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Iowa Lakes dedicates Industrial Training Center
Answering the call for help: Joe Reith joins WPD Dispatch Center
City, watershed talk maintenance of Prairie View project
Capital campaign begins for museum
Teacher cadets get a taste of future career in Willmar Schools
MEN'S HOCKEY: Hats off for Dickman
Minnesotan's move from wide receiver to cornerback pays off for NDSU
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
Friday prep roundup: Adrian boy cagers top HL-O
Les Knutson: Sometimes, greatness doesn't get its due
Column: District 518 explains proposed property tax statements
No need to plan kindness this season
Wine options for your holiday meal
Column: A correction, and more reasons to not trust Ag2School
Letter: Help of 'angels' is appreciated
Marian Maebelle Hanson
Brexlee B. Thammalong
Beth M. Bargfrede
Shauna M. Kraft
Disheveled Theologian: Theological Stocking Stuffers, Week 6: Imperfections are welcome
Don't try to replace parent's deceased spouse
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Column: Eugene McCarthy sat on his bed, listening to us
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
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Vlastuin 75th birthday
Springman 85th birthday
Birth: Nolan Lee Knutson
Knigge 50th anniversary
Birth: Hunter Rose Barrie
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
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May 30, 2016
This year, Dayton holds all the power: Governor says he’s analyzing major bills, possible special section
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will spend his holiday weekend reviewing the minute details of the spending and tax bills the Legislature...
May 30, 2016 - 8:36pm
Unearthing the specifics: Bills voted on during session covered wide range of issues
ST. PAUL — Despite having only 11 weeks to approve legislation, the Minnesota Legislature’s final bills covered a huge expanse of issues. Lawmakers approved measures that touched on “the theory of a constructive quit,” rules on use of the “Ordinary Mortality Table” and...
May 30, 2016 - 8:10pm
May 23, 2016
Presidential primary change among bills made law
ST. PAUL — Minnesota will move from a presidential caucus to a presidential primary for the 2020 election. Gov. Mark Dayton signed the switch into law Sunday. Under the new system, voters would make their February partisan presidential picks in an election run by the state, rather...
May 23, 2016 - 7:54pm
May 19, 2016
‘Everyone wants one’: Public works bill success predicted after another legislative failure
ST. PAUL — Two failures may equal success. The Minnesota House and Senate failed to pass their public works funding bills, but in the three days lawmakers have left this year, major legislative players expect those defeated bills to be merged into one that funds rail safety, college...
May 19, 2016 - 8:48pm
May 17, 2016
Minnesota lawmakers rush through range of bills
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers may be struggling to decide many of the big spending bills, but they are in high gear passing legislation dealing...
May 17, 2016 - 8:39pm
January 6, 2016
WPD issues alert on counterfeit bills
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department sent out a notification Wednesday about counterfeit bills that are circulating in Worthington. The denomination of the bills that have been used are $20. The bills do not have watermarks when looked at in light, and some of the edges...
January 6, 2016 - 9:21pm
October 14, 2015
State cold weather rule kicks in today
ST. PAUL — As of today, Minnesota law kicks in to provide warmth for residents who cannot pay their heating bills. Starting Oct. 15 and running through April 15, Minnesota’s six coldest months, utility companies must provide residential customers payment plans to avoid having...
October 14, 2015 - 9:43pm
May 26, 2015
Minnesota governor, leaders want short special session soon
ST. PAUL — It was fitting that Minnesota Gov.
May 26, 2015 - 8:55pm
April 6, 2015
Capitol decisions influence local businesses
WORTHINGTON — Jim Pumarlo, director of communication for the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, visited Worthington last week to discuss how bills...
April 6, 2015 - 9:20pm
February 18, 2015
Senators link Greater Minnesota bills
ST. PAUL — Five Democratic senators serving Greater Minnesota on Wednesday linked bills that each sponsor into an overall initiative that they say would provide better training and housing for workers. Among the bills are ones to: Hire career counselors at workforce centers...
February 18, 2015 - 9:01pm
October 25, 2012
Editorial: Klobuchar should get second term
Six years ago, Amy Klobuchar was elected to her first term in the U.S. Senate. It hasn't taken her long to become a respected legislator on both...
October 25, 2012 - 12:00am
October 19, 2012
Klobuchar, Bills see budget through different lenses
ST. PAUL -- Kurt Bills dumped several books on a table in his U.S. Senate campaign office, declaring they were his plan to fix the federal budget. He...
October 19, 2012 - 9:51pm
August 31, 2012
Senate race between Klobuchar, Bills turns aggressive
FALCON HEIGHTS -- A crowd gathered around U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar's Minnesota State Fair booth, cheering like at a campaign rally. At the same...
August 31, 2012 - 9:39pm
August 30, 2012
Klobuchar, Bills hold nothing back in fiery debate
FALCON HEIGHTS -- Amy Klobuchar and Kurt Bills shared broad smiles and agreed it was hot. But then the two U.S. Senate candidates took to a...
August 30, 2012 - 9:59pm
July 13, 2012
Capital Chatter: Bakk suggests House OK disaster aid, then leave
ST. PAUL -- The question on everyone's mind during a news conference about a special disaster aid legislative session was whether Republican...
July 13, 2012 - 9:51pm