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Family Art Night scheduled during parent-teacher conferences week
Remembering Pearl Harbor: WWII veteran on Oahu when Japanese launched sneak attack
Seminar aims to create smooth transition for retiring business owners
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
Area boys basketball roundup: Huskies win high-scoring season opener
Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
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Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Gerald L. Smith
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
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February 10, 2013
Benson appointed to Extension committee
ST. PAUL -- David Benson of Bigelow was recently appointed to a three-year term serving on the University of Minnesota Extension Citizens' Advisory...
February 10, 2013 - 9:38pm
December 22, 2012
O Christmas Tree: Deck the halls with boughs of metal
Judy and Jon Benson's Christmas tree doesn't have any tinsel. The light that illuminates it comes from below, not from individual lights on its...
December 22, 2012 - 12:00am
December 5, 2012
Benson, Nobles County receive state awards
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Commissioner David Benson was honored with the President's Award earlier this week at the Minnesota Association of Counties annual meeting in St. Cloud. Benson is the second recipient to be presented with the President's Award, which is given in recognition...
December 5, 2012 - 8:55pm
November 3, 2012
Letter: Re-elect Benson to Nobles County board
After reading Teresa Widboom's letter to the editor, I feel the need to respond. My support goes with Dave Benson, Matt Widboom's opponent. Teresa Widboom stated, "Matt has engaged in frequent, honest conversations with citizens." He has not come to my home. The first time Dave came,...
November 3, 2012 - 12:00am
Worthington man dies in rollover
WORTHINGTON -- A young Worthington man died early Friday morning at Sanford Worthington Medical Center after being involved in a one-vehicle...
August 3, 2012 - 10:14am
Kari Benson and Darin Veen were married Feb. 29 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Worthington, with the Rev. Thomas Braun officiating. Parents...
March 3, 2012 - 12:00am
May 19, 2011
Sally Anne Benson retires after 29 years at Worthington Montessori School
WORTHINGTON -- Kneeling among the 3- to 5-year-old students in the sunny Worthington Montessori School (WMS) classroom, Sally Anne Benson would...
May 19, 2011 - 9:01pm
January 15, 2011
Kristen Klein and Ryan Benson were married Aug. 14, 2010, at the Gorecki Center, College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, with Judge Thomas Knapp...
January 15, 2011 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
Benson honored for dedication to public health
WORTHINGTON -- After working on public health issues for more than a decade, Nobles County Commissioner David Benson was honored Wednesday in...
October 1, 2010 - 10:25pm
September 8, 2010
Adults accused of using child to deal drugs
September 8, 2010 - 2:00pm
June 19, 2010
Ryan Benson and Kristen Klein, both of Green Bay, Wis., announce their en-gagement. Parents of the couple are Frank and Laurel Klein, St. Cloud,...
June 19, 2010 - 12:00am
February 16, 2009
City returns $167,000 to MnDOT
BENSON -- Benson is returning a $167,000 Minnesota Department of Transportation grant because the city can't afford the required match. Benson City Council decided Monday the city needed to return a MnDOT grant it received in 2006 because Benson can't afford its share of the deal. "We...
February 16, 2009 - 11:00am
January 29, 2009
Benson named Minnesota's American History Teacher of the Year
LUVERNE -- Do you have Abe Lincoln in a can? How about in a box? How about in a boxed set? Jerry Benson does. Benson, an eighth-grade American History teacher at Luverne Middle School, was named as Minnesota's American History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
Cigarette led to murder arrest
The young man, a single father known as a model parent and "pillar of the community," stood outside his place of business in Mesa, Ariz., in May, smoking a cigarette. When he had finished, he dropped the butt to the ground -- and gave watching Mesa police officers the break they...
December 8, 2008 - 6:00pm
November 19, 2008
Man indicted for shooting wife
BENSON -- A Swift County grand jury has issued indictments for first- and second-degree murder against Andrew Gordon Lemcke, 34, in the shooting of his wife Nichole Riley-Lemcke in their Appleton home on Sept. 12, 2004. The indictments against Lemcke were issued Monday and are now...
November 19, 2008 - 4:00pm