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SD breaks record with six days above 60 degrees, but major snowstorm on its way in southern counties
Acclaimed musical 'South Pacific' plays Thursday through Sunday at Memorial Auditorium
Minnesota Legislature begins work to overhaul teacher licensing
Pipeline protest camp being evacuated, with Corps set to move in
Bravo for bus drivers: School Bus Driver Appreciation Day will be observed today
High school roundup: Falcons clinch Red Rock Conference
Swimming: Stingrays perform well at state meet
Girls basketball: Section girls basketball tournaments start soon
Girls basketball: Big plays by upperclassmen lead Trojans to win on Senior Night
Pitino finds lots of new friendly fans as team goes to 20-7
Bill to jumpstart Minnesota shrimp industry passes first committee stop
Elderly waiver program reform proposal makes progress
Column: A failure to communicate
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Developmentally disabled caregivers would receive raises under plan
Janit M. Rose
2012: Kusz appointed Nobles County Attorney
Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
At 102, Eleanore Ebeling enjoys a sharp mind -- and daily exercise, too
You gotta have heart: Heart attack recovery sets new priorities for Murphy
Disheveled Theologian: Some thoughts on love in this Valentines week
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Meester 60th Anniversary
Birth: Feb. 18, 2017
Coyer 100th birthday
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2016-2017 Community and Visitor Guide
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May 11, 2016
Blast From the Past: In '91, W-WG was tournament-tested and ready
EDITOR’S NOTE: Last week’s “Blast” (May 12) established the background of Westbrook-Walnut Grove’s memorable 1990-91 boys’ basketball season as a first-year paired high school. With a tall starting lineup — featuring 6-4 senior Nick Kuehl and 6-3 junior Tim Fowler at...
May 11, 2016 - 7:24pm
Texas fertilizer plant blast that killed 15 was criminal act
WEST, Texas — A blast that killed 15 people three years ago triggered by a fire at a fertilizer plant in West was a criminal act, a Bureau...
May 11, 2016 - 3:45pm
BLAST: Quartet of players enjoying coaching success
WORTHINGTON -- In the past few days, a barrage of ice and heavy snow has made a carnage of trees as broken branches have tumbled to the ground all over the area. "It looks like a war zone out there," has been a frequent comment about the destruction of the three-day mid-April storm...
April 11, 2013 - 9:36pm
March 30, 2013
BLAST: Edgerton wins District 8 in 1963
EDGERTON - A week ago, Southwest Minnesota Christian High School, based in Edgerton, won its fifth Class A boys' basketball state championship. After...
March 30, 2013 - 12:06am
March 20, 2013
BLAST: Jackson, Edgerton emerge as 1963 district champions
WORTHINGTON -- Silverberg's was selling Minnesota Twins' youth jackets for $3.99 (sizes 3 to 6x) and sizes 8-16 were priced at $4.99, Schafer's...
March 20, 2013 - 12:05am
March 12, 2013
BLAST: More 1963 March Madness
WORTHINGTON - As the state of Minnesota still wondered and pondered the results of the closely-contested governor election from four months ago...
March 12, 2013 - 12:02am
February 28, 2013
BLAST: Area loaded with fine teams in 1963
WORTHINGTON -- A train with Strategic Command troops of the United States Air Force was stationed in Heron Lake, Bob Cousy and Bill Russell were...
February 28, 2013 - 12:26am
January 17, 2013
BLAST: After late skid, good last week yields 2012 Pigskin Pick'ems win!
HERON LAKE -- After skidding badly in Weeks 17 and 18, I recovered with a great final week -- going 6-2 -- and won the 2012 Daily Globe Pigskin Pick'ems contest by a five picks, finishing the season with a record of 132-56 for a new all-time best correct percentage of .702. That...
January 17, 2013 - 12:28am
November 28, 2012
BLAST: Bluehawks win 'em all in 1948
OKABENA -- Minneapolis mayor Hubert Humphrey was campaigning to become a U.S.
November 28, 2012 - 9:40pm
November 14, 2012
BLAST FROM THE PAST: Bulldogs attained perfection
BREWSTER -- As the world was captivated by the Cuban Missile Crisis and "The Monster Mash," by Bobby "Boris" Pickett and The Cryptkickers, had...
November 14, 2012 - 12:20am
August 18, 2012
BLAST: 'Klumper's Thumpers' finish 16-1 in Summer of '72
WORTHINGTON -- As the sports world began looking ahead to the approaching Summer Olympic Games in Munich, Germany, the four divisional leaders in Major League Baseball were the Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics. The Pirates had the best record...
August 18, 2012 - 12:27am
July 20, 2009
BLAST FROM THE PAST: What else was happening while 'man took first steps on moon'?
WINDOM -- It amazed me when it happened. It amazed me that we watched it happen live on television. It somewhat amazes me that after six successful missions, it has not happened since. But, to me, the most amazing thing is that it now has been 40 years since it happened! So what...
July 20, 2009 - 12:01am
July 1, 2009
BLAST FROM THE PAST: 1984, which once seemed far into the future, now provides distant memories
WORTHINGTON -- When I was a junior at Windom High School during the winter of '67-68, I read George Orwell's scary book about the future, simply titled, "1984." Reading that book, which depicted a horrible future -- with surveillance cameras everywhere -- left a fearful impression...
July 1, 2009 - 12:00am
June 10, 2009
BLAST FROM THE PAST: Ellsworth baseball team edges Edgerton in 1959 District 8 championship
WORTHINGTON -- It has been mentioned several times in this feature that the calendar in 1959 was the same as 2009, meaning that June 10, 1959 was a Wednesday. So it was exactly 50 years ago this evening -- in the Region 2 semifinals at Lakefield -- that Ellsworth's Cinderella ride...
June 10, 2009 - 12:00am
May 23, 2009
BLAST FROM THE PAST: 50 years ago today, Trojans baseball team wins '59 conference championship
WORTHINGTON -- Fifty years ago, as school was finishing in the last week of May in 1959, a couple of governors with similar names were making front-page news -- and one area school was acting independently on the subject of time. Defeating Pipestone by a score of 4-3, the Worthington...
May 23, 2009 - 12:00am