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Minorities with post-secondary credentials make less than whites, study shows
'Support our Schools' effort gets under way
County begins budget discussion
Men on the street
Protests cost St. Paul $1.5M while Summit Avenue remains closed
YMCA Fun Run a good time for all ages
Amateur baseball: Worthington wins, takes 1-0 series lead over Heron Lake
All welcome at 34th annual Fun Run
Amateur baseball: Region 13C playoffs begin Wednesday
Wolter: Random thoughts in a fleeting summer
Letter: Journey pastor grateful for community support
Letter: Deep thoughts on constructing obstructions
Some Trump-style speculation on the GOP and Putin
Letter: Trip to Paris is May highlight for exchange student
Column: Trump set the table for Clinton
Calen Daniel "Rudy" Ross
Colbert (Corky) Bassett
Religion briefs: July 28
Column: Face time
Looking Back: 2006 -- City, YMCA approved deal for new Y facility
THE SCHIZ: Barber keeps on clipping at downtown Worthington shop
Column: A memorable — and cold — arrival in Worthington in 1872
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Davis 85th birthday
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Summons to establish custody
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May 20, 2014
Letter: Farmers hit too hard on taxes
By State Rep. Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska, and State Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls Co-chairmen, Minnesota Legislature’s GOP Rural Caucus As legislative Democrats now pat themselves on the back for supposedly providing tax relief to farmers, the facts show that most of them will...
May 20, 2014 - 9:14pm
May 15, 2014
Column: Investing in Minnesota's next generation of farms and farmers
By JULIAN THIES, Macalester College ST. PAUL — While the agricultural sector has been strong economically, ecological costs of over-tilling, excess fertilizer and other modern practices are adding up. The land of 10,000 lakes struggles with sediment build up and other pollutants...
May 15, 2014 - 9:37pm
May 2, 2014
Rain, cold stall farmers at start of farm year
WILLMAR — It could be the middle of next week before farmers in west-central Minnesota get into the fields to begin planting this year’s corn crop. What is needed is a string of nice days, with sunshine and warm temperatures, to warm the soil after the long, hard winter and after...
May 2, 2014 - 10:00pm
April 25, 2014
Chamber's Community Improvement Committee marks Arbor Day
WORTHINGTON — The unpredictable weather didn’t stop the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce’s Community Improvement Committee from celebrating...
April 25, 2014 - 9:45pm
Robots seen as wave of future in dairying
CHANDLER — Bill Post has been milking cows long enough to be able to recognize his son’s prized 4-H dairy cow by her udder and her legs below...
April 25, 2014 - 1:47pm
April 24, 2014
Hog farm expansion draws ire
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Planning Commission granted preliminary approval for Son-D-Farms of Adrian to construct three new hog confinement barns this year, but not before taking public testimony from neighbors complaining about the smell. Doug Bullerman sought approval to...
April 24, 2014 - 9:37pm
Minnesota lawmakers consider GMO label
By ANDREA PARROTT, Session Daily ST. PAUL — A “produced with genetic engineering” label could one day make its appearance in Minnesota stores. Rep. Karen Clark, D-Minneapolis, is sponsoring a bill to regulate disclosure of genetically engineered food and seed. The House...
April 24, 2014 - 9:27pm
April 18, 2014
Farms ordered to report pig virus infections
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Farms stricken with a deadly pig virus must report outbreaks as part of a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of the disease, the federal government announced Friday. Porcine epidemic diarrhea has killed millions of pigs in 27 states since...
April 18, 2014 - 9:44pm
April 15, 2014
Column: Farmers engaged in Iowa Water Quality Initiative
By BILL NORTHEY, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture DES MOINES, Iowa — Many Iowa farm fields are turning green earlier than normal this spring as a rapidly growing number of farmers are using cover crops to help better protect the soil and water they depend on to make their living....
April 15, 2014 - 6:34pm
April 4, 2014
Poised for the future: Ritchie sings state's praises on second day of Worthington Bio Conference
WORTHINGTON — When Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie attended the World’s Fair back in 1963, he’d witnessed the future of technology — the ability to combine audio and video over the phone line. He put that technology to use on Friday, when an early April...
April 4, 2014 - 10:35pm
POET VP speaks on renewable energy at Bio Conference
WORTHINGTON — Renewable energy was the main focus during Doug Berven’s presentation at the Worthington Bio Conference on Friday. Berven,...
April 4, 2014 - 10:05pm
Column: Worthington has been going hog wild since 1928
WORTHINGTON — That swine disease that is killing young pigs by the hundreds of thousands across America is affecting the economy of the local region. It was one year ago that scientists identified the disease. (Of course, they gave it a three-word name to make one more three-letter...
April 4, 2014 - 9:45pm
April 2, 2014
Letter: ‘5 percent campaign’ gains some momentum
By District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacher, R-Luverne This session I’ve been closely tracking the progress of the 5 Percent Campaign, which provides a full five-percent rate increase to people receiving disability and elderly-care services. The legislation caught its first break Monday,...
April 2, 2014 - 4:29pm
March 25, 2014
Hellenga settles in as JBS general manager
WORTHINGTON — A familiar face at JBS has climbed the ladder, so to speak, to the general manager’s post. Brad Hellinga, who has been...
March 25, 2014 - 2:07pm
March 24, 2014
Delivering a positive message of animal agriculture
WORTHINGTON — When Lance Baumgard joined the faculty at the University of Arizona after earning his PhD in animal science, he was inundated...
March 24, 2014 - 10:45pm