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Trump picks Iowa Governor Branstad as U.S. ambassador to China: transition official
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
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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May 31, 2011
Accepting the flag
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3958 Commander Roger Geertsema accepts a flag from U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar Monday evening at the post home. According...
May 31, 2011 - 7:48pm
April 3, 2011
Sen. Klobuchar visits Windom
WINDOM -- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, DFL-Minn., spoke about agriculture, education and the region's economy with a few local officials Saturday...
April 3, 2011 - 7:27pm
March 9, 2009
Kidnap suspect let girl go
FERGUS FALLS - William Hanson had just finished reading a newspaper article Sunday about a 17-year-old girl abducted at gunpoint by her stepfather when he looked up to see the girl in the picture. "No more than a minute later she walked in the door, approached me and asked to use...
March 9, 2009 - 12:00pm
March 7, 2009
Brief: Byrne grants awarded in region
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S.
March 7, 2009 - 12:00am
February 17, 2009
Sons fight for safer food
ST. PAUL -- Jeff Almer wants his mother's death to mean something. Shirley Almer of Perham died Dec. 21 from salmonella poisoning blamed on...
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
January 24, 2009
Amy Wade and Jeff Appel, together with their parents, Tom and Stacie Wade, Devils Lake, N.D., Dean and Dona Howes, Grand Forks, N.D., and Jan...
January 24, 2009 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
TV, radio get digital conversion cash
Minnesota's public broadcasters will get funds to help convert to digital transmissions. A $792,000 Corporation for Public Broadcasting grant is the country's second largest, said Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., who has worried that many Minnesotans will be left out of next year's digital...
December 12, 2008 - 11:00am
November 24, 2008
Senators: Ag investment vital
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. -- Any new economic stimulus must include rural America, both of Minnesota's U.S. senators told a farm group here Friday night. Sens. Norm Coleman, a Republican, and Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat, said investments need to be made in rural communities that will continue...
November 24, 2008 - 6:00pm
More protection needed against 'silent killer'
WASHINGTON -- Cheryl Burt of Rochester will never forget the night almost 13 years ago when the furnace malfunctioned while her family slept in their new home near St. Cloud. Cheryl, her husband and their five-year-old son suffered severe carbon monoxide poisoning. But their 16-month-old...
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Minnesotans concerned about bailout
ST. PAUL - Minnesota politicians want guarantees that any federal money spent to bail out a troubled automobile industry be used wisely. For U.S. Sen. Norm Colman, R-Minn., the key is that whatever money is given to the industry, automakers must be accountable. "I have a strong...
November 18, 2008 - 10:00am
October 29, 2008
Candidates get help on campaign trail
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS -- The guest was just as popular as the candidate when Sen. Norm Coleman and Gov. Tim Pawlenty walked into the restaurant. Minnesota's two top Republicans worked the dining room, greeting supporters, signing autographs and chatting up school children. But the...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
Amy Bechler and Travis Chapa were married Aug. 16 at Zion Presbyterian Church, Ellsworth, with the Rev. Deb Klaassen officiating. Parents of...
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
August 26, 2008
Klobuchar: Obama led on ethics
ST. PAUL -- Amy Klobuchar had barely pulled out of her driveway en route to Washington, before taking her U.S. Senate position nearly two years...
August 26, 2008 - 12:00am
July 19, 2008
Amy Bechler and Travis Chapa, both of Pipestone, announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Deb Scoggins, Luverne, Robert Bechler, George, Iowa, and Brian and Kathy Chapa, Ellsworth. Bechler is a 2005 graduate of Ellsworth High School. She is currently a student in the...
July 19, 2008 - 12:00am
June 30, 2008
Beach Nook manager adds artistic touch to business
WORTHINGTON -- Minnesota is a long, long way from Hawaii, but for Amy Teerink, life's still about the beach. Teerink, 21, is managing The Beach Nook, located on Worthington's Centennial Beach, this summer, returning to her hometown after living in an environment quite different from...
June 30, 2008 - 12:00am