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Portraits and landscapes
Fatality accident reported late Friday night in northwest Iowa
Television ads heat up race for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District
State Fair attendees eat up more wireless data
Locally Laid partners with Amish farmers
College football: Miscues doom Minnesota West in tough loss
Prep girls soccer: Worthington drops tight game
Prep football: Luverne rolls, Windom Area falls in OT
Iowa prep football: Sibley-Ocheydan, Sheldon prevail
Prep cross country: Schandelmeier wins at Canby meet
Column: Lower corporate tax rates. Now.
Column: The one fight to have before your wedding
Column: What line to draw on beheadings?
Column: Teamwork prized at Prairie Elementary
Column: Give me a home where the scapegoats roam
Karen C. Loosbrock
Margaret L. Shipley
Vera Eunice Hvistendahl
Daniel Lee Sagmoe
Gerald Dale Flatebo
Framing history: Upcoming exhibit focuses on area photographers
Column: Brewster is still looking great after all these years
Religion briefs: Aug. 28
Looking Back: 1964 - English becomes part of mass at Worthington's St. Mary's
Column: Listen up, kids (especially if you're hungry)
Out and About
Kraft 80th birthday
Birth: Aug. 30, 2014
Dykstra 50th anniversary
Demuth 65th anniversary
Data: Sept. 1, 2014
Data: Aug. 30, 2014
Data: Aug. 28, 2014
Notice to the Public by FEMA
Data: Aug. 27, 2014
May 27, 2014
Author Krueger to speak in Jackson Thursday evening
JACKSON — An award-winning author whose adopted state of Minnesota is providing him with plenty of fodder for his numerous novels will share tales and insights into his craft Thursday night. William Kent Krueger, a St. Paul resident for more than 30 years, will speak at 6:30...
May 27, 2014 - 9:26pm
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