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Franken attends groundbreaking of new school
Concerns raised about EpiPens costs
Lakeside Church welcomes new pastor
Better late than never: Grant dollars target fields damaged in 2014 flooding
Minnesota’s average ACT scores drop
Prep soccer: Experience will be key to Trojans quest for conference championship
Prep volleyball: Southwest Minnesota volleyball talent is easy to find
High school volleyball: Trojans hope experience puts them over the top
Girls tennis: Trojans drop opener to Harrisburg
High school football: H-LP gridders aiming for success
Letter: DFL political games hurt millions of Minnesotans
Column: Hillary's heel
Column: Trump's 360-degree 'pivot'
Sean Hannity, Trump's 'spin doctor'
Letter: Divider-in-chief is at it again
Ryan L. Shea
Curtis Lowell Schmidt
Ladene M. Nelson
Nina Mae Eernisse
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
Column: Is it possible to be fast asleep for three or four weeks?
Crazy about the cube: Abel Piper, 12, participates in Rubik’s Cube National Championships
Disheveled Theologian: Twenty years later, still glad to have him with me
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Westman 111th birthday
Miller 50th anniversary
Hemmen 60th anniversary
Berger 80th birthday
Scheepstra 85th birthday
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May 17, 2016
Speak for yourself: Filing period begins today for state, county and certain city races
WORTHINGTON — Do you dream of making a difference in your community? Do you think you can help put an end to party gridlock at the state capitol? Are you willing to be the voice for your neighbors, your city and your county? Perhaps then, you’d like to consider filing for public...
May 17, 2016 - 9:56am
March 29, 2016
In-person absentee vote examined
ST. PAUL — Legislation would allow local governments to host in-person absentee voting seven days before an election, with Minnesotans placing votes in a ballot box instead of going through a more complex application process that now is required. The bill by Rep. Denny McNamara,...
March 29, 2016 - 9:38pm
November 4, 2015
Luverne, Mountain Lake also pass school referendums
LUVERNE — After all the results were tabulated, four of the five area schools seeking voter approval for new operating referendums won at the ballot box. Luverne School District 2184 voters passed a 10-year, $0 increase operating levy of $763 per pupil by a wide margin, with...
November 4, 2015 - 9:04pm
November 2, 2015
Preparing for election day
WORTHINGTON — Though it’s not a major election year, important items that will affect local school districts will appear on ballots Tuesday. Many schools in southwest Minnesota are renewing their general operating referendums. These funds help pay for school programing, teacher’s...
November 2, 2015 - 8:37am
October 26, 2015
Medical marijuana supporters to submit petition Tuesday for ballot measure
BISMARCK — The chairman of a group that wants to legalize medical marijuana in North Dakota said they will submit a petition Tuesday to the Secretary of State’s Office for approval so they can start gathering signatures to try to put the measure to voters next year. Rilie Ray...
October 26, 2015 - 10:40pm
November 5, 2014
Osceola County says ‘no’ to board reduction
SIBLEY, Iowa — While the races in Osceola County were uncontested, one public measure on the ballot has created a divide amongst voters. A petition presented to the board of supervisors in August by Ed Jones of May City led to the question of reducing the Osceola County Board...
November 5, 2014 - 1:38am
October 22, 2014
Keep the county cops?
WILMONT — Wilmont residents will see an interesting question on their ballot Nov. 4. They will have the opportunity to choose whether or not they would like to continue services with the Nobles County Sheriff’s Office; the office currently designates a minimum of four hours...
October 22, 2014 - 8:19pm
September 18, 2014
Absentee author attends Red Lake satellite site
RED LAKE — “Biinjwebinigedaa” didn’t exactly roll off Rep. Steve Simon’s tongue Thursday afternoon, but that was exactly why he was in Red Lake. Simon, DFL-Hopkins, traveled to the Red Lake Indian Reservation to meet with the Red Lake Political Education Committee and view...
September 18, 2014 - 8:08pm
July 10, 2014
Absentee ballot requests now taken online
WORTHINGTON — In an effort to increase voter accessibility, the Minnesota Secretary of State’s office has unveiled a new online program to encourage absentee voting. Late last month, the mnvotes.org website launched the “Request Absentee Ballot” tool for individuals to...
July 10, 2014 - 8:27pm
June 3, 2014
Library issue pulled from ballot
WORTHINGTON — In unanimous agreement Tuesday morning, Nobles County commissioners voted to ask the city of Worthington not to include a referendum on November’s ballot seeking the public’s support to use Worthington’s former pool site for potential development of a new public...
June 3, 2014 - 9:04pm
June 1, 2014
MN Republicans go with McFadden for Senate
ROCHESTER — The Republican U.S. Senate endorsement came down to money vs. party tradition. Mike McFadden, the moneyed candidate, won. Candidate Chris Dahlberg had about $40,000 in his campaign bank account and led through the first eight state convention ballots. McFadden, who...
June 1, 2014 - 9:58pm
April 10, 2014
Council approves ballot question
WORTHINGTON — Voters will get to decide in November if the former outdoor swimming pool site could be used for a library. During a special meeting Thursday morning, the Worthington City Council approved the ballot question to allow that site to be transferred to Nobles County...
April 10, 2014 - 9:20pm
February 16, 2014
Familiar names to appear on 2014 ballot
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County residents will see a pair of familiar names on the 2014 ballot in November. County Attorney Kathy Kusz has announced her candidacy as county attorney, and Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening is once again running for sheriff. Kusz was appointed as...
February 16, 2014 - 8:32pm
October 31, 2013
Editorial: Time to vote yes
When assessing the future of Worthington, we must maintain the hope that our school system is able to provide the best education possible in developing today’s youths into tomorrow’s community leaders. This education, of course, doesn’t just happen — it requires the support...
October 31, 2013 - 12:22pm
September 25, 2012
Court orders Gauthier name replaced on ballot
ST. PAUL -- Duluth Democrats are breathing a sigh of relief after the Minnesota Supreme Court ordered state Rep. Kerry Gauthier's name replaced on the Nov. 6 ballot. Tuesday's order means Erik Simonson will not be forced to run as a write-in candidate, a change that enhances his...
September 25, 2012 - 7:22pm