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Mayor suggests public WREDC funding in question
Mediation to begin today over veto by Gov. Dayton
Murder charges reinstated in 2013 Alexandria stabbing
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Denver unaffected by early departures unlike rest of NCHC rivals
College volleyball: Ridgewater sweeps Minnesota West
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College football: Bluejays' Colson III leads the nation
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In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
Column: District 518 continuing to offer PASS
Rick "Ricky" Twait
Marilyn (Rogers) Koch
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
Column: Sunday afternoon outing sufficient for true world wonder
Looking Back: 1992 -- Bristow joins staff of local insurer
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Hohensee 50th anniversary
Wallace 80th birthday
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Notice of hearing on proposed assessment
October 1, 2015
New barn at Meyer turkey farm gets green light
WORTHINGTON — Wednesday afternoon the Nobles County Board of Adjustment gave its approval of a variance for the construction of a new turkey barn for T&M Farms (often called Meyer Farms). The original barn on the site burned down in December 2014, and the avian flu outbreak...
October 1, 2015 - 9:27pm
July 2, 2015
The Barn at Corabelle
A ramshackle barn situated on the shore of Lake Corabelle in Murray County, just south of Iona, is getting a new lease on life, thanks to the...
July 2, 2015 - 4:27pm
May 21, 2015
Reading couple granted another extension to clean up property
WORTHINGTON — After granting two extensions already, the Nobles County Planning Commission on Wednesday night authorized an additional 60 days for a Reading couple to clean up their property, which is located within a residential neighborhood. August Froderman appeared before...
May 21, 2015 - 8:38pm
August 7, 2014
No one hurt in Kenneth barn fire
August 7, 2014 - 8:22pm
May 23, 2014
Livestock expansion continues
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Planning Commission approved several new or expanding livestock facilities during a Wednesday night meeting, including the construction of a new beef feedlot in a wellhead protection area south of Worthington. Aaron Nystrom, Worthington, was granted...
May 23, 2014 - 12:40pm
April 21, 2014
Murray County raising funds to restore cattle barn
SLAYTON — A 100-year-old cattle barn on the Murray County Fairgrounds in Slayton is undergoing a major facelift, thanks to generous donations...
April 21, 2014 - 8:50pm
June 12, 2013
Fire kills 26 calves, destroys Iowa barn
BIGELOW -- A barn was destroyed and 26 three-week-old bottle calves killed in a blaze Tuesday night, about a mile south of the Lake Bella dam. The...
June 12, 2013 - 11:26pm
September 20, 2012
Historical barn featured on weekend tour
HARRIS, Iowa -- A large, freshly painted red barn just a couple of miles east of May City, Iowa, has been in the Lorch family for more than 80...
September 20, 2012 - 7:27pm
June 28, 2012
Permit approved for county's largest cattle barn
WORTHINGTON -- The Nobles County Planning and Zoning Commission approved five requests for conditional use permits at its Wednesday night meeting, which will result in the expansion of existing swine, beef and dairy feeding operations near Ellsworth, Adrian, Wilmont and Worthington. The...
June 28, 2012 - 8:49pm
April 26, 2012
Livestock barn expansions get preliminary approval
WORTHINGTON -- In their fourth meeting of the past five weeks, Nobles County Planning Commission members approved two livestock barn expansions, the creation of a new open manure storage pit and the establishment of a rural home business Wednesday night. Each of the four requests...
April 26, 2012 - 9:16pm
August 3, 2011
Birds of a feather flock to fair
JACKSON -- A walk through the 4-H poultry barn at the Jackson County Fair yields all kinds of cackles from the hens, quacks from the ducks and...
August 3, 2011 - 9:58pm
July 28, 2011
Dairy farm to add barn, eliminate open cattle lot
WORTHINGTON -- Weg's Blue and White Dairy of Bigelow received the OK Wednesday night from the Nobles County Planning Commission to move forward with construction of a 110- by 244-foot livestock barn on its site in the northwest quarter of the northwest quarter of Section 24, Ransom...
July 28, 2011 - 8:59pm
May 8, 2011
Flames claim old barn near Bigelow
BIGELOW -- An old barn burned to the ground late Friday night between Bigelow and Worthington. "It was totally engulfed by the time the page went out," said Paul Hohensee, chief of the Bigelow Fire Department. "(The fire) had a big head start." Landowner Joe VanderKooi had planned...
May 8, 2011 - 7:42pm
January 17, 2011
Pigs, dogs lost in barn fires Sunday
MELVIN, Iowa -- Two barn fires on Sunday left several dogs dead in rural Edgerton and killed more than 1,800 pigs on a farm outside Melvin, Iowa. The first fire call came in at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, when a passerby called in to report a fire at a confinement barn at 6165 220th St., northeast...
January 17, 2011 - 7:59pm
July 26, 2010
New barn to debut at Luverne fair
WORTHINGTON -- It was nearly a year ago when residents of Luverne learned of the generous gifts of Harvey Allison Ordung. The Rock County resident...
July 26, 2010 - 9:53pm