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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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March 6, 2016
Teacher licensing ‘broken,’ legislative auditor says: Agencies’ overlapping authority, unclear qualifications for applicants cited
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s teacher-licensing system is confusing, contradictory and ripe for an overhaul, the state legislative auditor said in a report Friday. “Quite frankly, the system is broken,” Legislative Auditor James Nobles told state lawmakers. The findings of his six-month...
March 6, 2016 - 7:46pm
May 10, 2015
Northwest Minnesota companies penalized for pollution violations
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Six northwest Minnesota businesses and one city have been penalized so far this year after the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency completed its latest round of enforcement investigations. In total, the agency finished 58 investigations statewide in the first...
May 10, 2015 - 8:08pm
January 21, 2015
State ignores 2007 meatpacker rights law
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota state department has not followed a law to notify meatpacking plants and workers about protections the state provides. Pointing to a bookshelf full of Minnesota laws, Legislative Auditor Jim Nobles said Wednesday, “one of them sort of got lost.” The...
January 21, 2015 - 8:34pm
September 29, 2014
Vilsack announces ARC, PLC updates
Crop farm owners may begin updating their yield history and reallocating base acres at their local Farm Service Agency county offices for the new farm program Sept. 29, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Sept. 24 during an event at the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus...
September 29, 2014 - 9:11pm
September 11, 2014
OSHA strengthens reporting requirements for injuries
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has updated when an employer must notify the agency if an employee suffers a job-related hospital stay, amputation or loss of an eye. The agency hopes the thousands of additional reports will help it identify and eliminate...
September 11, 2014 - 8:08pm
December 14, 2011
NRCHS agency nearing split
WORTHINGTON -- After 34 years, the Nobles-Rock Community Health Services board met for the final time Wednesday afternoon in Worthington, shoring up some final details as the two counties move toward their Dec.
December 14, 2011 - 8:33pm
Frustrations mount in NRCHS agency
LUVERNE -- As Nobles-Rock Community Health Services (NRCHS) continues to move closer to an agency split at the end of this year, the tension among employees continues to increase as few answers are offered about the future of the agency in Nobles County. During a meeting of the public...
September 14, 2011 - 9:26pm
April 6, 2011
CRP meeting slated for Friday
WORTHINGTON -- The Nobles County Farm Service Agency will have an informational meeting for the Conservation Reserve Program at 9 a.m. Friday in the conference room at the FSA office, 1567 N. McMillan St., Worthington. The process to signup for CRP will be reviewed, and producer's...
April 6, 2011 - 8:52pm
January 19, 2011
New maps of flood plains to be unveiled
WORTHINGTON -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently completed a remapping of...
January 19, 2011 - 8:46pm
August 24, 2010
Fate of public health agency still undecided
WORTHINGTON -- After a nearly two-hour meeting Tuesday afternoon with representatives of Lincoln-Lyon-Murray-Pipestone Public Health, Nobles County Commissioners ultimately decided to seek more information on a system that would allow the county to maintain local control of its public...
August 24, 2010 - 8:40pm
August 23, 2010
MPCA lists fines for second quarter
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) concluded 46 enforcement cases totaling $347,236 in penalties during the second quarter of 2010.
August 23, 2010 - 9:37pm
July 13, 2010
Health merger discussed
SLAYTON -- County commissioners must decide by mid-September whether to combine Nobles-Rock Community Health Services with Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Pipestone Public Health. County administrators, commissioners and public health staff from the six counties met Tuesday at the Murray...
July 13, 2010 - 9:17pm
May 10, 2010
Brief: MPCA first quarter investigations
WORTHINGTON -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 46 enforcement cases totaling $1.3 million in penalties during the first quarter of 2010, according to a news release.
May 10, 2010 - 7:18pm
March 22, 2010
FEMA ready to pitch in
ST. PAUL -- Federal authorities are on standby in case local and state workers need help fighting floods, but the Federal Emergency Management...
March 22, 2010 - 12:00am
December 10, 2009
Special child placements cost counties big bucks
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in a series of stories regarding out-of-home placement of children and the community's hope to reverse the trends. WORTHINGTON -- When it becomes necessary for a child to be removed from the home for safety and stability, the county's family service...
December 10, 2009 - 12:00am