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Popular central Minnesota lakes near 'tipping points' for water quality
Minnesota appeals court denies new trial for man who used filet knife to kill roommate
Russia says will respond 'with dignity' if USA mounts Syria strike
'I don't like bullies': Reporter explains why he confronted Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Ex-NFL running back Portis considered murder after losing millions
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Knicks cut ties with Jackson after 3 years
Red Sox top Twins without suspended Farrell
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All-American fun: Patriotic playdough is an easy DIY for summer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
Letter: Graduation, music and travel mark end to stay
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Douglas "Dugan" Suss
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George Blom Johnson
Column: Slip away to a luxury weekend at your Hotel Thompson
Disheveled Theologian: Treasure hunting
Looking Back: 1967 -- 1923 WHS graduate speaks at 100th Carleton commencement
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WHS 70th reunion
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Munns 70th anniversary
Hoefker 60th anniversary
Abrahamson 50th anniversary
City of Worthington summary financial report
City council resolution No. 2017-06-02
City of Worthington Statement of Revenues, Expenses and Changes in Net Position
Independent school district 518 call for bids
Out and About: June 28 to July 12
May 24, 2017
$1 billion, bipartisan Minnesota bonding bill for mostly construction projects ready to go
ST. PAUL—Minnesota likely will borrow nearly $1 billion to fix state buildings, build water treatment facilities, make railroad crossings...
May 24, 2017 - 6:34pm
May 16, 2017
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
ST. PAUL — A rookie Minnesota senator may have said it best in social media. "With less than a week left of legislative session, here's...
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
May 15, 2017
Minnesota House OKs increased female genital mutilation penalties
ST. PAUL—Protecting young Minnesota girls from what is known as female genital mutilation has gained strong state House support. "This...
May 15, 2017 - 8:20pm
May 5, 2017
Bonding proposals could affect local projects
WORTHINGTON — On the second day of the session, Gov. Mark Dayton revealed a $1.5 billion bonding bill proposal. A few weeks later, the Senate unveiled a $1.6 billion plan. It wasn’t until May that the House showed its amended bonding bill, which came in at $600 million. ...
May 5, 2017 - 8:15pm
May 1, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative negotiators powered through most of their proposed $46 billion, two-year budget Monday, May 1, afternoon and...
May 1, 2017 - 6:31pm
April 21, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Transportation funding may be on the move
ST. PAUL — Transportation funding is confusing and controversial, and Minnesota state leaders say vital. Democrats and Republicans have...
April 21, 2017 - 3:12pm
January 10, 2017
County board talks Armory renovation, approves capital improvements plan
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Board of Commissioners met for a special meeting Tuesday to authorize the sale of more than $6.4 million in capital improvement project bonds and certify an application for a grant to fund renovations to the Armory Business Center.
January 10, 2017 - 10:29pm
January 5, 2017
Presentation on county’s CIP bond proposal draws slim crowd
WORTHINGTON — As big screen TVs showed a list of more than $6.4 million in proposed Capital Improvement Plan projects, rows of mostly empty chairs faced Nobles County commissioners in a special public hearing Thursday night. In fact, aside from commissioners and administrative staff,...
January 5, 2017 - 9:31pm
December 26, 2016
Don't bet on big 2017 Minnesota bonding bill
ST. PAUL -- Billions of dollars in state public works construction projects are on hold, and no one knows if the Minnesota Legislature will make money available for them in 2017.The 2016 Minnesota Legislature failed to fund projects like safer rail crossings, adding to and renovating...
December 26, 2016 - 9:31pm
December 13, 2016
Calendar provides its own, firm special session deadline
ST. PAUL – A rigid calendar deadline that not even top Minnesota officials can change affects citizens statewide, but especially in greater Minnesota.The reality that the 2017 state Legislature begins in three weeks and it is nearly impossible to negotiate major legislation during...
December 13, 2016 - 9:06pm
December 8, 2016
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
As the GOP's legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton discuss a December special session, the debate seems to center around whether a special session will provide a political advantage to one party or the other or whether legislators and the governor should do their job and complete...
December 8, 2016 - 10:54pm
October 26, 2016
County considers up to $17 million in bonding
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners are considering two separate bonding proposals that could add up to $17 million in funds targeted toward road and bridge projects and capital improvement projects. During a work session Wednesday morning, Nobles County Administrator Tom...
October 26, 2016 - 9:44pm
August 23, 2016
County budget talks lead to bonding discussion
WORTHINGTON -- Following their regularly scheduled board meeting Tuesday morning, Nobles County commissioners met for an hour-long work session to discuss the 2017 budget, including appropriations, capital improvement projects and employee insurance. Nobles County Administrator Tom...
August 23, 2016 - 9:21pm
August 8, 2016
City’s bond request dips to $3.15 million for projects; Acting Living Plan priorities presented
WORTHINGTON -- Bids were opened Monday on the issuance and sale of general obligation funds for the city of Worthington to finance sewer and water extensions in the Bioscience Park. Initially, the city had planned to seek $3,475,000 in bonds for the projects, but favorable bidding...
August 8, 2016 - 10:00pm
August 3, 2016
Ag lawmakers want special session, but not all optimistic
MORGAN, Minn. -- A special Minnesota legislative session is important for agriculture, farm country lawmakers say, but many are pessimistic one will happen. Their main concern is the future of a provision in a vetoed tax bill that would reduce property taxes on farmland that now goes...
August 3, 2016 - 9:06pm