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Trump's 100 days in office: A blizzard of controversy, conflict, and political friction
'Fox & Friends' anchor named State Department spokesperson
China calls for restraint as U.S. carrier group heads for Korean waters
Pro rodeo's rags-to-riches bull proving hard to ride
Arkansas plans to execute 2 inmates Monday, would be first state in 17 years to do so
Former Vikings RB Adrian Peterson 'closing in' on contract with Saints
Former No. 1 overall pick Long, who played briefly for Vikings, retires
After another disappointing postseason, what's next for the Wild?
Vikings: Plenty of draft options at RB, including Joe Mixon teammate Samaje Perine
High school roundup: JCC tops PA in 10-inning thriller
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Column: Another successful year for Prairie Elementary K-Kids
Ms. Simplicity: How to plan an organized graduation party
Richard "Dick" Noyes
Richard "Dick" Watters
Column: Talking with an old friend and looking down from above
Round Lake Church to celebrate 125 years
Disheveled Theologian: Loony for loons
Looking Back: 1992 -- City building permit report reveals growth
out and about
Zinn 80th birthday
Birth: April 21, 2017
Vihlen 85th birthday
Feeken 80th birthday
Data: April 24, 2017
Data: April 22, 2017
City of Worthington Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing
Regular School Board Meeting March Minutes
Data: April 21, 2017
April 5, 2017
As others see it: It's long past time for transportation funding deal
A transportation funding bill should have been agreed to years ago. The delay has caused the cost of road projects to skyrocket. Take the case of the current Highway 22 project between Mankato and Mapleton. MnDOT thought it could pave 12 miles from Blue Earth County Road 90 to Mapleton...
April 5, 2017 - 10:10pm
March 28, 2017
Editorial: We’re still here and serving our readers
Since our initial publication date of Aug. 31, 1872, the Daily Globe has remained a constant in the Worthington community. We are proud of that longevity, and we owe it all to you — our readers. After all, this is your paper, and today — just like nearly 145 years ago — our...
March 28, 2017 - 10:32pm
March 2, 2017
As Others See It: Minnesota’s Sunday liquor-sale vote inspires change
By voting to allow liquor sales on Sunday, the Minnesota Legislature is reminding Americans of why our country remains a superpower and a destination for immigrants from around the world. Wait a minute. Sunday liquor sales means all that? Really?
March 2, 2017 - 10:15pm
February 23, 2017
As Others See It: Kill Legislature’s secret-meeting exemption
Wait, wait, wait. Can this be right? The state of Minnesota way back in 1957 passed a law requiring that meetings of government bodies be open to the public. OK, that part makes good sense: No governing in secret. But the Minnesota Legislature exempts itself from the statute. As much...
February 23, 2017 - 10:09pm
February 14, 2017
Editorial: Biosciences one of Worthington's many assets
It’s often easy for Worthington residents to lament what they don’t have in their community, or ways in which the city could be a more appealing place to live. While it may be true that Worthington is by no means Utopia, we shouldn’t forget that we’ve got plenty to brag about....
February 14, 2017 - 8:44pm
February 9, 2017
Letter: Schomacker supports new RFA loan bill
A bill that will replenish funds for the Rural Finance Authority (RFA) loan program has been approved in the Minnesota House. I voted in favor the measure. The RFA can be vital to our local economy. I’m glad to see we’ve prioritized the program and I was happy to support it. Funds...
February 9, 2017 - 10:31pm
January 23, 2017
As Others See It: Best wishes to Donald Trump and America
A United States citizen took the presidential oath of office Friday, resulting in the peaceful transfer of leadership for the 71st time since President George Washington was first sworn into office in 1789. This is a historic fact in this American experiment of government by “we...
January 23, 2017 - 10:32pm
January 19, 2017
Column: Trump should prove he's no Putin 'puppet'
WASHINGTON -- After my aunt died recently, a cousin found in her papers the "Petition for Naturalization" that our great-grandfather signed in 1913, 13 years after emigrating from Russia.
January 19, 2017 - 10:07pm
As Others See It: A crack of cooperation in St. Paul
Just when you thought the Democrats and Republicans in the Minnesota Legislature and in the governor’s office couldn’t get together or agree on anything, news broke last week from St. Paul that a bill not only was passed but actually was signed into law, the first such achievement...
January 19, 2017 - 9:09pm
January 6, 2017
Substitute orientation to be offered at District 518
By Cory Van Briesen, District 518
January 6, 2017 - 10:04pm
December 29, 2016
As Others See It: The fog of fog forecasts
Weather folklore includes the wildly unscientific notion that fog will be followed in about 90 days by storms. By that reckoning, fog in early April means nasty thunderstorms in late June or early July; and fog in early October is a warning to prepare for a blizzard in late December....
December 29, 2016 - 10:46pm
December 19, 2016
Guest editorial: Creating jobs and driving innovation in rural Minnesota
Back in 2009, I had the opportunity to attend the grand opening of Ever Cat’s biodiesel plant in Isanti. The company, started by a feed-supplement supplier for farmers, uses innovative technology to create biodiesel from waste. And every year since its opening, that plant has produced...
December 19, 2016 - 8:31pm
December 16, 2016
Column: This may surprise you: Santa Claus had a Worthington suit
Editor’s note: Former longtime Daily Globe Editor Ray Crippen died Dec. 27, 2015. We will continue to publish previously run “Isn’t That Something” columns on Saturdays, until further notice, as a tribute to Crippen and his knowledge of local and regional history. The following...
December 16, 2016 - 8:00pm
December 15, 2016
As Others See It: Branstad a good fit for China job
During a Sioux City rally two days before the Nov. 8 presidential election, President-elect Donald Trump declared Gov. Terry Branstad "our prime candidate to take care of China." On Wednesday, Trump announced Branstad — Iowa's six-term governor and the longest-serving state chief...
December 15, 2016 - 9:56pm
December 13, 2016
As Others See It: Heitkamp's cabinet considerations
North Dakotans should be proud that two of the state’s members of Congress are being considered for Cabinet posts. Midwestern states like to be known for punching above their weight: Iowa, for its outsized influence in presidential campaigns; Minnesota, where innovative governance...
December 13, 2016 - 10:50pm