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Sioux Falls man awaits trial
Rock County Red Arrow kicks off 51st year of fundraising
Weber aims for District 22 Senate re-election against Abrahamson
Pickleball just of many activities on CAL’s Active Aging Week itinerary
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer as nearby states have similar odds of collision
High school volleyball: H-BC out-hits W-WG in thrilling five-setter
High school volleyball: H-BC out-hits W-WG in thrilling five-setter
Cross country: Gehl, Irwin win at Slayton
Girls tennis: Worthington swept by BEA
Boys soccer: Trojans clinch conference title
Letter: Bravo to many for a great Turkey Day
Letter: It was great to have KTD back downtown
Letter: Right decision made on KTD location
Column: Take care to be a critical consumer of higher education
Column: In praise of good government geeks
Erwin R. De Boer
Norma J. Janssen
Bunice Darlene Heidtke
Looking Back: 1966 -- Luverne man awarded bronze star for ‘heroic achievement’
Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
September 18, 2016
Sen. Amy Klobuchar incites pride, laughter during KTD speech
WORTHINGTON -- Minnesota’s senior Sen. Amy Klobuchar filled one of the briefest speeches in recent King Turkey Day history Saturday by touting...
September 18, 2016 - 9:08pm
September 9, 2016
Klobuchar will be featured KTD speaker
WORTHINGTON -- The King Turkey Day Board of Directors announced Friday that U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar will be the featured speaker during the 77th...
September 9, 2016 - 12:06pm
August 31, 2016
Loved ones remember late Gen. Jack Vessey as humble, loving leader
MINNEAPOLIS -- One of Minnesota’s most decorated military officers was memorialized Wednesday, but it was his thoughtfulness and spirituality that stood out among those gathered to celebrate his life. John William “Jack” Vessey Jr. rose from humble beginnings to become the country’s...
August 31, 2016 - 9:29pm
August 30, 2016
Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
FALCON HEIGHTS -- Minnesota leads the country in its Beyond Yellow Ribbon program to help military personnel, veterans and their families, and state leaders used the State Fair to celebrate. "Companies and communities have shown immense support," Maj. Gen. Rick Nash, Minnesota National...
August 30, 2016 - 9:50pm
August 25, 2016
Concerns raised about EpiPens costs
DULUTH, Minn. — Since 5-year-old Matthew Nicholls was diagnosed with a tree-nut allergy at age 2, his mom and dad have spent more than $1,000 on EpiPens that have never been used — but have to be kept on hand in case Matthew has a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction....
August 25, 2016 - 6:43am
August 16, 2016
Klobuchar visits NCTC to tout bill that helps advance medical education for skilled veterans
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. -- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, DFL-Minnesota, visited Northland Community and Technical College in East Grand Forks on Tuesday, plugging a recently passed bill expected to place more veterans in health classrooms nationwide as soon as next year. The Veterans...
August 16, 2016 - 9:38pm
August 12, 2016
Capital Chat: Candidates handle losing differently
ST. PAUL -- A look at two Republican U.S. House candidates shows different ways of handling a loss. John Howe dealt with his third-place finish with humor. "Character building day," he tweeted with a photo of him removing campaign signs. "Taking down signs and keeping a positive attitude."...
August 12, 2016 - 9:16pm
August 4, 2016
Worthington Municipal Airport awarded federal grant
WORTHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Worthington’s Municipal Airport a $116,712 grant to help fund a taxiway maintenance project. The grant will cover 90 percent of the cost of the project, according to Worthington’s City Engineer Dwayne Haffield. He...
August 4, 2016 - 9:28pm
July 26, 2016
Klobuchar praises Clinton for elevating women worldwide
PHILADELPHIA -- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar portrayed Hillary Clinton as a leader in the fight against international human trafficking Tuesday night during an address to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The Minnesota Democrat credited the former secretary of state with...
July 26, 2016 - 9:44pm
July 22, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Smith opens climate change office
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's lieutenant governor has launched a state office that could draw Republican scorn. The Office of Enterprise Sustainability is designed to combat climate change, which many in the GOP deny is a problem. The new office is to provide agencies assistance to reduce...
July 22, 2016 - 9:22pm
July 1, 2016
Capital Chatter: Farm groups back new GMO bill
ST. PAUL -- Farm organizations are happy that the U.S. Senate may be about to pass a bill taking away states' rights to demand that food labels tell consumers if the item has been genetically modified. A bill could be in front of senators as soon as they return from the July 4 holiday...
July 1, 2016 - 9:21pm
June 29, 2016
Column: Have a happy Fourth, and give thanks
WASHINGTON -- All across our state, Minnesotans are gathering with family and friends to celebrate the Fourth of July. There will be picnics, parades, and – of course – lots of fireworks. It’s good fun, and it’s for a great reason – to celebrate the signing of the Declaration...
June 29, 2016 - 8:37pm
May 25, 2016
Column: Honoring our fallen heroes, respecting our veterans
WASHINGTON — Every year on Memorial Day, we remember those we have lost while they served in our military. It is a time to reflect on how we honor these fallen heroes and how we treat those who have followed, our brave veterans, with the dignity and respect they have earned. Throughout...
May 25, 2016 - 5:32pm
May 13, 2016
NCE to receive FEMA disaster aid
WORTHINGTON — After two rounds of appeals for disaster aid to the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) following the April 2013 ice storm, Nobles Cooperative Electric (NCE) was recently notified that FEMA is partially granting the appeal for up to $2.5 million. The next...
May 13, 2016 - 9:22pm
April 12, 2013
Dayton, Klobuchar, Franken and Walz coming Saturday
LUVERNE -- Gov. Mark Dayton, U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, and U.S. Rep. Tim Walz will visit Rock and Nobles counties today to assess the damages from this week's ice storm. The contingent of state and federal politicians will fly in to the Worthington Municipal Airport...
April 12, 2013 - 4:02pm