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Worthington plans bridge pillar to face Crailsheim
'Speak Up,' says law enforcement, in new effort to halt drunk driving
Presidential candidates gather at DNC meetings
MidAmerican Energy picks northwest Iowa for two wind farms
Amid backlash, Iowa co-op drops planned fee for solar hookup
Prep football: Worthington falls in game of inches
Prep football: Luverne holds off Windom Area; Adrian scores late
Iowa prep football: Harris-Lake Park devours North Iowa; Sibley-Ocheyedan rolls
Prep football: Pipestone Area grinds out thriller over Jackson County Central
Prep volleyball: Adrian sweeps Hendricks
Column: School year in Worthington's District 518 off to busy start
Column: One-term Biden could prove unbeatable
Column: Biden should run
Column: How to lift up America's middle class
Letter: Work continuing on research of old schools
Viola Ethel Bruxvoort
James Paul Morgan
Loretta M. Gengler
Yvonne (Vonnie) Einck
Column: Worthington's women helped build our economy
Religion briefs: Aug. 27
Looking Back: 1965 -- Several building projects in progress at Worthington schools
Column: Let's hope we keep horsin' around at the fair
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McGinty 90th birthday
Henning 50th anniversary
Harmon 50th anniversary
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August 26, 2015
Minnesota again leads nation in ACT college entrance scores
ST. PAUL — Minnesota high school students turned in the strongest ACT exams again this year among states in which at least half of graduates participated. The 2015 graduates were the 10th straight class of Minnesotans to lead the nation in ACT scores, according to the state Department...
August 26, 2015 - 8:44pm
February 24, 2015
More Minnesota kids getting diplomas
ST. PAUL — Three in four St. Paul Public Schools students earned high school diplomas on time last year as the school district and Minnesota saw gains across all ethnic groups. Four-year graduation rates grew to 75.6 percent from 73.3 percent in St. Paul and to 81.2 percent from...
February 24, 2015 - 8:53pm
June 15, 2014
ACT to replace former pre-graduation exams
Next school year, most Minnesota middle and high school students will take a version of the ACT on the state’s dime. In May, the Minnesota Department of Education quietly inked a $13.5 million deal with the Iowa-based testing giant to provide the state with assessments to gauge...
June 15, 2014 - 10:01pm
April 14, 2014
Column: Democrats’ revolting equal-pay games
WASHINGTON — Here’s a radical notion: It is simultaneously possible to believe that women are entitled to equal pay and to not support the Paycheck Fairness Act. Not that you’d know it from the rhetoric President Obama and fellow Democrats are happily flinging at Republicans...
opinion / columns
April 14, 2014 - 7:48pm
February 9, 2011
Freedom to Breathe Act under attack
WORTHINGTON -- It has been three years since the Freedom to Breathe Act was passed in Minnesota, banning indoor smoking in all public spaces,...
February 9, 2011 - 9:32pm
October 18, 2010
Education Briefs: Oct. 16, 2010
Poppema hired at Minnesota West WORTHINGTON -- Ted Poppema has been hired in the general maintenance position on the Worthington campus of Minnesota West Community and Technical College. NCIC activities announced WORTHINGTON -- The Nobles County Integration Collaborative...
News / education
October 18, 2010 - 9:22am
April 3, 2009
Letter: New ACT test program praised
As another school year nears the end, juniors everywhere are facing the challenging work of getting ready to take their ACT tests. Our school district has helped by purchasing an excellent online ACT program that really gives students a taste of what they will face when they sit down...
opinion / education / letters
April 3, 2009 - 12:00am
July 24, 2008
Letter: EFCA doesn't take away secret ballot
Have you seen the ad on TV that says Al Franken supports the legislation that would take away the secret ballot from workers who want to join a union? Every time I've seen it I could not believe that Al would support something that would hurt workers. So, I investigated: The commercials...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
July 1, 2008
Smoke-free law in Iowa takes effect today
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Nine months after Minnesota's law to eliminate smoking in public places took effect, its neighbor to the south begins its new law, the Iowa Smokefree Air Act.
July 1, 2008 - 12:00am