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Ethics panel drops complaint about legislator’s shouts
‘Doug died’: Fargo man has the last laugh
Minnesotans have positive view of cops, survey says
Highly anticipated medical marijuana law takes effect
LoVan makes initial appearance in court Tuesday
Iowa prep softball: Sibley-Ocheyedan falls a couple hits short
Youth soccer: Confidence thriving in Worthington
VFW baseball: Big innings, big wins for Worthington
15U soccer: Worthington dominates in win over Mankato
American Legion baseball: Jackson shuts out Slayton
Column: No backlash, Mr. Chief Justice
Column: Delay in renewal of ‘Ex-Im’ Bank charter sparks Walz’s ire
Column: The mourning after
Letter: Careful consideration needed on school trays
Letter: Toxic Taters responds to article on RDO
Janice (Jan) Joul
Margarete Sonja Luitjens
Religion briefs: July 2
Column: For the love of a blanket named Blue
Looking Back: 2010 -- At least four tornadoes hit Sibley area
Column: New memorial to Minnesota war families is inspiring
What's brewing in New Ulm
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Leinen 60th anniversary
Bakker 75th birthday
Jansen 85th birthday
Larson 90th birthday
Meester 60th anniversary
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May 10, 2015
Pilots union shares wage proposals
MENDOTA HEIGHTS — The union representing Sun Country pilots said Friday it is proposing an hourly wage of $170 per hour for its most senior pilots, an increase that would bring their rate closer to the industry average. Sun Country, based in Mendota Heights, has been negotiating...
May 10, 2015 - 8:05pm
March 3, 2015
GOP pushes tax relief on Social Security, veterans benefits
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt said last week that Republicans would consider tax exemptions for Social Security and veterans benefits as part of their plan to give back more than $900 million of the projected state budget surplus. On Tuesday, lawmakers examined...
March 3, 2015 - 8:58pm
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 20, 2014
New taxes have benefited outstate Minnesota, think tank says
DETROIT LAKES — Minnesota’s DFL-controlled Legislature raised income taxes last year on the top 2 percent of earners and levied a 75-cent-per-pack cigarette tax. It also approved three business-to-business sales taxes, which were dropped this year. Bracing for an onslaught...
April 20, 2014 - 8:54pm
March 21, 2012
Historical society benefits from variety show
FULDA -- Remember those old movies from the 1950s, when everyone would be stumped on how to raise funds for a worthy cause? Everyone would get together and put on a show. As it turns out, Doc Schwarz has the same idea. When it became apparent the Fulda Heritage Society needed funds...
March 21, 2012 - 8:13pm
March 14, 2012
March effort benefits local food shelves
WORTHINGTON -- Food shelves around the state are in the midst of the largest donation drive to restock supplies. Organized annually for the past 29 years by Minnesota FoodShare, March Campaign is the only statewide effort to assist food shelves in Minnesota. Locally, Manna Food...
March 14, 2012 - 8:38pm
October 30, 2011
Pipestone business benefits from Microenterprise Loan Program
PIPESTONE -- Kids-N-Kare Day Care Center of Pipestone recently received loan assistance from the Southwest Initiative Foundation's (SWIF) Microenterprise Loan Program. Kids-N-Kare Day Care Center, located at 725 Second St. N.W., was started in Pipestone in 1994 and currently serves...
news / business
October 30, 2011 - 7:22pm
May 22, 2011
Projects still reap benefits of E.O. Olson Trust Fund
WORTHINGTON -- Standing along a berm just a mile or so north of Worthington, one can hear the tall grasses blowing in the breeze, water flowing...
May 22, 2011 - 5:41pm
October 5, 2010
County hears process for redetermining benefits of ditch systems
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday received a report from Ron Ringquist, owner of Ron's Appraisal Service in Redwood Falls, regarding the process for moving forward with redetermination of benefits on the county's ditch systems. Ringquist explained the "mass appraisal"...
October 5, 2010 - 9:52pm