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Movie theater sweethearts: Sibley theater owners hope to find buyer for business
Misfit founder walked away from investment firm, says found ‘spiritual home’ in Fargo
Maurices’ hometown man at the top
Remembering a war’s end: Minnesota pilot recalls training to invade Japan during World War II
‘Night to Unite’ set in Worthington; event also in Sibley
Amateur baseball: Hadley churns out win
Amateur baseball: Season ends for Jackson, Wilmont
Amateur baseball: Saufley leads Wilmont to victory
State VFW baseball: Post 3958 awaits Gold rematch
Scott Rall: White tail adults are pretty cool, too
Column: Clinton's new email fuss is no scandal
Column: What Congress must do for LGBT kids
Column: Putting a Senate bully in his place
Column: Marking 25 years of the ADA
As other see it: For safety, arm military
Sheryl A. Grindy
Mary Anne Conway
James W. Dykstra
Melvin H. Burkard
A creative life: Tom Ling finds inspiration in the world around him
Column: It's by no means China in southwest Minnesota
Top tacos: Fresh flavors distinguish street fare
Out & About: July 31-Aug. 22
Okoboji Bible Conference gets under way Saturday
Out and About
Birth: July 31, 2015
Birth: July 30, 2015
Kass 80th birthday
Data: August 2, 2015
Data: July 31, 2015
Data: July 29, 2015
Data: July 27, 2015
Data: July 27, 2015
May 10, 2015
Aging at work
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — At 78, Mary Lou Kurtyka wants to keep working. But she says she doesn’t need the money. Instead, her job greeting...
May 10, 2015 - 8:07pm
March 19, 2015
Put yourself in their shoes
WORTHINGTON — People in leadership positions, volunteer caregivers and those who work with the aging will have a unique opportunity next week to put themselves in the shoes of an individual suffering from dementia. The Nobles County Senior Concerns Committee will host a Virtual...
March 19, 2015 - 7:58pm
January 20, 2015
Minnesota looks at new nursing home funding method
ST. PAUL — Minnesota will do a better job caring for its senior citizens if nursing homes are paid based on their quality of care and the area’s average pay, backers of a nursing home funding reform bill say. Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, and Sen. Tony Lourey, D-Kerrick,...
January 20, 2015 - 7:36pm
November 21, 2014
Family caregivers important part of aging process
LUVERNE — Whether you check in on an elderly neighbor each day or provide care for an aging parent or spouse, the role of a caregiver is extremely important in keeping people in their own home for as long as possible. During National Family Caregivers Month in November, the...
November 21, 2014 - 9:53pm
September 14, 2014
Ecumen, MnSCU to partner on rural senior care
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL — Rural Minnesota is acutely impacted by the collision of a rapidly aging population and a shortage of nurses in senior care. Ecumen, a non-profit senior housing and services organization that operates in many rural Minnesota communities, and Minnesota State...
September 14, 2014 - 9:00pm
September 4, 2014
Minnesota must prepare for ‘age wave’
DETROIT LAKES — Minnesotans are getting older, and the costs of caring for seniors and the disabled are going to rise fast. The state needs to act now to get ahead of the coming “age wave” by providing a stable funding source to pay for care, says state Sen. Kent Eken,...
September 4, 2014 - 8:00pm
April 16, 2014
Rep. Hamilton hears from constituents
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Legislature may be on its Easter break this week, but it has been far from a break from District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton (R-Mountain Lake) as he made his second visit to Worthington in two days Tuesday for a listening session on health care for the aging. Hamilton,...
April 16, 2014 - 8:43pm
September 10, 2010
Column: Minnesota seniors deserve an articulate plan
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans often disagree on policy issues and we certainly expect our gubernatorial candidates to do so, too. But there is one area on which they all can agree: Minnesota's aging demographic is the biggest issue facing our state. Each of the major party candidates...
politics / columns / opinion
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
October 26, 2009
As others see it: Pay attention to aging work force
People 65 and older will increasingly try to stay employed or find employment for a number of reasons. Some will feel a need to do it for financial reasons.
opinion / editorials
October 26, 2009 - 12:00am