
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
Potted mums difficult to establish if planted in fall
Column: Worthington is no stranger to election hullabaloo
New adaptation of ‘Sense and Sensibility’ arrives at Guthrie
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City of Worthington Notice of Public Hearing
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
March 11, 2015
As others see it: Make immigration reform a high priority
Max Villatoro was a young man when he arrived in the United States in 1995. Two decades later he is a pastor in Iowa City, married and the father of four children. They range in age from 7 to 15 and are all U.S. citizens. He has been described by fellow clergy as a “person of great...
March 11, 2015 - 4:40pm
February 19, 2015
As others see it: Focus on fixing MNsure
The rollout was rough. Minnesotans got an earful of that. But we never heard how rough. Until now. This week the Office of the Legislative Auditor released a thorough — and thoroughly thrashing — review of MNsure, Minnesota’s state-run health-insurance exchange, our piece...
February 19, 2015 - 4:50pm
February 18, 2015
Editorial: Save our roads
It’s probably safe to say the $6 billion transportation plan announced Tuesday by Gov. Mark Dayton won’t be passed in its current form. That said, Dayton is still wise to at least put forward the plan, even though control of the Minnesota Legislature is divided and Republicans...
February 18, 2015 - 9:06pm
February 12, 2015
Editorial: Support Simonson for regents’ board
For more than 20 years, a Mayo/Rochester representative has had the Congressional District 1 position on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. Quite simply, we think it’s time that changed. Dr. Randy Simonson, CEO of Grasix Animal Health in Worthington, is a finalist for...
February 12, 2015 - 9:30pm
February 10, 2015
As others see it: Carefully consider sick-days law
You get sick, you take a day off. Of course you do. No boss, co-worker or customer wants you coming in and making everyone else ill. And really, if you feel that lousy, how valuable would your work be? How much would you really get done? And would your compromised health and less-than-sharp...
February 10, 2015 - 7:57pm
February 5, 2015
Editorial: Mall site offers ample opportunity
Tired of hearing about the plight of the deteriorating Northland Mall? So are we. That’s why last Thursday night’s Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. (WREDC) annual meeting offered a refreshing perspective on our community. Rather than dwell on the mall’s negatives...
February 5, 2015 - 8:17am
January 29, 2015
Let's focus on sustained, strategic transportation funding
BLOOMINGTON — We agree with Gov. Mark Dayton: Let’s get real about transportation. Minnesotans demand safe and efficient movement of people and goods. Our existing dedicated revenues fall short of maintaining our system of roads, bridges and transit, let alone allowing for strategic...
January 29, 2015 - 9:59am
Time to listen, learn and lead
WASHINGTON — Voters sent Washington a message in November. Lawmakers can make the most of the historic election in the new year by making fresh resolutions for the new Congress. Let’s listen, learn and lead. First, listen. Voters are fed up with business as usual. Partisanship...
January 29, 2015 - 9:57am
January 28, 2015
Editorial: Time for WinterFest
While the weather has a been a bit warmer than normal over the past few days, winter will still be in full force this weekend in Worthington. The annual WinterFest celebration begins Friday, and an ever-growing slate of events are scheduled. We’re grateful to the many folks in...
January 28, 2015 - 10:42am
January 6, 2015
Editorial: Stand united against human trafficking
As of today, the Daily Globe is nearly halfway through its publication of Forum News Service’s seven-part investigative news series, “Trafficked.” These exhaustingly researched and comprehensively written stories are undoubtedly grim, but merit the full attention of our readers. Unfortunately,...
January 6, 2015 - 4:39pm