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Family Art Night scheduled during parent-teacher conferences week
Remembering Pearl Harbor: WWII veteran on Oahu when Japanese launched sneak attack
Seminar aims to create smooth transition for retiring business owners
Menjivar-Melendez set for contested omnibus hearing
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
Area boys basketball roundup: Huskies win high-scoring season opener
Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
Boys basketball: Trojans show teamwork, depth in victory over Luverne
Letter: Pioneer Village
Letter: Local government entities should live within their means
Column: 21st Century Cures Act a remedy for all Americans
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Gerald L. Smith
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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November 16, 2016
Column: November is National Adoption Month
Q: How are you working to observe National Adoption Month this year? A: During this season of Thanksgiving, families across America make plans to travel and spend the holiday with loved ones. Family rituals and menus make Thanksgiving a special tradition to look forward to from...
November 16, 2016 - 10:44pm
October 19, 2015
Lost & found: Makram — the Christmas Waif — discovers three biological sisters
WORTHINGTON -- “And then there were four.” The post was written Sept. 21 by Tammy Makram on her Facebook page, alongside photos of four...
October 19, 2015 - 1:00pm
May 25, 2015
Worthington Tractor Supply hosts pet event
WORTHINGTON — Tractor Supply Company in Worthington, located at 1160 Ryan’s Road, will host a pet event Saturday to encourage adoptions and support local animal groups. The Saturday event is part of Purina Days, which lasts from Wednesday to Sunday. All Purina Days events are...
May 25, 2015 - 7:44pm
January 19, 2015
Baby Jane Doe goes national
LUVERNE — The woman who shared the story of her abandonment as an infant at the back door of a Twin Cities hospital on Christmas Eve 1961 with...
January 19, 2015 - 10:01pm
December 24, 2014
Tammy Makram -- Baby Jane Doe -- continues quest to find birth mother
‘Twas the night before Christmas in 1961 A young doctor — an intern — was walking the halls. Then outside he noticed the new fallen...
December 24, 2014 - 8:50am
July 14, 2013
The first family reunion
SLAYTON -- Ben Nagel said he doesn't get nervous. But last week was different. And who can blame him. For the first time in his life, he was...
July 14, 2013 - 11:43pm
TSC to host pet adoption event
WORTHINGTON -- Tractor Supply Co., located at 1160 Ryan's Road, will host a pet adoption event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Tractor Supply Co. helped make possible the adoption of more than 2,000 adopted pets during the chainwide Pet Appreciation Week in 2011. Pet adopters on...
June 14, 2012 - 9:08pm
December 23, 2010
AUSTIN -- On a cold day last January, Lynette Carlson turned on her computer, logged into the social network website Facebook and found a message...
December 23, 2010 - 8:12pm
November 6, 2009
Letter: Observe adoption awareness month
My husband and I began foster parenting soon after our wedding and within 12 years we have been blessed and challenged to parent 12 children, now ages 10-23. Because it is my passion to find homes for the children who wait, I take time each November to remind people to celebrate Adoption...
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Accused baby scammer pleads guilty
MADISON, Wis. - A Red Wing woman who told four women that she had a baby to adopt when, in fact she didn't, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to four counts of wire fraud. Melissa Christiansen, 31, formerly of Maiden Rock, was indicted in August with scheming to obtain an unspecified...
January 14, 2009 - 3:00pm
December 18, 2008
Adoption fight over 6-month-old baby
Baby Talon has been removed from one family and given to another. Talon is the 6-month-old boy in the middle of a legal battle that made national headlines this week. His adoptive mother and father were forced on Sunday to relinquish the infant to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe after...
December 18, 2008 - 11:00am
October 1, 2008
Woman charged with adoption fraud
MADISON, Wis. -- A former Maiden Rock woman charged in connection with allegedly offering a non-existent baby for adoption pleaded not guilty Sept. 23 in federal court to 16 counts of wire fraud. Melissa Christiansen, 31, now of 723 Buchanan St., Red Wing, was charged in August with...
October 1, 2008 - 4:30pm
September 2, 2008
Woman indicted in adoption scheme
RED WING - A federal grand jury in Madison, Wis., has indicted a Maiden Rock woman on charges of wire fraud in connection with an adoption scheme. According to the U.S. Attorney's office for western district of Wisconsin, Melissa Christensen, 31, has been charged in a 16-count indictment...
September 2, 2008 - 2:25pm