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Trestle burns, collapses along busy Minnesota rail line
41 indicted for multi-state drug trafficking ring
Celebrating recent developments
Slayton Country Club now part of GreatLIFE
Judge Bradley Walker re-elected chief judge of fifth judicial district
Section 3AA baseball: Crabtree throws zeros for Luverne
Scott Rall: Bees have more issues
Section 2AA track: Alwal claims state berth
Section 3A baseball: Charged battery helps Adrian nip E-SWC
Section 3A golf: MCC boys return to state
Column: Rand Paul's decline
Column: Being Bill Kristol
As others see it: Dayton right on pre-K
Letter: Help with lake clean-up effort is appreciated
Letter: WASO presented memorable concert
Robert Edward Olson
Milton E. Seeman
Marilyn Kaye Franz
Religion briefs: May 28
Out & About: May 29-June 12
Looking Back: 1990 -- Bigelow church preparing to mark 75th anniversary
Legion longevity: Lease, Meier recognized for continuous membership
Column: Worthington's unexpected link to Sherwood Forest
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Schulz 50th anniversary
Voss 90th birthday
Pearson 90th birthday
Oldham 95th birthday
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November 20, 2014
ABE a major part of Community Education system
WORTHINGTON — It is impossible to say which individual program within the District 518 Community Education system has had the most impact over the years. Every program has, to quote the Community Ed motto, “engaged, enriched, and inspired” thousands of people, young and...
November 20, 2014 - 8:44pm
July 14, 2014
SBA offering disaster assistance
WORTHINGTON — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced that low-interest federal disaster loans are available to northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota residents and business owners affected by severe storms, flooding, straight-line winds and tornadoes that occurred...
July 14, 2014 - 11:00pm
June 3, 2014
MN Somalis may have sought to join Syrian rebels, FBI says
MINNEAPOLIS — Young Somalis from Minnesota may have tried to travel to Syria to join the civil war against the government there, the FBI said Tuesday. Investigators are looking into the extent of the matter, said Kyle A. Loven, a spokesman for the FBI in Minneapolis. “Information...
June 3, 2014 - 9:08pm
May 14, 2014
Column: Use of food stamps on the rise in Nobles County
The use of food stamps in Nobles County increased during the recession, assisting families in stretching their food dollars, contributing to local spending and helping spark a national debate about the future of the federal nutrition program. The proportion of Nobles County residents...
opinion / columns
May 14, 2014 - 9:02pm
April 8, 2014
MN bill would compensate the wrongly imprisoned
ST. PAUL — Michael Hansen served almost seven years in state prison for a crime he did not commit. When he was released from prison, Hansen received no state assistance for housing, transportation, health care or insurance. Nor did he receive an apology. Rep. John Lesch, DFL-St....
April 8, 2014 - 9:04pm
March 6, 2014
Snow melt poses challenges for livestock manure management
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is asking farmers to take precautions as they plan to spread livestock manure on cropland during these warmer days of winter. As winter gives way to spring, rapid snow melt and potential for flooding pose challenges. Farmers who...
March 6, 2014 - 8:21pm
February 26, 2014
Letter: Energy assistance bill was worthy of support
On the first day of the 2014 Legislative Session, the Minnesota House approved legislation that helps address the propane supply shortage that is occurring throughout the state. Lawmakers agreed to appropriate $20 million to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LI-HEAP)...
opinion / letters
February 26, 2014 - 10:00pm
February 19, 2014
State to consider local oil disaster aid
T. PAUL — Local emergency responders say they want the state’s help handling safety concerns as crude oil travels on railroads, highways and pipelines through their communities, but the Legislature has little time to act on the issue this year and many questions to answer. The...
February 19, 2014 - 9:21pm
Branstad approves disaster assistance after storms
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Gov. Terry Branstad has announced individual disaster assistance programs for residents dealing with damage in four counties hit by recent storms. Branstad on Tuesday approved proclamations for Marion, Marshall, Tama and Dickinson counties. The program provides...
July 19, 2011 - 12:28pm
October 14, 2010
FEMA extends assistance for Iowans
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has granted a request to extend the registration period for disaster assistance. The registration period was scheduled to end Wednesday. Iowans in 35 counties now have until Nov. 12 to register for Individual Assistance,...
October 14, 2010 - 10:05pm
February 18, 2010
Welfare fraud investigations result in felony charges
WORTHINGTON -- Two Worthington woman were recently charged in Nobles County District Court with felony level wrongfully obtaining assistance charges. The cases are unrelated. In June 2009, Nobles County Family Services Agency (NCFSA) referred the two cases to law enforcement. One...
February 18, 2010 - 12:00am