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Being Elf-ish: One of Santa's workers shares secrets from the North Pole
Government offices, banks, stores close for Christmas
Tammy Makram -- Baby Jane Doe -- continues quest to find birth mother
Fire destroys home addition
Holiday Traditions: Ramadan a time for spiritual growth and reflection
Boys hockey: Big game, big win for Luverne
Scott Rall: Family traditions should not go the way of the dinosaur
Wrestling: Oeltjenbruns, Nielsen lead Luverne
High school basketball: JCC boys rout MCW
Girls basketball: Henry is back, and loving every second
Column: Inglorious hackers, or 'Revenge of the Nerd'
Column: Holiday chores made special again by visit from mom
Column: Good riddance to the worst Congress ever
Column: Ethics training for Congress? Dream on
As others see it: The best gift -- get there safe
Robert J. Schmidt
Evelyn A. Kellen
Religion briefs: Dec. 24
Looking Back: 1989 -- Hadley man named state's top cattleman
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
The pageantry of it all
Out and About
Julius 90th birthday
Probst 80th birthday
School Board Minutes for November
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Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
June 26, 2013
O'Brien wins Pritzker for military writing
WORTHINGTON -- Author Tim O'Brien has been awarded the Pritzker Military Library Literature Award. O'Brien grew up in Worthington, the son of William and Ava O'Brien. After graduating from Macalaster College in 1968, he was drafted into the Vietnam War. His military service figures...
June 26, 2013 - 11:47pm
Tim O'Brien wins Pritzker for military writing
WORTHINGTON -- Author Tim O'Brien has been awarded the Pritzker Military Library Literature Award. O'Brien grew up in Worthington, the son of William and Ava O'Brien. After graduating from Macalaster College in 1968, O'Brien was drafted into the Vietnam War. His military service...
June 26, 2013 - 9:07am
November 24, 2012
Novel ideas: David Mastbergen discovers a niche for storytelling
RUSHMORE -- When David Mastbergen sits down with his computer at the kitchen table, he quickly gets lost in his work. The stories flow from...
November 24, 2012 - 12:00am
September 10, 2012
Author Brands to visit museum
PIPESTONE -- The Brown Bag lunch series will present Carol Brands of Edgerton at noon Sept. 19. Brands is the author of "Little White Farm House in Iowa," which is the fictionalized life story of long-time Edgerton resident Katherine Vastenhout. The Brown Bag Lunch series is free...
September 10, 2012 - 10:01pm
February 6, 2012
Luverne honors life of author in year-long project
LUVERNE -- An ongoing project in Luverne is bringing new voice to the long-ago written word of renowned author and Luverne resident Frederick Manfred. Late last week, a second set of four bookmarks was released containing the words of Manfred overlaid on artwork generated by his...
February 6, 2012 - 8:14pm
September 8, 2011
Minnesota West instructor is now an author
JACKSON -- In an attempt to change her sons' minds about reading, Serena Totzke-Johnson decided she would write a book that they would enjoy, and that led to The Haunting of the Gabrielle. "Reading is not always (about) homework," said the Minnesota West Community and Technical College...
September 8, 2011 - 8:31pm
June 19, 2011
Author to present Minnesota book
PIPESTONE -- The Pipestone Historical Society will host a presentation by author Ryan Jacobson at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Pipestone County Museum. Jacobson is the author of 10 children's books, and his new book, "Minnesota Hauntings, Ghost Stories from the Land of 10,000 Lakes," features...
June 19, 2011 - 9:52pm
April 11, 2011
Children's author, advocate visits Sibley
SIBLEY, Iowa -- "Do I look like a bully? Do I sound like a bully?" Those were the seemingly unlikely questions asked of Sibley-Ocheyedan sixth- through-eighth graders by children's advocate and author Trudy Ludwig early in her presentation Monday afternoon in the S-O High School...
April 11, 2011 - 10:16pm
September 3, 2010
Letter to the editor: Christian comments by novelist don't add up
One of the dangers of fame is if you say something stupid, a lot of people hear it. "Today I quit being a Christian.
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Author to visit Nobles County libraries
WORTHINGTON -- Author Jill Kalz will present book talks and signings Monday at 3 p.m. at the Adrian Branch Library and 6:30 p.m. at the Nobles County Library, 407 12th St., Worthington. Kalz, who grew up in New Ulm, is currently a senior editor at Picture Window Books, an educational...
June 9, 2010 - 8:48pm
October 23, 2009
"Outlaw" author to to visit Pipestone
PIPESTONE -- For some, Jesse James is considered a romantic figure -- the subject of songs, movies and many books. The Meinders Community Library in Pipestone, counting on the public's fascination with the outlaw, will host author John Koblas for a presentation and book signing at...
October 23, 2009 - 12:00am